Top Things to Do in Harpers Ferry, WV

Adventure, History, Small Town Charm--Harpers Ferry has it all!
We love sharing our recommendations for places to eat and things to do in and around Harpers Ferry and encourage guests to support our local small businesses.  From whitewater rafting to zip-lining, historic tours to wine tasting, Harpers Ferry has something for everyone. And it’s all easily accessed from your Harpers Ferry, WV, vacation rental. Scroll down for our recommendations on the best things to do while you visit Harpers Ferry.


Outdoor Adventure

From flat water tubing to whitewater rafting to zip lining and more, these outdoor outfitters will add more than a dose of adventure to your trip to Harpers Ferry!


Harpers Ferry Adventure Center

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River Riders

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River & Trail Outfitters


Hikes and Trailheads

As home to the headquarters for the entire Appalachian Trail, hiking has a special place in the heart of Harpers Ferry.  Don't miss these top hikes!


Maryland Heights

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Loudoun Heights

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Murphy-Chambers Farm


Keys Gap (A.T. Access Point)

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Shannondale Springs


National Historical Park

Much of historic Harpers Ferry was declared a National Historical Park by Congress in 1963 and is entrusted to the National Park Service.  Here are a few of the best spots to stop at in town.

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Visitors Center and Parking Area for Shuttle to Historic Town


The Point

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Hilltop Hotel Overlook

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O' Be Joyfull Walking Tours and Ghost Tours


Other Guided Tours


Other Hikes


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