Ride the mighty roller coaster rapids of the Cheat River or treat yourself to the breathtaking scenery from hiking and biking trails. The Big 12 and Broadway play here—and we’re overflowing with Appalachia history, art and antiques. Whether it’s a blissful afternoon at the spa or 18-holes on a top golf course, the enticement goes from day to night. Families, couples, and convention attendees . . . It’s time to make memories in Morgantown!

123 Pleasant St.

Morgantown WV’s premier rock venue featuring original live music from a diverse variety of national, regional, and local bands.

Allegheny Treenware

Beauty and function for the kitchen. Tour the woodworking shop and watch as some of the nation’s finest hardwood kitchen utensils are made. Purchase products at discounted rates. Allegheny Treenware, LLC offers a variety of wooden products handmade from West Virginia hardwoods in our shop 10 miles east of Grafton, WV. Our treenware products can be also […]

Alpine Lake

Set on 2,000 wooded acres featuring a 150-acre lake, this complex of over 500 vacation homes and a motel is 9.6 miles from Garrett State Forest. Basic motel rooms feature en suite bathrooms, coffeemakers and free WiFi. Rooms with microwaves and mini-fridges are available for an added fee. There’s an 18-hole golf-course, fitness center, tennis courts, […]

Amazing Women of History

“Amazing Women of History” is not only entertaining, it’s educational. Singer, actor, playwright, and historical portrayer JoAnn Peterson, combines her love of history with acting and teaching experience to bring a truly captivating performance. Her first person portrayals are well researched. Peterson is a presenter with the West Virginia Humanities Council History Alive! program, has […]

Apothecary Ale House and Café

Laid back local bar with craft beer and paninis.

Archie’s Lakehouse

Local bar & grill on Cheat Lake.


Revisit the 1930s in Arthurdale, WV. Established in 1933, by the United States government, Arthurdale is the nation’s first New Deal Homestead Community. Created through President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal legislation, the community provided a new chance at life for residents who were suffering from the Great Depression. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt served as the […]

Arts Monongahela

Represents the premier venue for supporting visual, literary and performing art forms. Visual exhibits change on a six-week basis.


Bar & restaurant specializing in hand crafted martini’s.

Battle of Rowlesburg on Cannon Hill

Located directly across from the town at the end of the county bridge. The hill was fortified during the Civil War and was used to protect the main line of the B&O Railroad. Guided tours can be arranged by appointment.

Bent Willey’s

Happening bar & nightclub offers a variety of music plus full menu of drinks in a sprawling space.

Big Bear Lake

Recreational camping and outdoor activities for the outdoor enthusiast are available April 1 through October 31. Enjoy the splendor of the West Virginia mountains on hiking trails where you will find some of the most unique wild flowers and birds in the country. We have 24 miles of mountain bike trails for those who need […]

Big Bear Lake and Campgrounds

Welcome to Big Bear Lake Camplands nestled in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia. The privately owned family oriented facility was developed with fun, relaxation, and fellowship in mind. They are committed to a safe, convenient, and affordable camping experience. Since opening in 1972 Big Bear Lake Camplands has brought enjoyment to thousands […]

Big Times

Causal bar with lounge area and pool tables.

Big Whiskey Saloon & Dancehall

The “Best of the West” in downtown Morgantown’s entertainment scene.

Black Bear Burritos (Downtown)

An innovative small business providing a wide range of ethnic cuisines prepared using the freshest ingredients served in a unique Appalachian atmosphere that embraces the cultures, arts and music of West Virginia as well as Morgantown.

Black Bear Burritos (Evansdale)

An innovative small business providing a wide range of ethnic cuisines prepared using the freshest ingredients served in a unique Appalachian atmosphere that embraces the cultures, arts and music of West Virginia as well as Morgantown.

Blue Moose Café

Coffeehouse/cafe with a cultural vibe, hosting art exhibits & readings, open-mikes & live music.

Boston Beanery (Downtown)

Bar and grill patterned after old Boston pubs from the 1800’s, which at that time were called Beaneries.

Boston Beanery (Evansdale)

Bar and grill patterned after old Boston pubs from the 1800’s, which at that time were called Beaneries.

Brown’s Creation In Clay Inc.

Spend some time with local potter Anna Brown at her studio and store. Hand-built stoneware pottery, herd imprints in clay, demonstrations.

Buffalo Wild Wings (Downtown)

An American casual dining restaurant and sports bar franchise.

Buffalo Wild Wings (Suncrest)

An American casual dining restaurant and sports bar franchise.

