- TripBuzz found 37 things to do with kids in or near Wheeling, West Virginia, including 14 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Washington, Moundsville and Weirton.
- From Oglebay Park Good Zoo to WesBanco Arena, the Wheeling area offers 41 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Theaters, Zoos and Specialty Museums.
- Near the Appalachian Mountains, Wheeling is an historical town providing for an array of outdoor fun and adventure. Along with hiking, fishing and horseback riding, Wheeling is home to both a casino and racetrack making it an ideal destination for gambling enthusiasts. Other enjoyable activities in Wheeling include Broadway shows at Capitol Theater and glass blowing exhibits at the Carriage House Museum.
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
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.
Located on the banks of the Ohio River, the WesBanco Arena hosts a variety of events like Broadway musicals, sporting events, concerts, and conventions. The site is also home to the minor league Wheeling Nailers hockey organization.
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10th and Main Streets, Wheeling, WV 26003 MoreLess Info
The Children's Museum of the Ohio Valley is a children's museum dedicated to provide children with a place to learn, imagine, think, and draw their own conclusions. Attractions include a variety of hands on exhibits and periodic special events.
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Rt. 88 N, Oglebay Resort & Conference Center, Wheeling, WV 26003 MoreLess Info
Featuring over 50 species of rare and endangered animals, the Good Zoo is a zoo that provides visitors with a memorable experience with the animals living there. Animals living at the zoo include meerkats, lemurs, otters, and many others.
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.
At the Wheeling Artisan Center, shoppers can shop in the Emporium for products made in West Virginia including food items, and view exhibits about West Virginia's rich industrial past. The second floor of the building contains space that can be rented for special events.
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52 16th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003 MoreLess Info
Hosted by the local library, Lunch With Books at the Ohio County Public Library is essentially a long running lecture series where participants bring their own lunch while the library supplies drinks and a speaker. Topics covered by speakers range from history to current literature.