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Address: Wheeling, WV 26003
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A 1,500-acre municipal park with a hotel, a petting zoo, swimming pools, a...

A 1,500-acre municipal park with a hotel, a petting zoo, swimming pools, a planetarium and museums.

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Festive Lights

The lights were just beautiful. It was a nice night to take the drive. The line was about a 2 hour wait but extremely worth it.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Kathy110613
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Newark, Ohio
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Newark, Ohio
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The lights were just beautiful. It was a nice night to take the drive. The line was about a 2 hour wait but extremely worth it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Oglebay festival of lights is a lovely holiday drive. We took our parents and really enjoyed the drive. For $25 you can take a car load and spend as long as you like enjoying the lights. You also get a CD of the lights to take home and enjoy. There is a radio station to tune in that played... More 

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Thank LJ M
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We heard so many good things about this place...all very excited to go. Heard it was cheap and lots of lights...we even had my very sick mother on IMO since she was too sick to attend...the 20.00/carload was to much for the very few lights they had...I've seen way better in ohio . only thing we like was the flowflake... More 

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Thank Sarah B
Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Going to Oglebay Park for their annual Christmas festival of lights is an annual event for us. It's a wonderful trip through a magical fantasy-land. It is mostly a driving tour but there are plenty places to stop and enjoy the evening. Make sure to stop at the Good Zoo to see the animals and the model Railroad. The laser... More 

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Thank countrychick57
Washington, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for the Winter Festival of Lights and thoroughly enjoyed it. The displays were pleasant with only a few needing "repaired". We drove through twice just to get a solid look at everything. The $20/car donation seemed somewhat reasonable given the amount of displays, and the donation covers all season. Directions were clear to follow. The only disappointment... More 

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Meadville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveled here for a one time visit due to limited time in the area and wanted to visit the festival of lights. First they have you enter the good zoo for a laser show and modle railroad display. They charged$9.95 to enter the zoo which was closed except for the model railroad display and a small light display out back... More 

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Thank David K
PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lights are so fun to drive through at Christmas time. This is an enjoyable holiday tradition for kids. We have stated at the hotel but due to poor experiences there with cleanliness, we will be seeing the glass blowers and going through the lights as always, and staying at a nearby hotel this year instead.

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed with family members in one of their rental cabins. Nice and clean. They have different size cabins, houses, lodge rooms available for any size need. They have a pool, small zoo, tennis courts, gardens, dining options, glass museum, gift shop on the grounds. Overall a nice vacation with family members.

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Thank Nihilator
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice topography. Interesting history. A reason to stay in the lodge and enjoy a look back. Festival of lights rates a solid 3 out of 5.

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Thank Debbie R
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The light displays are amazing - the nighttime drive thru is wonderful to see. We toured the Mansion Museum and had a delicious dinner buffet at Wilson Lodge. We also visited the Good Zoo and enjoyed their Light & Lazer Show plus the outdoor lights set to music. For November we had awesome warm weather which made walking from place... More 

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