Cannon Hill

Climb the site of a strategic Civil War Battle.

Caperton Trail

This trail offers six miles of paved surface, perfect for rollerblading, walking and biking. Located within the Star City and Morgantown city limits, this trail runs through the Edith Barill Park, the WVU Core Arboretum and the Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park. The Caperton Trail is an urban trail with easy access to neighboring restaurants and […]

Cathedral State Park

Cathedral State Park is an ancient hemlock forest of majestic proportions, and one of the last living commemorations of the vast virgin hemlock forest which once flourished in the Appalachian highlands. Trees up to 90 feet in height and 21 feet in circumference form cloisters in the park. Located on Rt. 50 near Aurora, WV, approximately […]

Charles C. Wise Library

Manuscripts, photographs, books, oral histories and maps to aid those investigating West Virginia and the central Appalachian region. Located on WVU’s Downtown Campus in Wise Library.

Cheat Lake

1,800-acre lake provides ideal conditions for crappie, channel and yellow perch, bass, walleye, catfish and panfish. Try the tailwater  fishing pier for walleye and sauger at dark when they begin feeding. Located about 25 minutes from Morgantown. (Take U.S. Rt. 119 from Morgantown to Point Marion, PA, turn right after crossing the  Cheat River and […]

Cheat Lake Park and Trail

A 4.5-mile trail featuring a 12-footwide, handicapped accessible pavement that follows the Lake Lynn shoreline along an abandoned railroad right-of-way. A nature viewing area is located at the southern tip and a fishing platform near the station is at the northern tip. Children’s playground on Cheat Lake situated next to the 4.5-mile rail-trail. Picnic areas, […]

Cheat River and Big Sandy Creek, Albright

The Cheat Canyon is a premier Spring whitewater run with over 30 rapids Class III or better. Enormous boulders build a spectacular river that ranges from “nice and easy” to “raucous and raging,” ideal for kayaking, canoeing and whitewater rafting. The Cheat River Watershed is the largest free flowing watershed in the Eastern United States. […]

Cheat River Outfitters

Discover the best whitewater rafting on the Cheat River in Northern West Virginia! Also check out our Rock Climbing, Wild Caving and Paintball programs. Class V whitewater rafting on the spectacular Cheat Canyon and Big Sandy, Class III whitewater rafting on the Cheat Narrows and  family style rafting all summer long. Wild to mild. Kids and group […]

Chestnut Brew Works

Local craft beer.

Chestnut Ridge Park and Campground

Picturesque Chestnut Ridge Park & Campground is surrounded by Coopers Rock State Forest and the West Virginia University Forest, creating an outdoor recreational area of over 16,000 acres. Surrounded by Coopers Rock State Forest and West Virginia University Forest, creating an outdoor recreation area of over 16,000 acres. Located just ten miles outside of Morgantown just off […]

Children’s Discovery Museum of West Virginia

Children and their grown-ups explore, discover and grow together through exceptional learning experiences and interactive play. Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Memberships available. In the Mountaineer Mall, 5000 Greenbag Rd., Suite G-12, Morgantown.

Classic’s 3 Hot Spot & Resturant

Classics (now under the name Classics 3) stands in Sabraton as a shrine to memorable times in Mountaineer history. The sandwiches coined by Mountaineers still remain on the menu, and the restaurant and bar are still run by Lou and family as one of the very few family owned establishments in the Morgantown area.

Coach’s Crab Shack (Star City)

Ultimate seafood destination in Morgantown.

Cook Hayman Pharmacy Museum

Replica of a turn-of-the-century West Virginia Pharmacy. Tours available by appointment. 1132 Health Sciences North, Morgantown

Cool Spring Park

Route 50 landmark has served every conceivable motoring need for 75 years, dispensing gas and grub along one of the least populated stretches of America’s backbone highway.

Coopers Rock Overlook

Hike to a 1,200 feet drop to the mile-wide gorge below at Coopers Rock State Forest.

Coopers Rock State Park

12,968-acre forest with campsites, hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, rock climbing, mountain biking and cross-country skiing. Not only a great place for rock climbing… Coopers Rock State Park also has nearly 50 miles of trails that wind through the forest. One of our more popular trails, Henry Clay Iron Furnace Trail takes you on a trip back […]

Greater Morgantown Conventions & Visitors' Bureau

1-800-458-7373 / 304-292-5081
341 Chaplin Road, First Floor, Morgantown, WV 26501
Visitors' Center Open Mon - Fri 9-5
Serving Monongalia and Preston Counties


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