Besides being a tasty dinner time item, Salisbury is a beautiful town in the county of Rowan in North Carolina. Salisbury is known for being home to one of North Carolina’s favorite drinks, Cheerwine, and to the National Sportscasters and Sportswriter Association. But you can tell that this town loves its dogs too, as it has 12 veterinarians that you can bring your furry friend to for a health checkup.
If Fido is the outdoors type, then be sure to take him to Hurley Park. This beautiful 16-acre space contains woodlands, streams, gardens, and walking paths that you and your dog can enjoy together.
Grab a bite to eat at one of the great eateries that Fido is more then welcome to join you at. Check out Jersey Mike’s Subs, and grab a great sandwich with you dog. They have an outdoor patio that your dog can sit at with you while you enjoy a nice meal. If you’re from out of town and need a place to stay with Fido, Salisbury has numerous dog friendly hotels to stay at. Check into the Hampton Inn Salisbury or Econo Lodge Salisbury and get a good night sleep with your furry friend.
The Salisbury City Park neighborhood is home to Salisbury City Park, a great park to let Fido explore and have a good walk session. Salisbury City Park has awesome amenities like tables and benches, a pavilion for shade, ball fields, restrooms, and a walking path for you both to enjoy. Besides these amazing features, Salisbury City Park also has a dog park that is open from dawn until dusk. The park is fenced in, has benches for owners to relax on, and agility equipment for the dogs to play on. The park does not provide water, so make sure to bring some.
Romano’s Italian Restaurant is a great place to visit with Fido to grab a bite to eat. Serving a mixture of pizzas, soups, and salads, their outdoor patio is 100% dog friendly. The staff is more than accommodating to your pup which makes it even more welcoming. After a good meal, take a nice walk in Forest Hill Park just down the road from Romano’s Italian Restaurant. This park offers 9.4-acres of doggie fun with its multiple open, grass spaces which are perfect for a game of fetch, and its nice walking path and sitting areas for the two of you to relax.
The Kelsey Scott Park is a pawsome place to take Fido for a fun day out exploring. The park is 21.7-acres, which gives your dog more than enough space to run and sniff about. The park offers tables and grills, so the two of you can have a picnic, plus a play structure, softball fields, basketball courts, and disc golf. There is also a huge open field that is perfect for fetch. The Kelsey Scott Park is part of Salisbury Greenway which was established in 1996, and offers a nice walking path throughout the city for people to enjoy. The entire greenway walk is 3.45 miles of pawsome scenery your dog will love.
The JC Optimist Sports Complex is a pawtastic park to let your furry friend explore with you. The park is 17.8-acres with beautiful trees for shade and enough open space that your dog can run his heart out. JC Optimist Sports Complex also offers two lighted baseball fields, a play structure, basketball courts, picnic tables, and a paved walking trail the two of you can take a nice walk on. After a fun day at the park, you and Fido can head over to Panera Bread and grab a nice bowl of soup or a sandwich together. Panera has an outdoor patio which welcomes your pup to join you.
The Milford Knoll neighborhood is home to Foil Tatum Park. This beautiful 3.6-acre park may be smaller than some of the parks in Salisbury, but still has a lot of great amenities to offer. The park has a picnic area with an overhang for shade, grills, tables, outdoor exercise equipment, benches for a breather, and a ¼ mile walking trail that Fido would love to walk with you. The park is also slightly wooded, which means Fido can go explore in the trees. Make sure to bring clean-up bags and water for your pup while visiting.