Attractions In And Around Shepherdstown, WV
If you're in search of adventures or activities, Shepherdstown, WV offers a wealth of options.
Movies, live music and/or theater can be enjoyed most nights of the week in and around Shepherdstown. Appalachian and heritage music happen in jam-session fashion at O'Hurley's General Store every Thursday evening, and the Blue Moon Cafe features live music most weekend nights. Shaharazade's has monthly Middle-Eastern music and belly dancing dinners. The Opera House brings independent movies and foreign films to Shepherdstown every weekend. Community theater performances can be seen at the Full Circle Theater Company, the Old Opera House in Charles Town, and the Apollo Theater in Martinsburg. (more...)
The excitement of horse racing and casino-style gambling is 15 minutes away at the Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races and Slots. Table games with poker and blackjack have just opened in Charles Town, WV.
In addition to the everyday activities available here, Shepherdstown is the site of several festivals. The renowned Contemporary American Theater Festival brings new American plays performed in repertory in July. Juried arts and crafts, along with West Virginia foods, are showcased at the Mountain Heritage Arts & Crafts Festival in June and September. Christmas, the Fourth of July, Easter and May Day bring parades and celebrations to the streets and parks of Shepherdstown. (more...)
The Shepherdstown area has many sites that played important roles in colonial and civil war era history. Antietam Battlefield, near the small town of Sharpsburg, MD, and Harpers Ferry, WV are only minutes away. Gettysburg, PA is just over an hour's drive away. The Washington family (including George) left many footprints in the Shepherdstown area. (more...)
If you enjoy outdoor activities we are just minutes away from hiking, biking, rafting, tubing, kayaking, golfing, and horseback riding. The C&O Canal Path lies just on the other side of the Potomac River from Shepherdstown and the Appalachian Trail winds near Harpers Ferry about 15 minutes away. Several outfitters near Harpers Ferry offer various levels of raft, bicycle, tube and kayak trips. Add a few golf courses and horseback riding, and you can spend several days challenging yourself in the great outdoors while recuperating at the Inn. (more...)
There are many shopping opportunities in and around Shepherdstown. Boutique locally-owned shops lining German Street purvey wines, American-made artisan crafts, bespoke jewelry and French-inspired decor. The Sweet Shop and our Sunday Farmers Market lets you bring a little taste of Shepherdstown home with you. (more...)
Spa and wellness services can be arranged at the Inn and are available at other locations around Shepherdstown. In-room massages are available in some of the larger guest rooms, and facials, manicures and other beauty services are available along German and Princess Streets. In addition, you'll find reiki, yoga, acupuncture and other wellness practicioners in Shepherdstown and the surrounding area. (more...)
Several wineries offering tours and tastings are within a short drive from Shepherdstown. Most of the vineyards are located in Northern Virginia, just across the Virginia border from Harpers Ferry, near the small towns of Hillsboro, VA and Leesburg, VA. Some have terraces and patios with spectacular views, perfect for a bottle of wine and a picnic lunch. (more...)