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Pet Friendly Alexandria

It's no secret Alexandrians love their pets; walking along the streets in Old Town or Del Ray, you won't get far before you see water bowls (or even free treats) set out for four-legged companions. Alexandria's adoration for man's best friend has reached new heights with pet friendly hotels, parks and even a Canine Cruise hosted by the Potomac Riverboat Company. At this rate, you'll never leave Sparky at home: Pets can even roam the halls of the Torpedo Factory Art Center or help pick out new accessories at the Dog Park boutique.

A quick guide to all things dog friendly in Alexandria

Dog Friendly Hotels
Dog Friendly Attractions
Dog Friendly Shops - your dog can shop, too!
Alexandria Dog Parks

Dog Friendly Hotels in Alexandria

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Alexandria Visitors Center at Ramsay House

  • 221 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Named for William Ramsay, Scottish merchant and city founder. Stop by for sightseeing brochures, maps, etc. Gift shop. Save 50% when you purchase a Key to the City with admission to nine historic…Learn More

Alexandria's Footsteps to the Past

  • Alexandria Visitors Center
  • 221 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Owned by a ninth-generation Virginian, this company offers a daily 90-minute history tour from Ramsay House Visitors Center. March-Dec, (Jan-Feb by appointment only). Also offered by appointment a…Learn More

Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site

  • 4301 W. Braddock Road
  • Alexandria, VA 22304

The museum, patterned after a Union headquarters building, houses a fine Civil War collection and exhibits. The Fort's Northwest Bastion has been completely restored. Museum open Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5…Learn More

Gunston Hall Plantation

  • 10709 Gunston Road
  • Lorton, VA 22079-3901

The 1755 Georgian-style mansion was the home of George Mason, author of the Virginia Declaration of Rights and a framer of the U.S. Constitution. Daily 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; closed major holidays.…Learn More


Dog Friendly Attractions in Alexandria

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Alexandria Visitors Center at Ramsay House

  • 221 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Named for William Ramsay, Scottish merchant and city founder. Stop by for sightseeing brochures, maps, etc. Gift shop. Save 50% when you purchase a Key to the City with admission to nine historic…Learn More

Alexandria's Footsteps to the Past

  • Alexandria Visitors Center
  • 221 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Owned by a ninth-generation Virginian, this company offers a daily 90-minute history tour from Ramsay House Visitors Center. March-Dec, (Jan-Feb by appointment only). Also offered by appointment a…Learn More

Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site

  • 4301 W. Braddock Road
  • Alexandria, VA 22304

The museum, patterned after a Union headquarters building, houses a fine Civil War collection and exhibits. The Fort's Northwest Bastion has been completely restored. Museum open Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5…Learn More

Gunston Hall Plantation

  • 10709 Gunston Road
  • Lorton, VA 22079-3901

The 1755 Georgian-style mansion was the home of George Mason, author of the Virginia Declaration of Rights and a framer of the U.S. Constitution. Daily 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; closed major holidays.…Learn More

Dog Friendly Shops in Alexandria

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Listings

Alexandria Visitors Center at Ramsay House

  • 221 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Named for William Ramsay, Scottish merchant and city founder. Stop by for sightseeing brochures, maps, etc. Gift shop. Save 50% when you purchase a Key to the City with admission to nine historic…Learn More

Alexandria's Footsteps to the Past

  • Alexandria Visitors Center
  • 221 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Owned by a ninth-generation Virginian, this company offers a daily 90-minute history tour from Ramsay House Visitors Center. March-Dec, (Jan-Feb by appointment only). Also offered by appointment a…Learn More

Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site

  • 4301 W. Braddock Road
  • Alexandria, VA 22304

The museum, patterned after a Union headquarters building, houses a fine Civil War collection and exhibits. The Fort's Northwest Bastion has been completely restored. Museum open Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5…Learn More

Gunston Hall Plantation

  • 10709 Gunston Road
  • Lorton, VA 22079-3901

The 1755 Georgian-style mansion was the home of George Mason, author of the Virginia Declaration of Rights and a framer of the U.S. Constitution. Daily 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; closed major holidays.…Learn More


Dog Parks in Alexandria

Fenced Dog Parks:

Simpson Stadium Park at Monroe Avenue (map)

Duke Street east of the Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Library (map)

Montgomery Park at the corner of Fairfax and 1st Streets(map)

Ben Brenman Park by Backlick Creek (map)

Dog Run Park at Carlyle, 450 Andrew's Ln. (map)


Unfenced Sites / Dog Exercise Areas:

Founders Park at Oronoco Street and Union Street (map)

Windmill Hill Park at Gibbon and Union Streets (map)

Southeast corner of Braddock Road and Commonwealth (map)

Hooff's Run, east of Commonwealth between Oak and Chapman Streets (map)

Ft. Williams Parkway at Dearborn Rd (map)

Tarleton Park (map)

Chambliss Street (map)

North Fort Ward Park (map)

W. Timberbranch Parkway and Parkway Terrace* (map)

Chinquapin Park (map)

Monticello Park (map)

Four Mile Run Park / Edison Street cul-de-sac (map)

Mount Jefferson Park / W&OD Railroad at Raymond Avenue* (map)

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Information provided by the City of Alexandria

Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association
221 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
703-746-3301 or 800-388-9119
ask@visitalexva.com
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