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Excellent Rest Stop & Welcome Center with PLAYGROUNDS!

Wow! Last year I searched endlessly for rest stops with playgrounds where the kids could let some... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
daisyferret1
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Delaware
Great help!

A shout out to James for helping us out with all the maps we need for our road trip! He was very... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Sonja P
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Hurricane, West Virginia
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Open Thursday through Monday Serves traffic heading toward Baltimore and Eastern Shore as well as Washington and Points South. Rest Area open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week year round. Amenities include family restrooms, playground, bus, RV and...more
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Interstate 70 Eastbound, Between Exits 35 and 42, Myersville, MD 21773
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+1 301-293-4172
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow! Last year I searched endlessly for rest stops with playgrounds where the kids could let some bottled up energy flow. I was unable to find any in Virginia and ended up at public parks that were close to the interstate. This year, we just...More

1  Thank daisyferret1
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

A shout out to James for helping us out with all the maps we need for our road trip! He was very friendly and helpful! The restrooms were clean and stocked and the interpretive signs are very interesting regarding the surrounding historical events. Well done!

Thank Sonja P
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Great stop on our way to DC! Very big and very nice outdoor playground. Lots of places to sit outside. Great information center and extremely helpful staff/volunteers. Perfect place to stop on a long Roadtrip, relax a little and let the kids play.

1  Thank Foodiestravel
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Clean bathrooms, tourist information, vending machines, a place to empty the dog. Fairly new facility, with views eastbound toward Frederick. Easy on and off I-70

1  Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The remodeled center is really nice. The staff is extremely helpful and they have a wealth of information about everything MD.

1  Thank boilerhoosier
vickie g, Manager at South Mountain East Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Hi there! Thank you for stopping at the South Mountain Welcome Center and taking the time to review us! It is greatly appreciated:) Safe travels!

Reviewed 4 September 2016

I love that this rest area has a play area in addition to clean restrooms and normal amenities one would expect. Very nicely kept grounds.

Thank David W
vickie g, Manager at South Mountain East Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

Hi David! Thank-you for stopping at the South Mountain Welcome Center during your travels. We are glad you had a great experience with us, and more importantly, taking the time to give us a review! Thanks, and safe travels!

Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Very nice displays of material very inviting. Clean too. We enjoyed reading the placards in the front of the center. The info in the walkway was interesting

Thank Karen S
vickie g, Manager at South Mountain East Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2016

Hi Karen, Thanks so much for the review and stopping at the South Mountain Welcome Center. Please remember to visit us during your future trips! Thank so much!

Reviewed 23 May 2016

While on our way to Washington, DC from Pittsburgh, PA, our Tour Bus stopped here for a quick break. The facilities were very clean, and the site was being upgraded with new sidewalks and walkways. As we were leaving, a representative of the center engaged...More

Thank Bill P
vickie g, Manager at South Mountain East Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2016

Hello Bill, Thank you for the great review! We are so glad you enjoyed your stop at the South Mountain Welcome Center and strive to exceed our visitor expectations! Please come back to see us in the future!

Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

First let me say that the staff was extremely helpful and knowledgeable. The pottys were clean. My friends and I are confused by what it is on the outside of the building. It looks like a outdoor potty. So when I went in to use...More

Thank Tony C
vickie g, Manager at South Mountain East Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2015

Hi Tony C! Thank you for your positive feedback for the South Mountain Welcome Center East. Thanks for taking the time to let everyone else know as well!

Reviewed 2 August 2015

The only thing you really need to know about a rest stop is should I stop or keep going. This one you're ok to stop at. Everything you need assuming you need to go. But nothing worth stoping for otherwise. There is a welcome center...More

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vickie g, Manager at South Mountain East Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2015

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to share your experience during your stop at South Mountain Welcome Center in Myersville Maryland! I hope you had the opportunity to take in our great displays on the outside of the Center. This location does have some significance...More

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