A Pet-Friendly Inn at the Foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains

Beaglier playing with a stick in the grass

What’s a getaway without your best friend? As pet-owners ourselves, we at the Inn at Meander Plantation know the desire to bring your pet along with you on vacation. We encourage guests to bring their pets to the inn and explore our pet-friendly grounds together!


Our innkeepers, Jim and Erica, have been scoping out trails at Meander Plantation for guests and their dogs to roam. And their dogs, Elise and Daisy, love to help! Elise and Daisy are very friendly pooches and love to say hello to new friends that come by the inn. But they aren’t Meander Plantation’s only four-legged resident; our barn cats, Slim and Caboodle, help keep us all company at Meander Plantation, too. With a 2-dog occupancy per room and no breed or weight restrictions, we and our furry friends welcome you and yours.


The Inn at Meander Plantation offers 6 pet-friendly cottages. We provide you and man’s best friend with a pet basket filled with pet waste bags and dog towels for dirty paws. Meander also offers pet accommodations, such as our “Dog Rinse” station near the barn, to clean up after a day of adventuring. With 80 acres of land surrounding the Inn at Meander Plantation as well as miles of trails leading into the Blue Ridge Mountains, you and your pooch will surely have lots to explore!


Another pet-friendly establishment that you will find in the area is DuCard Vineyards. It’s one of our favorite vineyards in the area! DuCard Vineyards holds regular wine-tastings and is also kid-friendly and dog-friendly, with lots of room for families and their furry friends. This vineyard is only 30 minutes from the Inn at Meander Plantation!


Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, you will find this serene and rustic area of the world to be quite pet-friendly. In addition to the Inn at Meander Plantation and DuCard Vineyards, there countless other establishments that are notably dog friendly. Within a twenty-mile radius from Meander, you’ll find the Bald Top Brewing Co., the Beer Hound Brewery, Grill 309, and many more! James Madison’s Montpelier also welcomes leashed dog onto their property so that you and your pet may explore the grounds together.


We also offer Pets Welcome Weekend/Midweek Packages that include complimentary wine tastings at pet-friendly vineyards, our pet fee waived, and more! So grab your pups and come stay at the Inn at Meander Plantation—view availability and make a reservation today. For more information about the Inn at Meander Plantation’s Pet Policies, visit our Pet Friendly Accommodations page. We cannot wait to see you and your beloved pets!


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