- Our list of the best things to do in Summersville, West Virginia, features the top 34 nearby activities — including 18 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Summersville, WV has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 6 things to do within the city of Summersville, WV , followed by 28 popular activities in nearby cities, including Lansing, Fayetteville and Ansted
The site of an important Civil War battle on September 10, 1861, the Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park pays tribute to the events of that night. Approximately every other year, the battle is reenacted, while at other times, visitors can see historical artifacts in the Patterson House Museum.
Visitors can visit West Virginia's first mini-distillery, the Isaiah Morgan Distillery, at Kirkwood Winery. Visitors can also taste the wines including apple wine, blush wine, fruit wine, mead wine, red wine, white wine, and vegetable wine.
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Visitors can rent pontoon and motor boats with Summersville Lake Marina, Inc. Starting from the marina, visitors can explore the 65 miles of shoreline at Summersville Lake and fish for trout from the boat.
The Haunted Heartland Tours in Summersville, West Virginia feature haunted excursions to such spots as Scotland and Ireland. Haunted tour walks of Canal Fulton, Ohio are also sponsored by the tour operator and company.
The Marquee Theatres, which are located in Summersville, West Virginia, regularly feature 2D and 3D movies for adults, children and seniors. A Tuesday family night is featured at the facility. Matinee movies are highlighted before 6:00 p.m. daily.
Wildwater Expeditions is a white water rafting company that offers a variety of services. It features guided rafting trips for visitors of all experience levels, and also offers off-water activities like ziplining and rock climbing.
Adventures on the Gorge is an all-inclusive resort. At the resort, visitors can take whitewater-rafting trips on the New River, experience a canopy tour, play in the TimberTrek Aerial Adventure Park, eat at one of the three restaurants and loges, and stay in the campground or cabins.
Since 1980, owner Steve Campbell presented guests with outside adventures including whitewater rafting. Now Rivermen is part of the Adventures on the Gorge operation, and offers many outdoor recreation opportunities and lodging.