Vineland is a city that is part of the Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States. It is one of the cities with the largest farmer’s cooperative in the East Coast with soil that is suitable for growing grapes. This rich soil and engaged farmers paved the way for the creation of the famous Welch's Grape Juice.
The famous Parvin State Park is located in the southwestern part of New Jersey. The park is lively with numerous wildlife present, with pine forests and lakes for fishing and boating. Dogs on leash, trained, and with owners who are ready to clean-up after them are more than welcome in the park and their campsite.
Enjoy your staycation in some of Vineland’s dog-friendly hotels. You can either stay at Days Inn Vineland near Parvin State Park. Just 10 minutes from the park is Econo Lodge Vineland at 998 West Landis Ave. Both hotels allow dogs for an additional fee. Make sure to call for reservation and inquiries. Also, be guided with their pet policy.
There are a lot of interesting sights in the city such as Delsea Drive-In, Palace of Depression, and the Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society. The city unarguably is animal loving. At the same time, it still has a long way to go to becoming a city with multiple establishments that welcome and allow dogs and other furry friends.
South Vineland has one of the most beautiful natural areas in town: Union Lake Wildlife Management Area. Be sure to bring water and a bowl in with you. This land is virtually untouched! There are a variety of walking trails over the area’s 5,000 acres. You won’t encounter an equestrian, motor vehicle, or even a bicycle here. All dogs must be on leash, as the goal is to protect this delicate environment for generations to come. Investigate the shores of Union Lake, or hike the rolling hills under the pines. Dogs can encounter wildlife scents they never get at home, and you both can be explorers for a day.
The small square just east of City Center in Vineland is a shopping center and urban area. East Landis and South Main come together to create one of the easiest to reach portions of the city. In your exploration of this neighborhood, shopping is a must, and as a dog lover, you have to stop at Del’s Custard and Yogurt. You and your dog can enjoy a sweet treat at an outdoor table. Order a sweet treat for you and a bowl of ice for your companion and people watch any day.
Densely populated City Center in Vineland makes room for nature in the hustle and bustle of this busy town. Dogs will love a break from city streets when you go to Landis Park. This multi-use space has something for the whole family. Enjoy picnics under umbrella covered tables, enjoy the playground equipment, or take part in dog-friendly community events. Best of all, Landis Park’s walking trails wind along and among trees, allowing you to step out of the city and into the heart of downtown.
Pagliughi Park is a neighborhood staple of the East Chestnut/South Spring neighborhood of Vineland. This multi-use space welcomes leashed dogs to its paths, playground spaces, and seating. There’s plenty of room to work off energy just touring the different features. There are drinking fountains provided, though bring your own bowl. Dogs that love activity will love Pagliughi, as the park is home to frequent events and is very popular. While your dog can’t run off leash here, he can get plenty of stimulation seeing, hearing, and sniffing out all the fun in this park.
Parvin State Park is just a 13 minute drive from City Center in Vineland. This moderately sized state park offers varied terrain in a compact setting. With many different trail options of various length and intensity, you can pick the day out that suits you and your pup. Sniff swamps, explore pine forests, or head out under hardwoods. Dogs must be leashed on the trails. If you’d like to camp with your pup here, there are dog-friendly sites and cabins available to make your overnight stay a pawsome experience.