6 days in Harpers Ferry & Charles Town Itinerary

6 days in Harpers Ferry & Charles Town Itinerary

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6 days in Harpers Ferry & Charles Town Itinerary

Start: Harpers Ferry
1
Harpers Ferry
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Charles Town
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​min
End: Harpers Ferry

2
nights
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Antietam National Battlefield and The Point. You'll explore and learn at Pry House Field Hospital Museum and John Brown Wax Museum. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, don't miss a visit to Restoration Museum, stop by True Treats Historic Candy, and do a tasting at Breaux Vineyards.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Harpers Ferry trip itinerary maker app .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Harpers Ferry. In July in Harpers Ferry, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 66°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Charles Town.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Antietam National Battlefield, Breaux Vineyards, Pry House Field Hospital Museum
Highlights from your plan
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
Pry House Field Hospital Museum ©
Pry House Field Hospital Museum

3
nights
Charles Town

Charles Town ©
Charles Town, officially the City of Charles Town, is a city in Jefferson County, West Virginia, and is also the county seat. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copper Fox Distillery, stroll through Stony Man Mountain Hike, and then get engrossed in the history at The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Catoctin Creek Distillery, get some fabulous bargains at Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets, then steep yourself in history at Patsy Cline Historic House, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, and finally stop by My Neighbor and Me.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Charles Town trip itinerary planner .

Charles Town is just a stone's throw from Harpers Ferry. July in Charles Town sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Charles Town

Museums Shopping Casinos

Side Trips

Luray, Winchester, Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets, Catoctin Creek Distillery, Copper Fox Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley ©
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
Stony Man Mountain Overlook ©
Stony Man Mountain Overlook
Copper Fox Distillery ©
Copper Fox Distillery

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