Local Area Attractions Near Canton KOA

The Canton, Texas area has lots of fun things to do in the area.  From on-site activities like our escape rooms to Canton First Monday Trade Days which is less than 2 miles away, rest assured you will have lots to do while visiting our campground.

Splash Kingdom Water-park
Splash Kingdom Water-park

Splash Kingdom is a family friendly water park located on Interstate 20 on the West side of Canton. The water park has numerous fun attractions including slides, wave pools, and a lazy river. Splash Kingdom is only 1.5 miles from the resort, so it is the perfect place to take the family in the Summer.

18814 Interstate 20

Canton, TX 75103

903-567-0044

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Cherry Creek Park
Cherry Creek Park

Cherry Creek Park is a great place for family picnics with its playscape, picnic tables and grills.  The park also has marked nature trails; a walking trail (approximately 1/2 mile around), which includes an exercise circuit nature trails; and a wildlife observation deck.  The park has a fantastic 18-hole frisbee golf course.  You may bring your own equipment or buy some from the Canton Visitors Bureau at 119 N. Buffalo (903-567-1851). Located off Old Kaufman Road.

1200 Cherry Creek Road

Canton, TX 75103

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First Monday Trade Days
First Monday Trade Days

First Monday Trade Days is a monthly flea market held in Canton, Texas. The market is actually held on the Thursday through Sunday preceding the first Monday of each month. It purports to be the largest and oldest continually operated flea market in the United States, and is a highly popular event in the area. At this huge market you are sure to find everything you are looking for! They have it all from antiques to boutiques and everything in between! Our resort is conveniently located only 1.8 miles from the World Famous First Monday Trade Days!

800 1st Monday Ln

Canton, TX 75103

903-567-6556

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Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial
Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial

The Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial was created by a grass roots organization of county citizens representing the communities of Ben Wheeler, Canton, Colfax, Edgewood, Edom, Fruitvale, Grand Saline, Martins Mill, Myrtle Springs, Van, Wills Point and surrounding East Texas areas.The Mission:
To honor the sons and daughters of Van Zandt County and all Military Veterans through education, while providing a place of reflection.  Create solutions to maintain and preserve our grounds, museum, veterans' contributions to the United States, and to positively impact all we serve.
The Veterans Memorial is situated only 2 miles from the resort.

1200 South Trade Days Blvd

Canton, TX 75103

903-567-0657

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Van Zandt Country Club
Van Zandt Country Club

Prepare yourself for an unparalleled golfing experience. Our course is a pleasure for golfers of any skill level to play. Van Zandt will challenge you while providing a relaxing, picturesque backdrop. Test your accuracy with our fairways, water hazards and sand traps; we have everything you need to challenge you and improve your game. All in all, our goal is to provide you with a quality experience that includes exceptional service and a comfortable atmosphere.

17960 I-20 Frontage Rd

Canton, TX 75103

903-567-4884

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Yesterland Farms
Yesterland Farms

With 30+ activities and attractions, from Apple Cannons to Zombies, plus a 3-acre Corn Maze  — there's something for everyone in the family!  Bring kids and cameras to Van Zandt County for an exciting day of fun on the farm! Stay for the Fright Farm attractions which are spooky and family friendly! Yesterland is only 1.9 miles from the Resort.

15410 Interstate 20

Canton, TX 75103

903-567-2255

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Blackwell House Museum
Blackwell House Museum

Step inside Canton's oldest home and learn a bit of local history at the Blackwell House Museum, built in 1886 by H.F. and Nannie Jane Bartlett Blackwell. Open by appointment only.

314 First Monday Lane

Canton, TX 75103

903-567-4550

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Mill Creek Reservoir
Mill Creek Reservoir

Canton's historical attractions, shops, and restaurants provide plenty of reasons to visit. Here's another: fishing. Head to Mill Creek Reservoir, located just southeast of town, for some of the best fishing in East Texas. You'll find heaps of opportunities to snag a largemouth bass or a crappie, and you just might catch the occasional catfish.

