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Berkeley Springs / Cacapon / Hancock / Potomac / C&O
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Berkeley Springs Town Center
Atasia Spa   Lot 12 Fine Dining
Click for Atasia Spa Treat yourself or your loved one to an all-day (Heaven and Earth) spa at the Atasia in Berkeley Springs. "Atasia Spa...is located one block from the historic Berkeley Springs State Park, where the famous mineral springs attracted Native Americans from as far away as Canada centuries ago, to George Washington who came here to relax." (atasia spa website)   Click for Lot 12 Website A must restaurant for anyone staying in the Berkeley Springs area. "Chef Damian Heath's cooking is influenced primarily by northern Italian cuisine. According to Betsy, "he absolutely could not live without garlic and olive oil". At Lot 12, Chef's goal is to indulge your palate using the freshest local ingredients in the most creative and flavorful way possible." (from Lot 12 webpage)
Berkeley Springs State Park   Berkeley Springs Farmers Market
Click for Berkeley Springs State Park Treat yourself to a mineral bath, massage and more at the famous Berkeley Springs State Park. See link for rates and more information.   Click for Berkeley Springs Farmers Market Before leaving the Berkeley Springs area, be sure to stop at the Berkeley Springs Farmer's market held every Sunday morning in the town center in front of the old courthouse. Held from May to October. See link below for more information.
 
Cacapon State Park and Coolfont (9 miles south of Town Center on 522)
Golf and Winter Sports   Horseback Riding and Hiking Trails
Click for Reviews "The challenging championship golf course, designed by the famous golf course designer Robert Trent Jones, Sr., makes prime use of the rolling foothills at the base of the ridge." (from cacapon website)
Try the snow tubing at coolfont.
  From Easter through Thanksgiving, Cacapon State Park offers horseback riding. Also check out the midnight rides at Coolfont. For hikers, there are over 6000 acres with Over 20 miles of trails for any level of hiking.
 
Hancock Maryland Area (5 miles north of Berkeley Springs)
Canoeing on Potomac   Rails to Trails
Click for Potomac Canoeing During the warmer months, check out the canoeing and tubing trips on the Potomac river from Hancock Maryland (located only 5 miles north of Berkeley Springs).   Click for Western Maryland Rail Trail Amazingly flat and beautiful long bike trails next to the C&O canal towpath that was created by paving over old unused railroad tracks.
Bicycle Rentals   Hiking - C&O Paw Paw Tunnel
Click for C&O Bikes No need to bring your own bikes. Rent them affordably and then ride them right on the 21 mile Rail Trail adjoining C&O Bicycle or ride on the even longer C&O Canal towpath. Choose from recumbents, cruisers, tandems or regular bikes. Click icon on left for rates. So much hiking, so little time. The C&O Canal towpath is great for low impact hiking or walking as well as biking. "The Paw Paw Tunnel which is much further away, is at times referred to as one of the 'Wonders of the World,' and is one of the major features of the canal." Also, check out the historic Tuscadora Trail, Washington Heritage Trail (map), Morgan County section.
Skiing at Whitetail
Click for Potomac Canoeing The Clearspring exit is just 18 miles east of Hancock on Interstate 70. That's how close you can be to world class skiing at Whitetail with its five lifts, 19 trails, including five rated Easiest, 8 More Difficult and 6 Most Difficult. Other amenties include snow tubing, half slopes, food court and much more!
 
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