From a beautifully restored historic hotel to national chains to cozy bed and breakfasts, the Greater Parkersburg area offers a large variety of lodging options with a range of services and rates to meet your needs.
HISTORY COMES ALIVE IN OUR COLORFUL AND FASCINATING MUSEUMS AND HISTORIC SITES.
Take a ride on an authentic sternwheeler down the majestic Ohio River to Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park and explore the beautifully recreated and meticulously furnished Blennerhassett Mansion. Visit the nationally recognized Oil and Gas Museum and learn about the events and people who engineered the birth of an industry and the creation of West Virginia while ensnared in the drama of the Civil War.
Whatever your outdoor passion, we have an ideal spot for you!
If you love the great outdoors, you’ll love making your own history in Greater Parkersburg. Explore more than 82,000 acres of lush parks and public lands, including North Bend State Park and North Bend Rail Trail. Zip over and around our hills on the new ATV trail system at Mountwood Park. Or enjoy the recently renovated Point Park and amphitheater along the Ohio River. Whatever your outdoor passion—hiking, biking, boating, birding, fishing or golfing—we have an ideal spot for you.
From crispy, salted tostones (traditional Puerto Rican, fried plantains) to delicious deep-fried, cream cheese and crab Rangoons. Excite your taste buds with a large variety of traditional international flavors right here in Parkersburg.