A trip to Cape Cod is an exciting event any time of year, but it’s made all that much better when you get to have the experience alongside your much-loved dog! Pets are an integral part of life and when they have the opportunity to be a part of travel it can feel as if the whole family is finally together. Whether you’re here to explore the history, beaches, entertainment or restaurants, there are a number of dog-friendly Chatham and Harwich locales that await. Make sure to add these destinations to your itinerary for a pet-friendly experience you won’t soon forget.
Day 1: Marion’s Pie Shop
Indulge in the charm that Cape Cod delivers with a delicious stop at Marion’s Pie Shop. Serving up tasty menu items baked within a crust that’s made its way across generations and the past 67-years, this is a place to sit back, relax and satisfy your sweet tooth. The menu features savory pie flavors including apple, lemon meringue, pecan, pumpkin, chocolate cream and many more! If you’re looking for a pie with a more robust filling, try a warm chicken, beef or clam creation. Breakfast items and coffee complete the menu with options for guests to sit on the front patio and enjoy pie and a view alongside their dogs.
Marion’s Pie Shop
2022 Main Street
Chatham, Massachusetts 02633
Day 2: Thompson’s Field
Nearly 3-miles of bike paths and dog friendly Cape Cod trails make up the area known as Thompson’s Field. Visitors are free to explore the many natural wonders including woods and open fields that make up this area which has been dedicated to natural conservation since its establishment in 1984. Pets are required to be leashed as visitors make their way through the winding paths that provide encounters with a vast array of wildlife thriving in their natural habitat. Those with a passion for foliage will be thrilled to see the abundance of Eastern Red Cedar and Pitch Pine which are making a staggering return to the region.
Harwich, Massachusetts 02645
Day 3: Harding Beach
Beach lovers traveling with their dog will be excited to make a day of it at Harding Beach. This sprawling oasis of sand and sun provides opportunities for hiking and runs with your four-legged friend. There are strick lease policies on beaches, contact us for any questions. This dog-friendly Chatham destination includes a walking trail that leads to the Stage Harbor lighthouse which is perfect for admiring. Those with a heart for angling are free to bring the line and pole along to see what the catch of the day might be. Swim the day away than stay to watch the sunset over this gorgeous piece of coastline.
Dogs are not permitted on the public beach From May 15-Sept 15
Harding Beach Road
Chatham, Massachusetts 02659
Dog Friendly Cape Cod Stays
When you’re traveling through Cape Cod with your dog, make sure to let the experts at New England Vacation Rentals help you find your ideal pet-friendly home for the duration of your stay. We’ll make sure you’re booked into a property that provides the luxurious extras you’re looking for while easily accommodating your four-legged friends. Contact us today to start planning your next trip!