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November 2016 Trail Bytes: Harpers Ferry, The Psychological Halfway Point

January 2, 2017 10:55 pm Published by

Hello, In last month’s newsletter, I left off at Bears Den Hostel after Day 5 of my hike to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. The folks sitting in front of the glowing fireplace when I arrived at sundown were two steps ahead of me – well fed and clean. Bears Den has a $30 hiker special: shower, laundry, pizza, pint of ice cream, bunk, and pancake breakfast. Built in 1933 for a physician, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy purchased the rock mansion and sixty-six acres in 1984. The Potomac Appalachian Trail Club manages it. In the morning, Go Girl, one of the women I had met at Mountain Home Cabbin, flipped pancakes for all takers. Before leaving, I boiled water for my... View Article

Need a Hotel in Harpers Ferry, WV for the Mountain Heritage Arts & Crafts Festival? Come Stay with Us!

October 6, 2016 10:54 pm Published by

The Mountain Heritage Arts & Crafts Festival occurs in nearby Jefferson County every year. While the 2016 event has already taken place, the 2017 dates are set for September 22 thru September 24. Enjoy fine arts, music, wine and crafts as you also take in the fall foliage. Book a hotel in Harpers Ferry, WV and enjoy the full historic experience. Here is what you can enjoy while attending this well-known regional event: Pre-selected artisans: Not just anyone can display their wares at the festival. Every booth you visit underwent a pre-selection process that assessed the quality of the goods and their relevance to mountain culture. You will know that you are handling quality art pieces that reflect this region... View Article

Enjoy Autumn Colors at Our Bed and Breakfast in Harpers Ferry, WV

October 6, 2016 10:53 pm Published by

Our bed and breakfast is a great place to stay as fall arrives. Besides the colors turning in our own town, the surrounding area is great for observing this beautiful natural phenomenon. If you are planning a fall trip to see the leaves change color, here is what you should expect from a visit to our bed and breakfast in Harpers Ferry, WV: Best dates: What you see in the foliage palette will depend on when you visit. Leaves change color starting in late September, with some areas not reaching their full brightness until late October. Color reports which track the turning colors start coming out around September 29. You can normally find these reports posted online so you can... View Article

Our Historic Bed and Breakfast in Harpers Ferry, WV Is Waiting for You This Christmas

October 3, 2016 10:55 pm Published by

On December 10 and 11, 2016, the 46th Annual Harpers Ferry Olde Tyme Christmas will transform our town into a traditional Christmas setting. It is a chance to enjoy the moment, rather than obsess over what you need to get accomplished. You can heighten this experience by staying at a historic bed and breakfast in Harpers Ferry, WV that is within walking distance of the attractions. Here is why you should stay with us this year for Olde Tyme Christmas and take a break with history: Experience another time: Rushed shopping days and overwhelming social obligations can take the fun out of the holidays. When you experience our Christmas festival, it is a chance to experience the holiday season at... View Article

Make Your Reservations at a Bed and Breakfast in Harpers Ferry, WV

October 1, 2016 10:50 pm Published by

When considering reservations at a bed and breakfast in Harpers Ferry, WV, we hope you’ll consider staying with us! Lily Garden Bed & Breakfast is located in the historic district and offers comfortable amenities. We are centrally located near the Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, which is celebrating the National Park Service Centennial this year. There are still many events to enjoy at the end of the year. Here is what you can look forward to when you visit the park. Go back in time at Harpers Ferry National Park Harpers Ferry National Park is a part of Harpers Ferry, WV. It is a historic community located at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers. The area is full... View Article