Campgrounds in Pennsylvania Close to Delaware

by Tiffany Ameh
Chester, Lancaster and Berks counties, close to Delaware, all host a number of campgrounds.

Chester, Lancaster and Berks counties, close to Delaware, all host a number of campgrounds.

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Each year, Pennsylvania has its fair share of out-of-state visitors. Not only does the state feature many American historical sites, but it's also home to scenic woodlands that attract droves of campers every year during fair weather months. Some of these campgrounds can be found in the Pennsylvania communities of Coatsville and Lyndell, both of which sit near the Delaware border.

Birchview Farm Campground

Birchview Farm Campground (birchviewfarmcampground.com) prides itself in being a family-oriented campground in Chester County. Their 200 campsites range from secluded to conveniently located close to RV hookups. They host activities throughout the year, such as kids' arts and crafts days, Mother's Day breakfasts, bingo and even kid's carnivals. The campground is located just an hour from Philadelphia and such attractions like Philadelphia Independence Hall, and also Hershey Chocolate world in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Hidden Acres Campground

Located in Coatsville, Pennsylvania, Hidden Acres Campground (hiddenacrespa.com) is a family-oriented, pet-friendly campground with activities going on throughout the year, and is also in close proximity to the attractions of Pennsylvania Dutch country. Amenities include a camp store, swimming pool, playground, fresh water fishing pond, hiking, biking, a dumping station and hot and cold running water.

Brandywine Creek Campground

The Brandywine Creek Campground (brandywinecreekcampground.com) is located in Lyndell, Pennsylvania, about 26 miles from Delaware. The campground sits along the East Brandywine Creek, which holds plenty of trout. The campground also has a freshwater pond for fishing. Amenities include 30 and 50-amp electric hookups, sewer and water hookups, cable TV, Wi-Fi Internet access, laundry facilities and a swimming pool. Philadelphia is less than an hour's drive away and Valley Forge National Park is only 21 miles away.

Philadelphia/West Chester KOA

The KOA (Kampgrounds of America) franchise established the Philadelphia/West Chester campground along the banks of the Brandywine river in Coatsville, Pennsylvania (koa.com/campgrounds/philadelphia). River access means fishing opportunities, as well as convenient amenities such as 24 hour laundry facilities, a clubhouse, cable TV, and a pool. This KOA also has a convenient shuttle to tour local attractions, such as Lancaster Amish country and revolutionary war history sites.

About the Author

Tiffany Ameh has been writing articles since 2009. She attended California Baptist University in 2004 and is pursuing her Bachelor of Science in holistic nutrition at El Camino College.

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