Pet Friendly Things to Do in Savannah’s Historic District

Savannah, Georgia continues to be one of the most popular places for vacationers! The city offers something for everyone whether you are traveling with family, with your significant other, or even if you are bringing your dog along! If you are bringing your pet, you’ll find that there are so many pet-friendly attractions in Savannah’s Historic District. From beautiful parks, special events and even places to stay. Check out our favorite things to do in Savannah with your pet below!

1. Special Events

Dog Days of Summer

Fundraiser for Humane Society for Greater Savannah
Southbound Brewing Company, August 17, 2019 4 pm to 9 pm
107 E Lathrop Avenue
Free admission

A special Citra IPA “Lazy, Hazy, Crazy, Days of Summer” will be served with $1 a pint benefiting the HSGS.

For your four-legged friend, there will be tennis balls and kiddie pools.

dog running

Savannah Oktoberfest and Weiner Dog Races

Oktoberfest Charity Partner — March of Dimes
Morrell Park
River Street
Friday, October 4, 2019: 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Saturday, October 5, 2019: 10:00 am to 11:00 pm
Sunday, October 6, 2019: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

The Weiner Dog Race is part of the activities of Savannah’s Oktoberfest
Entry fee for the race — $25 per dog
In addition, there will be prizes for best-dressed dog and a best-dressed dog owner.

2. Forsyth Park

Dogs are welcome to run and play at Forsyth Park. Located at the southern end of the historic district, it is the largest park in the city and offers lots of shade and a huge fountain that was built in 1858.

3. River Street

River Street is a cobblestone street that runs along the Savannah River and is lined with old buildings that used to be cotton warehouses. You can watch paddle-driven riverboats and ships on the river and visit pet-friendly shops and restaurants in the area. Don’t miss the Riverstreet Marketplace, an open-air market dating back to the 1800s that is filled with items from all over the world.

4. Old Savannah Tours

Old Savannah Tours
250 MLK Jr. Blvd.
(912) 234-8128
Open daily 9 am to 5 pm

Old Savannah Tours is a trolley tour that allows opportunities to get off the trolley and explore. They allow small dogs.

5. Broughton Street

On Broughton Street, there are many restaurants with outdoor seating where you and your dog can enjoy a treat. Many provide a water bowl for your dog. There also are shops and boutiques to explore if you have someone to watch your dog while you are shopping.

6. Inn on West Liberty

At the Inn on West Liberty in Savannah’s historic district, you can bring along your pet under 25 pounds to enjoy a vacation with you at a bed and breakfast. There are convenient places to take your pet for a walk here while you can take advantage of admiring the beautiful scenery. It’s a win-win situation for you and your beloved pet!