George Washington Heritage Trail229 E. Martin St., 2nd floor, Martinsburg
Established to follow the footsteps of George Washington, this trail is everything a history aficionado could ever want. The trail passes through three counties of West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle. It includes places such as Harpers Ferry National Historic Park; the country’s first spa, Berkeley Springs; the famous Paw Paw Tunnel; and the house of Belle Boyd, a notorious female Confederate spy. Visitors on the trail can see the area that George Washington fell in love with more than two centuries ago. Towns like Charles Town and Shepherdstown have preserved their historic character so that visitors can enjoy the area’s vibrant past along the trail.