Local Area Attractions
New Jersey State Aquarium
Explore nearly 200,000 square feet of sharks, hippos, free flying birds and sea life from around the world. The aquarium is located at the Camden waterfront, accessible by the ferry at Penns Landing on the Philadelphia waterfront. For more information visit the New Jersey State Aquarium online.
Independence National Historic Park
The Independence National Historic Park is referred to as the birthplace of our nation and home to its first capitol. It is located in center city Philadelphia where people can visit the Liberty Bell at the Liberty Bell Pavilion, Independence Hall and the US Constitution Center. An all day tour of Philadelphia is provided by the Philadelphia / West Chester KOA. For more information on the tour, visit Our Activities .
Nemours Mansion and Gardens
Nemours , the estate of Alfred I. du Pont, offers the opportunity to enjoy European arts in a magnificent setting. Surrounded by 300 acres of gardens and natural woodlands, the Louis XVI-style chateau, built in 1909-1910, contains fine examples of antique furniture, oriental rugs, tapestries and paintings dating back to the 15th century. The French gardens, extending almost one-third of a mile along the main vista from the mansion, are classed with the finest found in America.
Lancaster / Amish Country
Home to the United States oldest and largest settlement of "Plain" (Amish, Mennonite and Brethren) people. Outlet malls, great Pennsylvania Dutch cooking and antiques abound. For more information visit Lancaster County online. A CD tour of Lancaster is available at the KOA store ($ rental fee). For more information on the tour, visit Campground Activities .
United States Mint, Philadelphia
The Philadelphia Mint is responsible for the engraving of US coins and medals; production of medal and coin dies; production of coins of all denominations for general circulation; production of regular uncirculated coin sets; production of commemorative coins authorized by Congress and the production of medals. For tour information, visit the US Mint online.