Not only is Jellystone Park™ an amazing place to get away for your vacation, there are tons of local attractions to explore during your stay! The area surrounding our Camp-Resort is filled with fun and exciting things to do and see—such as Harpers Ferry. Just 30 miles down the road from Jellystone Park™, there’s no shortage of things to discover there. Keep reading to find out the best spots to visit during your trip to Harpers Ferry.

1. Hiking

Harpers Ferry National Historic Park offers hiking opportunities for all different skill sets. Whether you’re looking for a serene day hike along the Potomac River, or want to hike 4 miles across Civil War battlefields, the park offers over 20 miles of hiking trails perfect for anyone. Don’t forget to check out Jeffersons Rock. This rock formation is offers great photo ops and spectacular views of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers.

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2. Museums and Exhibits

Take a tour of historic John Brown’s Fort or train station, check out the popular wax museum, bring the kiddos to the Harpers Ferry Toy Train Museum, or stop in at the Appalachian Trail Conservancy Visitors Center to learn all about the A.T. The options to learn and discover in Harpers Ferry are endless!

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4. Food & Drinks

Stroll down the streets of Harpers Ferry to discover delicious restaurants offering up authentic Italian, fresh seafood, classic American, and more. Need a cup of coffee before your day hike? Stop in at Battle Grounds Bakery & Coffee. Need a brew after a long hike? Harpers Ferry Brewing is the spot for you. These local favorites are a must visit when in Harpers Ferry.

Photo by Berliner Weiss.