Hmm, let’s see: the confines of the kennel, or sun and fun on the Vineyard? Fortunately for Fido, more and more inns, hotels, and B&Bs on the Island are accepting four-legged guests. Policies differ (and change), so always call ahead.
The Mansion House, Main Street. $50 per pet per stay; 508-693-2200; mvmansionhouse.com.
SummerStone B &B. 508-696-3963.
The Harbor View Hotel and The Kelley House. $50 per night, per dog; 508-627-7000; harbor-view.com.
Winnetu Oceanside Resort in Katama has several pet-friendly townhomes. $99/week; 508-310-1733; winnetu.com.
The Vineyard Vacation Homes (dogs and cats welcome). $22/night ($100 max); waived for stays of over a week; 508-299-3291; vineyardvacationhomes.com.
Vineyard Square Hotel and Suites has two dog-friendly suites. 508-627-4711; vineyardsquarehotel.com.
Hob Knob Eco-Boutique Hotel, Edgartown. 508-627-9510; hobknob.com.
Victorian Inn, Edgartown. 508-627-4784; thevic.com.
The M.V. Surfside Hotel (dogs and cats). $10 to $15 per night. 508-693-2500; mvsurfside.com.
Island Inn, Beach Road. 508-693-2022; islandinn.com.
Brady’s NESW. 508-693-9137; sonsol.com/bradys/
Tivoli Inn. $10 pet fee per night. 508-693-7928; tivoliinn.com.
Kathleen’s Kottage. May to October; $25 pet fee per night. 508-863-2734; kkonmv.com.
Up-Island (the rest of the Island to the west)
The Beach Plum Inn and neighboring Menemsha Inn in Chilmark have many dog-friendly rooms and cottages. 508-645-9454; beachpluminn.com.