November 28, 2022

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Pet friendly Upstate NY vacation rentals: 21 places to stay with your furry friend

Going on vacation is even better when you’re traveling with your best friend, even if they’re the four-legged kind.

We’ve combed through pet-friendly rental listings on Vrbo to find some of the top rated spots for your next “purrfect pupcation.”

Adirondacks

Cozy Cottages on Long Lake

Located on the shores of Long Lake, these tiny cottages are 17 miles from Tupper Lake and 30 from Lake Placid in the Adirondack Park. There is easy access to the snowmobile trail network, stroll into center of town, and you’ll be in close proximity to hiking trails. One guest said their dog loved all the long walks they could take through the nice and quiet area.

Cottages on Long Lake

Cottages on Long Lake. Provided photo | nyup.com

  • Pets allowed
  • Accommodates: 4
  • Beds: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Wireless Internet available
  • More amenities: Full kitchen, living space with TV and Roku, heater, screened in porch with grill

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Cottages on Long Lake

Cottages on Long Lake. Provided photo | nyup.com

Adirondack Cabin on Saranac Lake

Newly renovated cabin right on Saranac Lake has space for your family and a furry friend. With access to a private dock, this spot right on the lake in the Adirondack High Peaks has plenty of options for lake centered activities.

Adirondack Cabin on Saranac Lake

Adirondack Cabin on Saranac Lake. Provided photo | nyup.com

  • One pet allowed with extra fee
  • Accommodates: 4
  • Beds: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Wireless Internet available
  • More amenities: Full kitchen, living space with smart TV, on site laundry, computer workspace, kayaks and private dock

See more info, photos, book now

North Country

Alexandria Bay cottage in the 1,000 Islands

Just minutes from the Canadian border, this pet-friendly cottage in Alexandria Bay is close to popular attractions like Boldt Castle, Singer Castle, and Uncle Sam Boat Tours.

Alexandria Bay cottage

Alexandria Bay cottage. Provided photo | nyup.com

  • Cats and dogs allowed, must be flea-free
  • Accommodates: 8
  • Beds: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Wireless Internet available
  • More amenities: Full kitchen, living space with TV, three outdoor decks

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Waterfront home on Millionaire’s Row

Entertain family, friends, and your pets at the spacious Edgewood Pointe in Alexandria. As seen on FYI TV’s Sweet Retreats series, this St. Lawrence River home has all the amenities for a comfortable stay while also being walking distance to all of the shops, restaurants and downtown.

Waterfront home on Millionaire’s Row

Waterfront home on Millionaire’s Row. Provided photo | nyup.com

  • Pets allowed with owner’s approval
  • Accommodates: 10
  • Beds: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Wireless Internet available
  • More amenities: Gourmet kitchen with double dishwasher, laundry, master suite, outdoor decks, dock

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Capital Region

Galway Lake Getaway near Saratoga Springs

Just 15 miles from the center of Saratoga Springs, this waterfront home is an oasis on motor-less Galway Lake. Enjoy beautiful views from the designer kitchen, screened-in porch, and patio. Take advantage of this waterfront property with the provided canoe, kayaks, and paddle board as well as private dock access.

Galway Lake Getaway

Galway Lake Getaway. Provided photo | nyup.com

  • Pets allowed
  • Accommodates: 6
  • Beds: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Wireless Internet available
  • More amenities: Fireplace, laundry, stone patio, basketball court

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Historic Buskirk Schoolhouse near the Vermont border

The Buskirk School House in Hoosick, NY is an early 1800s school house converted into a one bedroom dwelling weaving historic details with modern comforts. Near the Vermont border, this unique rental sits amidst vast farm fields, and woods to explore. Hiking, snow shoeing and cross country skiing are all popular activities in this spot.

Historic School House in Hoosick

Historic School House in Hoosick. Provided photo | nyup.com

  • Pets allowed
  • Accommodates: 2
  • Beds: 1
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Wireless Internet available
  • More amenities: Stone patio, laundry, fully stocked kitchen

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Catskills

Dogwood Cabin near “The Gunks”

Located near Minnewaska State Park, Shawangunk Mountains, and the Catskills, Dogwood Cabin could be the perfect nature getaway for you and your fur baby. Stay indoors and play records, snuggle up by two fireplaces, or head into town to enjoy local restaurants and a vibrant art community.

