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Mountaineer Country, WV

The Mountaineer Country region involves seven unique, yet complementing, counties in North Central West Virginia, including Monongalia, Preston, Taylor, Marion, Harrison, Barbour and Doddridge. This region contains an array of outdoor adventures, shopping, dining, and entertainment attractions that are sure to surprise and delight all visitors. If Highway 119 is your preferred “Country Road,” see what’s available just 10 miles off the beaten path.

Philippi Covered Bridge and Barbour County Historical Museum


US-250, Philippi, WV 26416

13 Museum St., Philippi, WV 26416

The town of Philippi was the site of the first land battle of the American Civil War and is home to one of the longest and only twin barreled covered bridges in the U.S.

Tygart Lake State Park


1240 Paul E Malone Rd., Grafton, WV 26354

This State Park has it all! Enjoy boating, camping, swimming, golfing, fishing and hiking in a scenic location.

Mother’s Day Shrine


11 East Main St., Grafton, WV 26354

This monument/museum to Mother’s Day, and its founder Anna Jarvis, is a National Historic Landmark.

Country Club Bakery


1211 Country Club Rd., Fairmont, WV 26554

This little bakery is home to West Virginia’s original pepperoni roll. Buy in singles or by the dozen, plus enjoy fresh baked breads, pies and cookies.

Country Club Bakery


1211 Country Club Rd., Fairmont, WV 26554

This little bakery is home to West Virginia’s original pepperoni roll. Buy in singles or by the dozen, plus enjoy fresh baked breads, pies and cookies.

Preston County Visitors Center


137-A South Price St., Kingwood, WV 26537

Open Monday - Friday 10 am – 5 pm. Phone: 304-329-4660

Rafting the Cheat River


2764 N Preston Hwy, Albright, WV 26519

Enjoy premier rafting, rock climbing, swimming, rock jumping, paintball and riverside picnicking.

Dorsey’s Knob Park


Dorsey Knob, Morgantown, WV 26508

Enjoy the 71-acre view of the Monongahela River at Dorsey’s Knob Park and climb the “Sky Rock,” known as the highest peak in Morgantown, which stands nearly 600 feet above the tall pines.

Mountain State Brewing Co.


54 Clay St., Morgantown, WV 26501

One of West Virginia’s oldest distributing microbreweries and tap rooms, Mountain State Brewing Co. offers house-crafted beer and wood-fired artisan flatbreads in a casual riverside atmosphere.

Hiking, Biking, Strolling in Morgantown


185 Garrett St., Morgantown, WV 26501

Three premier rail-trails make Morgantown a popular destination for hiking and biking.

Greater Morgantown CVB Downtown Visitors Center

201 High St. #2, Morgantown, WV  26505


Open Tuesday – Friday, 10 am – 4 pm. Phone: 304-322-2916

The Metropolitan Theatre


371 High St., Morgantown, WV 26505

Step back in time and catch a show at “West Virginia’s Most Beautiful Playhouse.” The Met opened in 1924 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.



Downtown Morgantown

Experience Downtown Morgantown and an array of art from local artists at this annual fall event. Stroll through more than 40 downtown businesses, see artwork from local artists, enjoy live music and entertainment, and take advantage of restaurant and retailer specials.  

WVU Sporting Events


Various Venues

Cheer on the Mountaineers at a variety of venues throughout Morgantown.

WVU Medicine Morgantown Marathon


WVU Coliseum, 3450 Monongahela Blvd., Morgantown, WV 26505

This three-race event honors military heroes. Run the Mountain Mama 8K, Morgantown Thirteener 13.1 or the Morgantown Marathon 26.2 Heavenly Miles.

Wild and Wonderful MountainFest Motorcycle Rally


500 Mylan Park Lane, Morgantown, WV 26501

This three-day event features headliner musical acts, a wide range of activities and all things motorcycle.

Coopers Rock State Forest


61 County Line Dr., Bruceton Mills, WV 26525

With iconic overlooks and a variety of hiking trails, this State Forest is a favorite weekend recreation spot.

Forks of Cheat Winery


2811 Stewartstown Rd., Morgantown, WV 26508

This award-winning winery offers tours and tastings and features an onsite moonshine distillery.

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