Prepare to be awed, whether it’s your first or fourteenth visit to D.C. Inspiring monuments and memorials pay tribute, while museums capture and preserve important milestones in art, science, and history. Don’t be surprised by the lump in your throat at your first nighttime glimpse of the Capitol.
Distance from Camp-Resort: 76.9 miles
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Enjoy the natural air conditioning at Crystal Grottoes Caverns, the only commercial cave now open in Maryland. Find beautiful formations including both stalactites and stalagmites within the caverns.
Distance from Camp-Resort: 10.6 miles
Everything we love about historic East Coast towns can be found in Shepherdstown–brick sidewalks, quaint restaurants, unique shops, and charming homes surrounded by old-fashioned flowers and towering trees. A post-card setting just minutes away.
Distance from Camp-Resort: 14.8 miles
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The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal operated for nearly 100 years as a lifeline for communities along the Potomac River, transporting goods like coal, lumber and agricultural products. Today, the canal is part of the National Park Service, and guests can visit for boat rides, hiking and biking along the beautiful canal.
Distance from Camp-Resort: 2.6 miles
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If you love the water, Baltimore is your kind of town. Check out the Inner Harbor upscale shops and savor mouth-watering, regional cuisine at Harbor Place. Take a short jaunt in a water taxi to the National Aquarium or the Maryland Science Center. Root! Root! Root! for the home team at an Orioles or Ravens game. Just a few reasons why they call it Charm City.
Distance from Camp-Resort: 78.8 miles
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South Mountain Creamery is Maryland’s first on-site dairy processing plant. Visit for a guided tour with an inclusive and interactive look at life on the farm, where they raise their cows from birth. After the tour, enjoy the freshest dairy products you can find, including delicious chocolate milk and over 40 flavors of homemade ice cream!
Distance from Camp-Resort: 21.7 miles
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Antietam Creek Canoe is a unique Canoe, Kayak & Tube Livery located just minutes from our camp-resort. Bring the whole family (even the dog!) for a tubing, kayaking or canoeing trip down historic Antietam Creek. Plus, our campers can enjoy $5 off tubing! Antietam is a Class I-II Creek and is generally canoeable year-round.
Distance from Camp-Resort: 5.7 miles
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The Appalachian Trail is a 2,180+ mile-long public footpath that traverses the lands of the Appalachian Mountains, passing through 14 states (Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine). Today the trail is managed by the National Park Service, and it’s said that at least 2 million people will take at least one one-day hike on the trail each year.
Distance from Camp-Resort: 14.9 miles
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The Battle of Antietam was the bloodiest one-day battle in American history. Over 23,000 soldiers were killed, wounded or missing after twelve hours of combat between the North and South. Today, the Antietam National Battlefield is part of the National Park Service, and guests can visit to learn more about the battle and its impact on the community.
Distance from Camp-Resort: 9.8 miles
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From bears and boas, macaws to monkeys, panthers to pythons, and alligators to zebra, amazing experiences and hundreds of exciting new exotic animal friends await you in this 50-acre park! Catoctin Wildlife Preserve features more interactive touch and feed opportunities than any other animal park in the region. Feel the silky soft fur of the chinchilla or the bumpy shell of a tortoise at daily educational talks. Or get nose to nose with camels, bison, ostrich, zebra and more on the optional Safari Ride.
You will be welcomed by natural ponds, lush landscaping, and wandering Ambass-zoo-dors, eager to indulge inquisitive guests!
Distance from Camp-Resort: 29.1 miles
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Nature-lovers will not be disappointed with a visit to this quaint, historic community at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers. Take a walk through the picturesque streets, visit exhibits and museums, or explore the trails and battlefields.
Distance from Camp-Resort: 27.2 miles
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Located just 30 minutes from Jellystone Park™ Maryland, River & Trail Outfitters offers guided whitewater rafting, tubing, kayaking, canoeing, zip-lining, climbing, and more! River trips & lessons take place on the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers and Antietam Creek. Experience the unique kayaking and canoeing tours including paddling to area breweries, wineries, and distilleries.
Want to check it out? Guests of Jellystone Park™ Maryland receive a discount!
To redeem offer, simply mention promo code BRO17 when reserving your experience with River & Trail!
Distance from Camp-Resort: 26 miles
Come ride the trails near historic Harpers Ferry—on horseback! Experienced guides accompany you through the Blue Ridge Mountains bordering two National Parks or on the banks of the Potomac River along the C & O Canal. Horses are available for all levels of rider, including beginners. Enjoy the peace, beauty and relaxation known as the experience of time spent in the wilderness with a horse.
Distance from Camp-Resort: 21.2 miles