Amazing Dog-Friendly Hotels In The Blue Ridge Foothills

The Blue Ridge Mountains offer some of the most spectacular views in the United States and plenty of dog-friendly accommodations. You and your pet can enjoy the Blue Ridge Foothills together in so many ways. From mountain trails, to cool creeks to play in, this is the perfect place to have a dog-friendly vacation. Keep reading for the best dog-friendly places to stay in this dreamy dog-friendly destination.

Cherry Mountain Farm

Explore the beautiful grounds of Cherry Mountain Farm in Rutherfordton with your pups in tow. Their dog-friendly accommodations provide easy access to local attractions, including the Biltmore Mansion in Asheville, Chimney Rock, Linville Caverns, and the stunning Blue Ridge Parkway. Enjoy a full kitchen, an outdoor firepit perfect for making s’mores in the evenings, and a tour of the farm. Your dog will love the horses, angora goats, pigs, and several livestock guardian dogs that call Cherry Mountain Farm Home.

Cherry Mountain Farm | 3946 US 64 Hwy, Rutherfordton, NC 28139| (954) 410-2892 

The Carter Lodge

If you and your dog are looking for a room on the river, you can’t beat The Carter Lodge in Chimney Rock. This rustic dog-friendly hotel offers guests the opportunity to enjoy sitting out back by the river and trout fishing or picnicking and taking in the beautiful views of Chimney Rock. They understand that your pet is part of the family, and that’s why they strive to make them feel right at home. Come and experience the ultimate pet-friendly hotel.

The Carter Lodge | 273 Main St., Chimney Rock, NC 28720| (828) 625-8844

Pine Gables Cabins

If you want to stay in the Lake Lure area during your trip to the Blue Ridge Foothills, look no further than Pine Gables. The rustic cabins on the beautiful grounds are pet-friendly and perfect for a vacation with your furry friend. These Western North Carolina cabin rentals are fully stocked, and the new log cabins, including Owl's Nest, Duck Pond, Ceilidh Cabin, and Fishing Cabin, feature a full kitchen, dishwasher, fireplace, washer, and dryer, gas grill, and hot tub. All cabins also offer free WiFi. If you have a water-loving dog, the Pine Gables Cabins are a short walk to Lake Lure. You can enjoy a refreshing swim together or go kayaking, fishing, and canoeing.

Pine Gable Cabins | Pine Gables Dr., Lake Lure, NC 28746| Reserve Your Cabin Here

Moonshine Manor

A quintessential cabin for your dog-friendly mountain getaway? Yes, please! The Moonshine Manor is a spacious log cabin that boasts all the amenities and comforts of home. Relax with your pup on the 40-foot porch or enjoy a wander in the woods. Located close to downtown Chimney Rock Village, and the Lake Lure Beach and Marina you won’t find Moonshine Manor lacking in dog-friendly activities. Well behaved pets are welcome at Moonshine Manor, but you will need to pay a one-time pet cleaning fee of $49.

Moonshine Manor | 337 Raleigh Drive, Lake Lure, NC 28746| (214) 918-2001

4 Paws Kingdom & Resort

If you’re looking for a true doggie kingdom, you will love a stay at the first and only dog-dedicated campground, 4 Paws Kingdom & Resort. Located on over 30 acres of scenic farmland, this campground and dog retreat offers tent sites, plus 40+ full hook-ups, and level sites from pull-through to back-in sites (30/50 AMP). Tail-wagging amenities include 5 acres of off-leash free-run and socializing parks, a small doggy playground, over 20 acres of nature trails, a champion-size agility ring, a doggy bathhouse and grooming station, and an exclusive doggy pond swim area. You can rent one of their cabins or RVs or bring your own.

4 Paws Kingdom & Resort | 335 Lazy Creek Dr., Rutherfordton, NC 28139| (828) 287-7324 


The Blue Ridge Foothills are the perfect place for a mountain getaway with your dog. With so many fantastic dog-friendly hotels to choose from, what are you waiting for?