St. Augustine Pet-Friendly Information

Are you planning to bring your four-legged best friend along for the trip to St. Augustine? We're a dog-loving community.

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The Nation's Oldest City is a great spot for pet hangouts from the beaches to the outdoor cafes downtown, just be sure to adhere to the leash laws and keep your pet on a leash at all times.

Make it a weekend in St. Augustine without leaving your best friend behind

Article by Nancy Moreland (as seen in Orlando Magazine)

Your first clue that St. Augustine has gone to the dogs? It's not watching them frolic on the wide white sand beaches. It's not the plentiful pet-friendly hotels and restaurants. The tipping point is the Tour de Chocolate. On this tasting tour through time, you learn that the first ship bearing chocolate to the New World docked in St. Augustine. You also discover that—contrary to popular opinion—dogs and chocolate aren't mutually exclusive. While dogs don't sample the sweets, "Travelers can bring their fourlegged family members on any of our tours," says Isabelle Miranda, coordinator for City Walks Tour St. Augustine.
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To help you plan your next visit with your pet, we've put together some information that might help:


Beacher's Lodge Oceanfront Suites

Beacher's Lodge offers amazing views from over 100 ocean front one bedroom suites. Fully equipped kitchenettes, private balconies, an ocean front heated pool and only 10 miles south of historic St. Augustine on beautiful Crescent Beach. Your perfect St. Augustine getaway for the day or the week or the month. Come stay with us at Beacher's Lodge, where the beach life begins.

Bayfront Marin House Inn

Looking for a relaxing getaway in the heart of the historic district? Look no further than the #1 rated hotel on TripAdvisor. This award winning inn offers the best views in the ancient city. Enjoy a full breakfast, daily happy hour, parking, Wi-Fi, bikes & beach chairs. All complimentary! Room amenities include double Jacuzzi tubs, flat screen TV's, fireplaces & private decks.

Holiday Isle Oceanfront Resort

Escape to the beach and our full service, oceanfront hotel with all the usual in-room amenities. Pool or Beach? It does not matter, they are side by side. Business or Leisure? It does not matter, we have meeting and banquet space, a full service restaurant and Poolside Bar open throughout the summer. With 4 star service at a 2 star value, "Life is always better at the beach".

St. Augustine Historic Walking Tours

Offering Pet Friendly Tours...so your best friend is not left behind. Choose from "Bone Appetit - a Pet Friendly Food Tour" with treats and special "Pet Stops" or the “St. Augustine ‘Pup’ Crawl - a Pet Friendly Pub Crawl" where you and your four legged friend tour a historic pub; "Pet Stops" also included. All tours support Ayla's Acres, a no-kill animal rescue.

Our Beach Lodgings

The perfect vacation combination... comfortable, homey, fully appointed accommodations at the beach. Guests at Our Beach Lodgings enjoy many of the guest amenities of fine bed and breakfast lodging. See which accommodations best fit your needs: Our Beach House, Our Beach Cottage, or Our Beach Bungalow! The beach is just steps away from each of our accommodations.

The Collector Luxury Inn & Gardens

Ideally located in historic downtown St. Augustine steps from the bustling sights, sounds, and attractions of this historic city, The Collector is an upscale inn that blends authentic history with bespoke accommodations and modern luxuries. This unique inn is a sensory immersion in art, history, and romance. Journey through time with our Downton Abbey package, offering an array of behind-the-scenes tours and activities.

Oceanfront Beach House

Our immaculate 4BR, 3BA open-concept oceanfront home is located only 7.5 miles from downtown St. Augustine and is pet friendly. Enjoy panoramic views from one of three private oceanfront decks, including a rooftop deck and screened-in porch! We have over thirty 5-Star Reviews on HomeAway. Please visit our website and find out why our home should be your next vacation spot!

St. Francis Inn Bed and Breakfast

Antique filled accommodations, fireplaces, balconies, whirlpool tubs, bicycles, swimming pool, parking and more.....Located in the historic district, this Inn is rich in old world charm and modern comforts. EVERYTHING is within easy walking distance!



Comfort Inn
904 A1A Beach Blvd
St. Augustine, FL 32080

They have nine pet-friendly rooms and they charge $20.00 per night per pet.


St. Augustine Scenic Cruises
4125 Coastal Highway
St. Augustine, FL 32080

Well behaved pets on leashes are welcome aboard!

Fountain of Youth
11 Magnolia Ave.
St. Augustine, FL 32084

Pets are allowed on the grounds and in the exhibits, but watch out for peacocks!?


From St. George Street to the Mission de Nombre de Dios, much of historic downtown St. Augustine is an outdoor adventure where pets (on leashes) are welcome!


Pet Paradise Doggie Daycare
125 Ponce Harbor Dr
St. Augustine, FL 32086

You will need proper shot records in order to take advantage of the day care.


Treaty Park
1595 Wildwood Drive
St. Augustine, FL 32086

Ron Parker Park
607 Old Beach Road
St. Augustine, FL 32080

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