Compact and conveniently located, South Amboy, NJ manages to maintain a small-town, community oriented feel just within commuting distance of New York City. The town has much more to offer than just that, though -- South Amboy has a long and storied heritage. Best known as the home of the tavern where Benedict Arnold handed over secrets to the British, this small city boasts a gorgeous, historic downtown. You and your pooch can stroll by some stunning examples of turn-of-the-century architecture! Not only that, but South Amboy is bordered by a couple of pawesome, scenic state parks, with many trails ideal for fur-friendly hiking. There’s a veterinary clinic in town to take good care of your pup, with out of hours emergency services available in Iselin.
South Amboy doesn’t have a dog park, but that doesn’t mean you and your buddy are bound to be bored! There are a couple of lovely parks in town that are great for leashed walks. For doggy dining, check out Nunzio’s Kitchen. This locally owned gem serves up a fantastic thin crust pizza, and has several fur-friendly outdoor tables. And don’t worry -- South Amboy is only a short drive away from all the off-leash adventure options you and your pooch could ask for!