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Unplug and get outside

Stayed this past weekend with 2 adults and 4 teenagers...we hiked the canal, walked down to the... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Adventuresof4
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Williamsport, Maryland, United States
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Good place to revise with lots of history

We hiked from lock 8 to lock 10. Easy walk, handicap access available at lock 10, but not lock 8... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2016
Stan20061007
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Austin, Texas
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20 Mar 2017
“Unplug and get outside”
22 Apr 2016
“Good place to revise with lots of history”
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed this past weekend with 2 adults and 4 teenagers...we hiked the canal, walked down to the river to skip rocks and took a short drive into DC for visiting the museums and monuments. Definitely also a hot spot for kayaking!! Full working kitchen we...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We hiked from lock 8 to lock 10. Easy walk, handicap access available at lock 10, but not lock 8. Different lock technology on display, lock houses at both locations. Hike is shady with the canal on one side and the Potomac on the other....More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 20 February 2016

TIP No. 1: First go to the Great Falls Tavern in the Park, at the Potomac end of Falls Road and get a free map and buy one of the guide books for the Park. TIP No. 2: If you want to rent the Lockhouse...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of days. Really nice break. No wifi, poor cell phone, no television but ... Great walking/running/riding paths. Close to other historical attractions (Great Falls, Harper's Ferry, Washington DC, etc). And tons of great restaurants around. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

Stayed at this historic Lock House a week ago with friends. So much wonderful history packed into our two night stay. We love staying at the C&O Canal lock houses because they take you back in time but cheating a bit with air-conditioning (heat when...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Pat P
Reviewed 2 November 2013

Heard about this from a friend who had stayed at one of the lock houses recently. Since we are American history buffs, decided to check it out. Five of us stayed here in March, 2013. Two adults & 3 young boys. It was quite a...More

Date of experience: March 2013
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