Local Area Attractions Near Philadelphia South / Clarksboro KOA Holiday

Where Is Clarksboro, New Jersey?
Just across the river from the City of Brotherly Love and south of Camden and Cherry Hill, our Philadelphia South / Clarksboro KOA Holiday campground is located in Clarksboro, NJ. We are the closest campground to Philadelphia - only12 miles! Philly South KOA is also located close to many other local area favorite hotspots including Camping World in Bridgeport (10 miles), Atlantic City (60 miles), New York City (90 miles) and Washington DC (120 miles). 

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Fun Things To Do In and Near Philadelphia
Whether you're a city lover or want to get more in tune with nature, Philadelphia and the surrounding local areas have something for everyone! Visit one of the many museums, see the sites at Independence National Historical Park where the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were adopted or check out America's first zoo. Interested in hiking and biking? Check out Schuykill River Trail, the city's most popular walking, running and biking trail, or view the beautiful Philadelphia skyline from Belmont Plateau in West Fairmount Park. 

Being less than 30 minutes from downtown Philadelphia makes our campground a prime location for anyone looking to get out of Philadelphia or for those looking to explore the city, but not stay there! You and your family are sure to have a fun adventure in store with whatever activity you choose to do!

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Liberty Bell

Liberty Bell

No trip to Philadelphia is complete without seeing the Liberty Bell. Exhibits line the left side of the hallway in the Liberty Bell Center. Topics range from the founding of the State House bell (now known as the Liberty Bell) to its useby abolitionists, and advocates for women's suffrage. The exhibit area includesa video presentation (approximately 10 minutes long) about the Liberty Bell.

No tickets are required. Entrance is on a first-come, first-served basis.

526 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106

215-965-2305

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Philadelphia Zoo

Philadelphia Zoo

The region's leading family destination and one of the area's foremost conservation organizations, Philadelphia Zoo is home to nearly 1,300 animals, many rare and endangered. Leveraging its platform as America's first zoo, Philadelphia Zoo is working double-time to educate more than 1.2 million annual visitors about animal and environmental conservation via a first-in-the-world animal travel and exploration trail system, called Zoo360, that offers animals more room to roam, and KidZooU -- a new KidZooU children's zoo and education center that serves as a model for children's zoos nationwide. Plan your visit today!

3400 W Girard Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Two Bridges Wine, Beer & Spirits Trail

Two Bridges Wine, Beer & Spirits Trail

Taking its name from the Delaware Memorial and Commodore Barry Bridges, which traverse the nearby Delaware River, the Two Bridges Wine, Beer, & Spirits Trail takes visitors on a tour of wineries, vineyards, breweries, and distilleries. Dining, shopping, and other local attractions punctuate the 60-mile-long trail. Enjoy the scenery of South Jersey's coastal and watershed areas, its wild forests, and the lands carved by the Delaware River as you cross from vineyard to vineyard, sampling the local color and culture of the area.  The Trail is easily accessed from the New Jersey Turnpike, Route 295, Route 40, and Route 55. Visit the Trail Map for more details.
Book your stay for your wine trail experience.

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Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art

We are Philadelphia's art museum. A landmark building. A world-renowned collection. A place that welcomes everyone.
We bring the arts to life, inspiring visitors—through scholarly study and creative play—to discover the spirit of imagination that lies in everyone.We connect people with the arts in rich and varied ways, making the experience of the Museum surprising, lively, and always memorable.We are committed to inviting visitors to see the world—and themselves—anew through the beauty and expressive power of the arts.

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Philadelphia, PA 19130

215-763-8100

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Bridgeport Motorsports Park

Bridgeport Motorsports Park

Bridgeport Motorsports Park, often referred to as the Kingdom of Speed, is a progressive high banked dirt oval located in Logan Township (Gloucester County), NJ. Bridgeport Motorsports Park provides a safe, fan-friendly, and exciting atmosphere where lifetime memories are created and is located just minutes from the campground.  
Heading to the track? Book your stay today.

83 Floodgate Rd

Swedesboro, NJ 08085

856-467-4407

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Cowtown Farmers Market

Cowtown Farmers Market

A twice-weekly, year round, indoor and outdoor farmers market and flea market in Southern New Jersey. Cowtown Farmers Market has been serving buyers and sellers since 1926. Open all year around, rain or shine, every Tuesday & Saturday 8am-4pm. Cowtown Farmers Market is considered by many to be the best flea market in South Jersey.

