Things to do in HARPERS FERRY with kids

For those outdoor loving families, West Virginia is your new best friend! Hiking, biking, rock climbing, whitewater rafting and caving will all give the kids something exciting to tell their friends about. A true adventure!

There are SO many places to experience these thrills. ExploreWV GeoChallenge is a unique and fun way to work together as a family exploring the beautiful mountain trails. ACE Adventure Resort gives you almost TOO many options - rafting, biking, ATV, mud obstacle courses….you name it! The Greenbrier River Trail offers cross-country skiing (yep - it’s an all year round state!) as well as horseback riding, and Hatfield McCoy Trails give dirt bike and ATV riders incredible scenery to navigate through.

Of course, the adventure isn’t all above ground! Lost World Caverns and Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine give kids a chance to explore the incredible formations below the earth’s surface.

Top that off with animal attractions, museums, indoor play, amazing national parks and stunning state parks, and good old fashioned water parks - West Virginia really is jam packed with kids fun! Good luck choosing what to do first!

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  • John Brown Wax Museum

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    Harpers Ferry

    The John Brown Wax Museum graphically tells the story of John Brown and the raid on Harpers Ferry. Voice, music, & animation enhance the experience. One of the many fun family places to visit if ...

  • Harpers Ferry National Historic Park

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    (1 miles) Harpers Ferry

    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 ...

  • River Riders

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    (2 miles) Harpers Ferry

    Incredible outdoor adventures for the whole family on the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers! Rafting, canopy tours, tubing, kayaking, rock climbing...the list goes on!

  • The Brunswick Railroad Museum

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    (6 miles) Brunswick

    On the second floor, the Museum's exhibits tell the history of Brunswick and the people who have lived here. Life-sized recreations of late Victorian rooms are the centerpiece of these exhibits. On ...

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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    (10 miles) Sharpsburg

    An eye opening and fascinating historical experience at Antietam National Battlefield - a site that played a key role in 1862 invasion of the Confederate Army into the North.

  • Galaxy Skateland

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    (15 miles) Martinsburg

    Make your big day one to remember with the soccer and basketball themed parties. Loads of fun for the family, entertainment and play for hours!!

  • Wonderment Puppet Theatre

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    (15 miles) Martinsburg

    Offering a weekend treat for kids and traditionalists, classic family puppet theatre with additional hands on puppet exhibits for the kids to play with. Weekend and holiday shows.

  • Summers Farm Adventure

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    (15 miles) Frederick

    Summers Farm offers a day that is sure to bring families together. From pig races to pumpkin picking, Summers Farm offers something for everyone. Come out today to see all we have to offer. You will ...

  • Jaydees Family Fun Center

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    (17 miles) Inwood

    Features include water park with slides and splash toys, interactive kids' museum, go karting, jungle gym indoor play, mini golf and mini train and gem panning game.

  • Yogi Bears Jellystone Park

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    (18 miles) Williamsport

    Exciting family resort great for a day, a weekend or for vacation campers. Beach entry pool with 400ft waterslides, Yogi Bear, mini golf, an outdoor movie theatre, pedal karts, laser tag and plenty ...

  • Terrace Lanes Bowling Center

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    (18 miles) Frederick

    Get bowled over with Frederick's ONLY 10-pin bowling center!

  • ShadowLand Laser Adventures

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    (18 miles) Frederick

    Get ready to take on a quest to combat an opposing team in semi-darkness, surrounded by lasers and smoke! Good luck!

  • Leesburg Animal Park

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    (18 miles) Leesburg

    Get Up Close and Personal with Exotic & Domestic Animals on 21 acres of fun! Visit Giant Tortoises, Lemurs, and Serval Cats. Feed and pet animals and take a PONY RIDE. Tour the entire Park on a ...

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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    (19 miles) Frederick

    Interactive educational programs, exhibits, seminars and lectures provide the knowledge that Civil War medicine connects us not only to our past, but is the scientific and historical link to our ...

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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    (19 miles) Frederick

    A fascinating and educational look into history at this national battlefield in Maryland. Known as the Civil War Battle that Saved DC, families can visit a landscape that has changed little since the ...

  • Roads and Rails Museum

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    (19 miles) Frederick

    Cars...Trucks....Trains....and lego! Yes please! Visit one of the world's LARGEST model trail attractions and it's miniature world!

