18 Ideas for a Greater Morgantown Getaway in 2018

Make the most out of your visit to Mountaineer Country


Now that it’s 2018, many individuals have started their resolutions. For some, it may be maintaining a workout routine, working towards a promotion at work, sticking to a healthy diet, traveling more, or trying something for the first time.

If you’re hoping to travel more and explore new adventures this year, Greater Morgantown is the place to visit! With a college town in its back yard and four seasons to enjoy picturesque scenery, there’s something the whole family can enjoy!

Want to host a tailgate or visit a local winery? You can do that here. Want to go zip lining with your friends? You can do that here, too! Plan your next trip to Greater Morgantown with our must-do activities below and make the most out of 2018!

1. Plan a zip line canopy tour with friends (with our Mountaineer Deal)Zipline Canopy Tour

2. Go white-water rafting

3. Hike Cooper’s Rock and take a picture at Cooper’s Rock overlook

4. Travel back in time at the Morgantown History Museum 

5. Go to a happy hour on High Street and enjoy the nightlife in Downtown Morgantown Morgantown Brewing Company

6. Relax at a local winery or hit up a local brewery with your buddies Forks of Cheat Winery

7. Order a Fishbowl at Mario’s Fishbowl

8. Tailgate with friends and attend a WVU Football Game at Milan Puskar Stadium  Milan Puskar Stadium

9. Cheer on the Mountaineers at a Men’s or Women’s Basketball game

10. Take the family to a WV Black Bears gameBlack Bears Baseball Game

11. Attend WVU’s Homecoming Weekend and Ride the PRT WVU Homecoming Parade

12. Take a walk through West Virginia University’s Downtown Campus and take a picture in front of Woodburn Hall

13. Bike or walk the trail 

14. Enjoy the arts and buy tickets to a concert, play, comedy show and more

15. Shop fresh produce at the local farmer’s market each week Farmers Market

16. Camp under the stars

17. Register for the 4th Annual Morgantown Marathon Morgantown Marathon

28. Attend an outdoor fair or festival, such as MountainFest Motorcycle Rally or the Preston County Buckwheat Festival Wine and Jazz

Want to experience all 20? Print out our 2018 Greater Morgantown checklist and see how many events and activities you complete this year!

Stay up-to-date on all events in Greater Morgantown this year! If you want MORE, check out this list of 102 Things to Do in Greater Morgantown!

What are your 2018 resolutions? Have a favorite spot in Greater Morgantown you recommend checking out or visiting for the first time? Share with us by using #TourMorgantown!

Interested in attending more than one event this weekend? Stay overnight at one of the many hotels and lodgings in Morgantown. Click to reserve your stay.

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