Best Dog-Friendly Hotels and Restaurants in New Hampshire
A note from New Hampshire Magazine: Due to statewide efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, hotels and restaurants are currently closed (though you can see our list of restaurants offering takeout and delivery here). We’ll update this story (and others) with updates and information on reopenings when they become available. In the meantime, we hope you use this guide to plan a future adventure for you and your pup. Stay safe, and stay healthy!
The days are gone when traveling with your pet meant staying at roadside motels with stained carpets and curious odors. Hotels all around New Hampshire are putting the “friendly” in pet-friendly by not only allowing dogs or cats, but pampering them too.
The Glen House
979 NH-16, Gorham
(603) 466-3420; theglenhouse.com
The Glen House makes it their goal to make sure “all guests, both human and canine, have the most enjoyable experience as possible.” Their $20 per day pet cleaning fee includes use of a doggie bed and doggie bowl to borrow during your visit, as well as treats and a welcome note for your dog.
3440 White Mountain Hwy., North Conway
(603) 356-9744; adventuresuites.com
Adventure Suites is a one-of-a-kind hotel that features themed suites where you can bring your dog, like the Tree House, Jungle, Wine Cellar and Motorcycle Madness. There is a $25 charge per dog per night, and pet sitters are available to watch your dog as they are not allowed to be in the room alone. If you reserve ahead of time, there will be a special treat waiting for your dog when you arrive.
Church Landing and Mill Falls at The Lake
312 Daniel Webster Hwy., Meredith
(844) 745-2931; millfalls.com
Both vacation experiences offer pet-friendly rooms so you and your dog can enjoy the spectacular views of Lake Winnipesaukee. There is a charge of $25 per animal per night, and your pet will receive a goodie bag with treats, toys and bowls at check-in. Complimentary litter boxes are provided for cats.
RiverWalk Resort at Loon Mountain
22 S. Mountain Dr., Lincoln
(603) 745-7500; riverwalkresortatloon.com
This resort is the perfect place to bring your dog as it boasts plenty of local dog-friendly trails and town spots to check out. You will find plenty of ponds and rivers for a drink and a good roll in the sun. If Rocky gets too dirty on your hike, you can always take him to Mary’s Wash N’ Wags for a doggy spa day.
Whitney’s Inn at Jackson
357 Black Mountain Rd., Jackson
(603) 383-8916; whitneysinn.com
The cottages at Whitney’s Inn at Jackson give you and your furry family plenty of room to move around and partake in the charming New England experience that its travelers seek. There are several golf courses and fly fishing spots a stone’s throw away, as well as hiking trails that you and your dog can both enjoy.
The Naswa Resort
1086 Weirs Blvd., Laconia
(603) 366-4341; naswa.com
This resort understands that dogs are an extension of your family, and they want to welcome them as such. A pet fee of $25 per night per pet is required, and all guests checking in will receive a “Welcome Kit” that includes a listing of pet services in the area, treats and a pet toy. Your room will also be provided with dog bedding, pet bowls and pet waste bags.
Don’t leave Tucker at home when it’s time for lunch. Restaurants around New Hampshire make it easy for your pet to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appétit.
T-Bones Great American Eatery
25 S River Rd., Bedford
(603) 641-6100, t-bones.com
The Bedford location of T-BONES offers “tails on the terrace” dining. Burgers, homemade chili steaks, stuffed scallops casino, chicken Parmesan and more are available at these hotspots. Your dog is welcome to sit with you at one of the outdoor terrace tables, and staff will be happy to bring them a water bowl and maybe even a treat or two.
Covered Bridge Farm Table
57 Blair Rd., Campton
(603) 238-9115; farmtablenh.com
This hidden gem offers a unique menu as unique as the view. Bring your dog to the outdoor patio and enjoy the scenic Pemigewasset River and historic Blair Covered Bridge as you sip on a peanut butter and jelly martini.
Brick House Drive-In Restaurant
1391 Hooksett Rd., Hooksett
(603) 622-8091; bhrestaurant.net
Drive up with your pup and enjoy a meal in your car or at a picnic table at this must-visit spot.
7 Hobbs Rd., North Hampton
(603) 379-2317; throwbackbrewery.com
What’s better than cold beers and a friendly game of corn hole on a summer night? Bring your dog to hang out at the beer garden as you sample farm-fresh beer and food at this small, inspired brewery. You can’t bring your dog inside the restaurant, so make sure you bring someone to watch them while you order your meal. Dog bowls and water are available if you need them.
Lakeside Deli & Grille
2 Pleasant St., Meredith
(603) 677-7132; lakesidenh.com
With a nice breeze and gorgeous lake views, this is one of the best places to hang out when the sun is shining. Your dog is invited to join you as you delight in a great selection of food and beers on tap.