- The list below includes 26 free or cheap things to do in or near Charleston, West Virginia, including 42 different types of inexpensive activities like Music Venue, Movie Theaters, Parks and Hiking Trails.
- From Haddad Riverfront Park to Kanawha State Forest, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Charleston and in nearby cities within 25 miles like South Charleston.
Operation City Quest Roanoke MoreLess Info
Beginning at a designated starting point, groups of two, four, or six use smartphones to explore the city, searching for hidden objects
Visitors to Haddad Riverfront Park on the riverfront see three retractable fabric covered seating areas, the largest of which is 35-foot by 80-foot. The site is used for summer fireworks, concerts, and weddings.
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Midland Trail Scenic Highway Association, Charleston, WV 25301 MoreLess Info
Along the 190-mile Midland Trail (Scenic Highway 60) visitors can find scenic views, history sites, rafting opportunities, and art studios. The road runs across the middle of West Virginia from Kenova through Charleston to White Sulphur Springs.
Opening in 1997 on the site where an old railyard once stood, Capitol Market, is a gathering place for visitors to shop, dine, or just relax with friends. Featuring an outdoor farmers market in the warmer months, the indoor merchants include restaurants, fresh food markets and café's.
The West Virginia Veterans Memorial is two-stories tall and oval shaped in its basic form. The work itself was created by sculptor Joe Mullins and serves to honor more than 10,000 West Virginians who sacrificed their lives to defend the United States during the 20th century.
Built in the traditional Georgian colonial architectural style, the West Virginia Governorâ€™s Mansion was initially constructed in 1924. The mansion welcomes visitors for guided tours on Thursday and Friday mornings.
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Bradford and East at Kanawha, Charleston, WV MoreLess Info
A number of dining, shopping and entertainment options are available to visitors of Charleston's East End Historic District. Guests enjoy walking amongst and admiring the beauty of the historic homes that line the area.