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Charles Town / Jefferson County, West Virginia

I-81 Exit 12.

Historically rich and packed with interesting and fun activities is the best way to describe Jefferson County. Harpers Ferry is a destination featuring wonderful outdoor activities, excellent historic sites, and beautiful natural surroundings. It was built in a natural pass through the mountains, where the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers converge.    

Shop the Arts in West Virginia, Shenandoah ValleyVisit the place developed by the Washington family; Charles Town is the site of many of their homes and farms. The famed Old Opera House Theatre offers year-round entertainment - from musicals to live dance & concerts.

The region is filled with outdoor recreation. Trip planning for the region offers opportunities for paddling, fishing, and white-water raft trips. 

When you drive around the bend and enter Shepherdstown, you’ll take a quick breath at the view of German Street and say, “Wow, what a great postcard this would make!” Shepherdstown is a beautifully preserved, centuries-old town on the southern bank of the Potomac River between Martinsburg and Harpers Ferry.

Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce

Mountain Heritage Arts and Crafts Festival
201 East Washington St.
Charles Town, WV 25414

Phone: 1-800-624-0577

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Jefferson County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Shenandoah Valley Tourist Information37 Washington Court
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425


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