Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Harpers Ferry, W.Va

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Harpers Ferry, W.Va

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Getting there: Harpers Ferry is a 3-hour drive from Pittsburgh, heading east on the Pennsylvania Turnpike and south on Interstate 70.

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, 767 Shenandoah St., Harpers Ferry, W.Va. 25425; 1-304-535-6029.

Visitors are encouraged to park at the main Visitor Center at 171 Shoreline Drive and ride the shuttle bus into Lower Town. There is parking at the Harpers Ferry Train Station, but space is limited.

Where to stay:

* Light Horse Inn, three bedrooms; guests have use of the dining room, living room and kitchen. Hearty hot breakfast is served at 9 each morning. It's an easy -mile walk to Lower Town, although it's a steady climb going back. You can park your bikes in the basement. ($170/night) 1084 Washington St., Bolivar, W.Va. 25425; 1-877-468-4236

Behind the inn, The Barn is open 4 to 11 p. …

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