Hampton National Historic Site

The Hampton National Historic Site was owned by the Ridgely family from the year 1790 until 1948. The estate was originally 25,000 acres, and the National Park Service preserved 62.4 of those acres for the public to explore. The grounds can be enjoyed by visitors at their own pace. There are also tours of the mansion that you can schedule in advance. The weather around this area is mild in the spring and fall of the year, making it an ideal place to spend an afternoon or even a day. 

Where to Stay

RV Parks & Campgrounds Near Hampton National Historic Site

When you have the option to go camping in an RV, you can bring along some of the comforts that you enjoy at home. Most RVs provide you with a comfortable bed, a bathroom, a kitchen to cook in, and more. If you don't have an RV of your own to use, you can conveniently rent one from RVshare that fits all of your travel needs.

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Things to Do

Things To Do Near Hampton National Historic Site

Hampton National Historic Site is a great place to take a relaxing walk, especially on a warm afternoon. The grounds are quite vast, and you will be able to visit the mansion as well. There are tours that tell you about the history of the Hampton National Historic Site. If you are waiting for your tour to begin, feel free to explore the 62.4 acres of property that contain historic structures and gardens. Bring your binoculars to get a glance at birds and other wildlife on the grounds.

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How To Get To Hampton National Historic Site

From I-695, which is the Baltimore Beltway, get off on exit 27B. From the exit, take the first right onto Hampton Lane. The park will be on your right, about a mile down the road. If you would like to take public transportation to reach the site, the number 11 bus stops at Goucher College, which is less than a mile away. The Hampton National Historic Site is open daily for visitors to explore the grounds. Tours of the mansion and the other buildings are only given Thursday through Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Address

535 Hampton Lane, Towson, Maryland 21286

Fee: Entry Fee (per person) There is no entry fee.

Hampton National Historic Site is a great place for families to learn about the history of the area and the family that lived on the estate. There is a great deal of beautiful architecture on display in the buildings here, so take a tour of the property to get a glimpse into the past. There are also some stunning views when you walk along the property, and the 62.4 acres have gardens that are maintained and kept beautiful. Visiting this location in an RV allows you to explore the surrounding area and take in some of the sights in the Baltimore and Washington DC area.