Expect a Warm Welcome if Traveling with Pets to Indianapolis
There are plenty of fun things to do with pets in Indianapolis. Indianapolis is home to the College Football Hall of Fame, the Colts, the Indy 500 and a whole host of residents who are wild about their dogs, demanding nothing but top notch parks and services to cater to their pooch. While you won’t find many pugs on the infield at Indianapolis Speedway or on the sidelines during Colts games, you will find them romping joyously in one of the city’s 14 sanctioned dog parks. Let’s take a look at things to do when traveling with pets to Indianapolis, Indiana.
Plump’s Last Shot is one of many pet-friendly restaurants in Indianapolis
Many of Indianapolis’s dog parks require day passes for entry. The fees are nominal, but current vaccination records will need to be shown to obtain the pass. Indianapolis’s very first dog park is on the campus of the Humane Society of Indianapolis. This fenced park provides a safe place for dogs and their owners to hang out with other dogs and their owners. Picnic tables dot the park, enabling you to sit down and relax while your hound romps through the park’s pawesome canine agility course. There is also a 1.5 mile long wooded trail you can hike with your pup.
Head over to the Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Monument with your dog. This 284foot tall monument in the center of Indianapolis was erected in 1901 to honor Hoosiers who were veterans of the American Revolution, the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, the Civil War and the Spanish American War. At the top of the monument there is an observation deck that can be reached either by stairs or elevator. Be aware that the elevator cost is $2.00. Wander the grounds of this historic site with your best friend while ruminating on the long ago wars this monument was erected to honor.
Take a tour of historic sites in Indianapolis with your dog via the Blue Ribbon Carriage Company. This tour company offers horse drawn carriage rides throughout the downtown Indianapolis area and is completely dog friendly. You can choose from a quiet ride by the Canal or you can visit the historic area of Lockerbie Square. When you are done, visit one of Indianapolis’ many restaurants with outdoor patios ideal for sharing a meal with your dog. All this and more is listed on our Indianapolis Travel Guide, designed exclusively for pet owners.
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Remember, booking early is essential when traveling with pets. See what’s available today so you get the best deals. Start your search for pet friendly hotels in Indianapolis here. Then sit back and think of all the fun things you can do when you get there!