Cape Cod Massachusetts is the vacation destination area for many people. These vacationers may find themselves facing a dilemma if they have chosen to take their dog or dogs on vacation with them. What attractions in the area welcome dogs? Fortunately for dog owners who are planning on vacationing in the Cape Cod area there are attractions that welcome dogs as long as they are well behaved.
Attractions in the Cape Cod area that welcome dogs include the Green Briar Nature Center, Hy-Line Harbor Cruises, Bay State Cruise Company, Dolphin Fleet of Provincetown Whale Watch, Flyer’s Boat Rentals and the Wellfleet Drive-in Movie Theater.
Green Briar Nature Center
Green Briar Nature Center, located at 6 Discovery Hill in East Sandwich, Massachusetts offers dogs and their owners the opportunity to enjoy all that nature has to offer while they hike down the nature trails on the property as well as the nature trails on the Briar Patch Conservation Area which is located adjacent to the nature center property. No dogs are allowed in any of the buildings on either property. Dogs must be on a leash from March to September, but from September to March they can be off-leash as long as they remain under the control of their owner. For more information, interested dog owners can call 508-888-6870 or go to http://www.thorntonburgess.org/GreenBriarNatureCenter.htm.
Hy-Line Harbor Cruises
Hy-Line Harbor Cruises, located at Ocean Street Docks in Hyannis, Massachusetts welcomes very well behaved dogs on their vessels as long as they are leashed. However, they are not allowed on any of the furniture on the vessels and they can not ride in the First Class Lounge aboard the Nantucket ferry. Hy-Line Harbor Cruises offer high-speed ferry service as well as traditional ferry service to both Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. Cruises to both islands, Hyannisport Harbor Cruises, Cape Cod Canal Cruises and Deep-sea Fishing Cruises are also offered to customers at Hy-Line Harbor Cruises. For more information on Hy-Line Harbor Cruises you can call 508-790-0696 or you can go to www.hylinecruises.com.
Bay State Cruise Company
Bay State Cruise Company, located at MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, Massachusetts allows dogs to accompany their owners on ferry rides that range in length from an hour to an hour and a half. Dogs must be leashed and cleaned up after while on this ride. For more information on Bay State Cruise Company, you can call 617-748-1428 or go to www.baystatecruisecompany.com.
Dolphin Fleet of Provincetown Whale Watch
Dolphin Fleet of Provincetown Whale Watch, located at 307 Commercial Street, Provincetown, Massachusetts, offers the opportunity for your dog to accompany you while whale watching. The whale watching tours you can go on with your dog depends on the size of your dog due to the number of other people on the boats. Call ahead to make reservations and to find out more. For more information, call 508-349-1900 or 800-826-9300 or go to www.whalewatch.com.
Flyer’s Boat Rentals
Flyer’s Boat Rentals, located at 131 Commercial Street in Provincetown, Massachusetts rents boats and your dog can accompany you on one of these boats as long as the dog remains leashed and is cleaned up after. For more information on this activity call 508-487-0898 or go to www.flyersrentals.com.
Wellfleet Drive-in Movie Theater
Wellfleet Drive-in Movie Theater, located at 51 Highway 6 in Wellfleet, Massachusetts offers you the unique opportunity of experiencing movies the way they used to be watched, but with your best friend, your dog. However, dogs that get the opportunity to watch a movie at this drive-in theater must be quiet, well-behaved, leashed and they must be cleaned up after. For more information on enjoying a movie at Wellfleet Drive-in Movie Theater interested people can call 508-349-7176 or they can go to www.wellfleetcinemas.com.