The suburban town of Kingston is a bustling one, with other 20,000 people inhabiting almost 17 square miles. Long ago, before the city was established, the area used to be called the Atkins Bank. Later, the town changed its name to honor King George lll in 1762. Within the last 30 years, Kingston has won two All-American City Awards, the last one from 2009. To celebrate, enjoy some of the pawsome places in town with your furry best friend!
The Neuseway Nature Park is an excellent place to head to. The park is 55 acres and is located right along the river. There are plenty of dog-friendly activities to be found here, such as kayaking, boating, and even train rides that allow leashed dogs! Enjoy the open area of Southeast Park for a local walking experience that is sure to be snifftastic!
You don't have to go far to get some grub with your pup either, as Sugar Hill Pizzaria is open to all leashed-dogs at their outside seating area. Grab some water for Fido and a delicious slice of pizza for yourself. Still hungry? Head to the dog-friendly Peach House Resturant. This doggerific town also offers two veterinarians to keep your pup at his healthiest.
Looking to do something different in Downtown Kinston with your dog? Well, look no further, as the Caswell No. 1 Fire Station Museum is dog-friendly! Head on over to the 100-year-old fire station turned museum, where all dogs are allowed inside and outside on a leash.They even offer complimentary water for those thirsty pup! For a walk, the best park for your dog in the neighborhood is Pearson Park, a 4-acre open area with picnic tables, benches, a gazebo and walking trail. Don't forget to bring water and clean-up bags when walking in the forested park.
The Emma Webb Park gives all dog-loving residents of the East Highland Avenue and Old Snow Hill Road neighborhood a place to bring Fido for some romp and runtime outside. The park is dog-friendly to all sized leashed-dogs, and has a vast open area for running and playing ball. Relax under the shaded areas of the park on the benches, or bring Fido out for a picnic under the pavilion. You even have access to the trash cans, clean-up stations and water fountain located near the public pool, and are allowed to stay from dawn until dusk.