Towns and Communities Along the C&O Canal

The C&O Canal is bordered by four Maryland counties, nine small Canal Towns, and three Heritage Areas. During your visit to the Park, venture off the towpath and explore what these unique locales have to offer.

Canal Towns:

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December 17, 2019

5 Things to Do on the C&O Canal in the Winter

To some of us, winter is a time to stay indoors by the fire. But why would you stay indoors when the C&O Canal National Historical Park offers some of…
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November 19, 2019

Holiday Shopping in Brunswick, Harpers Ferry, and Bolivar (3/3)

Get your holiday shopping done early, and you’ll thank yourself for it later. If you are looking for secret Santa gifts, stocking stuffers, gifts for family member of all ages,…
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November 19, 2019

Holiday Shopping in Hancock and Cumberland (2/3)

Get your holiday shopping done early, and you’ll thank yourself for it later. If you are looking for secret Santa gifts, stocking stuffers, gifts for family member of all ages,…
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November 14, 2019

Holiday Shopping in Shepherdstown, Williamsport, and Sharpsburg (1/3)

Get your holiday shopping done early, and you’ll thank yourself for it later. If you are looking for secret Santa gifts, stocking stuffers, gifts for family member of all ages,…
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September 25, 2019

How to Spend Autumn on the C&O Canal

The air is crisp and cool, and pumpkin spice is on every menu – fall is here! We are particularly partial to autumn along the C&O Canal, and we have…
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September 25, 2019

Jump into Fall with Canal Towns

Join the Canal Towns as they kick off October with a festival and a marathon!   (more…)