Charleston West Side Main Street

Charleston, WV

The West Side is a significant and historic passageway in its region. It is home to the Charleston Light Opera Guild theater company and some of the oldest and most well-known family businesses in the state.

Popular places to please the palate include The Smokehouse and The Grill, a lunchtime/dinner hotspot for many state leaders and town locals.

February’s Valentine Promotion includes a gift basket from Main Street retailers with prizes, such as car detailing, spa treatments, flowers and sweet treats.

The Kanawha Trestle Rail Trail Project is currently working to create an urban trail for walking, biking, jogging and in-line skating in the West Side area.

In June, wiener dog races are part of Charleston’s FestivALL. Included are races for puppies, adults and senior dogs, puppy parade, vet corner, food vendors, pet blessing and wiener dog merchandise.

Trip Inspiration

New Happenings in Almost Heaven, West Virginia

From unique and delicious dining spots to one-of-a-kind, stellar lodging options, there is an endless array of exciting happenings taking p...

Read More

Dive into Adventure at the Mossy Oak Pavilion at Whizzbangers Ball

Get ready to embark on a wild adventure at Whizzbangers Ball, a vibrant celebration of the great outdoors and live music. Taking place on J...

Read More

Your Off-Road Trail Guide to Hatfield-McCoy Trails

With 10 diverse trail systems and counting, Hatfield-McCoy Trail System in southern West Virginia is heaven for avid off-roaders. The combi...

Read More

Make a Few Charming Stops in the Hatfield-McCoy Mountains

West Virginia is brimming with endless adventure off the beaten path. As the days get longer and the evenings get warmer, it is the perfect...

Read More

4 Reasons Why The Hatfield-McCoy Mountains Region is Worth a Trip

The Hatfield-McCoy Mountains region is rooted in history and has the perfect blend of adventures. From the ATV-friendly towns to the mounta...

Read More

A sweet activity: the West Virginia Honey Trail

Looking for a fun and unique activity? Set out on the West Virginia Honey Trail! Meet passionate beekeepers and learn more about the roles ...

Read More

Head for the Mountains This Memorial Day Weekend

The end of May is what marks the unofficial start to the summer season in West Virginia. From chasing charming waterfalls to pumping your h...

Read More

Introducing Whizzbangers Ball: A Groundbreaking Fusion Of Music And Outdoor Fun

Written by: the Whizzbangers Ball team Hey there, adventure seekers and music lovers alike! Mark your calendars because something epic i...

Read More

Special Spa Getaways for your Spring Bucket List

Hello Spring! There is no better time to embrace new beginnings and treat yourself to rejuvenation at the spa. This season, embark on a tr...

Read More
More Inspiration