Stow is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts that's just 21 miles from Boston. Home to more than 6,500 people, Stow is a peaceful place to raise a family, and it's in an ideal spot for outdoorsy families to spend time. Stow is known for its four golf courses, as well as its beautiful apple orchards that draw people from near and far. Plenty of apple orchards are dog-friendly, so visiting an apple orchard on the weekend with your whole family is a pawpular option for dog owners. There is also an animal hospital in Stow so your pooch will always be in good hands.
If you're not exploring the outdoors in Stow and you're looking for a nice, dog-friendly place to grab a bite, try Emma's Cafe on Great Road. This charming cafe has two outdoor dog-friendly tables, so there's no need to leave Sparky at home when you head out for a meal. Emma's Cafe serves all-day breakfast and lunch, and their dishes include breakfast burritos, vanilla French toast, Cobb salad, paninis, soup, and a wide variety of smoothies and drinks. Emma's Cafe makes their dishes with fresh, local ingredients, and their outdoor patio is a lovely spot to people-watch and dine with your dog. Once your appetite is satisfied, it's time to head out and get to know the other dog-friendly activities in and around Stow!