780 Harding Highway

Pilesgrove, NJ 08098

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Atlantic City Beach, Boardwalk & Casinos

Atlantic City Beach, Boardwalk & Casinos

Take a short drive from the campground to experience Atlantic City, NJ.  There is something for everyone in Atlantic City from the beaches, boardwalk, casinos and restaurants.  Take a day trip and Do AC!

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Adventure Aquarium

Adventure Aquarium

Adventure Aquarium is just minutes from downtown Philadelphia on the Camden Waterfront and features one-of-a-kind exhibits with more than 8,500 aquatic species throughout two million gallons of water. The Aquarium is home to the largest collection of sharks on the East Coast, including the only great hammerhead shark on exhibit in the United States,

1 Riverside Drive Camden

Camden, NJ 08103

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Franklin Institute

Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute is a science museum and the center of science education and research in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is named after the American scientist and statesman, Benjamin Franklin, and houses the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial.

222 N 20th St

Philadelphia, PA 19103

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Battleship New Jersey

Battleship New Jersey

The Battleship New Jersey Museum & Memorial regularly ranks as one of the best museums in NJ, one of the best things to do in Philadelphia, and serves as an entertaining attraction in New Jersey for families. Not only do you see exhibits of artifacts from the largest battleship's past, but you are put into the exhibit as you go through the tour route. Sit in the chair from which Admiral Halsey commanded the biggest battleship and the 5th Fleet. Stretch out on the bunks where the sailors slept. Climb into the 16” gun turret and learn how the projectiles were loaded. The New Jersey is one of the most interactive U.S. battleship museums.

62 Battleship Place

Camden, NJ 08013

856-966-1652

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University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

Penn has a proud tradition of translating knowledge into social-minded action that dates back to our founder, Benjamin Franklin. We invite you to spend time on campus and see the many ways our diverse community brings excitement and discovery to Penn's stately buildings and state-of-the-art facilities.

University of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA 19104

215-898-5000

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Reading Terminal Market

Reading Terminal Market

One of America's largest and oldest public markets, housed since 1893 in a National Historic Landmark building, the Market offers an incredible selection of locally grown & exotic produce, locally sourced meats and poultry, plus the finest seafood, cheeses, baked goods, and confections. You'll find everything you need to create a memorable meal, from cookbooks, to table linens, to kitchenware, to fresh cut flowers, and more. Plus the widest variety of restaurants under one roof.

51 N 12th St

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Sahara Sam's Oasis Indoor & Outdoor Water Park

Sahara Sam's Oasis Indoor & Outdoor Water Park

If school is out, then our slides are on! Sahara Sam's is open rain or shine - see our current hours and event here. Introducing The Mirage! New Rides, New Slides, 10,000 More Square Feet of Weather-Proof FUN included with membership!Annual passes, birthday parties, group events. Come and see us today!

535 North Route 73

West Berlin, NJ 08091

856-767-7580

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Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours

Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours

Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours offers the premier daily Hop On/Hop Off city tours on board our double-decker buses. With 27 stops across a sixteen-mile journey, we deliver you to the doorstep (or close to it) of nearly 100 iconic attractions across Philadelphia. See the sights with our convenient one, two, or three day passes or discover the town under the cool cover of night with our Twilight Philly Night Tour, Group Tours, Private Excursions, Event Transportation and Airport Shuttle services are also available with our world-class fleet of charter vehicles.

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National Historical Park

National Historical Park

"We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal..."
Goods, ideas, and people intermingled in early Philadelphia. In this diverse city, a new republic was born. The Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution were both debated and signed inside Independence Hall. Nearby sits the Liberty Bell, an international symbol of liberty. Plan your trip today!

143 S 3rd Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103

215-965-2305

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Al & Sam's Canoe, Boats & Kayaks

Al & Sam's Canoe, Boats & Kayaks

Welcome to Al and Sam's Canoe & kayak, for more than 40 years, our family owned and operated business located at the headwaters of the Maurice river has offered nothing but the best in products and service in the South Jersey Area. We are recognized for our personal service, competitive prices, and quality products, especially among all of our regular customers.

