Martinsburg / Berkeley County, West Virginia
I-81 Exits 16, 14 & 13.
Visiting Martinsburg and Berkeley County is a history rich adventure and known as the gateway of the Shenandoah Valley. If your interest is the French & Indian War, shopping, Revolutionary War, shopping, Civil War, shopping, or railroads, Martinsburg has something to capture your attention. A West Virginia Mainstreet Community, Martinsburg is alive year-round with arts, music, festivals, and special events.
The 136-mile Washington Heritage Trail is a national scenic byway that meanders through Berkeley, Morgan, and Jefferson counties. Over a dozen places along the trail were significant in the life of George Washington and his family – get a free guide at the Martinsburg/Berkeley County Convention and Visitors Bureau. Martinsburg was also an active and important Civil War junction, with the city changing hands over 50 times from 1861 to 1865. The B&O Railroad also passes through Martinsburg, where Stonewall Jackson literally stole the railroad’s locomotives.
The Visitor Center and gift shop are located on North Queen Street, in historic downtown Martinsburg highlighting the area's exciting festivals, shopping, dining and many attractions.
Martinsburg Berkeley County Visitors Bureau
115 N. Queen Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401