Wheeling's Waterfront 


Planning a trip to Wheeling or wondering where to plan your next trip?  If the thoughts of a “Friendly City” sounds impossible, then you haven’t been to Wheeling, WV.


Wheeling’s scenic riverfront location, century spanning historical sites, shopping that will satisfy anyone's’ taste and fun and entertainment both indoors and out solidify the area’s reputation as both memorable and affordable.


If your looking for the fast life of gambling to a slow walk through a bountiful garden...Wheeling is your Place to Play!


Does a Historical Landmark spark your interest?  Then Wheeling is Your Place to Play!!


Are you looking to indulge your artistic side with a great show or a visit to a classic museum full of local flare...Wheeling is your Place to Play!!


Does the word “Shopping” make your eyes wide with excitement...Wheeling is your Place to Play!!




Finally, when someone asks you, “What time is tee/tea time?”  Do you picture a vast golf course or a beautiful Tea set?  Either way...Wheeling is Your Place to Play!!!



Wheeling has been known for years to have something fun for everyone. Oglebay Resort  has world class golf courses that welcome beginners to pros.  Also  pools, both indoor and out and a Zoo with over 80 species of animals nestled in 30 acres of flowers, trees, hills and valleys. Wheeling Island Hotel Casino and Racetrack is a place for fun and excitement!  It has over 2000 slots, 63 table games, 151 rm. Luxury hotel, 6 Restaurants,  and was voted #1 greyhound Track in America.  It also has the Oasis Room that is host to regular scheduled events.  If you enjoy a walk through a museum or a Theatre, Wheeling offers many.  Carriage House Museum has beautiful glass and glass blowing shows and the Victorian Vaudeville Theatre features “the King” Elvis every Saturday.  The Stifel  Fine Arts Center offers exhibits and musical performances throughout the year. Wesbanco Arena hosts shows from concerts, to ice shows, to our local symphony and the Wheeling Nailers!  Log on to wheelingcvb.com for a complete list of  Events.


Wheeling, WV is known for its incredible history and we want to share that with you.  The Wheeling Suspension Bridge is the true gateway to the West. A true site to see in both day and night.  Or take a tour of our Victorian Old Town.


Go back to your childhood at Kruger Street Toy and Train Museum.


West Virginia became a state at the Historical WV Independence Hall.  Its courtroom was used for the debates that established statehood; Completely restored and full of interesting artifacts from the era.


Historic National Road is full of landmarks.  If was the first federally funded highway. It’s sixteen mile stretch is uninterrupted by modern construction. Along this, there are many sites to see starting with the crest of Wheeling Hill which has been the home of a bronzed Mingo Indian for close to 100 yrs.  To the left would be McCulloch’s leap.  Major Samuel  McCulloch took the terrifying leap with his horse to save the residents of Ft. Henry from raiding Indians.  They both survived this leap and are honored still today.  National Road ends its journey at the Pennsylvania state line.  Pick up your driving tour and lots of other information at the Wheeling Convention and Visitor Bureau in Downtown Wheeling.


Wheeling has some of the most unique shopping!!  Centre Market  is West Virginia’s longest continuously operating Market Houses.  Whether you are looking for a beautiful piece of furniture, to a one of a kind piece of jewelry, or an imported cheese...Centre Market has it all. Centre Market also is the home of Coleman’s Fish Market.  Fresh fish is delivered and cooked daily.  It has been named the #1 Fish sandwich in the Country, (don’t forget to ask for tarter sauce, it’s the secret).  If shopping for old treasures isn’t what your looking to buy then The Highlands is the unique shopping experience that you are looking for.  In 2004, Wheeling joined an exclusive club when it became home to Cabela’s Outdoor Outfitters.  Since the construction of this anchor store, the surrounding area known as the Highlands has blossomed into a retail/recreation destination which is unmatched in a 50 + mile radius.  New attractions are built daily, so don’t miss out on all of this Shopping, Dining, lodging and Fun Entertainment!!!