The Bavarian Inn- Located within walking distance of the starting point. A full service hotel and fine restaurant, Shepherdstown, WV.
The Thomas Shepherd Inn- Bed and breakfast located in downtown Shepherdstown, WV. Reservations taken between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m.
We have gotten several requests for campsites, as well:
Here is a link to some local campgrounds in Jefferson County, so that gives you some options.
The C&O; Canal Nat’s Historical Park has several hiker/biker no fee campgrounds (no reservations), and one drive in campground on the C&O; Canal, which would be super close, and is a very popular location. The drive in campground is located at Antietam Creek (located at mile 69, approx); and it is $10 a night. No shower facilities, but they are nice sites, with bathroom facilities and a water pump. It is very close to Shepherdstown. 301-739-4200. The hiker/biker campgrounds close by would be:
Mile 62.9 Huckleberry Hill
Mile 75.2 Killiansburg Cave
Mile 79.2 Horseshoe Bend
We strongly advise you to call the park headquarters with any questions BEFORE you come out , and to make sure you are comfortable with the arrangements!
There are a variety of restaurants available in the German Street area of Shepherdstown, including a bakery, coffee shop, Thai/sushi, Italian, fine dining, a British Pub, and vegetarian friendly restaurants.