Pets and People Have a Place in Onslow County

A concern many people have when traveling is whether the destination will be suitable for pets and other furry friends. While Onslow County welcomes families, friends, and couples from all over, pets are also encouraged to visit the place “where beauty and pride come together.”

Salty Paws Pet Resort 

Located in Sneads Ferry, the Salty Paws Pet Resort is the perfect place for your pet to stay while you are visiting Onslow County. The resort provides premier care that you can be proud of and that you can count on. Comfort, safety, and health of your dog(s) are a priority of Salty Paws Pet Resort and they accommodate the four-legged friends in an environment that is clean, comfortable, and safe. For more information on dog boarding, pricing, and reservations at Salty Paws Pet Resort, visit

Trails and other pet-friendly areas

 Onslow County is home to many great outdoor amenities including parks and recreational areas, as well as some beautiful natural areas. If you find yourself visiting Onslow County with your pet in tow, here is a list of local trails that are ideal places to walk or spend time with your pet outside.

Pet-friendly lodging

If you are in Onslow County and in need of a hotel that will accommodate you and your pets, call the TownePlace Suites by Marriott at (910)-478-9795. The Deep Creek Campground & RV Resort is a lodging option that allows for a little more freedom and adventure for pet owners and pets alike while visiting Onslow County.

Onslow County is paws-down a great place to visit for furry friends and everyone else! Find more information about Onslow County Tourism online at

Only in Onslow

Only in Onslow

As one of North Carolina’s oldest counties, Onslow County reflects a rich and varied history.  It’s also the proud home of the Marines of Camp Lejeune, New River Air Station, Camp Johnson and Camp Geiger.

The county has been graced with an extraordinary natural beauty: over 30 miles of wide, unspoiled beaches, waters teeming with an abundance of marine life, forests filled with wildlife, and rich farmland to harvest.

Today, you can explore everything from military and historic monuments to beautiful waterways and beaches to friendly spots to eat and play.