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This story was written in 2019 and updated in 2024.

Adirondackers love their dogs! This means the region will welcome your furry friends along with you during your visit here. Below is a list of some pet friendly lodging in the Whiteface Region. Dogs love the wide open spaces and wilderness of the Adirondacks, and now you can share your outdoor adventure with your beloved pets.

Ledge Rock Inn

With a spectacular views and close to everything, Ledge Rock Inn has everything you need for your stay in the Whiteface Region. Located at 5078 Route 86 in Wilmington, the lodge offers one and two bedroom suites with full kitchens, along with large well-appointed rooms with breathtaking views of the mountain. Amenities include coffeemakers, refrigerators, microwaves, trails for hiking, a playground, and grills and picnic tables so you can BBQ! 

Hungry Trout Resort

Featuring spacious accommodations, spectacular views, and access to some of the area's best outdoor adventure recreation to be found, you can't go wrong by booking a stay at Hungry Trout Resort. This comfortable lodge, located at 5239 Route 86 in Wilmington, is also known for its food, offering an upscale dining room in addition to a casual pub. Just steps from the resort, adventure to Whiteface Mountain, trout fishing and hiking along the Ausable river, wildlife viewing, canoeing, and more!

Cadence Lodge

Calling all outdoorsy types! The friendly staff at Cadence Lodge welcome you to discover your ideal basecamp just two miles from Whiteface Mountain, at 5704 Route 86 in Wilmington. As the name implies, Cadence Lodge caters to bikers and is situated in a spot that has easy access to miles of single-track and gravity-fed downhill runs. Play all day and then stay in this comfortable lodge, filled with amenities including on-site laundry, a community kitchen, and an outdoor fire pit.

ADK Trail Inn

ADK Trail Inn is a family and pet-friendly destination nestled on the banks of the beautiful Ausable River, located at 11757 Route 9N in Upper Jay. Offering several choices of clean, comfortable rooms, including kitchenette options, all equipped with free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and mini-fridges, you won't find a more perfect inn to use as a basecamp to meet up with friends and family, your ski group, or for other small events. Guests are granted access to cozy common areas where you can settle in and relax next to the wood stove or near the large screen TV. From here, it's a short, scenic drive to all of your Adirondack adventures.

A nighttime view of the ADK Trail Inn's main building
Photo courtesy of ADK Trail Inn

Whiteface Farm Bed & Breakfast

Settle in to this cozy, welcoming bed and breakfast at 5367 Route 86 in Wilmington, known for providing a best-in-class atmosphere where guests can enjoy a great night's sleep and wake up to a delicious home-cooked breakfast. The start of an Adirondack day never tasted so good, with specialty items like apple pie pancakes and breakfast burritos served up fresh and hot daily. Easy and quick access to the region's best fishing, hiking, and sightseeing is just outside the door.

A couple sits with their dog in a common living space inside of Whiteface Farm Bed & Breakfast


With over 15 years of experience renting vacation homes, Adirondack-Vacation offers a rental experience that ranks among the best in the Whiteface Region. The vacation homes and cabins are perfect for getaways and gatherings of every kind. Each home has a modern Adirondack style and features a hot tub, outdoor gathering space, and fire pit. Most have a gas fireplace, sauna, and spectacular views. And best of all? You can even travel with your pets—they allow up to 3 well-behaved dogs at each of their locations.

A home nestled amongst the mountains.

There are more comfortable and unique lodging options in the Whiteface Region, like Blue Pepper Farm, where you and your four-legged friends are welcomed to experience a working farm set in beautiful scenery. Start planning your trip today, and don’t forget to bring your furry friend – there’s so much to see and do here! 


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