The small, cozy Newbury Township is a pupular place for families to take up roots. It offers a mix of farmlands, light industrial zones, and pretty residential neighborhoods that are all within about a 45-minute drive from the city of Cleveland. Dog owners will appreciate that they can get quality vet care at the in-town vet clinic, and enjoy the many parks, wetlands, and state parks that are within close proximity to Newbury.
Newbury even has one state park – Punderson State Park – within its borders. Leashed dogs are able to explore designated trails and areas in the park’s 700+-acre space. You won’t even be limited to enjoying Punderson during the summer months because it’s also a furtastic spot for sledding, snowmobiling, and other winter activities.
Some of the most fun you’ll have near Newbury exists in the great city of Cleveland, which is about 30 miles from the township. A wide range of restaurants that welcome furry friends can be found near Downtown Cleveland, but the outskirts even offer some pawfect places for fun. South Euclid Dog Park in South Euclid is an off-leash space where Daisy will love meeting new friends.
Newbury and its surrounding towns and cities provide an excellent mix of city and rural life for dogs and their owners who want it all.
About 31 miles from Newbury Township is the Tremont neighborhood of Cleveland. Just about a mile from Downtown Cleveland -- which hosts the Rock ‘N Roll Hall of Fame, FirstEnergy Stadium, and other city treasures -- Tremont is a pawfect spot to get a balance of city and recreation. You can take your pup to Tremont Park, a public space that allows dogs on leashes to enjoy some peace and quiet outdoors. The park also has a fenced dog park with lots of space for energetic pups to play. Check out Lava Lounge after your day in the sun for a quick, casual place to eat on the outdoor patio.
Downtown Cleveland is about 32 miles from Newbury Township and is where some of the coolest places in the city reside. You’re also steps away from the incredible Lake Erie with waterfront parks that offer some of the best views of the water. Downtown has a plethora of dog-friendly restaurants to enjoy if you’re exploring with Spot. Greenhouse Tavern is a furrific place to try something new from a wide range of signature dishes. If you’re looking for something classic, head to Johnny’s Downtown, a super dog-friendly Italian restaurant that will even give your pup his own water bowl and treat when he joins you.
Just under 33 miles from Newbury Township is Ohio City in Cleveland. This neighborhood is on the eastern end of the Downtown area and also sits near the waterfront of Lake Erie. The primarily residential neighborhood is home to schools and a branch of Cleveland Clinic, yet also offers several restaurants that welcome your doggie friend. Try Momocho for some traditional Mexican cuisine – you’ll love the cozy outdoor dining area where Max can join you. The Black Pig is another local favorite with several outdoor paw-friendly tables and meals that feature some of the best pork raised on good old Ohio farms.
The Sunnydale neighborhood of Eastlake, Ohio is just under 22 miles from Newbury Township on the eastern side of the Chagrin River. The neighborhood is residential and has water running through and around it (it’s just minutes from Lake Erie!), so it’s pawfect for water-loving dogs and humans. Sunnydale is also the home of Eastlake Dog Park, which locals love for its convenient, cozy, quiet location. The spacious area has plenty of room for large and small dogs to socialize and exercise, and you’ll appreciate the double-gated entry system that prevents pups from leaving the fenced area when people come and go.
The Noble neighborhood of Euclid is comprised of residential blocks that sit right on the coast of Lake Erie. It’s about 23 miles from Newbury Township and only minutes away from Downtown Cleveland. Euclid Memorial Park is in the center of Noble and offers over 50 acres of space for families to enjoy. Even your four-legged friend is welcome on his leash to enjoy open space, walking, and other fresh air activities. Noble also has some dog-friendly restaurants to check out, like Beach Club Bistro. This waterfront spot has nights with live music, meals with fresh ingredients, and a fun outdoor area where you and your pup can enjoy it all.