Harpers Ferry, WV

Gorgeous West Virginia Town Named Among Most Beautiful in America

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From scenic rural landscapes to natural wonders and an incredible amount of vibrant towns and cities, West Virginia is a state that's brimming with natural beauty.

And it appears that West Virginia's small towns are finally getting some national attention too. According to a recent Condé Nast Traveler article, Harpers Ferry is considered one of the most beautiful towns in America. Keep reading to learn more.

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Harpers Ferry can be found within the eastern most corner of West Virginia along the border of Maryland and Virginia. The town is situated along the scenic intersection of the Potomac and Shenandoah River.

Harpers Ferry has a long and fascinating history which can be seen through the 19th-century buildings, Civil War Museum, and John Brown’s Fort which dot its landscape. If you're a history lover be sure to take one of the many tours offered here.

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In terms of natural beauty, there's plenty of that here too. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park makes for one incredibly picturesque experience, especially during the fall. If you're looking for a bit of adventure we suggest zip lining, rock climbing, and rafting.

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Harpers Ferry offers a variety of different opportunities for visitors. Whether you enjoy leisure or historical exploration, a peaceful stroll by the water or a guided tour with an expert, there are so many ways to enjoy this beautiful town.

To learn more about Harpers Ferry and all the wonderful things to see and do here, be sure to check out its official site for tourism here.

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