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Barbara's Serenity

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· Bensville, Charles, Maryland
13 acres hosted by Vaneesha A.
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Escape the chaos of everyday life and experience true relaxation at our hidden gem glamping site! The Indian Rail Trail, Charles County's most exciting recreational trail, is just a 7-minute drive from your tent. This paved, 13-mile-long, ten-foot-wide path is an excellent excursion for bikers of all ages, connecting the small town of Indian Head on the Potomac River to White Plains. The fairly level trail takes riders through mature forests, natural wetlands, and some farmland. During your stay, you can also take a 10-minute walk through the forest on our property to visit a serene creek. Your Signature campsite accommodates up to 6-10 campers. The basic booking includes space for 4 campers, with 2 sleeping on the Queen Bed in the platform safari tent and 2 sleeping in bags on the floor. The site also features a picnic table, fire pit, and Adirondack chairs where you can relax and stargaze at night. Atlantic Kayak Company is a 20-minute drive from the site, offering kayak rentals and guided expeditions. For families, Sky Zone Trampoline Park is a fun activity less than a 10-minute drive from the campsite. A Walmart is conveniently located about 10 minutes away for any supplies you may need, and local produce can be obtained on Wednesdays and Saturdays at the La Plata Farmer's Market (12 min drive) between April and November. The Road To Serenity: Our road is a quaint old country farm road made of grass and a few gravel patches here and there. It is a bit of a bumpy ride, so take it slow and easy as you make your way to our hidden getaway. There is one sharp left turn over a culvert and some dips and mild inclines, so low-sitting vehicles should definitely take it slow. The road narrows as you get closer to the site, but there are reflectors along the way to keep you on the right path. We highly recommend arriving before dark. Parking: Parking is on the grass meadow between the entrance to the meadow and the walking path to the campsite. Reflectors are in place to outline the parking area. Avoid driving beyond the parking area and down steep inclines in the meadow, as softer ground presents a risk for getting stuck. A gorilla wagon is available in the parking area to help transport your belongings to the campsite. Toilet and Shower Set-up: There is a privacy tent that contains a toilet seat over a bucket. Place a bag with absorbent materials in the bucket for your biological needs. A portable automatic shower providing hot water is also available. Pets: For the safety of your pets, ensure that they are treated for ticks prior to camping. Be sure to check for ticks before bringing pets into the tent. Noises and Sounds: This property is located in a rural community, and campers may occasionally experience common city noises such as airplanes flying overhead, distant traffic, or distant firearm shots. It is a great site for city dwellers who enjoy tranquility but not complete silence.Reconnect with nature at this unforgettable escape and discover true relaxation at our hidden gem glamping site! A private and secluded campsite in the heart of Maryland. Only 30 Minutes from Washington D.C and the National Harbor. During your stay, you can take a 10-minute walk through the forest on the property to visit a serene creek. The site comes with a picnic table, grills, fire pit, and Adirondack chairs where you can kick back and take in the stars at night.
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Andie M.recommends
May 19, 2024
Barbara's Serenity
We really enjoyed camping here. Everthing was clean and they provided alot. We would definitely stay here again.
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Heather B.recommends
May 5, 2024
Barbara's Serenity
Great time - would stay again!
Inside of the tent is so nice and clean. So many sounds of nature around. We saw a fox, rabbit, lots of deer and birds. The camp was also well stocked! It’s private, away from the road or houses. Easy access in and out. Our GPS took us to the correct place using Waze and the provided instructions/map were very easy to read, also reflectors/markings were set up so we had no trouble finding the camp. Was really nice to be able to bring our two dogs as well! The host was available if needed and texted to check up on us.
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Bensville, Charles, Maryland, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Piscataway First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Vaneesha A.Joined in January 2024
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