Top 10 Must-See Stops

  1. West Virginia Independence Hall: In Wheeling, visit the courtroom where West Virginia came to be the nation’s 35th state.
  2. Oglebay Resort: Enjoy many kid-friendly attractions, including Schrader Environmental Education Center, the Good Zoo, a planetarium and aqua cycling on Schenk Lake.
  3. Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Center: This spot in Moundsville is named for the largest Adena burial mound. The adjacent Delf Norona Museum offers exhibits and interpretation.
  4. Grand Vue Park: While in Moundsville, take a three-hour zip line canopy tour, splash in the pool, go geocaching, play disc golf and more.
  5. Homer Laughlin China Company: Schedule a tour at the 134-year-old home of Fiesta, America’s favorite collectible dinnerware.
  6. Center Wheeling Market: The historic public market was created in 1853 - before West Virginia was officially a state! It’s now home to favorite local eats, antique stores and more!
  7. Alexander Campbell Mansion: In Bethany, visit the home of a progressive educator and religious leader who founded Bethany College.
  8. World’s Largest Teapot: Visit the world’s largest teapot in Chester, which was constructed as a monument to the pottery industry in the area.
  9. Sistersville Ferry: This tiny ferry shuffles visitors (and their vehicles!) across the Ohio River.
  10. Wheeling Suspension Bridge: The first bridge of its kind in the world, the Wheeling Suspension Bridge was the longest until the completion of the Brooklyn Bridge.

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