If you and Fido are enthusiasts of The Great Outdoors, then a trip to Damascus, Virginia is just what you need! More pawpularly known as “Trail Town USA,” Damascus is a dream come true for bikers, hikers, mountain climbers, and folks looking to explore one of the nation's best biking trails. The Fisher Hollow Vet Clinic is located in Damascus, and will happily welcome your puppy pal to come in for an appointment.
When in Damascus, you must get outside with your pup and discover the seven national trails that intersect within the town, including the Appalachian Trail, the Trans-America National Bicycle Trail, the Crooked Road Musical Heritage Trail, the Iron Mountain Trail, the Daniel Boone Heritage Trail, and the Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail. But most of all, take Fido for a hike on the famous Virginia Creeper Trail! Lush hills and spiny peaks of the renowned Appalachian Mountains will rejuvenate you and your pup all the way to the bone.
To make the most of your time in Damascus, leash up Fido and rent a bike at one of the dozens of bike rentals in town. The Adventure Damascus Bicycles and the Creeper Trail Bike & Shuttle, among others, offer pawtastic rates for families, and are conveniently located just a paw away from the start of the Virginia Creeper Trail.
Whether on foot or bike, wag on down to Damascus to explore this authentic, unforgettable town and its surrounding natural beauty.