If you have ever dreamed of learning everything about anything, check out the Smithsonian in Washington, District of Columbia. The Smithsonian is the epicenter of art, science, historical artifacts, and American ingenuity and you will get to experience it all when you visit. There are 19 museum buildings and 9 research centers that make up the Smithsonian, and all of them will welcome you like an honored guest.
At the Smithsonian, kids can participate in hands on science and activities while parents learn about the more complex systems of America. You will get to learn about history and explore famous Apollo space stations. You can even walk around the comprehensive zoo and learn about the exotic animals of the world. Everyone should experience the Smithsonian at least once in their life and you will have an amazing time while you are there. There are so many things to see and do that it will probably take you a couple of days to experience it all.
Washington DC/Capitol KOA
Whether you're looking for a peaceful weekend in the country or an action-packed visit to Washington D.C., this KOA is a smart choice. They are located in Millersville, Maryland less that 10 miles from Washington D.C. and 11.6 miles from Bowie. One of the perks is that you can take the daily shuttle from the campground to the U.S. Capitol. Visit the historic landmarks of our nation's capital on your own or continue with the group on a sightseeing tour. Set on 50 acres of rolling countryside, this KOA offers a variety of RV Sites, shaded Tent Sites, Camping Cabins, Deluxe Cabins, group areas and a Kamp K9. There is a lot to do at the Campground. Enjoy the outdoor pool with a lifeguard, outdoor billiards, Ping-Pong, basketball and a Jumping Pillow. Summers buzz with activities such as flashlight lollipop hunts, outdoor movies and poolside ice cream socials.
Gateway to NOAA
Silver Spring, MD
For the weather nerd NOAA offers interactive and dynamic interactions where you can learn more about how the weather works, climate science, ocean science and conservation. But with its beautiful and detailed imagery, many multimedia presentations, and amazing artifacts anyone can learn about the ocean and the atmosphere.
Capitol KOA Kampground
You can have a placid vacation in the countryside or enjoy the city atmosphere in D.C or Baltimore. Found on 50 acres of rolling hills this park offers shaded sites, deluxe RV sites, a dog park, a pool, basketball courts and the unique attraction the Jumping Pillow. A shuttle can take you the Nation?s Capitol straight from the park. This could be your base camp for touring the area. KOA amenities will ensure everyone is happy on your RV rental excursion.
The largest and most well-known multi-disciplinary arts organization for young people in the Mid-Atlantic region. Professional shows are offered year round and summer camps for ages 1-18 will engage your children to develop their inner artist.
Wheaton Regional Park
Silver Spring, MD
Within its 536 acres, you can jog, bike, go horseback riding, have a picnic, fish, ice- skate, play ball or check out the Botanical Garden, at the Brookside Gardens' grounds and conservatory. You could also participate in a nature program and learn about the surroundings.
Washington D.C. Capital KOA
Stay close to three bustling cities, Baltimore, Annapolis, and Washington D.C. And once you?re tired of the urban, you can find rustic landscapes at this park. This quiet camp is nestled on 50 acres of rolling countryside. As with all KOA parks this one has all the family fun thing you should want for your RV rental trip.
Cherry Hill RV Park
College Park, MD
Easy access for novice RV rental drivers and tons of fun for the family this is the go to RV park within easy reach of Annapolis. Book a shaded site for the summer months and expect the crowds because this park is popular.