The old Roman baths at Berkeley Springs State Park provide serenity for $20 per half hour.
If you cherish sunrises, then motor to Cacapon Resort State Park and follow the road up to the mountaintop. A 15-mile trail hugs the ridgeline, providing gorgeous dawn hikes.
In town, you'll be ready for a big breakfast at Stella's Restaurant, where the locals gather. Leave your car while strolling to shops. Find alternative cures at Homeopathy Works. We tried their poison ivy pills and haven't scratched since. Look to Mountain Laurel Gallery for regional artwork, handmade jewelry, and natural fiber clothing. Antiques browsers prefer Old Factory Antique Mall, while coffee lovers cherish Simple Gifts and the Fairfax Coffee House. Over at Ice House Co-op Gallery, enjoy local artwork in an original 1911 apple cold-storage warehouse.
Walk to Inspirations Café, known for salads, sandwiches, and hot baked goods for lunch. You can sit inside or on the shady porch.
Visit another spa this afternoon. Choose from our two favorites, Atasia Spa (toll free 1-877-258-7888) or The Bath House (1-800-431-4698). At Atasia, owner Frankie Tan gives Thai massages along with steaming towels to relax and energize ($55). Over at The Bath House, join Evelyn Garcia for hot stone therapy; she uses hot and cold river rocks to massage and stimulate circulation ($75 for one hour).
Before freshening up for the evening, catch the Morgan Arts Council 5:30 open-air concert in the park ( 258-2300 or www.macicehouse.org). Reserve a porch dinner table at Lot 12 Public House, where local chef Damian Heath cooks up memorable meals.