Family-Friendly Activities Near Washington DC

Unforgettable family-friendly activities near Washington DC with River Riders. Embrace outdoor fun for the whole family, just a stone’s throw from DC.


The Perfect Family Getaway in Harpers Ferry, WV

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia is a small historical town situated at the confluence of the Potomac
and Shenandoah Rivers where Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia all converge. Steeped in
Civil War history, landmarks, and artifacts, Harpers Ferry is a popular getaway for both families
and adventure seekers alike. Located about an hour outside of Washington, D.C., the swift
scenic drive into Harpers Ferry is quick and convenient.

Thrilling Adventures with River Riders

River Riders brings years of quality experience in outdoor recreation to Harpers Ferry.
Customizing the perfect stay is essential to providing the perfect unforgettable family adventure.
Activities include:

● White water rafting
● Tubing
● Ziplining
● Aerial adventure parks
● Kayaking
● Canoeing
● Mountain biking

Utilizing years of expertise and the safest adventure equipment available, River Riders runs all
trips in a professional, personable manner. Rest assured, all guides and support staff have
professional certifications and are CPR certified.

Unveiling Harpers Ferry Family-Focused Gems

In addition to River Riders’ outdoor adventures, families flock to Harpers Ferry from all over to
enjoy a plethora of outdoor activities, including:

Planning Your Family Adventure

Once guests have selected their preferred dates and booked a vacation rental, cabin, or
campsite, building a trip itinerary is the next step. Choose standalone activities or save on
multiple adventures by bundling with a package deal.
Popular package deals include:

Optimize your adventure to ensure an unforgettable day! River Riders recommends the
following checklists:

River Adventures Checklist:

● Sunblock
● Sunglasses
● Water shoes
● Waterproof valuables cases

Adventure Park and Zipline Checklist:

● Close-toed athletic or hiking shoes
● Insect repellant
● Sunblock

Reservations for all adventures can be made online or by calling River Riders directly to book
with an experienced outdoor enthusiast.

Create cherished memories with River Riders in Harpers Ferry. Rest assured your family will
enjoy an opportunity to disconnect from the fast-paced world and reconnect with the outdoors.
Whether you’re planning a day on the river, or a day swinging from the tree tops, vacationing in
Harpers Ferry will leave you with cherished memories and a longing to return. Reserve your
accommodations, pack your gear, and book your adventure today!

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