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Richmond to New York City drive with pets

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 Alexandria (Virginia)
 Aberdeen (Maryland)
 Tony Luke's
 New Brunswick
   New York City 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   2 days   /   pets   /   no RV


Pet-friendly stops from Richmond to New York City

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Here's a sample itinerary for a pet-friendly drive from Richmond to New York City with your dog or cat. If you're planning a road trip to New York City, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best dog parks, pet-friendly accommodations and hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and GoPetFriendly. Scroll down to see all the pet-friendly stops along the way.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Richmond
drive for about 1 hour

12:01 pm  Fredericksburg
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:01 pm
drive for about 52 minutes

1:53 pm  Alexandria (Virginia)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:53 pm
drive for about 58 minutes

3:51 pm  Baltimore
stay overnight at Hotel Brexton
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 3 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Hotel Brexton
drive for about 45 minutes

10:45 am  Aberdeen (Maryland)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:45 am
drive for about 1.5 hours

1:08 pm  eat at Tony Luke's
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:08 pm
drive for about 1 hour

3:21 pm  New Brunswick
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:21 pm
drive for about 55 minutes

5:17 pm  arrive in New York City

day 2 driving ≈ 4.5 hours
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Enter a city to drive through on the way from Richmond to New York City.

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Richmond, Virginia.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

What are pet-friendly stops along the way?

Fredericksburg  (2 answers)
    Fredericksburg Animal Hospital  (1 mention)
    Animal Emergency Clinic of Fredericksburg  (1 mention)
    The Content Pet  (1 mention)

Alexandria (Virginia)  (19 answers)
    Petco Pet Store - Alexandria  (1 mention)
    Dogtopia of Alexandria  (1 mention)
    VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Alexandria (Virginia):
        Port City Brewing Company
    questions about Alexandria (Virginia):
        What's the best neighborhood in Alexandria (Virginia) for a first time visitor?

Baltimore  (45 answers)
    Charm City Meadworks  (1 mention)
    Pretentious Pooch  (1 mention)
    The Dog Chef Cafe  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Baltimore:
        On the Hill Cafe
        City Cafe
        Rocket to Venus
        Grand Cru
    pet-friendly hotels around Baltimore:
        Hotel Brexton
        Doubletree Inn at The Colonnade
    questions about Baltimore:
        Best place to get seafood and crab cakes in Baltimore?
        Authentic, non-chain restaurant for dinner with a child (with a well-refined palate) near the Inner Harbor?
        Family-friendly seafood restaurant
        Best free things to do in Baltimore?
        Best sports bars to watch football?

Aberdeen (Maryland)  (2 answers)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Aberdeen (Maryland):
        Bill Bateman's Bistro
    questions about Aberdeen (Maryland):
        Where is a safe place to spend the night

Tony Luke's  (5 mentions)
    Doggie Style Pets Market  (1 mention)
    Sit 'n Go  (1 mention)
    Chez Pup  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Tony Luke's:
        Paradiso Restaurant and Wine Bar
        Benna's Cafe
        Pat's King of Steaks
        Geno's Cheesesteaks
        The Dive

New Brunswick  (8 answers)
    Donaldson Dog Park  (1 mention)
    Park Veterinary Clinic  (1 mention)
    Pet Care By Susan  (1 mention)
    Pinky's CatWatch  (1 mention)
    Raritan Animal Hospital  (1 mention)
    Regal Pet Care  (1 mention)
    The Rutgers Gardens  (1 mention)
    questions about New Brunswick:
        Is there anything worth seeing/doing/eating in or around New Brunswick, NJ???
        What's the best neighborhood in New Brunswick for a first time visitor?

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is New York, New York.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in New York City?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on GoPetFriendly:

NirvanaPets  (1 mention)
Doggie Love  (1 mention)
Bark Avenue Pet Care  (1 mention)
Wendy's Pet Care  (1 mention)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about New York City. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

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Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to New York City.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a New York City to Richmond drive with pets, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Richmond? Try searching for places within 5.5 hours of Richmond.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Richmond to New York City. Or get a full Richmond to New York City flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Richmond well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Richmond!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 341 miles
driving time of 5 hours, 22 minutes
10 Richmond travel answers
2 Fredericksburg travel answers
19 Alexandria (Virginia) travel answers
45 Baltimore travel answers
2 Aberdeen (Maryland) travel answers
8 New Brunswick travel answers
589 New York City travel answers


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