Top 3 Pet Friendly Towns in New Hampshire

Verani Realty

When looking for homes for sale in New Hampshire, we all consider a variety of different things based on our individual lifestyles. However, if you’re a dog owner, some of those checklist items may be the same! Such as a large yard, pet friendly restaurants and shops, and pet friendly outdoor hikes and beaches. So to help narrow down the search, we’ve created a list of our favorite pet friendly towns in New Hampshire.

1. Portsmouth, NH
Portsmouth, NH is a popular location for potential buyers when searching for homes for sale in New Hampshire, and for good reason! For as many pros Portsmouth provides to its residents, one that stands out most is it’s dog friendly community. For example, Portsmouth is home to Portsmouth Harbour Trail, a self guided, dog friendly, walking tour. You get to know your new vibrant seacoast city all with your furry friend by your side. After you take the Harbour Trail, you and your four legged pal should check out the Urban Forestry Center. This educational center is pet friendly and offers strolls through marshes, trails, and a tree farm. Portsmouth also offers the South Mill Pond Dog Park, a fenced-in, doubled gated enclosure for dogs of all sizes to run and play together.

2. Peterborough, NH
Peterborough, NH is a picturesque small town in the south western part of the state. With a quaint and walkable downtown area, it’s the perfect place to get your pup up and walking around. Peterborough is also home to Miller State Park, a dog friendly park that includes Pack Monadnock. Mount Monadnock doesn’t allow dogs, but right next door is a slightly smaller version of Mount Monadnock, called Pack Monadnock. A beautiful hike with an even more stunning view from the top. Pack a lunch and share it with your best furry friend!

3. North Conway, NH
The scenic town of North Conway is a huge draw for potential homebuyers when considering buying real estate in New Hampshire. With it’s beautiful downtown, proximity to the mountains, and it’s dog friendly community of course! A must-do with your dog is the Conway Scenic Railroad - friendly and on-leash dogs are welcome to venture onto the train cars. The Valley Train travels from North Conway to Conway and finally to Bartlett, NH while the Notch Train goes to Crawford and Fabyan Station. You and your dog are sure to love this awesome adventure!

If you’re searching for your perfect home in a dog-friendly community in New Hampshire, call us today, your trusted and knowledgeable Verani Realty REALTORS®. Call your local Verani agent or visit for more information.

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