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.
Your starting point is Richmond, Virginia.
You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.
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.
Fredericksburg (2 answers)
Fredericksburg Animal Hospital (1 mention)
Animal Emergency Clinic of Fredericksburg (1 mention)
The Content Pet (1 mention)
Alexandria (Virginia) (20 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 (50 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
Rocket to Venus
pet-friendly hotels around Baltimore:
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
Pat's King of Steaks
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?
Your final destination is New York, New York.
You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.
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:
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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!