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Area Attractions

After you and your family and friends spend a few days enjoying all that Oglebay has to offer, you may want to check out some other local attractions. A most interesting and historic town awaits you at the base of the hill in Wheeling, WV. The entire city has been deemed a federally designated National Heritage Area. Your tour of the city can include century-spanning historic sites, sports and gaming venus, eclectic shopping and unique dining.


Wheeling convention & visitors bureau
1401 Main Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
800-828-3097
Wheeling Convention and Visitors Bureau logo
  Call or stop by the Wheeling Visitors Center to talk with the informed staff or pick up a brochure or map of the area. The Visitors Center also features interesting interactive displays of Wheeling as the "Crossroads of America", including a video presentation of the construction of the Wheeling Suspension Bridge.

Web Site: http://www.wheelingcvb.com/


Cabela's RetaiL showroom
1 Cabela Drive
Exit 10 off I-70
Triadelphia, WV 26059
304-238-0120
  Cabela's, the World's Foremost Outfitter of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, opened a 175,000-square-foot mega-store and wildlife museum in August 2004.

Web Site: http://www.cabelas.com


WHEELING ISLAND RACETRACK AND CASINO
1 South Stone Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
1-800-445-9475
  Wheeling Island Racetrack & Casino is Your Place to Play! Slot machines, table games, hotel, entertainment showroom, restaurants, gift shop and live greyhound racing.

Web Site: http://www.wheelingisland.com


WHEELING NAILERS
1144 Market Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-234-4625
  The Wheeling Nailers are a member of the East Coast Hockey League and affiliated with the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Montreal Canadiens. Games are played October through April at Wesbanco Arena in downtown Wheeling. Call 304-233-4470 for ticket information.

Web Site: http://www.wheelingnailers.com/


WHEELING SYMPHONY
1025 Main Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-232-6100
  The Wheeling Symphony was founded in 1929 and is passionately committed to making live music available to as many people as possible. It is the oldest cultural organization in West Virginia and a vibrant entrepreneurial organization at the forefront of education and outreach.

Web Site: http://www.wheelingsymphony.org/


OGLEBAY INSTITUTE
1330 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-7700
  Inspiring the Imagination for more than three generations, Oglebay Institute is one of the most unique non-profit organizations in the United States. Since its inception in 1930, Oglebay Institute has offered dynamic programming in four diverse disciplines: Environmental Education, Visual Arts, Museums and Theater.

Web Site: http://www.oionline.com/


TOY AND TRAIN MUSEUM
144 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-8133
  The Toy and Train Museum let's you be a kid again with toys, trains, and fun, in our beautifully restored, 24,000 square foot Victorian schoolhouse.

Web Site: http://www.toyandtrain.com/


ARTISAN CENTER
1400 Main Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-232-1810
  Experience the magnificent architecture and the warmth of hospitality while you shop for both West Virgina and regional arts and crafts. Come see why the Artisan Center truly is the Pride of Downtown Wheeling.

Web Site: http://www.artisancenter.com/


WEST VIRGINIA INDEPENDENCE HALL
1528 Market Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-238-1300
  Nearly six years before President Lincoln signed the proclamation making West Virginia the 35th State in the Union in 1863, construction had begun on the Wheeling Custom House, headquarters for federal offices for the Western District of Virginia. The grand architecture of the building's interiors has been authentically restored and the building is known today as West Viginia Independence Hall.

Web Site: http://www.wvculture.org/sites/wvih.html


The Capitol Theatre
1015 Main Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
800-828-3097
  The revitalized, historic theatre in downtown Wheeling provides high-caliber entertainment.

Web Site: www.capitoltheatrewheeling.com/


Wheeling Heritage Trails
  Walk or bike on more than 13 miles of former railroad beds that have been converted into an extraordinary trail experience.

Web Site: www.wheelingheritagetrail.com


Wheeling National
Heritage Area
P.O. Box 350
1400 Main Street; 3rd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-3087
 

The great 1849 suspension bridge of Wheeling extended the National Road west, bringing people and goods to the city. At the northernmost navigable port on the Ohio River, overland routes, river traffic and railroads converged, attracting entrepreneurs who manufactured iron, steel, nails, textiles, glass, tobacco products and other goods. The Wheeling National Heritage Area preserves and celebrates Wheeling’s dramatic setting, resources and history, including its role as the birthplace of the state of West Virginia during the Civil War.

Web Site: www.wheelingheritage.org/


WEST VIRGINIA, WILD & WONDERFUL
1-800-CALLWVA
www.callwva.com
  From unmatched outdoor recreation to world-class resorts, breathtaking scenery and a variety of cultural and historic attractions, find out everything you need to know to plan your trip to West Virginia.

Web Site: http://www.wvcommerce.org/travel/default.aspx

 
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