Spread your wings beyond our 19 acres of heaven. Located two hours from both the cities of Baltimore and Washington DC, Sandy Hill Family Camp offers a central location for exploring those major historical destinations, plus a whole lot more. Some of our local attractions are must-see destinations in themselves and are only a short distance from the park. Whether it’s baseball, hiking trails, or a casino, we’re close to it all. The following are a few suggestions for attractions that you are sure to enjoy.
Assateague State Park is Maryland’s only oceanfront park. It is located on Assateague Island, a barrier island bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Sinepuxent Bay on the west. Its two miles of ocean beaches offer swimming, beachcombing, sunbathing, surfing and fishing. The bayside offers visitors secluded coves by canoe or kayak. The marsh areas have a variety of wildlife, including deer, waterfowl and feral horses.
Located near Crisfield on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Janes Island State Park offers visitors a unique opportunity to enjoy the beauty and bounty of the Chesapeake Bay.
The island portion of the park – Janes Island – includes over 2,900 acres of saltmarsh, over 30 miles of water trails, and miles of isolated pristine beaches.
Pemberton Park is located on Pemberton Drive on the west side of Salisbury, Maryland, just a short distance from Route 50. The park’s 262 acres offers the opportunity to hike 4.5 miles of Maryland nature trails, appreciate the beauty of nature and participate in environmental education, historical interpretation or special event activities.
Roaring Point is well known as a good fishing and crabbing spot by the locals, thanks to its location on the river and its long, rocky jetty that extends far out into the tide. The park is also a good spot for a peaceful walk through the woods or a stroll along the beach. And it’s a great place to bring young children in the summer to play in the sand and splash in the calm, shallow water of the Nanticoke River.
In Ocean City, Maryland, it’s always a good time for a good time. Enjoy 10 miles of free beach, a three-mile famous boardwalk, 200+ restaurants and great places to stay. Plus, there are free family events like Concerts on the Beach and Sundaes in the Park — all summer long.
The village of Berlin (accent on the first syllable), began in the 1790s around the original 300 acre 1677 land grant that became Burley Plantation. Today, the downtown commercial district is a true success story. Tree lined streets, art galleries, antique shops, the restored Atlantic Hotel and the Globe once again captivate and attract visitors.
The Delmarva Shorebirds are the Class A Minor League Baseball affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. Located in Salisbury, Md., the team calls Arthur W. Perdue Stadium it's home. A member of the South Atlantic League, the Shorebirds play 140 games each season, 70 at home and 70 on the road.
Delaware’s leading luxury casino hotel and offers the area’s largest variety of entertainment options including live harness racing, fabulous dining options ranging from deli to gourmet, a luxurious hotel, exciting concerts, 24 hour gaming including live table games, unique shopping and a luxurious spa!
Housing over 1,700 slots, all of your favorite table games, Delaware’s #1 Poker Room and a state-of-the-art simulcast parlor, Harrington Raceway & Casino is the epicenter for 24/7 gaming in Delaware.
The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art is nestled next to Schumaker Pond in Salisbury, Maryland. Surrounded by wildlife in the heart of the Atlantic Flyway, the Museum features the world’s largest and finest public collection of decorative and antique decoys. The Museum was named in honor of Stephen and Lemuel Ward, whose vision and artistry in carving decoys pioneered the transition of the decoy from a working tool to an expressive wildfowl sculpture.
The Salisbury Zoo is the best little free admission zoo in America! The Zoo was founded in 1954 when some animals were placed on permanent exhibition in the City Park. The Zoo’s present form resulted from improvements made in the 1970s. The Zoo now provides naturalistic enclosures for species native to North, Central and South America.
The story of the Red Roost begins in the late 1940s when Frank Valentine constructed a chicken house of cinder block and oak. Chicken man Frank Perdue used to talk about getting his truck stuck out back when he delivered feed. Today, the relaxed, friendly atmosphere, synonymous with Eastern Shore life, is the perfect setting to enjoy the area's world famous seafood bounty.
From 1828-1850 the Nassawango Iron Furnace was in its heyday. Many workers – miners, sawyers, colliers, molders, draymen, and bargemen – labored to make iron. They gathered bog ore from Nassawango swamp, brought clam and oyster shells up the canal via the Pocomoke River from the Chesapeake Bay, and made charcoal in the Pocomoke Forest.