Kitty Hawk is a puptown located in Dare County, North Carolina, and is part of an area known as the Outer Banks, which consists of lots of barrier islands and spots off the coast. This means that Kitty Hawk is a popular destination for its beautiful beaches, which re often visited by dogs too! To keep your pooch in good health, there are five veterinary clinics and animal hospitals in town.
No trip to Kitty Hawk is complete without a visit to the Kitty Hawk Off Leash Beach! Your pup is sure to love the golden sand and blue sea here, with the freedom to roam and have fun off leash. He can bound around the sand and take a refreshing dip in the sea. The world is their oyster! Just be sure to bring some water and treats to keep your furry friend’s energy high when it is hot.
When you are in town, stop by the oldest microbrewery in North Carolina, called the Weeping Radish Farm Brewery. Here you can enjoy some burgers, sandwiches, meatloaf and steak, as well as drink some craft beer. Four-legged friends are welcome here, and there is outdoor seating where you can enjoy your meal with your pup on leash. Plus, your pooch can enjoy their very own bowl of water!
If you are looking for dog friendly eateries, Kitty Hawk has you covered! You will find the puptastic Tropical Smoothie Café where you can tuck into fresh sandwiches, salads, wraps and of course, smoothies! There are two dog friendly tables outside, which means you can enjoy your food and drink with your pup by your side. Another pawsome place for a bite to eat is Barrier Island Bagels. This is the place for delicious bagels and sandwiches, as well as pastries and sweet treats. You can make your bagel anyway you like, and since there is one dog friendly table here, you can grab a seat and enjoy your food with your furry friend!
Put on your furry friend’s leash and head to Art’s Place for some tasty burgers and a refreshing beer for a pawsome night out with your pup. There is a covered porch here with picnic tables, where your pooch is welcome to sit by your side. If you like seafood and live music, check out BK Shuckers, a fun restaurant that welcomes pups out on the patio. You can grab a seat and spend some quality time with your four-legged friend while enjoying delicious grub and some live music.
If your furry friend likes to ruff it, be sure to head to the Kitty Hawk Woods Reserve when you are in town! This is a puptastic 1,824 acre reserve with lots of sniff-tastic trails through the forest and wetlands that you can explore with your pooch. This is definitely a scenic spot in Kitty Hawk that offers a retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city! Plus, you have plenty of oppawtunity to spot wildlife here, such as owls, otters and deer. Beloved canines are welcome at Kitty Hawk Woods Reserve while on leash and as long as you don’t furget to pick up after your pup.
When you are out exploring Kitty Hawk, you are bound to get hungry and want to stop for something to eat with your pooch. But, don’t worry; you don’t have to leave your furry friend at home, they are welcome at Fishbones Raw Bar & Restaurant! This is a puptastic place for seafood, serving fresh local dishes and a famous raw bar. Since there are eight dog friendly tables outside, your beloved companion can sit with you and watch the world go by – bone-a-petit!
Just next door to the north of Kitty Hawk, you will find the pawsome town of Duck. This is a puptastic place to visit with your pooch since dogs are allowed on Duck Beach! They can wag their tails as they run and feel the golden sand underneath their paws and take make a splash in the blue sea. What’s more, pups are allowed off-leash on the beach, which means they can roam freely and have a furiffic time! While you are in Duck, be sure to check out the Outer Banks Kayak Adventures. Here you can go on kayak tours on the open water and your pup is welcome to join you for an adventure at sea!