- 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
93% 70 votes
Harpers Ferry Center, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 MoreLess Info
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail is a 2,184-mile long public footpath that was constructed by volunteers over the course of 16 years. The Appalachian Conservatory Trail was organized to help protect the trail.
100% 3 votes
Appalachian Trail Conservancy Headquarters, 799 Washington Street, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 MoreLess Info
The Appalachian Trail is a famous, 2000 mile trail that allows hikers to explore the Appalachia region of New England. The trail is strung with a variety of lakes, streams, forests, stone structures, and wildlife.
94% 18 votes
408 Alstadts Hill Road, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 MoreLess Info
Offering above ground experiences, Aerial Forest Adventure Park at Harpers Ferry has 72 challenge elements spread across six courses to choose from. Activities include rope and log bridges, zip lines, and rock walls.
94% 1298 votes
171 Shoreline Drive, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 MoreLess Info
Costumed park staff and volunteers present historical vignettes throughout Harpers Ferry National Park on some days, while on other days, visitors can take classes to learn to knit, raise a garden, and bake bread. Visitors can also hike and fish at the park.
92% 49 votes
408 Alstadis Hill Rd, Harpers Ferry, WV MoreLess Info
For 2.5 to 3 hours, visitors to Harpers Ferry Zip Line Canopy Tour can zip across eight ziplines reaching heights up to 800 feet. Guests can see the area's wildlife from the same height as most of the trees.
White water rafting adventures, tubing adventures, Zip Line Canopy Tours, kayaking and canoeing tours, stand up paddle boards rides, mountain bike, and fishing adventures are all available from River Riders. Additionally, the company operates the Aerial Forest Adventure Park where visitors can experience zip li…
52% 89 votes
43 Old Taylor Ln, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 MoreLess Info
Built by relatives of John Wilkes Booth, he stayed in this home when witnessing the execution of John Brown, and historians believe he was headed to this house after shooting Abraham Lincoln. Guests can attend ghost tours of the home, séances, and the home is used for paranormal research.
An expansive collection of memorabilia can be found at the Civil War Living History Museum. War relics, documents, and knowledgeable hosts are part of every tour. History buffs and curious visitors alike find something of interest to touch and experience.
Opened in 2010, The Haunted Cottage is a local haunted attraction commonly visited by those fascinated by the paranormal. Ghost tours, paranormal research training, and unexplained events are among the many reasons that attract visitors to the cottage.