Local Area Attractions Near Harpers Ferry / Civil War Battlefields KOA
Where the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers meet, Harpers Ferry has much to offer both historical and outdoor enthusiasts. You can visit battlefields and explore history or book a day trip flat water tubing or rafting. Try one of the aerial adventure parks too! Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races is just 5 miles away.
It's just a short walk or River Riders will pick you ip for free for any of our awesome water or air adventures. Your little ones will love our new Chicken Little's Sup Course for children ages 4 to 6 and parents.
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
Looking for a Vegas-style casino experience? Hollywood Casino features over 2,700 of the most popular slots and 75 table games, including a live poker room. Come experience the thrill of live thoroughbred horse racing – under the lights, all year long! Home to the $1,250,000 Charles Town Classic, Race for the Ribbon, and West Virginia Breeders Classics, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races offers some of the nation's best full-field cards for thoroughbred horse races.
750 Hollywood Drive
Charles Town, WV 25414
See West Virginia, Virginia and Maryland as Thomas Jefferson did when he sat on " Jefferson Rock" and in 1801 wrote of the view, "This view is well worth a trip across the Atlantic."
The Appalachian Trail is over 2,000 miles long extending from Maine to Georgia, on the crest of the South Mountain between Washington and Frederick counties in Maryland. The trail offers breathtaking view of the magnificent Cumberland Valley to the west and the renowned Middletown Valley to the east.
Harpers Ferry National Historic Park
Harper's Ferry is located at the confluence of the Shenandoah and Potomac rivers. The original town has been restored and includes exhibits and interpretive presentations. You'll also find a wax museum, arsenal site, armory, B&O Railroad Station, St. Peter's Church, shops and hiking trails. Open year round.
Antietam National Battlefield
The Bloodiest Day in American History. 23,000 soldiers were killed, wounded or missing after twelve hours of savage combat on September 17, 1862. The Battle of Antietam ended the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia's first invasion into the North and led Abraham Lincoln to issue the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.
Gettysburg National Military Park
Gettysburg Pennsylvania was the site of the largest battle ever waged during the American Civil War. It was also the bloodiest single battle of the war, resulting in over 51,000 soldiers killed, wounded, captured, or missing.
Be sure to fill up at the KOA before you leave!
Fresh, wild caught US seafood. Open Friday- Sunday, April- December.
1422 Blair Road
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
Today the remains of the C&O Canal provide a place to enjoy nature and recreation, but most importantly they tell the story of the canal's important role in America's history. Stories of western expansion, transportation, engineering, the Civil War, immigration, industry and commerce.
40 West Potomac Street
Brunswick, MD 21716
Mena's Pizzeria and Italian Restaurant
Dine In, Carry Out, Delivery. Sunday 12-9pm, Tuesday-Thursday 11-9pm, Friday-Saturday 11-10PM. Show ad in KOA map book for 10% off!
914 Washington St
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425