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Top Things to Do in Williamsport, MD
If you're visiting our Camp-Resort this season, you'll probably need a few suggestions for things to do outside of our Hagerstown campground! With all that we have to offer, you won't need to leave our Maryland campground unless you're itching to explore the surrounding area! Williamsport and neighboring towns have plenty of options for family-friendly things to do. Here is a mix of 10 things to do in Williamsport to keep in mind for your next stay with us!

Family-Friendly Attractions:

C&O Canal National Historical Park

Williamsport is home to a significant portion of the C&O Canal National Historical Park. Explore the towpath by foot, bike, or even on a guided mule-drawn canal boat ride. The park offers beautiful scenery and a glimpse into the canal’s rich history.

Hagerstown City Park

Just a short drive from Williamsport, Hagerstown City Park is a beautiful place for a family outing. The park features walking trails, playgrounds, and the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, which offers free admission and a variety of exhibits. This is the perfect place to visit when camping near Hagerstown, MD.

Discovery Station

Discovery Station in Hagerstown is an interactive museum focused on science, technology, and history. With hands-on exhibits and engaging displays, it's a fantastic spot for kids and adults alike to learn and have fun.

Top Local Restaurants:

Desert Rose Café

For a delightful dining experience, visit Desert Rose Café. This cafe is only a few minutes from our Williamsport, MD campground and it's known for its cozy atmosphere and delicious homemade dishes. Enjoy a variety of soups, salads, and sandwiches made from fresh, local ingredients.

The Broad Axe

The Broad Axe is a historic tavern in Hagerstown with a menu that features classic American fare with a modern twist. Enjoy their famous burgers, steaks, and a great selection of craft beers in a rustic, welcoming setting.

Tony's Pizza Time Café

Tony's Pizza Time Café is a local favorite in Williamsport, known for its delicious pizzas and Italian dishes. It's a great spot for a casual family meal, offering a range of options from hearty pastas to fresh salads.

Best Nearby Activities:

Antietam National Battlefield

A short drive from Williamsport, Antietam National Battlefield is a must-visit for history enthusiasts. This historic site of the Civil War’s bloodiest single-day battle offers self-guided tours, a visitor center, and ranger-led programs. This battlefield is a must see when camping near Hagerstown, MD.

Appalachian Trail

For outdoor adventurers, the Appalachian Trail runs close to Williamsport. Enjoy a day hike on this famous trail, which offers stunning views and a chance to experience the natural beauty of the Appalachian Mountains. 

Williamsport Memorial Library

The Williamsport Memorial Library is a wonderful place to spend a quiet afternoon. With a wide selection of books, events, and activities for all ages, it's a great spot for families and book lovers. 

Hagerstown Premium Outlets

Shop till you drop at the Hagerstown Premium Outlets. With a wide range of stores offering great deals on clothing, accessories, and more, it’s a shopper’s paradise just a short drive from Williamsport.

Hopefully you're able to add a couple of these stops to your itinerary next time you stay with us! Our Camp-Resort is the perfect homebase if you're traveling to Western Maryland and interested in east coast camping. While there is plenty to do at our Camp-Resort, we hope you can venture out in Williamsport and other nearby towns to see some of our local favorites!