People travel with their pets for practical and sentimental reasons . . .
Why leave members of your family back at home when all you'll do is wish they were with you on your vacation? Virginia wants you to bring your pets along with you!
More and more places accommodate animals today — hotels and campgrounds, state parks and outdoor shopping centers, tourist attractions and outdoor events — so that our four-legged friends can feel part of the fun.
Many of Virginia's wineries and breweries allow dogs on their patios or designated outdoor areas. Dogs will be allowed inside or on the premises of a licensed distillery, a licensed winery or farm winery, or a licensed brewery or farm brewery, except in any area used for the manufacture or storage of food products. Vaccinated, friendly, and leashed dogs are welcome. Dogs must kept on a leash or within a pet carrier and under the control of their owner at all times. Of course, service and guide dogs are welcome everywhere with their humans!