Welcome to Harpers Ferry

The upper town is dotted with cafes and B&Bs. Harpers Ferry sits beside the Appalachian Trail across the Potomac from the C&O Canal bike path, so there are lots of outdoorsy types filling the coffee houses and hostels. The town is touristy for sure, but it has a fun and energetic vibe.

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Harper's Ferry Walking Tours

HARPERS FERRY WALKING TOUR SEPTEMBER  22, 2018Harpers Ferry is a place where two great rivers run together. It is also a place where great stories collide: George Washington’s vision for industry. Thomas Jefferson’s love of nature. Meriwether Lewis’ dream of discovery. Abolitionist John Brown’s enduring controversy. Stonewall Jackson’s largest capture. Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. Du Bois, and their struggle for equality. These are just a few of the tales time has woven together in Harpers Ferry, which you are invited to discover.A visit to this quaint, historic community, at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers, is like stepping into the past.  Stroll the picturesque streets, visit exhibits and museums, or hike our trails and battlefields. Spend a day or a weekend.  We have something for everyone, so come and discover Harpers Ferry!Taste the rush of wind atop the Bolivar Heights battlefield. Hear the drumming rapids that fueled the early gun factories of the United States. Run your fingers along bricks that sheltered desperate abolitionists. You can discover the gamut of Harpers Ferry history, covering civil war, civil rights, industry, invention, and nature’s role as a helper and destroyer.Explore Harpers Ferry! Find the Harpers Ferry story that speaks to you!The standard tour is 2 1/2 hours in length and includes visits to significant historic locations that tell the story of geography and natural history, the John Brown Raid and Civil War, Meriwether Lewis at Harpers Ferry, Storer College, the Niagara Movement, transportation, waterpower and industry.Your guide will meet you at the Park Visitor Center, where he will join you in our Bus. He will direct you to several areas of interest of the park where you will exit the vehicle and walk.Your tour ends with a walk covering several blocks in the Lower Town. Once your Harpers Ferry Tour has concluded, you are free to explore on your own and visit the museums and Bookshop.*Please note that this is a walking tour and some areas of the Park that you will be driving to will have paths or uneven surfaces at times. Proper footwear is recommended.Pick up 8:30 am Pomona Square 1700 Reisterstown Rd, 21208Tour included: • KD Elite air-conditioned motor coach transportation We may also use a 14 passenger Mercedes Sprinter depending on the number of people booking the tour. • Admission & guided tour of Harper Ferry • Bottled water