Call anytime and come see, at your convenience, our large inventory of good used and the new and latest in kayaks and canoes and paddling accessories. Then paddle one for free on the water before you buy.

We are ready to outfit your next paddling experience, whether it be lake, river, bay, or ocean. You can rent from either of our locations, or take advantage of our "Take-out" program.

2626 Weymouth Rd

Newfield, NJ 08344

856-692-8440

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Gloucester Premium Outlets

Gloucester Premium Outlets

Conveniently accessed from Philadelphia & Atlantic City via rte. 42 exit 7B , Gloucester Premium Outlets features 90 stores including adidas, Michael Kors, Vera Bradley, Under Armour, J.Crew Factory, kate spade new york, aerie and many more all at savings of 25% to 65% every day. Enjoy additional amenities around the property which include soft seating, a fire place, playground, free WIFI and more.

100 Premium Outlet Dr

Blackwood, NJ 08012

856-302-0878

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Lincoln Financial Field

Lincoln Financial Field

Lincoln Financial Field is the home stadium of the National Football League's Philadelphia Eagles and the Temple Owls football team of Temple University as well as NCAA Men's Lacrosse and Entertainment.

1 Lincoln Financial Field

Philadelphia, PA 19148

267-570-4000

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Camping World of Bridgeport

Camping World of Bridgeport

Need service, maintenance or accessories? We've got you covered!

602 Heron Drive

Swedesboro, NJ 08085

888-920-9140

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Cohanzick Zoo

Cohanzick Zoo

A small free zoo, situated on approximately 15 acres within the city of Bridgeton's 1100 acre park, but we provide a home for some larger than life animals including Holly, our Asiatic black bear! We've been described by many as a hidden gem nestled in the woods, well off the beaten path.

45 Mayor Aitken Dr

Bridgeton, NJ 08302

856-453-1658

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Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers. Its vaulted, sky-lit cells once held many of America's most notorious criminals, including "Slick Willie" Sutton and "Scarface" Al Capone.

2027 Fairmount Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19130

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Pat's King of Steaks

Pat's King of Steaks

The Originator and Inventor of the Steak & Cheese Steak Sandwiches since 1930.

1301 E Passyunk Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19147

215-468-1546

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Geno's Steaks

Geno's Steaks

Get your famous Philly Cheese Steak right here. Not messing around since 1966, Geno's shills out some of the best cheese steaks in town with a quick-moving line.

1219 South 9th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19147

215-389-0659

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Betsy Ross House

Betsy Ross House

The well-known and loved story of Betsy Ross sewing the first Stars & Stripes is tightly woven into the colorful fabric of America's rich history. The Betsy Ross House, the birthplace of the American flag, is alive with the sights and sounds of the 18th century. Tour the house and then stay a while longer to learn more about Betsy and her exciting life and times through our interactive, historical programming.

239 Arch Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Dream Park

Dream Park

This state-of-the-art equestrian complex for all equestrian disciplines and to the community at large.
The Gloucester County DREAM Park was created to provide opportunities for those who own horses to have a place to participate in shows and competitions, and also as a place to allow the public to experience the magnificence and beauty of these animals first hand. This Park is also a source of educational opportunities for the equestrian community, those with special needs, and for any individual interested in learning more about horses.

Heading to Dream Park for an event?  Book your stay at Philadelphia South/Clarksboro KOA

400 S US Route 130

South Logan Township, NJ 08085

856-241-1415

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Clementon Park & Splash World

Clementon Park & Splash World

Clementon Park & Splash World is the Delaware Valley's only combination theme and water park and has been a destination for residents of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware for the last 104 years.

144 Berlin Rd

Clementon, NJ 08021

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Storybook Land

Storybook Land

For 66 years, Storybook Land has been keeping the spirit of childhood alive in an entertaining and educational atmosphere. We invite you to relive your childhood while introducing the innocent themes of wonderment to an entire new generation. Your children's – and grandchildren's – memories will be with them throughout their lifetimes!
The timelessness of childhood will ring true as your family literally walks through its all-time favorite stories and nursery rhymes at Storybook Land. Children's classics are interspersed with exciting new family rides and attractions in a remarkably clean and enjoyable park setting. Join us several times a year for memorable family experiences. You are certain to enjoy your visits!

6415 S Black Horse Pike

Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

609-646-0103

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