I-81 Exits 23, 20, 16, 14, 13, 12, 8 and 5
From rugged outdoor adventures to historically rich sites, unique festivals and a vibrant downtown culture, Martinsburg and Berkeley County, WV will make your getaway an unforgettable experience. As the northern gateway of the Shenandoah Valley, Berkeley County will capture your attention with its beautiful landscapes and leave you with a lifetime of memories.
Discover Berkeley County’s explosive history, complete with spies, hidden tunnels and railroad strikes, spanning from the French and Indian war to the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. Journey through downtown Martinsburg on a historical, self-guided walking tour, or take a leisurely drive along the 136-mile Washington Heritage Trail that highlights areas of significance to George Washington and his family.
Bring your trip into this century by exploring Martinsburg engaging culture through live theatre, art exhibits, luxurious spas, locally-owned shops and restaurants, wildlife preserves, golfing, geocaching, children’s museums and more.
Immerse yourself in Berkeley County’s and Martinsburg’s traditions at any of the fantastic festivals and year-round events that celebrate this area’s heritage. Meet Queen Pomona during October’s Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival; see local pooches strut down Martinsburg’s main street every Easter in the Pet Parade; and delight your taste buds and your mind at the Chocolate Fest and Book Faire in April.
Whether looking for an outdoor adventure, a historical journey or to celebrate local culture, Martinsburg and Berkeley County, WV is a memorable experience for the whole family