Around 12 miles from St. Louis, you will find the city of Collinsville. This is a puptastic place located in Madison County, Illinois and it is home to some furrific dog friendly spots! To keep your doggo fit and healthy, there are seven veterinary clinics and animal hospitals in Collinsville.
When you are in Collinsville, be sure to head to Woodland Park with your furry friend! This is a furrific green spot with plenty of grass and trees for your pooch. There is also plenty of shade provided by the trees on hot days, as well as puptastic amenities such as a baseball field and playground for the kids.
One of the best places for exercise when you are in Collinsville is on the Madison County Transit Schoolhouse Trail! This is a pawsome old rail trail, which has a sniff-tastic route through the woodlands where you can admire views of farm fields. Your pup will love to investigate all of the new scents and sights of nature on this 15.5 mile rail trail!
Don’t forget that your canine will love a tasty treat from Dairy Queen! You can drop by and enjoy some delicious food, such as a hotdogs, burgers and sandwiches, as well as order a special Pup Cup for your beloved companion! There are also three outdoor tables where you can sit back and relax.
Come and have a barking good time in Collinsville!
For some exercise and fresh air with your pooch, head on over to Glidden Park when you are in Collinsville! This is a pawsome green spot in town where your pup will love to run and roam on the grass. There is lots of open space for a game of fetch, as well as a walking path where you can enjoy a leisurely stroll in the sun. There are also other puptastic facilities, such as a basketball court, tennis courts and a playground. If you like Mediterranean food, then you will love Fazzi’s! Here you can tuck into some delicious Greek dishes, as well as try out some Italian and American food too. There are dog friendly tables outside where your beloved companion can sit with you and watch the world go by.
If you are visiting Collinsville with your furry friend and want to stay overnight, check in to the Drury Inn! This place is dog friendly and welcomes you to bring two furry friends with you of any size for only a small additional fee per night. Your pooch is sure to feel at home here, and if your doggo is well behaved, you can leave him in your room for a short period of time if you have to pop out. There are also lots of puptastic facilities you can use, such as a fitness center, free wireless internet and a furrific breakfast served in the morning.
When you are out and about exploring everything that Collinsville has to offer, don’t forget to drop into the furrific Kruta Bakery! This puptastic spot has all of the sweet treats you could ever want, such as cookies, donuts, cakes and pastries. In particular, you can get your paws into some tasty stollen that the locals love! Of course, you are welcome to bring your furry friend along to the Kruta Bakery, where there are two outdoor tables where you can sit back and enjoy your sweet treat with your pooch by your side waiting for some crumbs to drop!
When your stomach starts to growl, head to Culver’s in the puptown of Collinsville! This furrific restaurant serves up delicious soups, burgers, seafood and steak dinners, as well as paw licking desserts! There are also a few outdoor tables where your pup can sit with you. For comfortable accommodation in Collinsville, stay at the Doubletree by Hilton. This dog friendly hotel lets you bring pups weighing up to 50 Ibs with you for an additional fee for your stay. In addition, there is also the pawsome La Quinta Inn & Suites. There is no additional fee for your pooches, and you are welcome to bring two pups of any size!
For a puptastic day out with your pooch, head nextdoor to the puptown of Maryville! You and your pup are sure to have a ball here since it is home to Drost Park. This is a beautiful green spot in town where you can stretch you and your doggo’s legs on the three mile walking trails, as well as admire the views of the lake. There are pavilions and picnic tables where you can chill out, and a playground for the kids. The Villa Marie Winery is also a pawsome place where you can relax with a glass of wine and delicious meal. There is a furrific dog friendly patio where your companion can sit with you while you enjoy your food – bone-a-petit!