Favoretta is a small town in northern Florida, only 23 minutes from the beach. Wadsworth Park is a local 60,000 square foot, fenced dog park where your furry friends can run unleashed and mingle. The park features separate sections for large and small dogs and provides benches for you to sit and watch your pal.
A nice eatery for you and your four-legged friends is High Tides at Snack Jack, where they specialize in fish and shrimp tacos. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are allowed on the north and south decks in the outdoor sections. Dogs are also allowed on the beach (just a few steps down), but you must have them on a leash. Servers will gladly bring water for your pup.
Another cool place to eat with your doggo is Oceanside Beach Bar & Grill, which serves traditional Mediterranean cuisine at dog-friendly outside seating. The pizza is something not to be missed, and their nachos are delectable with their own blend of cheeses. Lastly, their beer-battered meatballs with homemade marinara are mouthwatering.
Stop by Sally's Ice Cream with Fido to grab a frosty cone, and have a seat at one of their pet-friendly tables. Choose from over 40 creamy flavors for your ice cream, milkshakes, banana splits, flurries, malts, root beer floats, smoothies, and more. Sally's offers your four-legged friends a dollop of ice cream topped with a dog biscuit.
Located on the Halifax River and the Atlantic Ocean, the city of Ormond welcomes two- and four-legged visitors equally to enjoy its dog-friendly amenities! The Kingston Park neighborhood is one of many that your pooch will adore in Ormand City! Almost 70% of the neighborhood’s territory is occupied by Michael Crotty Bicentennial Park, providing you and your best fur-iend with 4 acres of excitement! The park, which opened in 2010, has two separate areas for dogs of different sizes. Other amenities include benches, watering stations, and shade trees, which are very handy on a sunny day. Locals love the place, and the dogs that frequent this park are usually friendly, so don’t hesitate to let your fur-iend socialize and romp! Favoretta is located less than half an hour northwest of Ormond Beach.
Lincoln Park is an extensive neighborhood in Daytona Beach with an amazing spot to bring Fido with you. In this busy area, you’ll find Halifax Humane Society Dog Park. The dog park itself is located off I-95 and provides visitors with designated off-leash areas for small and large pups alike. Apart from the spacious area, the park includes walking trails, agility equipment, water stations and shaded spots. All of this is possible thanks to the Halifax Humane Society, which is a non-profit organization providing the shelter for dogs in Greater Daytona Beach and Volusia County. This neighborhood is located less than in 13 miles from Favoretta, so grab your leash and jump in the car to have a great day out with your happy pup!
Daytona Beach’s city center is a busy place that’s full of shopping and dining op-paw-tunities, as well as cultural sights like the Halifax Historical Museum and Brownie the Town Dog’s Grave. But if you think there’s no place here for your furry buddy, you’re mistaken! Three Brothers Boards welcomes you and your pooch to take a stand-up paddle board tour of the Halifax River and Daytona Beach area. The best part? Your pup can join you on this exciting adventure at no extra charge! Before the tour, you and your pooch will have a short introduction course for safety reasons. By the time you get back to shore, you’ll probably be hungry. Luckily, you’re in the pawfect neighborhood for some Fido-friendly dining! Right next to Three Brothers Boards you’ll find Sweet Marlay’s. Or you can enjoy the outdoor seating in Ivory Thai kitchen, just steps from the Halifax Historical Museum.
The city of Holly Hills on the Florida mainland welcomes tourists and visitors to have a great weekend on the shore of the Halifax River. The Riviera Oaks neighborhood is one of many in Holly Hill, but it’s the only one that has a fully Riviera Oaks, spacious dog park: the Riviera Oaks Dog Park. You can let your pup play off-leash with others in one of two separate areas for small and large pooches. Explore the location and play hide-and-seek in the shaded bushes and trees! Can’t wait to bring your pooch to have a great time? You can reach the Riviera Oaks neighborhood in less than twenty minutes if you’re coming from Favoretta.
Flagler Beach is a unique, quaint seaside community. It features six miles of beaches, restaurants with oceanfront dining, shops and many recreation facilities. Flagler Beach is the pawfect place for an on-leash stroll with your pup. Do you want to let Fido stretch his legs? This city is home to a fenced dog park -- Wadsworth Park, to be exact -- which welcomes pooches to play off-leash and exercise in two separate spots for large and small dogs. It also features picnic tables, benches, and chairs for two-legged visitors. Hungry? Check out Hidden Treasure Raw Bar and Grill, which welcomes your pup at the outside tables.