Picturesque, historic streets, delicious dining, and more parks than you can throw a stick at — make no bones about it, Philadelphia is ripe for romance. There’s no need to leave your doggo behind on your date, either — the City of Brotherly Love has plenty of pawesome places where you can bring your buddy while you make that special someone swoon.
Whether you’re pulling out all the stops or keeping it casual, you’ll find a destination below to suit the three of you. And if your date doesn’t want to spend time with your doggo, it might be best to keep your canine companion as your sole cuddle buddy for the evening.
Whether you’re skeptical or superstitious, a candlelit walking tour through Philly’s spooky side is sure to give you and your date something to talk about after! Ghost Tours of Philadelphia are just one of several outfits in the city that are happy for you to bring your doggo along. The knowledgeable guides take you through haunted houses, secret streets and gardens, and even scary cemeteries.
Nothing says romance like an intimate atmosphere and classic French fare, and Parc provides both in spades. An ideal choice for those looking to push the boat out a bit, the bistro serves up some seriously special fruits de mer. Don’t worry too much about having to brave a cold patio to stay with your pup, either — the outdoor seating is surrounded by heat lamps.
Free and Friendly Walking Tours of Philadelphia provide a grrr-eat option for pups and people on a budget. One of the selling points of Philly is its walkability, so history buffs can get their culture fix without burning through too much shoe leather. Even if you live locally, you’d be surprised at how much history passes you by as you go about your daily routine!