119 THINGS TO DO ON US ROUTE 119

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Contact Upshur County Visitors Center:

(304) 473-1400

VisitBuckhannon.org

info@VisitBuckhannon.org

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Buckhannon & Upshur County, WV

In the heart of West Virginia and nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains is Buckhannon and Upshur County. This beautiful area offers the quiet simplicity and down-home friendliness of small-town life with an unusual and unexpected variety of attractions. From fairs and festivals to fishing, arts, local cuisine, and outdoor adventure, it’s easy to spend a long weekend in Buckhannon.

West Virginia Wildlife Center

http://visitbuckhannon.org/wildlifecenter

163 Wildlife Rd., French Creek, WV 26218

Nestled in the forest, you’ll find a preserved piece of West Virginia’s heritage with black bears, mountain lions, white tail deer and more.

Ron Hinkle Glass

https://www.ronhinkleglass.com

211 LibbyLu Lane, Buckhannon, WV 26201

Watch as ingredients are melted in a 2,400-degree furnace, hand-blown and slowly evolved into a finished work of art. 

McNemar House

https://www.mcnemarhouse.com

112 Paradise Rd., Buckhannon, WV 26201

The McNemar House a great place to discover new musicians and artists. The intimate setting gives visitors the chance to see a show as well as meet with musicians and artists.

Buckhannon & Upshur County Visitor Center

https://www.facebook.com/UpshurCountyVisitorCenter/

14 E Main St., Buckhannon, WV 26201

Country Drives & Motorcycle Drives

http://visitbuckhannon.org

14 E Main St., Buckhannon, WV 26201

Spring, summer, autumn or winter – no matter the season, the winding roads of West Virginia are always an adventure! 

Historic Buckhannon

http://visitbuckhannon.org

14 E Main St., Buckhannon, WV 26201

See the Pringle Tree that was home of the Pringle Brothers from 1764 – 1767, or walk Main Street Trail for historic stories that paint a picture of how life use to be. 

¾ Café

www.threequartercafe.com

29 E. Main St., Buckhannon, WV 26201

The coolest place in downtown Buckhannon. Fresh take on fresh ingredients.

C.J. Maggies

www.cj-maggies.com

16 East Main St., Buckhannon, WV 26201

Since 1992, a local favorite. Eclectic décor, fresh ingredients and a fun place to hang out with family and friends.

Main Street Antiques

https://www.facebook.com/Main-Street-Antiques-211154155736319/

15 E Main St., Buckhannon, WV 26201

A fun and interesting place to find antique treasures.

Artistry on Main

www.artistryonmain.com

27 East Main St., Buckhannon, WV 26201

Local artists and volunteers help create this unique retail experience.

Creative Classes at Artistry on Main

http://www.artistryonmain.com/class-registration.html

27 East Main St., Buckhannon, WV 26201

Many classes at Artistry on Main are great ways to meet local artists while getting step-by-step instructions to design your own artwork. 

Live Music

www.88restaurant.com

88 East Main St., Buckhannon, WV 26201 

Take in live music every Friday and Saturday night at 88 Restaurant & Lounge.  Good music, good food, good times.

Main Street Shopping, Dining & Antiquing

http://visitbuckhannon.org

Main St., Buckhannon, WV 26201

Specialty shops, great dining and continuous downtown events draw people to browse the blocks of picturesque Main Street.

Float the Buckhannon River

http://www.tygartriveroutfitters.com/ and https://www.wvsup.com/

8070 Audra Park Rd., Belington, WV 26250

With multiple boat launches along the Buckhannon River and throughout West Virginia’s country-side, visitors can enjoy a leisurely paddle in the midst of scenic beauty. Rentals available.

Muskie Fishing

http://visitbuckhannon.org/3-best-muskie-photos/

8070 Audra Park Rd., Belington, WV 26250

Anglers across the United States have discovered the Buckhannon River’s six-mile stretch that has yielded some remarkable fish.