Rich History and Stunning Beauty
Guests that visit Jefferson County quickly discover that we are an area blessed with a diversity of things to do and experience. However, at our core is our rich history and stunning scenic beauty that is ever present and always celebrated with pride. Harpers Ferry, Shepherdstown and Charles Town boast wonderful architecture, quaint neighborhoods, boutique shopping, historical sites and delicious, locally-owned eateries.
Our rugged topography and beautiful rivers make Jefferson County a popular destination for hiking, biking, rafting, kayaking and zip-lining. Harpers Ferry is the mid-point of the world-famous Appalachian Trail and is home to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, the headquarters for the Appalachian Trail.
Our rich history and love for the arts is ever-present at our local events, farmer’s markets, street fairs and theatrical productions throughout the year. The Contemporary American Theater Festival has been named one of the “top theater festivals in the world.”
Charles Town, West Virginia is home to local shops and independent restaurants nestled in a beautiful natural setting.
Dining, shopping and the great outdoors. Just part of what you'll find in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.
Discover a true arts community with boutique shops and art galleries throughout Shepherdstown, West Virginia.
Gifts, local produce and so much more. Jefferson County Farmers' Markets offer something for everyone.
Independent eateries with memorable menus and a relaxing ambiance.
Racing & Gaming
Thrill seekers are welcome at the exciting racing and gaming centers located in Jefferson County.
Our calendar is stuffed with exciting special events and festivals year round. What are you waiting for?