- The list below includes 10 free or cheap things to do in or near Princeton, West Virginia, including 40 different types of inexpensive activities like Military Museums, Specialty Museums, Rafting and Movie Theaters.
- From Those Who Served War Museum to Princeton Railroad Museum, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Princeton and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Bluefield, Bramwell, Hinton and Pipestem.
Honoring the Veterans of Mercer County, the Those Who Served War Museum is a place to learn about those who served the country during times of war. Displays include items from WWI through the Vietnam War.
Visitors to the Princeton Railroad Museum can learn about the history of the railroad industry in the United States. The museum preserves and displays historical artifacts and also houses exhibits showcasing the Virginian and the Norfolk & Western rail lines.
Offering available seating for up to 10,000 spectators, Bluefield's Mitchell Stadium was constructed as part of the Works Progress Administration's efforts in the mid-1930s. The stadium hosts primarily high school football games.
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Bramwell, WV MoreLess Info
Since 1938, visitors have been stopping to picnic at Pinnacle Rock State Park. The sandstone rock reaches 3,100 feet above sea level, and the park has grown to over 400 acres including Jimmy Lewis Lake.
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Pipestem, WV MoreLess Info
Visitors find an aerial tramway, two golf courses, fishing, horseback riding trails, Olympic size swimming pool, two radio control race tracks, a disc golf course, a nature center, the Harris Homestead, and a 3,000 foot lookout tower at Pipestem State Park. Visitors can stay in the lodge, cabins or camp.
Visitors to Big Walker Lookout enjoy views of the Appalachian Mountains at an elevation of 3,405 feet. Another 100 feet higher is an observation tower for a different view. Live music and events are offered seasonally from May through October.
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HC 78 Box 3, Hinton, WV 25951 MoreLess Info
The 2,100-acre Bluestone State Park has 26 cabins, a campground, and a large recreation center. The park, which is close to Pipestem Resort State Park, Bluestone Wildlife Management Area and Camp Creek State Forest, is also popular with anglers and boaters because it lies on Bluestone National River.