410 Arnold Paul Road

Canton, TX 75103

903-567-2826

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Van Zandt County Library
Van Zandt County Library

Browse a collection of more than 40,000 books and 2,700 audio and video records from just about every genre you can think of at this library in Canton. Open Tuesday through Friday, admission to the library is free.

317 1st Monday Lane

Canton, TX 75103

903-567-4276

Canton Plaza Museum
Canton Plaza Museum

Admire one of the largest bell collections in Texas, tour the First Monday Museum, and check out the Native American artifacts and models of the Kennedy collection at this museum. Housed within the old Canton Plaza Theater, the Canton Plaza Museum gives an in-depth look at the town's history.

119 North Buffalo

Canton, TX 75103

903-567-1849

Hatfield Restorations
Hatfield Restorations

If you love vintage autos, then you can't miss a visit to Hatfield Restorations showroom. A checkerboard floor and antique signs complement the beautifully restored cars from the first half of the 20th century.

1534 FM 2909

Canton, TX 75103

903-567-6742

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Tyler Rose Garden
Tyler Rose Garden

The rose fields of Tyler have become legendary for both the quality of their flowers as well as the sheer magnitude of the fields. Make no mistake, Tyler is reliant on roses. Rose lovers can tour the commercial production fields on the outskirts of town or take a stroll through the magnificent Tyler Municipal Rose Garden, which showcases 40,000 rose bushes representing 500 different varieties of roses. Tyler is also home to the "Rose Museum."

420 Rose Park Dr

Tyler, TX 75702

903-531-1212

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The Caldwell Zoo
The Caldwell Zoo

The Caldwell Zoo is an 85-acre zoo located in the city of Tyler, Texas. It features animals from all over the world. The Caldwell Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and is a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

2203 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

Tyler, TX 75702

903-593-0121

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The Discovery Science Place
The Discovery Science Place

The Discovery Science Place is a children's science museum located in Tyler, in the U.S. state of Texas. The museum often hosts free activities and community events.

308 N Broadway Ave

Tyler, TX 75702

903-533-8011

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Cherokee Trace Drive Thru Safari
Cherokee Trace Drive Thru Safari

Nestled in the lush piney woods of East Texas, 12 miles East of Jacksonville, TX. Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari is a wildlife park that is home to an amazing variety of wildlife. See over two dozen exotic and endangered species that thrive in an open habitat similar to their native territory. At your own pace, enjoy a self-guided drive through the hills and open savannahs of this 300-acre preserve.From the comfort of your own vehicle, you can observe, feed, and photograph these beautiful creatures. This natural environment has miles of roads that take you into a whole different world. Spot a Watusi (African longhorn cow) mother and calf grazing near a spring-fed pond. Watch the Blackbuck (Indian antelope) studding across an open field.

1200 County Road 4405

Jacksonville, TX 75766

903-683-3322

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Cotton Belt Depot Museum Tyler Texas
Cotton Belt Depot Museum Tyler Texas

Your kids will not want to leave this one of a kind train museum sitting along side the tracks of the Union Pacific Railroad! There is railroad memorabilia along with several model train exhibits in operation.

210 E. Oakwood St.

Tyler, TX 75702

903-594-7232

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East Texas Zoo and Gator Park
East Texas Zoo and Gator Park

Welcome to the East Texas Zoo and Gator Park! Sure, we have dozens of alligators, from hatchlings all the way up to 14 feet long. And yes, our enclosures are designed to be as close to their natural habitat (and you!) as possible.But… there's so much more! We have primates big and small, as well as exotic cats, lemurs, zebras, and all sorts of other critters. Our lobby is full of reptiles, snakes and lizards. The Duck Pond is right between two covered pavilions, the perfect spot for a relaxing picnic.

9515 FM 1255

Grand Saline, TX 75140

903-962-5630

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