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Local Area Attractions Near Washington DC / Capitol KOA

Capitol KOA is located just 20 minutes from downtown Annapolis, home of the United States Naval Academy, 20 minutes from Baltimore's Inner Harbor and 30 minutes from the New Carrollton Metro Station to Washington D.C., our Nation's Capitol. Be sure to ask about our Washington D.C. shuttle that leaves directly from the KOA every day, May 1st until September 6th. Let Capitol KOA be your home base while re-living our Nation's rich history and visiting all the beautiful attractions this area has to offer.

KOA Shuttle/Washington D.C. Tours
KOA Shuttle/Washington D.C. Tours

Book a seat on our daily shuttle, $14.50 per person, round trip (May 1 through September 3) from the KOA to the US Capitol Building, the start of the National Mall, in Washington DC. Our shuttle departs at 9 AM and returns at 6 PM. Then visit the historic landmarks of our Nation's Capitol on your own or continue with a sightseeing tour of Washington that you will never forget. From monuments to museums, from history past to history in the making, experienced guides will narrate the journey. A continuous stream of Tour mobiles allow you to stop where you want, stay as long as you would like and then the board again to ride to another historic site. Tour stops include the Arlington National Cemetery, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, WWII Memorial, White House, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Smithsonian Museums, Library of Congress, US Capitol and more. Tickets must be purchased and paid for in person. Seating on the buses is limited, so it is strictly on a first come, first serve basis.

Washington, D.C., our Nation's Capitol
Washington, D.C., our Nation's Capitol

Smithsonian, Washington Monument, US Capitol, Arlington Cemetery, Lincoln, Jefferson, Korean, Vietnam and FDR Memorials, White House and a myriad of other sites. www.washington.org

Annapolis, The gem of the Chesapeake
Annapolis, The gem of the Chesapeake

James Michner referred to Annapolis as "the most beautiful state capitol in the US". There you will find the US Naval Academy, Maryland State House, historic colonial homes, boat cruises and delicious Maryland seafood.

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Baltimore, Downtown and Inner Harbor
Baltimore, Downtown and Inner Harbor

The charm of Baltimore is Fort McHenry, home of the Star Spangled Banner, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, the National Aquarium and the bustling Inner Harbor where you can visit a myriad of shops and dine on Maryland's world famous Crabs. The Inner Harbor is also home to the ESPN SPORTSZONE, the Maryland Science Center and the Baltimore Ravens Park. It is a quick 20 minute drive to the city's Inner Harbor where ample car and RV parking is available.

Washington D.C. Metro, New Carrollton Station
Washington D.C. Metro, New Carrollton Station

If you prefer flexibility, we are a short drive to the New Carrollton Metro Station, located 12 miles from the campground allows you to access the DC metro system. Ample parking and trains that leave every 12 minutes makes this a popular alternative

4700 Garden City Drive

New Carrollton, MD 20784

202-637-7000

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Six Flags America
Six Flags America

We are the closest KOA to Six Flags Amusement Park. Six Flags America is the Nation's Capital of thrills featuring more than 100 exciting rides, games, shows and attractions including Hurricane Harbor Water Park. New in 2015 is the Park's tenth roller coaster, Bourbon Street Fireball, a looping ride of fun. There's excitement for every member of the family. For more information call (301) 249-1500, or visit http://www.sixflags.com

13710 Central Avenue

Bowie, MD 20721

301-249-1500

Mount Vernon, The Home of George and Martha Washington
Mount Vernon, The Home of George and Martha Washington

This historic site features Martha and George Washington's beautifully furnished home, plus estate grounds. Mount Vernon is open 365 days of the year and welcomes an average of one million visitors each annually. Located 46 miles from the campground this attraction may be reached by car or boat.

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway

Mount Vernon, VA 22121

703-780-2000

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The Smithsonian's National Zoo
The Smithsonian's National Zoo

Meet the many animals that call this zoo home, including the famous giant Panda Bears. Admission is free and is open 364 days of the year.

3001 Connecticut Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20008

202-633-4888

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The United States Naval Academy
The United States Naval Academy

Visit the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis. See where future officers are educated and trained. The Visitor Center is located inside the Academy and provides guided historical tours to the public.

121 Blake Road

Annapolis, MD 21402

410-293-8687

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Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Oriole Park at Camden Yards, often referred to as Camden Yards or Oriole Park, is the home of Major League Baseball's the Baltimore Orioles. Spring Training through Fall, this is one of the MLB's most highly praised parks. Mass transit available three miles from campground.

333 West Camden Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

410-843-7880

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Ravens Park
Ravens Park

Ravens Park is home of the NFL's Baltimore Ravens, former Super Bowl Champions.

1101 Russell Street

Baltimore, MD 21230

410-261-7283

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Pimlico Race Track
Pimlico Race Track

This is the home of the Preakness Stakes, the second jewel in the triple crown. They offer daily races and wagering.

5201 Park Heights Avenue

Baltimore, MD 21215

410-542-9400

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Chesapeake Bay Sandy Point
Chesapeake Bay Sandy Point

Located 20 minutes from the campground is Sandy Point State Park, which offers fishing, boat launches, and sandy beaches for your enjoyment.

1100 East College Parkway

Annapolis, MD 21409

410-974-2149

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B&O Rail Road Museum
B&O Rail Road Museum

The B&O Railroad Museum brings alive the magic and adventure of railroading every day! This historic national landmark allows you to see, touch, hear and explore the most important railroad collection in America. Start your journey with a visit!

901 W Pratt Street

Baltimore, MD 21223

410-752-2490

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Longwood Gardens
Longwood Gardens

When visiting Longwood Gardens, you are immersed not only in the breathtaking surroundings but in a rich history as well. The traditions and elegance of the gardens have evolved over decades to create the magnificence we have today. Step back in time to learn about these important cultural events and their contributions.

1001 Longwood Road

Kennett Square, PA 19348

610-388-1000

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Assateague Island
Assateague Island

Want to live on the edge? Visit a place recreated each day by ocean wind and waves. Life on Assateague Island has adapted to an existence on the move. Explore sandy beaches, salt marshes, maritime forests and coastal bays. Rest, relax, recreate and enjoy some time on the edge of the continent.

7206 National Seashore Lane

Berlin, MD 21811

410-641-1441

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National Aquarium
National Aquarium

The National Aquarium is a non-profit public aquarium located at 501 East Pratt Street on Pier 3 in the Inner Harbor area of downtown Baltimore, Maryland in the United States. Constructed during a period of urban renewal in Baltimore, the aquarium opened on August 8, 1981.

501 East Pratt Street

Baltimore, MD 21202

410-576-3800

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