Mountaineer Country

Home of the West Virginia University Mountaineers, the college-town of Morgantown keeps the heart of the region beating with spirit, vigor and passion. Nearby towns of Fairmont, Clarksburg and Bridgeport offer more attractions, shopping and dining – and are only a short drive away! Filled with rich multicultural heritage, this growing region combines outdoor beauty with a vibrant and community feel.

Here, exploring is never boring.

With charming college town appeal and upscale restaurants to scenic hikes and majestic views on its outskirts, Mountaineer Country has all that you’ve been looking for. From the history buff to the avid adventurer, planning your next getaway is a breeze when you’re exploring this slice of Almost Heaven.

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Entertainment That Excites

Take a deep dive into Mountaineer Country’s roots. From old-school theaters featuring big-name performances to historical parks that tell the story of Almost Heaven, Mountaineer Country invites you to play a part in its culture.

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Natural Wonders

Mountaineer Country is never short on natural hidden gems to explore. From the stunning overlook at Coopers Rock State Forest to the charming cascades rushing through Valley Falls State Park, this region reveals some of West Virginia’s best natural features.

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Your Extended Adventure

Planning a multi-day adventure in Mountaineer Country is simple. This region is known for its perfect balance of small town vibrancy and serene nature. Get some inspiration to make your next adventure the ultimate vacation.

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