Harpers Ferry

West Virginia

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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
www.nps.gov/hafe
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Cavalier Heights Visitors Center
171 Shoreline Drive
304.535.6029
Historical exhibits, museums, guided tours, events, open year round.

Jefferson County Convention & Visitors Bureau
www.wveasterngateway.com
37 Washington Court
304.535.2627
Welcome to Jefferson County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB)! We invite you to Discover it All in Wild and Wonderful West Virginia. John Denvers song, Take Me Home Country Roads, has become the state anthem for West Virginia. But did you know that Harpers Ferry, in Jefferson County is the spot about which Denver sang? Its the only place in the state where the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Shenandoah River co-exist - they do so in spectacular fashion!

Harpers Ferry Canopy Tour
harpersferryzipline.com
408 Alstadts Hill Rd
800.326.7238
Tue - Sat 10am to 3pm
Harpers Ferry Canopy Tour delivers the original and only Zip Line / Canopy Tour in the region on the beautiful Potomac River where Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia come together

Charles Town Races and Slots
www.charlestownraces.com
US Route 340
Charles Town, WV
800.795.7001
Over 5000 slots and live thoroughbred racing

John Brown Wax Museum
www.johnbrownwaxmuseum.com
John Brown Wax Museum

168 High Street
PO Box 1417
304.535.6342
March - Dec
Tells the story of John Brown and the Harpers Ferry raid with 87 life size figures.

Elk Mountain Trails
www.elkmountaintrails.com/
Elk Mountain Trails

921 Hoffmaster road
Knoxville, MD
301.834.8882
Guided horseback trail rides

Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry
harpersferryghost.20m.com
Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry

175 High Street
304.725.8019
Mon-Sat, April - Nov; Fri-Sat, Dec-Mar and by reservation
Ghostly tales of Harpers Ferry lore and legend are recounted on this evening tour through the lower town. Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry, description: Open all Year, Mon-Sat, See website or call for info & reservations.

O' Be JoyFull Historical Tours & Entertainment
www.obejoyfull.com
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175 High Street
732.801.0381
Thurs-Mon, 10am-6pm; Tues & Wed by appointment
Personally guided historical walking tours and historical concerts/shows. Open Year Round - See website or call for more information and/or reservations.

River & Trail Outfitters
www.rivertrail.com
River & Trail Outfitters

604 Valley Road
Knoxville, MD
301.834.9950
River & Trail Outfitters has been outfitting the recreating public since 1972. Licensed by WV, permitted by C&O Canal NP. A four-season outdoor adventure provider offering whitewater rafting, three river tubing trips, themed kayak & canoe tours, scenic float trips, canoeing, kayaking rentals & lessons, bike rentals for C&O canal, teambuilding on water & land, interpretive nature/historical trips, River Quest Field School for school groups, tours such as Wildflowers & Wine and Survival Hikes.

Shepherdstown Pedal & Paddle
www.ThePedalPaddle.com
Shepherdstown Pedal & Paddle

115 West German Street
Shepherdstown, WV
304.876.3000
We stock everything from kids' bikes and comfort bikes to recreational kayaks and life jackets. Our rental fleet includes mountain bikes, kids bikes, comfort bikes, and road bikes as well as a range of recreational kayaks and canoes complete with shuttle service for the nearby Potomac River.

Notaviva Vineyards
www.notavivavineyards.com/
Notaviva Vineyards

13274 Sagle Road
Purcellville, VA
540.668.6756
Fri-Sun, 11-7; Mon 11-5; Tues-Thurs, by appointment
Award-winning wines, weekly live music in a timberframe tasting room

River Riders
www.riverriders.com
 River Riders

408 Allstadts Hill Road
800.326.7238
April - Oct, 8am-5pm; Nov - Mar, 10am-3pm
Family-owned/operated business. Daily trips, April-November, Offers the finest zip line, white water rafting, tubing, kayaking, canoeing, biking, & fishing adventures on the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers (class I-III). Trips available for almost all ages and ability levels. Also offer waterfront camping and a rental home. Food//drinks available at “The Front Porch Café”. Picnic pavilion. Experienced staff, top of the line equipment. Can handle groups of 150+. Contact us for more informatio

868 Estate Vineyards
www.868estatevineyards.com
868 Estate Vineyards

14001 Harpers Ferry Road
Purcellville, VA
540.668.7008
Open Wednesday through Monday 11-6. Closed Tuesday.
Wine, food and art come together for a memorable experience at 868 Estate Vineyards.

The Outfitters General Store & Bike Shop
TheOutfitterAtHarpersFerry.com
106 Potomac Street
304.535.2296
Bike rentals, bike sales, toys candy, camera supplies, apparel.

Art Shack, Baby!
www.artshackbaby.com
Art Shack, Baby!

180 High Street
304.885.0730
11-5pm. closed Wed
An Artist is in Everyones Heart. A walk-in arts and crafts studio and retail space. Great fun for individuals, couples and families. We specialize in interactive "make your own" crafting; art classes; and, personal studio time. Scheduled appointments available during non-regular hours. Plan your extended adventure, make a memory souvenir or gift. 45 minutes sessions for $10-$20

The C&O Canal Towpath
www.nps.gov/choh/
Washington, DC to Cumberland, MD via Harpers Ferry
301.739.4200
Hike/bike the C&O Canal. The Canal Towpath trail is 184.5 miles long, originally built as a path for mules that pulled canal boats. Today, it provides through-travel opportunities for hikers and bicyclists.

Harpers Ferry Adventure Center
hfadventurecenter.com
10985 Harpers Ferry Road
Purcellville, VA
800.836.9911
March - November, Mon - Fri 9am-5pm
Fun, inexpensive whitewater trips involving class I-III rapids. Tubing, canoeing, rafting, and duckie trips are available. Reservations are recommended but not required.
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