Pet Friendly Attractions in Illinois

Pet Friendly Attractions in Illinois

Illinois has pet friendly attractions that you can experience with your four-legged kids! Since life’s journey is best shared with a pet, don’t leave them behind when taking in the attractions in IL. We’ve dug up pet friendly attractions in Illinois that are sure pet-pleasers!

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Top Pet Friendly Attractions in Illinois

Geneva, Illinois
The Geneva Commons Outdoor Shopping Mall features a wealth of great shops, many of which allow your pooch to browse right alongside you -- just keep that leash secure, keep her under your control all the time, and pick up after her in case of any "a...
Galena, Illinois
These charming open-air replicas of original cable cars make for a fun ride, and the wealth of historic and architectural knowledge gained during the narrated tour makes would please even the most curious history buff. Dogs are allowed on the tours w...
Chicago, Illinois

Seadog Cruises offers an architectural tour, lakefront speedboat tour, extreme thrill ride and holiday & themed cruises. Friendly leashed dogs ride for free on all cruises.

Oak Park, Illinois
Once the home of Hemingway's grandmother, the Ernest Hemingway Museum is a charming and quaint Queen Anne home, and a slice of life from the turn of the century. You are welcome to bring your pet, and you can both tour the scenic grounds together. Ho...
Geneva, Illinois
Head out for a great biking adventure, or take your pet on a challenging hike on the Bike Trails of Kane Forest Preserve. There are miles of trails to explore, and your leashed, well-behaved pet is always welcome.
Monticello, Illinois
There's no better place to enjoy the great outdoors than Allerton Park and Retreat Center. This park spans 1500 acres, encompassing meadows, woodlands, farmsteads and gardens. Explore hiking trails, enjoy a picnic or go birdwatching. Your dog is wel...
Monticello, Illinois
Railroads are an iconic symbol of America's ingenuity and independent spirit. The Monticello Railway Museum is dedicated to preserving and educating the public about railroading history, with a focus on central Illinois. Visitors can see how rail tr...
Galesburg, Illinois
The Carl Sandberg State Historic Park commemorates the famed author's birthplace. There are a wealth of things to do here: catch a live performance at the barn, enjoy a featival, stroll through the park, or browse the museum shop. Your pooch is welco...
Dixon, Illinois
History buffs, political enthusiasts and fans of The Gipper will love seeing the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home. The home has been loving ly and carefully restored. There is a park area with a Reagan statey, and an onsite gift shop. You can take Rover ar...
Loves Park, Illinois
Does your pooch love the water? Whether he's up for a swimming adventure or he could use some healing due to an injury or illness, he'll love Dog Paddle Beach. Because it's indoors, dogs an swim year round. Pleas bring proof of rabies vaccinations be...