Our Dog-Friendly Fall Bucket List

Happy fall, y'all! There's nothing like fall in New England, so with your pup in mind, we've compiled a list of activities for you and your bestie to set out and complete before the weather gets too chilly. And of course we had to pair each activity with a Polkadog treat! 

The Drive-Ins

Ever watch a movie under the stars with your furry friend?! Highly recommend. Mendon Town Drive-In in Mendon, MA is a dog-friendly outdoor movie theater that has two screens, a snack stand and a beer garden. Bundle up, pack a big blanket and enjoy the big screen! Pair the Drive-In's with Peanut Butter Wonder Nuggets - the perfect movie snack.


Our favorite event of the season! A fun-filled day at the Polkadog warehouse featuring exclusive deals on your favorite brands, food trucks, beer garden, entertainment and our ever-so-popular Doggie Costume contest. Be sure to start picking out the costume that will win your pup the grand prize! Pair Polkadogtoberfest with Cake Batter - it's pawty time after all!

Dog Friendly Wineries  

Truro Winery in Cape Cod and Nashoba Valley Winery in Bolton, MA, are two of our favorite wineries, and we love that you can enjoy a glass of wine, bottle of wine, or even a wine flight with your pup by your side. Don't forget to pack a lunch and bring a blanket incase all of the picnic tables are full - they get busy!  Pair wineries with Chicken Littles Bones - rosé for mom and chicken for you! 

Dog Friendly Breweries 

If breweries are more your speed, we suggest heading to Treehouse Brewery, Castle Island Brewing, Redemption Rock or Nightshift. So many New England breweries are dog friendly and we LOVE to see it. Enjoy a beer, food trucks, live music and good vibes! Don't forget to pack the Polkadog treats.  Pair breweries with Turkey & Cranberry Wonder Nuggets - we love the fall flavors in this one!

Day Trip to Salem, MA 

If you're a fan of witches and Hocus Pocus, plan a day trip to Salem, MA during the upcoming spooky season! Start off by taking the Witch City Walking Tour, then try a Witchwood tour accompanied by your furry friend. A great weekend for all things spooky!  Pair day trips to Salem with Salmon Says Bits - you're gonna need a lot of high value training treats to get through the day! 

Park-9 Dog Bar

Located in Everett MA, Park-9 is New England’s first ever indoor dog park and bar! They have a variety of tasty treats for pups and even doggy beer options! Order a Polkadog seafood flight, featuring our Cod Skins, Salmon Says and Clam Chowda! Great for a day or night out with all of your fluffy friends, rain or shine!  Pair Park-9 with Cod Skins - our favorite treat for our favorite dog bar! 

Apple Orchards

Nothing more traditional than hand-picking your favorite kind of apple, whether it's Macintosh, Granny Smith or Fuji and making it into your favorite seasonal fall dish. Hilltop Orchards located in Richmond, MA has 16 acres of apples galore, cider and wine tasting and so much more! Bring your favorite Polkadog treats and share with all your new friends.  Pair the Apple Orchard with Pork & Apple Wonder Nuggets - the mini tubes are perfect for on-the-go treating!

Hiking Trails

Mt Willard is a great 3.2 mile hike in Crawford Notch, New Hampshire. Another option is Wachusett Mountain in Princeton, MA. New England is known for some of the most incredible views of all the fall foliage and what's better than experiencing it with your pup. Don't forget to take a selfie at the top!  Pair Hiking Trails with Chicken Strips - long hikes call for delicious rewards! 

Make sure to tag us in your fall fun! Happy exploring!