Winter Park Chamber LogoIn the heart of Central Florida, historic Winter Park was created in the late 1800s as an escape for the rich and fabulous. Today, it is known for its beautiful tree-lined cobblestone streets ,upscale shops and luxurious hotels that welcome pets.

A unique Winter Park vacation begins at one of the pet friendly hotels in the area, such as the elegant Alfond Inn, that welcomes your Very Important Pup with special pet amenities.

The Alfond Inn is so pet friendly that leashed dogs are welcome to stroll through their lush gardens with their owners and accompany them to the Inn’s award winning restaurant, Hamilton’s Kitchen, where they can dine al fresco on the veranda.

A stay in Winter Park isn’t complete without a stroll down famous pet friendly Park Avenue, known for its upscale shops and dining options that welcome dogs with water bowls and treats.


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A local icon, “Pookie’s Bow Wow Bakery & Pet Nutrition” offers doggie delectables and will even bake your fur kid a birthday cake. While many cities have dog parks, Winter Park’s Lake Baldwin Park has it’s own canine beach!

Local and visitor pooches alike can swim or splash around in the lake and play chase on the beachfront. More adventurous dogs and their parents will enjoy “Paddleboard Orlando,” a pet friendly adventure where you dog can learn to SUP (Stand Up Paddle). They even have specialized doggie boards and provide expert lessons for you and your furry friend.

Watching the sun go down as you paddle along Lake Killarney is the perfect end to a perfect day in idyllic Winter Park.