Top 200 Places: Erie Canal Village

Erie Canal Village
5789 New London Road /H 46 & 49
New York 13440

This reconstructed 19th century settlement is an outdoor living history museum on the site where the building of the canal began, and there are 3 museums; The Erie Canal Museum, The Harden Museum, and the Museum of Cheese in addition to several other typical structures of the era. Well behaved dogs are allowed to explore the grounds, but they are not allowed in the buildings. Dogs must be friendly toward other dogs and people, under their owner’s control, leashed, and cleaned up after at all times.

Top 200 Places, with tens of thousands of places listed to take your dog to, will be releasing on it’s Dog News blog, Facebook page and on Twitter a list of 200 Top Places that you can take your dog in the U.S. and Canada. This list, while intended to highlight top places that are especially pet-friendly, is not designed to be the absolutely top 200 places that we could find, but a sampling of the top places so that all regions, types of attractions, hotels, B&Bs, vacation rentals, parks, beaches, shopping and more can be considered. No doubt each of you will find many other places not on this list or our full list of dog-friendly places at Please let us know about them by commenting on the blog or emailing us at You can also let us and our readers know if you agree or disagree with the selections, or your experiences there. Please keep in mind that places often change their policies regarding dogs and thus may have different policies at any time in the future.

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