Drumore is a small, rural community in PA, so you may need to drive a bit with your favorite pooch to find some dog-friendly areas. Fortunately, just over 11 miles away is Tanglewood, a neighborhood in Quarryville. This neighborhood has a small-town feel and is a good place to visit if you’re looking for some dog-friendly eateries on the way to Lancaster. Here, you can enjoy Sam’s New York Style Pizza, a local favorite offering some of the best pizzas you’ll find in PA, modeled after authentic New York thin crusts. There are two dog-friendly tables outside for you and your dog to dine at!
A little over 19 miles from Drumore is Strasburg Boro in Strasburg, PA. This is another great spot you may want to stop at if you plan to visit the popular city of Lancaster, PA. Here, you can visit Strasburg Toys & Collectibles, a local toy and hobby store with some of the best, most unique toys around. Your dog is welcome on his leash – or in your arms! – to check out all the fun toys. You can also visit Strasburg Creamery, a place where you and your pooch can try some of the local favorite ice cream flavors. Your leashed dog can join you inside, and you’re welcome to enjoy your sweet treat outdoors with him.
About five minutes west of Conestoga Heights is the neighborhood of Woodlawn, Lancaster, PA. This neighborhood is in the heart of Lancaster and features some of the city’s favorite restaurants, shopping areas, events, and more. Woodlawn is the home of one of the most amazing dog parks you’ll lay your eyes on: Beau’s Dream Dog Park. Nestled within Buchanan Park, the dog park has water features to splash in, a tennis ball launcher, separate small and large dog areas, and plenty of green grass. If Fido needs a good scrub-down after playing, head to WAGS Wash and Groom Spa, which offers drop-off services for your pooch to get spruced up with natural products.
Fruitville in Lancaster is about 45 minutes away from Drumore and sits on the outskirts of the city for a more rural feel. Overlook Dog Park is sure to become a hit with your furry friend, with its well-maintained open space to run and separate small and large dog areas for added safety. The fenced-in dog park is a part of Overlook Park, where you can also take your leashed dog to enjoy 114 acres of beautiful, open space. The park offers ponds, playgrounds, sporting fields, and plenty of opportunities for socialization! The neighborhood also has a unique agency dedicated to finding missing pets, and the owner is on-call 24/7 to help pet owners.