- Our list of the best things to do in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, features the top 229 nearby activities — including 89 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Harpers Ferry, WV has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Sights & Landmarks, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 17 things to do within the city of Harpers Ferry, WV , followed by 212 popular activities in nearby cities, including Leesburg, Frederick, Hagerstown, Purcellville, Martinsburg, Winchester, Middleburg, Berryville, Sharpsburg, Charles Town, Ashburn, Shepherdstown, Middletown, Thurmont, Boonsboro, Knoxville, New Market, Lovettsville and Berkeley Springs
96% 480 votes
St. Peter's Church Stone Patio, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 MoreLess Info
Based on the stories in 'A Ghostly Tour of Harpers Ferry,' if the weather is above 40 degrees, visitors tour Harpers Ferry and hear about the town's ghost. When the weather is below 40, visitors meet in St. Peter's Church where they see slides and hear the stories.
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.
98% 209 votes
Thomas Hall, St. Peter's Catholic Church, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 MoreLess Info
O' Be Joyfull Historical Tours & Entertainment, gives ghost tours of Harpers Valley, and its founder Rick Garland also conducts historical tours including tours of St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church. This leader also presents a Historical Songs and Stories Concert Show, as well as serving as a step-on guide.
95% 131 votes
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.