- TripBuzz found 136 things to do with kids in or near Charles Town, West Virginia, including 132 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Winchester, Leesburg, Martinsburg and Harpers Ferry.
- From Jefferson County Little League to Jefferson County Memorial Park, the Charles Town area offers 95 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Parks, Golf and Sports Teams (Amateur).
- Charles Town was named for the settler Charles Washington who was the brother of President George Washington. It is situated in the northeastern tip of the state and is roughly 60 miles from both Washington D.C. and Baltimore. An annual festival is held every September to celebrate the history of the area with a farmer's market, craft fair, and live music.
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Flowing Springs Road, Charles Town, WV 25414 MoreLess Info
The Jefferson County Little League provides organized leagues for children from ages 6 through 14. Leagues include t-ball for young players, as well as baseball and softball coached under adult supervision at all times.
Best know for a public swimming pool, Jefferson County Memorial Park is a leisure park that also has two basketball courts, two playgrounds, and four pavilions that are available for rent. The park also has a .7-mile walking trail.
The historic Jefferson County Museum is a museum that offers free admission to patrons of the Charles Town Library. The museum carries information on historical events that happened in the county, such as the hanging of John Brown in 1859.
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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.
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…
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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.
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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.
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.
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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.