  • Chuck E Cheese's

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    (21 miles) Hagerstown

    Chuck E. Cheese's features age appropriate games, rides, prizes, food and entertainment that children of all ages from toddlers to big kids will love.

  • Skate Frederick

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    (21 miles) Frederick

    Skate Frederick Ice Sports & More is Frederick's premiere skating facility featuring two NHL regulation rinks (200' x 85'). Skate Frederick offers a snack bar, a Pro Shop for all your skating needs, ...

  • Bach to Rock Lansdowne

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    (21 miles) Leesburg

    Bach to Rock Lansdowne is fun for kids of all ages who are interested in music lessons, camps, birthday parties, joining a band or glee club and more!

  • Green Meadows Petting Farm Ijamsville

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    (23 miles) Ijamsville

    A family friendly petting farm in Maryland with sweet barn animals for kids to play with, as well as hay rides, cow milking, and an interactive animal show. Lots of animal fun in your family day out!

  • Fort Frederick State Park

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    (24 miles) Big Pool

    offers an extensive colonial era experience, with restored barracks and fort buildings; fishing, boating and hiking opportunities on the rivers plus a traditional adventure playground.

  • Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo

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    (25 miles) Thurmont

    Get stalked by a tiger, jaguar or lion and live to tell the tale. Feel the breath of a bear, follow a fallow deer, or tickle a tortoise. Hand-feed goats, sheep, donkeys, llamas, ducks and other ...

  • Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum

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    (25 miles) Winchester

    Capture the sense of fascination and excitement you had as a child. At the Discovery Museum, families come to feel that wonder, together. The hands-on exhibits and programs, focused on the sciences, ...

  • Adventure Park USA

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    (25 miles) New Market

    Yee haw! 17.5 acres of Western theme park fun, as well as a fun Desert Oasis Mini Golf Course, Ropes Course and a challenging Rock Wall! Adventure Park USA is a fun family day out option for those in ...

  • Sport Bounce of Loudoun

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    (26 miles) Ashburn

    At Sport Bounce, we know parents are always on the lookout for FUN things to do and fun places to bring their kids. Our goal is to provide you with a great place to bring your kids and meet up with ...

  • Catoctin Mountain Park

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    (26 miles) Thurmont

    With 25 miles of hiking trails winding through both Catoctin Mountain Park and Cunningham Falls State Park a variety of experiences are available. The roads of the Park offer scenic driving all year; ...

  • Loudoun Gymnastics Center

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    (27 miles) Sterling

    A 10,000 plus square foot facility providing programs, special events and open gym for ages 18 months and up in Loudoun County.

  • Romp n' Roll

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    (27 miles) Germantown

    Romp n' Roll Germantown offers a huge variety of fun kids classes. They offer age-specific kids gym classes, art class, music class and more for babies, toddlers, and preschool-aged children in the ...

  • Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum

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    (28 miles) Sterling

    focuses on local agricultural heritage and provides an insight into historical rural life. Includes a play farm interactive exhibit specifically for children.

  • Dinosaur Land

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    (28 miles) White Post

    Go back into the Mesozoic times at the roadside attraction of Dinosaur Land where you can roam the park WITH the dinosaurs! Lots of prehistoric sized kids fun in Virginia!

  • LaserNation

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    (29 miles) Sterling

    LaserNation makes it fun and interactive for the whole family with some of the largest playing arenas on the East Coast. LaserNations live-action laser experience is high-tech, futuristic fun. ...

  • Bach to Rock South Riding

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    (30 miles) Chantilly

    Bach to Rock is fun for kids of all ages who are interested in music lessons, camps, birthday parties, joining a band or even glee club!

  • Whitetail Resort

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    (30 miles) Mercersburg

    Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4, offering 7 green runs, plus 2 lift serviced tubing hills and 3 terrain parks.

  • ShadowLand Laser Adventures

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    (30 miles) Gaithersburg

    A challenging, fun, tactical and team building experience with super cool lasers, smoke and music - all in semi-darkness!

  • Bach to Rock Herndon

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    (31 miles) Herndon

    Bach to Rock Herndon is fun for kids of all ages who are interested in music lessons, camps, birthday parties, joining a band or glee club and more!