Nine Fun Things to Do with Your Pup in Albany, Georgia

Posted on 8/8/2023 by Rashelle Minix

Categories: Family FriendlyTravel

From outdoor adventure to fantastic dining and interesting shopping, there’s truly something for the whole family in Albany, Georgia—including your four-legged friends!That’s right, your pup will love exploring this pet-friendly community—and you will too! Here are nine fun things to do with your pup while visiting Albany.  

  1. Book a stay at Merry Acres Inn and give your pet the royal treatment! This pet-friendly boutique-style inn was recently renovated and even has an on-property dog park for their four-legged guests.
  2. Allow your pet to tag along on a trip to Pretoria Fields Brewing. This local brewery is pet-friendly and features a taproom complete with amazing local beers and a great atmosphere.
  3. Let your dog stretch his legs at RiverFront Park. Situated on the Flint River, this six-acre spread is an ideal spot for exercising, picnicking and enjoying nature. If you're up for H2O adventure, rent a kayak from Kayak Attack (229-669-1259)and float the Flint with your four-legged friend.
  4. Hit the trails at Radium Springs! One of Georgia’s Seven Natural Wonders, Radium Springs pumps 70,000 gallons per minute of clear, 68-degree water from an underground cave. Complete with trails, new sidewalks, a garden and more, you and your pup don’t want to miss this incredible attraction.
  5. Grab a bite at The Bread House & Granary. Featuring pet-friendly outdoor tables, there’s no doubt you and your dog will love the delicious treats offered at this Albany gem.
  6. Take a stroll around downtown Albany. From coffee and ice cream to popcorn and more, there’s so much to discover in this part of town. Take a break and enjoy a snack under the umbrellas at various picnic tables around downtown.
  7. Pull up a seat at Loco’s Grill and Pub. With 10 dog-friendly tables on the patio, your pup will feel right at home at this local favorite.
  8. Stop in SmallCakesfor a special treat for you and your pet. Offering cupcakes, ice cream and “pupcakes,” there’s truly something for everyone. Picking just one flavor will be your toughest decision.
  9. Lastly, treat your pet to something special at The Perfect Collar. This specialty wellness shop offers foods, bones, supplements, treats and more.

With so much to see and do with your dog in tow, we bet your four-legged bestie will be barking to visit Albany, Georgia, again and again.

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