Morgantown Summer 2021 Edition

GET OUT OF TOWN As great as Morgantown is, it’s still nice to get out of town once in a while. Luckily, you won’t have to go far to find adventure.

Head north to PITTSBURGH . Morgantown enjoys close proximity to this urban city rich in history and grit. Explore the downtown museums and visit the Strip District, where you can enjoy a plethora of dining options. Stay for the night at the Renaissance Hotel. Head northwest to WHEELING for a weekend away. Consider a stay at Oglebay Resort. Visit Prabhupada’s Palace of Gold. Browse the shelves at the Wheeling Public Market. And grab a bite at Later Alligator, a local favorite. Head southwest to the capital city of CHARLESTON . Stay at the Embassy Suites. Marvel at the golden-domed capitol building. Explore the shops and public art along Capitol Street. Grab a cone at Ellen’s Homemade Ice Cream. Dine at Black Sheep Burritos and Brews. Head southeast to the twin towns of THOMAS and DAVIS . Explore Dolly Sods Wilderness, Canaan Valley Resort State Park, and Blackwater Falls State Park. Shop along main street in each community. Take in a show at the Purple Fiddle. Enjoy a pint of locally brewed beer at Stumptown Ales. Head southwest to FAYETTEVILLE , your gateway to visiting the country’s newest national park: the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve. Stay at Adventures on the Gorge resort. Shop The Station Market, and grab a bite at Pies and Pints.

Head even further south to historic LEWISBURG for the weekend. Spend the night at the General Lewis Inn or The Greenbrier. Visit Lost World Caverns. Stroll through downtown for an eclectic collection of shops and galleries. Dine at Stardust Cafe. Head east to SHEPHERDSTOWN . Lay your head for the evening at The Bavarian Inn. Choose your adventure with River Riders. Explore historic Harpers Ferry. Shop your heart out along German Street. Enjoy a meal at The Press Room. Head west to PARKERSBURG . Spend the night at the Blennerhassett Hotel. Immerse yourself in history at Blennerhassett Island State Park. Grab a bite at brew at the North End Tavern and Brewery. Shop one of the state’s oldest general stores in nearby Harrisville: Berdine’s 5 and Dime.

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