Bisbee is known for a lot of things, including having the oldest ballfield in the US, as well as being the city that built Arizona’s first golf course. Located in Cochise County, and right near the Mexico border, Bisbee started off as a mining town way back in 1880. It was even featured in the famous Western film, '3:10 to Yuma'! With its vibrant art and music scene, Bisbee still welcomes visitors today. For dog owners, there are three animal hospitals in the area that show how much residents love their pups here.
There are a lot of activities around town in Bisbee where your pup can join in the fun. The Old Bisbee Ghost Tour lets pooches walk around too and enjoy the spooky stories from many years ago, as long as they stay on their leash. They are sure to love the exercise! If they have been a good boy or girl, you can treat them to a trip to Galena Park. This has a sniff-tastic trail to explore!
You won’t have to worry about dog friendly eateries when you are in Bisbee; this puptown has a lot to choose from! You can tuck into some tasty food from the High Desert Market and Café, while chilling out at one of the outdoor tables with your furry friend. For a healthy breakfast or lunch choice, the best place to head is Ana’s Seasonal Kitchen. Here you can enjoy some Southwestern style cuisine on a beautiful patio area and relax with your pup.
When you are in the City Center of Bisbee, you can enjoy a relaxing stroll around the Old City Park! This pawsome place is an amazing 100 years old, making it the oldest park in Bisbee. Here your pooch can enjoy the green grass and trees, which provide some much-needed shade from the Arizona sun. For the kids, there is also a slide and basketball hoops, as well as a water fountain. Just be sure to remember some water for your pup! There are three benches here where you can rest after playing with your dog’s favorite Frisbee or ball.
Every pup has got to get his or her exercise; that is why you have got to bring them to the Brisbee Dog Park! This is a puptastic spot located on an old ballfield where your pooch can run and roam off leash. This pawsome place is relatively new and growing, so be sure to bring your own water, toys and treats for your pup. If you need a place to stay when you are visiting Bisbee, you will find Americas Best Value Inn in this neighborhood. Here you can bring two dogs of any size for only a small additional fee per night. Since dog friendly rooms are limited, it is best to book in advance to avoid disappointment!
To get out exploring in Bisbee, check out Vista Park in the Warren neighborhood. This is a puptastic spot for some exercise and a leisurely stroll, with walking paths, as well as plenty of open space for playing with a ball with your pooch. The Bisbee Farmers Market is hosted by the park on Saturdays, and your pup can shop with you as long as he remains on leash. There is always a vibrant atmosphere and chance to try local treats.
For a sweet frozen treat with your furry friend by your side, head to the Dairy Queen in Galena. There are a bunch of dipped cones and sundaes you can enjoy, as well as lunch choices, such as hot dogs, burgers and fries. In fact, why not let your pup enjoy something from the secret menu? Rumor has it that there is a special Pup Cup, made of vanilla soft serve ice cream. There are two outdoor benches here where you can eat and hang out with your pooch. Just be sure there is someone to watch your pup while you go inside to order, as there is no table service available here.
If you travel for 14 miles east of Bisbee, you will reach Douglas. Here you will find the pawsome Double Adobe Campground. This is great place to camp and get back to nature, with plenty of facilities you can use during your stay, including laundry, games room and sporting clay shooting! In addition, there are RV hook-ups here for your travels. All pups can be top dog here, as long as they remain on leash. For some fun in the sun, there is a dog play yard here, where you can bring a favorite Frisbee or ball to play fetch.