- Our list of the best things to do in Wheeling, West Virginia, features the top 40 nearby activities — including 12 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Wheeling, WV has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 24 things to do within the city of Wheeling, WV , followed by 16 popular activities in nearby cities, including Moundsville, Washington, Weirton and Triadelphia
Children's Museum of the Ohio Valley 1000 Main St, Wheeling, WV MoreLess Info
Kid-centric space features interactive activities and exhibits that teach topics in science and art in hands-on ways
The Oglebay Park opened for visitors in 1928, and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. The park contains two golf courses, 11 tennis courses, walking trails, a zoo, the Mansion Museum, gardens, a greenhouse, an amphitheater, a planetarium, a ski slope, and a lake.
This building was originally constructed as the Wheeling Custom House, and served as the place where the government of West Virginia was formed in 1863. Individuals can tour the building, and groups can tour the building led by costumed guides.
Visitors to the Oglebay Institute Glass Museum can see the Sweeney Punch Bowl, the largest piece of cut glass in the world as of 2014. Visitors can also see over 3,000 examples of Wheeling glass and China dating from 1820 to 1939.
At the 30-acre Oglebay Park Good Zoo, visitors can see over 50 species of animals, ride a train, visit a petting farm, and attend camps and programs. Some animals that can be seen at the zoo include African wild dogs, meerkats, spectacled bears, lemurs, bald eagles, and poison dart frogs.
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144 Kruger Street, Wheeling, WV 26003 MoreLess Info
The Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum contains toy train, model trains, and real train memorabilia. The museum also contains four rooms filled with toys, including Legos, dolls, miniatures, Hot Wheel and Matchbox cars, pinball games, puzzles.
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1 South Stone Street, Wheeling, WV 26003 MoreLess Info
At the Wheeling Island Racetrack and Casino, visitors can bet on greyhound racing. In addition, visitors to the casino can play slots or poker, eat in the many restaurants, drink in the bars, and watch life entertainment.