5 days in Harpers Ferry & Sharpsburg Itinerary

5 days in Harpers Ferry & Sharpsburg Itinerary

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5 days in Harpers Ferry & Sharpsburg Itinerary

Start: Harpers Ferry
1
Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Sharpsburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Harpers Ferry

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Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
On the 10th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and then trek along Appalachian National Scenic Trail. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, stop by My Neighbor and Me, then explore the world behind art at Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, and finally wander the wide-open spaces of Rocking S Ranch.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Harpers Ferry travel tool .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Harpers Ferry. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in October, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sharpsburg.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Winchester, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, My Neighbor and Me
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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Rocking S Ranch ©
Rocking S Ranch

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Sharpsburg

Sharpsburg ©
Sharpsburg is a town in Washington County, Maryland, United States, located approximately 13mi south of Hagerstown. You've now added Antietam National Cemetery to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Antietam National Battlefield, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Antietam National Cemetery, and then look for gifts at DeFluri's. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, then stroll around Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally take in the pleasant sights at The Hagerstown Cultural Trail.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sharpsburg trip planner .

Sharpsburg is just a short distance from Harpers Ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Sharpsburg can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Sharpsburg

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gettysburg, DeFluri's, The Hagerstown Cultural Trail
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