Asheville Insider Tip: Fido is Welcome Most Everywhere. The mountains are home to abundance of dog lovers, so it only makes sense to bring along your four-legged friends to visit Asheville.
There are a ton of great trails for dogs as long as they remain leashed. The Craggy Pinnacle, Graveyard Fields, Rattlesnake Lodge and Black Balsam are all popular spots.
Many attractions allow you to being along your pet. Biltmore, Chimney Rock and the NC Arboretum are all welcoming. Please make yourself familiar with their pet policies prior to your visit and never leave your pets in the car while exploring the area.
Downtown Asheville has a lot of pet friendly places to visit. The Battery Park Book Exchange and Champagne Bar allows your dog to come inside, and most restaurants with outdoor seating will allow pets to join you on the patio. They'll even provide a water dish. Carmel's Kitchen and Bar, Asheville Pizza and Brewing Company, Tod's Tasties and the Westville Pub are good spots for doggy dining.
Learn more about pet getaways in Asheville, including pet-friendly attractions and accommodations.
June 29, 2013