Tourist Information in Harpers Ferry

Appalachian Trail Conservancy

The 2160-mile Appalachian Trail is headquartered here at this tremendous resource for hikers, which offers a chance for conversation, information, trail updates and restrooms. Less-ambitious travelers will appreciat…
Tourist Information in Assateague Island

Assateague Island National Park Visitor Center

Learn about the ecology of barrier islands, watch a film about the island's wild horses, touch a horseshoe crab in the touch tank or simply sit on a rocking chair and take in the marshy view.
Tourist Information in Delaware

Laurel Historical Society

Operates two museums that tell the story of the town. The Cook House (open 1pm to 4pm on the first Sunday of the month or by appointment) is home to photographs and artifacts about Laurel. The Laurel Heritage Museum…
Tourist Information in Capital Region

Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center

Opened as a tavern in 1831, this visitor center sits beside the Potomac River and the C&O Canal towpath. Mules trudged along the towpath in the 1800s pulling boats upstream through a series of locks. From here y…
Tourist Information in New River Gorge National River

Canyon Rim Visitor Center

The Canyon Rim visitor center, which sits just north of the impressive New River Gorge Bridge, is one of four NPS visitor centers along the New River. Exhibits spotlight regional history, geology and recreation. A t…
Tourist Information in Monongahela National Forest

Seneca Rocks Discovery Center

At the base of Seneca Rocks, the discovery center is a great spot to pick up information about outdoor activities across the national forest. You'll also find exhibits about rock climbing and the history of the fore…
Tourist Information in Annapolis

Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center

This is the place to book tours and immerse yourself in all things Naval Academy–related. Visitors 18 years of age or older must show a valid, unexpired original REAL ID Act–compliant government photo ID card (eg st…
Tourist Information in Eastern Shore

Chesapeake Heritage & Visitor Center

After crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge from the west, you can pull over at this gateway visitor center, run by the National Park Service and the Chesapeake Conservancy. You'll find brochures covering sights and ac…
Tourist Information in Logan Circle, U Street & Columbia Heights

Greater U Street Visitors Center

The visitor center sits on the floor above Ben’s Next Door restaurant. It’s a partnership between Ben's and Cultural Tourism DC, with photos and simple exhibits on U St’s history, info on local businesses and, of co…
Tourist Information in New Castle

Visitor Center

Housed in the Arsenal – an ammunition storage facility during the War of 1812 – the visitor center has brochures about local attractions as well as a historic-walking-tour map of downtown. You'll find a statue of Wi…