Atlanta serves as an important transportation hub, in part due to its proximity to the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta airport. Hartsfield-Jackson is reported to be one of the busiest airports in the world, and thousands of travelers pass through each day, among them animal lovers and their pets.
With so many pet owners traveling through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta, the city is unsurprisingly a top destination for furry companions. Plenty of hotels in the city have pet-friendly accommodations, and animal lovers have a variety of restaurants to choose from if they want to bring their pets with them.
If you're hoping to stretch your legs during the day, stop by the Piedmont Dog Park. This nearly 3-acre area has more than enough room for your dog to run to his heart's content, as well as benches and restrooms for human visitors. The surrounding park includes an aquatic center and community center, with dog-friendly trails winding through it all.
The ParkGrounds is another popular gathering place for dogs. The small dog park around the back is perfect for off-leash romping, and dog owners can enjoy a cup of coffee, a "tasty treat" to eat or simply enjoy the human company while their pets play. With so many choices for enjoyable space, food, entertainment, Atlanta is indeed a place for the dogs.
Midtown in Atlanta is a super hip neighborhood. In addition to being super hip, it’s really dog friendly. It’s easy to get a bite in Midtown, and most restaurants are very fond of tail waggin’ guests that come by to see them. In addition to good food, your pooch can also explore the Piedmont Dog Park. This dog park offers 3 acres of off-leash fun for your pooch in a secure, fence-in area. There are even separate areas for small and big dogs. There are also plenty of walking trails in the park with scenic views that are perfect for a stroll for you and your leashed pup.
When you visit the Edgewood-Kirkwood neighborhood in Atlanta you are going to find a neighborhood gone to the dogs. There’s so much to do -- and sniff -- here, including the well-known Oakhurst Dog Park. There’s plenty of fenced off area for your pooch to play and run, all while off leash. Another dog friendly favorite is the Trolley Trail Line. The Trolley Trail Line offers trails upon trails. The best part is that all trails are perfect for taking a stroll with your dog. That is, of course, as long as they are on a leash. The trolley line is even part of the Stone Mountain Trail, which stretches 19 miles!
Five Points is one of the most loved neighborhoods in Atlanta. In addition to being among the most loved, it is a super dog-friendly place. Five Points is also surrounded by other dog-friendly neighborhoods such as the Old Fourth Ward and Downtown neighborhoods. Your dog will have a sniff-tastic time exploring Freedom Park. Freedom Park offers over 200 acres of green scenery. Dog owners can also enjoy Puppies n’ Pints. Puppies n’ Pints offers a combination of man’s best friend and good beer. That’s a win/win situation. This Atlanta neighborhood is loaded with dog friendly, tail waggin’ activities.