From historic Harpers Ferry on the Potomac River, this 45-mile drive crosses the Shenandoah Valley to the resort mountain spa of Berkeley Springs. Harpers Ferry, the starting point and first stop for this 45-mile drive, is the eastern-most point in West Virginia. From here, the drive heads west through the Eastern Panhandle, crossing the West Virginia portion of the Shenandoah Valley farmlands, through the historic towns of Shepherdstown and Martinsburg.
The drive then enters the Valley and Ridge province, climbing and descending several small ridges to end at the resorts and spas of Berkeley Springs. Special Attractions: Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, historical Shepherdstown, Martinsburg, Berkeley Springs State Park, the Shenandoah Valley, wooded mountain ridges. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.
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