Unplug and Connect with Family
Relaxing Ways to Unwind in Greater Morgantown
Take in the sights and sounds of the area, and find your bliss. Share your interests and we’ll keep you updated on events, insider tips and discounts on the activities you enjoy.
Create Family Memories
Plan a relaxing getaway to Greater Morgantown so you can connect with your family. Throughout the area, there are numerous options to connect and enjoy the day with your loved ones.
- Signature Shopping – Morgantown’s art galleries, department stores, street fairs, and flea markets will surely satisfy your inner shopper. You can take a stroll downtown and enjoy the handmade crafts within the Appalachian Gallery, fall in love with sweet West Virginia-themed gifts at The Elegant Alley Cat, or find the perfect gown at Coni and Franc. Don’t miss out on the numerous shopping stops at both the University Town Centre and the Suncrest Towne Centre alike.
- Nature Trails – Paved and dirt paths serve as great guides to view and explore varied species of trees, plants, flowers and wildlife. Take in fresh, scenic views at the WVU Core Arboretum, stop and smell the flowers at the West Virginia Botanic Garden, or bring your wheels to the Cheat Lake Park and Trail for a family bike ride.
- Dining – Upscale dining rooms coexist with neighborhood bistros, family-owned eateries, spirited pubs and high-profile chain establishments. Relax on the patio with area-sourced foods and local music at Terra Cafe. In the mood for wood-fired pizza? Bring the family to Mountain State Brewing Company for pizza along the Mon River. Make sure you leave room for dessert and head to one of Greater Morgantown’s sweetest stops: Tutto Gelato.
Did you find the perfect activity for your family? Don’t miss out on a Mountaineer Deal! The Greater Morgantown Convention and Visitors Bureau encourages you to check out the various deals offered for shopping, outdoor adventures, and dining alike.
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