Harpers Ferry (West Virginia)
Harpers Ferry is located at the junction of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, where the states of West Virginia, Maryland, and Virginia meet. To reach it, take Interstate 70 to Frederick Maryland, and exit on US 340 west for about 15 miles.
The Harpers Ferry train station is served by several weekday MARC commuter trains to Washington D.C., operated by the Maryland Transit Administration. . Amtrak Capitol Limited trains also stop in Harpers Ferry.
Harpers Ferry is a town directly located along the Appalachian_Trail, as well as the C & O Canal trail. Located at a crossroads of these two trails, it is an extremely popular starting or ending point for backpackers completing sections of either trail.
- Harpers Ferry National Historic Park 
- River activities White water rafting, canoeing, inner tubing.
- Backpacking The Appalachian Trail passes through Harpers Ferry.
- River & Trail Outfitters  Canoes, kayaks, and rafting equipment for rent and sale. Guided trips.
- The Anvil Washington Street. 1 304 535-2582  Rustic casual dining and cocktails. Open Wed-Sun 11am-9pm.
- Laurel Lodge B&B 844 Ridge Street, 304-535-2886. . Rustic stone bungalow overlooking the unspoiled Potomac River gorge. $75-150.
- Harpers Ferry Guest House B&B 800 Washington Street, 304-535-6955. . $95-110.
- The Jackson Rose B&B 1167 Washington St. 304-535-1528. . Historic home and former Civil War headquarters of Stonewall Jackson.
- Anglers Inn 867 Washington St. 304-535-1239  1900s Victorian home. Guided fishing trips available. $85-115
- Washington House Bed and Breakfast, S. George St., +1-800-297-6957, . In charming Colonial Charles Town, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains where the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers meet, the Washington House Inn is a wonderful example of late Victorian architecture. Built in 1899, by descendants of President Washington's brothers John Augustine and Samuel.
- Harpers Ferry KOA (off US340 west of Harpers Ferry National Park) 300 tent or trailer sites. Hook ups. $30.
- Antietam National Battlefield is minutes away, it is one of the most significant battlefields of the Civil War
- Shepherdstown is a quaint small town with upscale dining and bed and breakfast inns.
This page was last edited at 17:08, on 26 March 2009 by Matthew Cannella. Based on work by Mark Stevens, Stacy Hall, Ryan Holliday and Michele Ann Jenkins, Wikitravel user(s) Jonboy and Anonymous user(s) of Wikitravel.