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6 Civil War Sites to See in the MOV

6 Civil War Sites to See in the MOV

03/04/2019 9:21AM CST

While there were no significant battles fought in Greater Parkersburg during the Civil War, the county was greatly changed. It lay at the junction of two major turnpikes, two rivers, and was on the main line of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. It instantly became a key transportation hub. In addition, the area provided more leaders for the West Virginia Statehood cause than any other county and because of its strategic location became a dominant force in the establishment of West Virginia.Read More

Perfect Places to Tie-the-Knot

Perfect Places to Tie-the-Knot

03/04/2019 9:10AM CST

Finding the perfect venue is an important piece of the puzzle when planning a wedding or special event. Let the Greater Parkersburg area be the backdrop that your guests will remember. Find the Perfect Venue Here in the MOVRead More

WV Weekend: Artful Inspiration

WV Weekend: Artful Inspiration

03/04/2019 9:04AM CST

​Plan to arrive mid/late afternoon in the area. Once you’ve unpacked and refreshed at a great hotel, make a beeline for downtown Parkersburg for dinner. You’ll discover some of the best foodie finds in the Mountain State as you explore Greater Parkersburg.Read More

Museum Trail: Trekking Through History

Museum Trail: Trekking Through History

03/03/2019 10:03AM CST

Few places have a storied past as fascinating as Greater Parkersburg. Travel down river on an authentic sternwheeler and discover the tragic story of Harman and Margaret Blennerhassett and their encounter with Aaron Burr. Then head up to Williamstown, WV and Marietta, OH to learn about the first settlement in the Northwest Territory.Read More

Stoked for Coffee?

Stoked for Coffee?

02/13/2019 3:06PM CST

If you love the traditional brewed cup of coffee, you will love Stoked Coffee. This native Parkersburg business serves custom made coffee using the top 5% of coffee beans from around the world. Each cup of Joe is full-bodied yet smooth, nutty and chocolaty in flavor. Read More

Cozy Retreats at North Bend State Park

Cozy Retreats at North Bend State Park

02/13/2019 3:06PM CST

A cozy retreat to the welcoming forests and hills of West Virginia will offer you a few days to catch your breath and relax. North Bend State Park and Lodge are the ideal setting for your winter or spring retreat. The park hosts a number of events ranging from girlfriend getaways to murder mystery dinner theatre and more!Read More



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