About Wheeling, West Virginia
History? Check. Culture? Check. Great food and entertainment? Double-check. With everything Wheeling, WV has to offer, isn’t it time to plan a visit? Wheeling’s historical importance spans centuries, with Wheeling playing a pivotal role in both the Revolutionary and Civil War as well as being a leader in the Industrial Revolution. Guests will marvel at such landmarks as Independence Hall and the Suspension Bridge, once the longest bridge in the world. The city is perfect for families. Spend the night in one of Oglebay Resort’s beautiful cabins and experience the Good Zoo, WV’s only zoo, as well as the Arnold Palmer Golf course, designed by the golfing legend himself. During the summer months, relax at Heritage Port, which houses many festivals and events throughout the summer including Waterfront Wednesdays and the Upper Ohio Valley Italian Festival. Wheeling is perfect for a night out. Enjoy a meal at one of the city’s many eateries or catch a show at the Capitol Theatre. Feeling lucky? Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino, & Racetrack offers thousands of slot machines, table games, and live greyhound racing. While visiting the city, you will want to take home a souvenir. Stop by the Artisan Center, home to hundreds of products from local artists. The historic Centre Market offers many locally-owned shops and businesses. While you’re there, be sure to order an award-winning fish sandwich from Coleman’s Fish Market. Nearby, The Highlands is a shopping, dining, and entertainment complex and is home to Cabela’s, the 176,000 square foot superstore that is a must-see for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. Whether it’s food or shopping, history or entertainment, it’s a guarantee you can check every experience off your getaway list by visiting Wheeling.