Dogwood Cabin

Dogwood Cabin in the Catskills. Provided photo | nyup.com

  • Pets allowed
  • Accommodates: 6
  • Beds: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Wireless Internet available
  • More amenities: Two fireplaces (one wood, one electric), spin bike with clip pedals, sunroom, fire pit, charcoal grill and two decks

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Gentleman’s Farm near Catskill Mountains

At the Gentleman’s Farm, with panoramic views of the Catskill Mountains, you’ll find a pet friendly mountain retreat. Dogs are allowed with pre-approval and they can enjoy a therapeutic memory foam dog bed as well as dog bowls toys and treats for their own pupcation. Gaze at gorgeous sunsets, run the fields, and entertain under the stars. For extra animal experiences, arrange with the host a time to feed, pet, or groom the horses, collect eggs and feed the chickens.

Modern Gentleman’s Farm

Modern Gentleman’s Farm in the Catskills. Provided photo | nyup.com

  • Pets allowed
  • Accommodates: 12
  • Beds: 10
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Wireless Internet available
  • More amenities: Chef’s kitchen, open floor plan, master suite with soaking tub and private balcony, outdoor kitchen and lounge area under pergola on back patio, outdoor shower, fire pit

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Modern Gentleman’s Farm

Modern Gentleman’s Farm in the Catskills. Provided photo | nyup.com

Hudson Valley

Deerhaven Lane House in West Saugerties

At the end of a private road lies Deerhaven Lane House with two acres of oasis. There is a fenced in yard for dogs to run and explore. For the humans, the home features a new chef’s kitchen, in ground pool, deck with outdoor grill a whole host of modern comforts.

  • Pets allowed with prior approval
  • Accommodates: 8
  • Beds: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Wireless Internet available
  • More amenities: Gourmet kitchen, in ground pool, deck and outdoor grill, game room, swing set, and electric go kart

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Deerhaven Lane House

Deerhaven Lane House in the Hudson Valley. Provided photo | nyup.com

The Forsyth B&B in Kingston

Just a block away from the historic Rondout waterfront in Kingston sits The Forsyth B&B, a 1830s Hudson Valley home. Whether you and your pup are enjoying the backyard, or heading into town to dine at pet friendly restaurants like Ship to Shore, this house with historic details and modern comforts could be the perfect getaway.

The Forsyth B&B

The Forsyth B&B. Provided photo | nyup.com

  • Pets allowed
  • Accommodates: 12
  • Beds: 8
  • Bathrooms: 5
  • Wireless Internet available
  • More amenities: Yard and patio, laundry, air conditioning, additional event barn can be rented which holds up to 60 people and has another queen bedroom in the loft

See more info, photos, book now

Central New York

Cottonwood Cottage on Owasco Lake

Sitting right at the gateway to the Finger Lakes, this cottage on Owasco Lake offers beautiful lakefront living. The owners live right next door with two friendly dogs of their own, which previous pet guests made friends with. Visitors said they appreciated being close to hiking, running, and Wegmans during their stays at this lakeside home.

  • Pets allowed, up to 2 dogs of any size
  • Accommodates: 6
  • Beds: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Wireless Internet available
  • More amenities: Paddleboard, canoes, kayaks, life jackets, beach towels, fire pit and propane grill

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Renovated Skaneateles home, next to spa

Inspired by the Skaneateles Polo Club, this newly renovated home is a beautiful stay while being pet friendly with its fenced in yard for all furry guests. Located next to award winning Mirbeau Inn and Spa, the home is also a block away from the historic Krebs restaurant and a short walk into the charming downtown of Skaneateles.

Pet friendly Skaneateles home

Pet friendly Skaneateles rental home. Provided photo | nyup.com

  • Pets allowed
  • Accommodates: 8
  • Beds: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Wireless Internet available
  • More amenities: Fireplace, backyard deck, air conditioning

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Country cabin in Oneida County

Find yourself in the countryside of Oneida County, where campfires, starlit nights, and relaxation are the norm with this rental. This pet-friendly cabin has its own private pond and dock for guests and there are also horse boarding facilities at an additional cost. Previous guests write that it is the perfect place for their dogs to play with a fenced in paddock available. Enjoy being close to popular locations like Bouckville Antique shops and just 15 minutes from downtown Utica.

Country cabin in Oneida County

Country cabin in Oneida County. Provided photo | nyup.com

  • Pets allowed
  • Accommodates: 4
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Wireless Internet available
  • More amenities: Fire pit, deck, outdoor grill, fully stocked kitchenette, screened in gazebo

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Country cabin in Oneida County

Country cabin in Oneida County. Provided photo | nyup.com

Tower cottage near Ithaca

It’s not every day you get to stay in your own tower, but this cottage just outside of Ithaca can make that fairytale dream come true. Visitors report they love walking the wooded property with their pets and it’s less than five miles away from dog-friendly downtown Ithaca for more hiking and dining.

