- Our list of the best things to do in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, features the top 185 nearby activities — including 68 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Shepherdstown, WV has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 7 things to do within the city of Shepherdstown, WV , followed by 179 popular activities in nearby cities, including Hagerstown, Frederick, Purcellville, Martinsburg, Harpers Ferry, Berryville, Leesburg, Charles Town, Sharpsburg, Thurmont, Winchester, Berkeley Springs, Middletown, Boonsboro, Knoxville and Lovettsville
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Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, MD MoreLess Info
A farm called Bonnymeed Farm offers historic horse and carriage guided tours for children and adults. There are three tours with one of them covering the Battlefield of Antietam and includes a traditional picnic lunch from 1862.
Antietam National Battlefield is a designated area along the Antietam River which marks the location of the historic Battle of Antietam fought in 1862. The site consists of the battlefield, a military cemetery, a visitor center, and the famous Burnside's Bridge.
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18906 Shepherdstown Pike, Sharpsburg, MD MoreLess Info
Pry House Field Hospital Museum is a two-story building which served as the headquarters of the Union Army before. It has exhibits showing the items and methods used to treat wounded soldiers during the Battle of Antietam.
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Store College Place, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 MoreLess Info
At the Appalachian Trail Conference Headquarters, hikers often have their pictures taken under the sign to signify that they have completed half the hike. The headquarters maintains a list of all hikers who have completed the 2,000-mile hike.
Notable pieces on display at Boonsborough Museum of History include a chair used in the Lincoln White House and a collection of carved bullets from the Civil War. Open Sundays May through September (year round by special appointment).
Elk Mountain Trails in Knoxville has well-mannered horses that are good for kids and beginners. The trail ride was easy and the guides are friendly. They have horseback rides on the C&O canal and the adjoining woodlands.
Running along an old canal, Armory Canal Trail offers placards with historical information and views of old factories and ruins. The trail can be used for hiking and has wildlife like birds, fish and turtles that can be seen.