Harpers Ferry

West Virginia

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John Brown Wax Museum
John Brown Wax Museum

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

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

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

Shepherdstown Pedal & Paddle
Shepherdstown Pedal & Paddle

115 West German Street
Shepherdstown, WV
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.

868 Estate Vineyards
868 Estate Vineyards

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

The C&O Canal Towpath
Washington, DC to Cumberland, MD via Harpers Ferry
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.

Elk Mountain Trails
Elk Mountain Trails

921 Hoffmaster road
Knoxville, MD
Guided horseback trail rides

Harpers Ferry Canopy Tour
408 Alstadts Hill Rd
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

Jefferson County Convention & Visitors Bureau
37 Washington Court
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 Adventure Center
Harpers Ferry Adventure Center

37410 Adventure Center Lane
Purcellville, VA
Mar-Nov 8-5. Dec-Feb 10-3 or by reservation only
Visit our all-in-one scenic location, your center for outdoor fun! We offer whitewater rafting, zip lines, aerial adventure climbing park, off-road Segway tours, riverside camping, cabins, canoeing, kayaking, river tubing and more!

Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry
Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry

175 High Street
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.

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

O' Be JoyFull Historical Tours & Entertainment

175 High Street
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.

Charles Town Races and Slots
US Route 340
Charles Town, WV
Over 5000 slots and live thoroughbred racing

River & Trail Outfitters
River & Trail Outfitters

604 Valley Road
Knoxville, MD
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.

River Riders
 River Riders

408 Allstadts Hill Road
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

Notaviva Vineyards
Notaviva Vineyards

13274 Sagle Road
Purcellville, VA
Fri-Sun, 11-7; Mon 11-5; Tues-Thurs, by appointment
Award-winning wines, weekly live music in a timberframe tasting room
Click here for the 2014 Olde Tyme Christmas schedule in PDF format (5 pages, one for each day, with photos)

Click here for the 2014 Olde Tyme Christmas schedule in PDF format (2 pages - good for 1 sheet double-sided printing)

Click here for the 2014 Harpers Ferry National Historical Park schedule for the special living history program Captain Flaggs U.S. Quarter Master City: Approach of Peace 1864.
© 2009 Harpers Ferry Historic Town Foundation
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