- TripBuzz found 30 things to do with kids in or near Fairmont, West Virginia, including 21 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Morgantown, Clarksburg, Grafton and Philippi.
- From Coal Country Miniature Golf to Valley Worlds of Fun, the Fairmont area offers 49 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Amusement Parks (Kids), Bowling and Mini Golf.
- Fairmont, WV has a little bit of everything to offer at only 18,000 people. The small community boasts the Aerial Port Gymnastic Center where medalist Mary Lou Retton was trained, and a NASA facility used for independent verification. Fairmont also hosts the Johnnie Johnson Blues & Jazz Festival every year.
Visitors to Audra State Park, Buckhannon, may hike, swim, river tube, or relax in a scenic location. The popular Alum Cave Trail follows boardwalk beneath sandstone cliffs. Campgrounds close to river. Other amenities include showers and camp store
Pennsylvania's largest cave, Laurel Caverns sits under a private geological reserve. A guided tour provides access to several passages along lighted pathways. Rapelling groups are available twice daily, and spelunking for those with experience. Cave is closed from November through April, during bat hibernation …
Colonel Edward Jackson developed the Stonewall Mill area, and adopted Tom and his sister Laura before the Civil War, but during the Civil War, Tom became known as General Stonewall, while his sister aided Union troops using her home as a hospital. The Extension Service maintains the area.
The Lascaux Micro-Theater in Buckhannon, West Virginia is a very small unique theater that consists of 40 seats. Movie entertainment is usually featured on the weekends. The theater has been in business since 2002.
In business since 1950, Skateland offers an indoor skating rink for its guests. It has 'glo-skating' events where visitors can skate under black light. It also has a large, inflatable outdoor cinema screen available for rent.
Located 50 miles south of Pittsburgh, Laurel Caverns is the largest cave and natural bat hibernaculum in Pennsylvania.Three miles long, with ceilings up to 50 feet high, the cave is situated beneath a 435 acre privately owned geological preserve.
The Museum of American Art is dedicated to presenting the story of glass making in America and especially in West Virginia, and visitors can see products from Blenko Glass Company, Fenton, and Pittsburgh Plate Glass Carrara Art among others. The museum also includes the National Marble Museum.
The Mountaineer Military Museum displays memorabilia commemorating the service, particularly of West Virginians, from all branches of the military. The museum is the fulfillment of one man's graveside promise to 'never let anyone forget' his fallen brethren.