Dunnellon is a furiendly city located in Marion County, Florida. While parts of this puptastic place
were used to film the movie Jeeper Creepers, there are more than enough dog friendly
eateries and outdoor recreational activities to make sure pooches are
delighted! If your pup needs some medical care and treatment, there are five
veterinary clinics and animal hospitals in Dunnellon.
One of the best places you can visit in Dunnellon with your pup has got to be the Rainbow Springs State Park! Here you can go exploring the forest with furry friend on sniff-tastic trails leading to waterfalls and among the trees. Your canine will love to investigate all of the new scents and sights of nature here! All puppers can be top dog here, as long as they remain on leash. Of course, don’t forget to check out Rainbow Springs, which is the fourth largest spring in the sunshine state! To enjoy being in nature even more with your furry friend, you can stay at the Rainbow Springs State Campground. This is located beside the beautiful river and has everything you need for a pawsome stay with your pooch.
When you are in Dunnellon, don’t forget to try the delicious food over at Carmela’s Restaurant! This is a pawsome place for Italian cuisine, and you are welcome to bring your beloved companion along for some dinner. There are outdoor tables that are dog friendly; just be sure to book in advance to avoid disappointment!
For some fun in the sun with your pup, visit Dunnellon!
In the Dunndellon City Center, there are some pawsome dog friendly eateries to choose from! You can stop by Stumpknockers on the River where you can dig into some delicious seafood and since there are covered patio tables, don’t forget to bring your pooch along! Just a Cupcake Bakery & Café is also puptastic, with tasty treats and wraps and sandwiches for lunch. The outdoor tables mean your pup is welcome anytime. If you are visiting Dunnellon and need somewhere to stay with your furry friend, you can check in to the Comfort Suites. This is a dog friendly place that lets you bring two pups to stay weighing up to 50 Ibs for a small additional fee per night.
When you are out exploring Dunnellon, you are bound to get hungry! Be sure to drop by the Yum Yum Kitchen for some delicious food, such as burritos, rice bowls, pasta and BLTs. There is something for everyone on the pawsome menu, and your furry friend is welcome to join you at one of the outdoor tables. Another furrific dog friendly spot in Dunnellon is the Horse & Hounds Restaurant! Here you can find a range of American and British dishes that will satisfy your appetite, such as bourbon steak, burgers, Guinness beef stew and fish and chips. Don’t forget to bring your canine to sit at one of the outdoor tables!
To go on an adventure with your beloved companion, jump in the car and head next door to the puptown of Hernando. Here you will find the pawsome Central Ridge District Park! This is a puptastic approved dog walking park where you can bring your furry friend for some exercise. Wander around the trails and let your pup explore, as long as she remains on leash. Other furrific facilities here at Central Ridge District Park include baseball fields and soccer fields. Another approved dog walking park you will find in town is Eagleton Park! Here you can let your pooch stretch her legs on the trails and enjoy a relaxing stroll together in the sun.
If you are looking for some new dog friendly restaurants to try, spend the day visiting Ocala with your canine! This puptown is just next door to Dunnellon and is home to Beef O’ Brady’s. You can dig your paws into some award-winning wings, burgers, burritos and pizza, as well as enjoy a refreshing beverage. Of course, your pup will love to join you at one of the outdoor tables. If you like burgers, then you will love a trip to Five Guys! Here you can enjoy any kind of burger you want and you can bring your four-legged friend along for dinner too. There are outdoor tables where you and your pup can watch the world go by.
For a puptastic day out with your pup, head east to the next door puptown of Ocala. Here you will find the pawsome Twistee Treat where you can dig into some scrumptious delights! There is lots of flavors of ice cream you can choose from such as caramel and pistachio, as well as waffle tacos and cookiewich. You are spoilt for choice! With five outdoor tables, your pooch is welcome to join you for a treat. If you like Italian food, then you will love Pavarotti’s! This place serves up delicious pizza, calzones and pastas that you can enjoy, and there's two dog friendly tables outside where you can chill out with your furry friend.