The town of Gardiner in Ulster County, New York is home to more than 5,500 people. Located on the outer New York metropolitan area, Gardiner is conveniently located near all that NYC has to offer, but you still get to come home to a peaceful small town at the end of the day. Gardiner has no shortage of scenery either, with incredible rock cliffs and lush, green forests to catch your eye. The schools in and around Gardiner are excellent, as are the recreational facilities. There are plenty of paths, parks, and trails to explore, and of course, there are all sorts of dog-friendly activities to check out!
Gardiner has a handful of dog-friendly restaurants where your dog can accompany you to a delicious meal. One of these restaurants is called Cafe Mio, and you'll find it in the heart of town. Cafe Mio serves unique creations made with locally-sourced ingredients. Their menu includes items like their southwest breakfast burrito, banana-bacon french toast, ahi tuna wrap, and so much more! There are three dog-friendly outdoor tables at Cafe Mio, and on warm days, you can sit outside with your pup. Once your appetite is satisfied, it's time to head out to another dog-friendly activity in Gardiner!