Top Things To Do

in Harpers Ferry, WV

Harpers Ferry has it all!

Adventure, History, Small Town Charm

We love sharing our recommendations for places to eat and things to do in and around Harpers Ferry and encourage guests to support our local small businesses.  From whitewater rafting to zip-lining, historic tours to wine tasting, Harpers Ferry has something for everyone. And it’s all easily accessed from your Harpers Ferry, WV, vacation rental. Scroll down for our recommendations on the best things to do while you visit Harpers Ferry.

868 Estate Vineyards
14001 Harpers Ferry Rd, Purcellville, VA 20132, USA

A unique destination winery featuring exquisite wines. Winner of the 2020 Virginia Governor's Cup for the highest ranked wine in Virginia. 868 Estate Vineyard has 120 acres of open pasture, vineyards and wooded hills. Their tasting room serves a selection of Virginia wines created by their winemaker, Carl DiManno.

Abolitionist Ale Works
129 W Washington St #1529, Charles Town, WV 25414, United States

Flavorful beers and artisan pizza's crafted and served on site in Downtown Charles Town, WV. Also featuring local wine and cider and a wide selection of cans and bottles to go.

Appalachian Trail
799 Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425, United States

Appalachian Trail: Keys Gap to Harpers Ferry is a 22.4 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Harpers Ferry, West Virginia that features a river and is rated as moderate.

The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, camping, and backpacking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Bozzo Family Vineyards
35226 Charles Town Pike, Purcellville, VA 20132, United States

They have reserved and open outdoor and indoor seating, wine by glass, bottle and flight, light foods, and good conversation, subject to their coronavirus protocols. Kids, and pets on leash outside, are welcome.

Breaux Vineyards
36888 Breaux Vineyards Ln, Purcellville, VA 20132, USA

Come enjoy the internationally acclaimed wines of Breaux Vineyards. Their 400+ acre estate has 104 acres planted in 17 different grape varieties. Nestled between the hills, their vineyard plantings extend up the Short Hill Mountain. Long vistas of the Blue Ridge Mountains can be enjoyed from their tasting room, Patio Madeleine and their landscaped terraces. They are located only an hour from metropolitan DC, Dulles and BWI airports and a short distance from historic Harpers Ferry, WV. Come see Virginia’s Favorite Winery!

Bushel & Peck
100 W Washington St, Charles Town, WV 25414, United States

Local and Organic Grocer - In keeping with their passion for supporting local, they source as close as they can. They start in beautiful Jefferson County then move out up to 50 miles. Even the distributors they source from are within that zone.

Doukenie Winery
14727 Mountain Road Hillsboro, VA 20132

Doukénie Winery has 425 acres nestled in Loudoun County, Virginia’s famed wine country, just 30 miles from Washington, DC. This wine farm provides visitors and locals an escape from reality while increasing their knowledge of grapes and wine making.

Harpers Ferry Adventure Center
37410 Adventure Center Ln, Hillsboro, VA 20132, USA

Enjoy aerial & river excitement together with a Zip & Raft Package or their Tube & Zip Package. Or go for a challenge with their Raft & Climb, Tube & Climb, or Zip & Climb packages. Want a whole day of river excitement? Their Raft & Tube Package is for you!

Harpers Ferry Brewing
37412 Adventure Center Ln, Purcellville, VA 20132, United States

Located in Virginia at the intersection of Rt 340 and Harpers Ferry Road. They are along the banks of the Potomac River with gorgeous views of WV and MD.

Hillsborough Winery Brewery Vineyard
36716 Charles Town Pike, Hillsboro, VA 20132, United States

Experience some of the most scenic views of the Blue Ridge Mountain's foothills, award-winning wines produced "in harmony with terroir", quality-crafted beers brewed with the finest ingredients, and unparalled atmosphere and hospitality.

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