Visiting the Charles Town area of West Virginia? Charles Town Ghost Tours recommends these local restaurants, lodging, and attractions.

We also recommend Our Ghost Walk Journal, a unique blank guided journal tailored specially for ghost walk tours.

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Restaurants ~

Alfredo’s Mediterranean Grille and Steakhouse
741 East Washington Street
Charles Town, WV
Website – Alfredo’s Mediterranean Grille and Steakhouse

Enjoy traditional and modern dishes from Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Lebanon, and Morocco. Open for both lunch and dinner. Reservations are recommended!

Inkwell’s Tavern
200 West Washington Street
Charles Town, WV
Website – Inkwell’s Tavern

Veteran-owned and operated, Inkwell’s Tavern is Charles Town’s choice for drinks, food, and atmosphere! Offering cocktails, craft beer, fine wine, and delicious food, plus billiards, darts, and arcade games. If you’re bringing a group, reservations are recommended.

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Lodging ~

Carriage Inn Bed and Breakfast
417 East Washington Street
Charles Town, WV
Website – Carriage Inn Bed and Breakfast

Enjoy a relaxed stay in this restored historic mansion offering comfortable rooms with modern conveniences and a full breakfast.

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Shops ~

Fuzzy Dog Books and Music
201 East Washington Street
Charles Town, WV
Website – Fuzzy Dog Books and Music

Opening in March, 2019, Fuzzy Dog Books and Music offers vintage books and vinyl records. Have an old record collection or books? Fuzzy Dog also buys. And the shop’s resident dog is always on-hand to greet visitors!

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Attractions ~

Jefferson County Museum
200 East Washington Street
Charles Town, WV
Website – Jefferson County Museum

Discover the people and events that helped shape Jefferson County’s history!

Founded in 1965, the museum prefers the history and heritage of Jefferson County, including a wide range of artifacts and documents from early Native American activities and 18th century European colonization and enslavement of African Americans to the Civil War and into the 21st century.

The Old Opera House
204 North George Street
Charles Town, WV
Website – The Old Opera House

Built in the early 1900s, the Old Opera House opened as a performance theater in 1910 and became a movie theater years later. After the cinema closed, the Opera House became at various times apartments, a tavern, a florist shop, and even a two-lane bowling alley. In the 1970s, the Opera House was restored and once again presents live theatrical events.

If an evening at this historic theater is on your itinerary, be sure to make reservations. Shows often sell out, especially the musicals.

Charles Town Farmers Market
100 South Samuel Street
Charles Town, WV
Facebook Page – Charles Town Farmers Market

The Charles Town Farmers Market is Jefferson County’s premier farmers market, offering more vendors, more products, and more fun!

Open seasonally, mid-April through October, Saturdays only, from 8 am to noon.

John Brown Wax Museum
168 High Street
Harpers Ferry, WV
Website – John Brown Wax Museum

The story of abolitionist John Brown and his raid on Harpers Ferry, WV, told with life-size wax figures created by Earl Dorfman, noted sculptor of historic heads in vinyl plastisol, known to give a more lifelike quality to figures than wax. The John Brown Wax Museum is the only intact Dorfman museum left in the United States.

The museum is located in the historic section of Harpers Ferry.

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Our Ghost Walk Journal

Record your Charles Town Ghost Tour experience with this blank journal, tailored specifically for ghost walk tours, including favorite stories and any paranormal experiences.

And not just the tour, but your entire visit to the town, with pages to describe the attractions you visited, your favorite restaurants, your hotel, the people you met, and the souvenirs you purchased.

Visiting from outside the United States? The “Souvenirs We Purchased” section will aid you in your custom forms, with room to record the exchange rate and the purchase price.

This pocket-sized, 6×9 inches, easy-to-fill-in journal packs easily in a purse or backpack. The perfect souvenir – and the perfect gift for the traveler in your life.

Available through Amazon.

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