Tower Cottage in Ithaca

Tower Cottage near Ithaca. Provided photo | nyup.com

  • Pets allowed
  • Accommodates: 4
  • Beds: 1
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Wireless Internet available
  • More amenities: Private deck, pull out sofa, heated floors, balcony, kitchenette

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Southern Tier

Log cabin at Owego animal sanctuary

Entangled Acres

Entangled Acres in the Southern Tier. Provided photo | nyup.com

Entangled Acres is home to two ponies, rescue dogs, and some chickens, and a log cabin available for a special vacation getaway. There are two mirrored apartments in the cabin, named Greenwood and Bluestone. Located in the Southern Tier near the Pennsylvania border, guests are invited to explore the 16-acre property through mowed paths around the meadows and visit the wildlife pond near the house.

  • Pets allowed with additional fee
  • Accommodates: 5
  • Beds: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Wireless Internet available
  • More amenities: Covered porch, picnic tables, Greenwood includes laundry facility

See more info, photos, book now for Greenwood

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Entangled Acres

Entangled Acres in the Southern Tier. Provided photo | nyup.com

Creekside cottage in the country

Find wildlife of all kinds at this quaint cottage in the Southern Tier. Travel to nearby Finger Lakes or enjoy the serenity of the babbling Owego Creek that runs through the property.

Creekside cottage

Creekside cottage in the Southern Tier. Provided photo | nyup.com

  • Dogs allowed, no cats
  • Accommodates: 4
  • Beds: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • More amenities: Deck, fireplace, air conditioner for bedroom in summer, fishing poles and lures

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Finger Lakes

Private oasis near Naples

Located near quaint Naples, the “Grape Pie Capital of the World,” you’ll find two bunkhouses at Shangri-la, overlooking Mr. Waddles Pond. Here you will find sustainable living and modern amenities among nature paths and blooming gardens. There is no cell phone reception, so this will be the perfect spot to bring your pet and unplug for a few days.

Shangri-la in the Finger Lakes

Shangri-la in the Finger Lakes. Provided photo | nyup.com

  • Pets allowed
  • Accommodates: 6
  • Beds: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Wireless Internet available
  • More amenities: Balcony, fully equipped kitchen, patio, covered pavilion with grills

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1870s cottage on Keuka Lake

Stay in the heart of the Finger Lakes at this waterfront home near Penn Yan. Close to wineries, Watkins Glen, and Hammondsport, there will be a plethora of things to do in these pet friendly locales. One pet owning guest wrote that the gated deck was nice as it allowed the dog to be outside with them without being tethered. Enjoy sunsets from the private dock and if you’re visiting in the glorious fall season, beautiful views of the colorful foliage.

Waterfront home on Keuka Lake

Waterfront home on Keuka Lake. Provided photo | nyup.com

  • Pets allowed
  • Accommodates: 6
  • Beds: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Wireless Internet available
  • More amenities: Balcony, fully equipped kitchen, patio, covered pavilion with grills

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Waterfront home on Keuka Lake

Waterfront home on Keuka Lake. Provided photo | nyup.com

Western New York

Remodeled cottage in Lakewood

A short walk to the lake, this cottage in Western New York is perfect for furry friends with both a fenced in yard and being across from Lakewood Dog Park. There is also a free boat launch and trailer parking available with this rental. Attractions nearby include Peek ‘n Peak Resort, Lily Dale Spiritual Center, and the National Comedy Center.

Lakewood Cottage

Lakewood Cottage. Provided photo | nyup.com

  • Pets allowed, up to two dogs with additional fee
  • Accommodates: 6
  • Beds: 5
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Wireless Internet available
  • More amenities: Fire pit, patio, fully equipped kitchen, laundry

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Cottage neat Chautauqua Lake

Perfect for larger groups and within walking distance to village activities, this cottage is just a stone’s throw away from Chautauqua Lake. Enjoy the beautifully landscaped yard or bring your pooch to nearby Long Point State Park.

Cottage near Chautauqua Lake

Cottage near Chautauqua Lake. Provided photo | nyup.com

  • Pets allowed, up to two dogs under 50 pounds
  • Accommodates: 12
  • Beds: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Wireless Internet available
  • More amenities: Fire pit, air conditioning, wrap around porch

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Historic Farmhouse near Rochester

Minutes away from Lake Ontario, this 1830s farm home has been fully remodeled to combine its historical past with modern comforts. There is a large backyard for children and pets to play in on this two-acre property. Once owned by the Rudman family, known as the “Peach Kings of Western NY,” there are still peach trees to be found here. Also within driving distance to Letchworth State Park, Watkins Glen, and the Finger Lakes.

Rochester farmhouse

“Peach Kings” Farmhouse near Rochester. Provided photo | nyup.com

  • Pets allowed, up to two pets of any size
  • Accommodates: 10
  • Beds: 6
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Wireless Internet available
  • More amenities: Baby crib and high chair, stocked kitchen, laundry

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