Travel Directions & Area Attractions
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Holiday Park Family Campground is centrally located on the Delmarva Peninsula. We are the closest private campground to St. Michaels, MD, Easton, MD and Dover, DE.
GPS Coordinates: 38.98156, -75.78499
Universal Address: 8NJ3R PGW71
Area Attractions & Information
Whether you spend you camping time at Holiday Park fishing or canoeing on the picturesque Choptank River, or exploring the many nearby towns, there is always plenty for you to do. The surrounding area offers many antique shops, quaint fishing villages, miles of rich farmland, roadside produce markets, wildlife and — best of all — the relaxed lifestyle that is the hallmark of “The Land of Pleasant Living.”
Go crabbing and fishing in the nearby rivers and streams, enjoy the best in seafood at one of many fine restaurants, or enjoy a round of golf at one of 10 top-rated public courses. You may also enjoy a walking tour of one of the nearby historic towns, a visit to a wildfowl refuge or a bike tour along scenic roads. Finally, be sure to leave time for shopping at the many nearby factory outlet stores and antique shops … and don’t forget to spend a day relaxing at a nearby ocean beach!
Boat Ramps & Boating Facilities
Greensboro Boat Ramp: Just off Route 313, 6 miles North of Denton. The ramp is located on the West side of the Choptank River and lies approximately 8 miles upriver of the marina at Denton.
Hillsboro Boat Ramp: Off Route 404, six miles West of Denton. A logical departure point for a scenic jaunt South to New Bridge Public Landing via the beautifully serene Tuckahoe River. Recommended for vessels of shallow draft.
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (St. Michaels, MD)
The story of the Bay and its people are brought to life. Features the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse and the world’s largest collection of traditional Bay boats.
Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village (Dover, DE)
Exhibits bring the past to life, exploring subjects which range from the impact of mail order on the farm family to the art of decoy carving.
Air Mobility Command Museum (Dover Air Force Base)
Over 20,000 square feet of aircraft on display, plus a theatre, museum store and exhibit workshop. See aviation history come alive on an active air base.
Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park (Church Creek, MD)
The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park is a 480-acre National Park Service property that commemorates the life of former slave Harriet Tubman, who became an activist in the Underground Railroad prior to the American Civil War.
John Dickinson Plantation (Dover, DE)
A National Historic Landmark that was home to a framer and signer of the U.S. Constitution.
Crumpton’s Auction (Crumpton, MD)
Auctions held every Wednesday.
Spence’s Bazaar (Dover, DE)
Held every Tuesday and Friday, where you can find just about anything, including fresh produce.
Johnson Victrola Museum (Dover, DE)
Hear music from the past.
Cape May - Lewes Ferry (Lewes, DE)
Seventeen miles, 70 minutes (each way).
Oxford - Bellevue Ferry (Oxford, MD)
Established in 1683, America’s oldest privately owned ferry company.
Historic Dover, Delaware
The Capital of the First State, Dover is beautifully maintained and suitable for walking tours.
Maryland’s Capital is home of the U.S. Naval Academy. Tour the same streets that Washington and Jefferson walked over 200 years ago.
Dover Downs (Dover, DE)
NASCAR and harness racing, concerts, plus a casino with slots.
Midway Slots (Harrington, DE)
Slots, simulcast and live racing at Harrington Raceway.
Golf at one of ten (some top rated) courses on the Eastern Shore within a 45 minutes drive. Each designed and built to challenge a golfer’s skill.
Over 33 shops within an hour’s drive. Shop til you drop!
Nearby Annual Events
Greensboro Volunteer Fire Company Tractor Pull: Scheduled for early May.
Martinak Day: Celebrate “Choptank River Days” with an old-fashioned fair, country music, dancing and contests.
(Denton, MD / Martinak State Park - 20 minutes)
Chestertown Tea Party: Historic re-enactment of Chestertown Tea Party. Features a 10-mile foot race, craftsmen, music, food and
walking tours of Chestertown.
(Chestertown, MD / High Street - 45 minutes)
Home & Garden in Dover
Annual Ridgely Strawberry Festival: Held at Martin Sutton Memorial Park in late May.
NASCAR Races: (Dover, DE / Dover Downs - 30 minutes)June
Tilghman Fireman’s Fair & Seafood Festival: All kinds of Bay seafood sold at reasonable prices, crab picking contest, baiting contest, crab races, entertainment, parade, and fireman’s competition.
(Tilghman Island, MD - 60 minutes)
Tuckahoe Steam & Gas Show: Collection and display of old machinery, preserving the American historical and agricultural heritage. A great show!
(Easton, MD - 30 minutes)
Delaware State Fair: Ten days, with a full schedule of events.
(Harrington Fairgrounds, DE - 20 minutes)
NASCAR Cup Races: (Dover, DE / Dover Downs - 30 minutes)
Eastern Shore Threshermen & Collectors Show: Displays and demonstrations of antique farming equipment.
(Federalsburg, MD - 30 minutes)
Crab Day: Activities and exhibits demonstrate how crabs are studied, caught, processed, cooked and picked. Food is available.
(St. Michaels, MD - 45 minutes)
Maryland Seafood Festival: Food and entertainment for young and old.
(Annapolis, MD - 60 minutes)
Tilghman Island Day: Seafood industry display, with watermen’s tools and work exhibited. Includes skipjack and boat races and contests. Bay seafood sold at firehouse.
(Tilghman Island, MD - 60 minutes)
Apple Scrapple Festival: (Bridgeville, DE - 45 minutes)
Pumpkin Chunkin’: TBA