West Virginia Attractions August 27, 2016
You’ll Never Run Out Of Things To Do In This Tiny West Virginia Town
West Virginia is home to some of the coolest
small towns in America. There’s so much to see and do all over the state. There’s one little small town in the Eastern Panhandle that packs a lot of activities into one place: Shepherdstown, WV.
Let’s start with all the great places to eat.
Enjoy fine dining at The Press Room.
Owner and chef Mike Luksa has been creating delicious meals since 1978, and the Press Room has been a part of town since 2006.
You can have coffee and a sandwich at the Blue Moon Cafe.
There's a lovely outdoor seating area with a spring-fed creek running right through it.
Have a donut or another sweet treat at Shepherdstown Sweet Shop Bakery.
They specialize in Old World-style whole grain breads, pastries, and cakes, and bake a nationally famous Holiday Stollen.
Try some German-style cuisine at the Bavarian Inn.
If you stay at the inn, you can also enjoy the infinity pool.
You can swim right up to the edge to look out over the Potomac River.
If you'd like to get in the river, try a kayak or canoe rental from Shepherdstown Pedal & Paddle.
As the name suggests, they also rent bikes to explore the area.
Shepherd University is an important part of the town.
The university often hosts activities that engage the community, like speakers, concerts, and performances.
Learn about the area's history at the Historic Shepherdstown Museum.
It's located in the Entler Hotel, which is rumored to be haunted.
Behind the hotel is a smaller museum dedicated to James Rumsey, who built one of the earliest steamboats.
He first launched the steamboat in Shepherdstown on the Potomac. A working model of his steamboat is housed in the building.
Catch a concert or a film at the Shepherdstown Opera House.
It was built in 1910, and still retains a classic charm.
Check out Four Seasons Books.
This family owned and operated bookstore has been serving Shepherdstown since 1991.
You can have "Tea with the Dearly Departed."
This regularly scheduled discussion about Shepherdstown's ghost stories takes place at Shaharazade's Restaurant & Tea Room.
Or you can go on a Shepherdstown Mysteries Walk.
You can learn all about the ghosts and legends of the area by walking through areas of interest.
You can stop in the Shepherdstown Visitor Center to find out even more things to do in town.
The address is 136 E German Shepherdstown, WV 25443.
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