Traveling with your Dog?

Traveling with your Dog?

It doesn’t get much better than planning a trip with your pooch!  

Road trip adventures and vacations are even more fun and special when you’re able to share them with your four-legged family member. However, sometimes the thought of bringing a pet along on a trip can be daunting. If you plan it right, your trip with your pooch can be pulled off perfectly. That’s where we can help. Not only does Camden make a great destination for a vacation, but we have an abundance of natural scenery to explore, amazing restaurants to enjoy and our hotel is dog friendly!…. All of that means that staying with us is a fantastic option for a trip with your four-legged friend. Here’s some ideas to help your pooch during a vacation:

  • Bring chews and your dogs favorite toy to keep him/her occupied while you’re relaxing in your room.
  • Bring a familiar blanket from home or, if possible, bring your dog’s crate. This will help create a comfortable environment for him/her. 
  • Stick to your usual routines that you have at home.
  • Our hotel is located near some great dog-friendly activities- take your dog on a hike on one of the trails at  Camden Hill’s State Park.
  • Right down Bay View Street is Laite Beach Park. This low key and relaxing beach overlooks Camden Harbor and is a great place to cool off after a day of exploring the Camden area.
  • There are two dog parks in the area: 
  1. PAWS Dog Park located at 146 Camden St. in Rockport 
  2. Thomaston Dog Park at 21 Dwight St in Thomaston. 
  • Want to take a day and explore without your pooch? There’s a few nearby options for Doggy Daycare/ Boarding-
  1. Harbor Hounds in Rockland
  2. Four Leaf Farm Dog Boarding in Belfast
  3. Cover Your Tail in Lincolnville 207-789-5132
  • Want your dog to enjoy a day at the spa before heading home?
  1. The Salty Dog, which is located just a mile from our hotel. They can be reached at 207-320-8208
  2. Yankee Clipper, located in Rockport, and they can be reached at 207-236-7070
  • Did you forget essential dog supplies or want to get a treat for your dog? Visit a local favorite, Loyal Biscuit, for ALLLLL the pet supplies.

Our sister hotel, 16 Bay View, recently had the pleasure of hosting Rambo The Puppy, well known on FaceBook and Instagram, he spent a weekend in Camden and loved it… We loved hosting him. Check out his blog post about his visit HERE.

Click HERE to learn more about our Pampered Pooch Accommodations

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