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Oglebay Park

465 Lodge Drive, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003, Wheeling, WV 26003
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Ranked #3 of 24 Attractions in Wheeling
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Outdoors
Owner description: A 1,500-acre municipal park with a hotel, a petting zoo, swimming pools, a planetarium and museums.
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Type: Parks, Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Outdoors
Owner description: A 1,500-acre municipal park with a hotel, a petting zoo, swimming pools, a planetarium and museums.

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Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

The light display was wonderful and relaxing. We didngonthrough the week so I think it was less crowded. My grandsons and I loved it! We will be back

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Mount Pleasant, Ohio, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

right now is the festival of lights which bring people from all around to see . this is one of our best parks with golfing cabins paddle boats fund raisers for the cancer relay for life with all kind of vendors. waling paths something for everyone in the summer they have bands that also play here . all free

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Hartsville, South Carolina, United States
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109 reviews 109 reviews
16 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

I was somewhat disappointed in this. It was beautiful but didn't live up to the hype. The "6 miles of lights" is a stretch and includes the road between the main area and the secondary set of lights (at the golf course, I think). We came in on 88 from the north and drove into the secondary area first. The... More 

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Akron, Ohio, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Amazing lights displays. All we needed was a nice snow cover to make it perfect. Will hope to return soon.

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Mars, PA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We went the Sunday before Christmas to see the lights. We got to the park at 4:30 and there was no traffic. We went to the parking lot at the zoo and waited in our car until it got dark - around 5:15. There was a line of traffic but it was easy for us to merge into it. The... More 

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

The light displays are awesome. We waited over an hour in the line of cars just to get up the street that enters the park. We oohed and awed as usual at every display!

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Mars, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We decided to make the trip from Pittsburgh as the Hartwood Acres Festival of Lights is no longer open. We got there early in the afternoon to avoid the traffic. After touring the Glassworks Museum and the Oglebay Mansion, we ventured out to see the lights. The light display was okay but in my opinion not worth the $20.00 donation.... More 

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HUNT VALLEY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Festival of lights are terrific and displays are very creative! If you're staying overnight, please stay away from the McLure Hotel. It's old and in bad need of some tender loving care. rooms are either extremely hot (like a sauna) or freezing cold (like a deep freeze). elevator is so old and will only hold six at a time and... More 

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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
21 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Loved Christmas lights, however be prepared for lots of traffic , staff keeps it organized .Good for children ,lots for them to do.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

The lights are certainly wonderful and I did expect it to be packed the weekend before Christmas. However, I am truly amazed at the lack of traffic management. I would think the state and local police would be out managing traffic, especially since it is backed up for miles in both the east and west bound lanes of the interstate,... More 

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