- Our list of the best things to do in Parkersburg, West Virginia, features the top 30 nearby activities — including 9 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Parkersburg, WV has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 12 things to do within the city of Parkersburg, WV , followed by 18 popular activities in nearby cities, including Marietta and Williamstown
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Started by two brothers in 1905 with $284, the Fenton Art Glass Company offers visitors the chance to tour the company's headquarters and watch the glass being made. Visitors can also watch a 22-minute video about the company's history, and shop for Fenton glass.
The Children's Toy & Doll Museum offers a collection of train car toys and other items that are also for sale. The collection is mostly comprised of donations from residents of the local area and the collection can be toured in under 40 minutes.
Marietta's Soda Museum displays a wide array of soda memorabilia. Much of the facility reflects everything 1950's style, including ice cream soda, milkshakes with real ice cream and sundaes. There is also a 'museum' display with vintage Coca-cola items.
The Hidden Marietta Ghost Trek is your chance to learn about the town and its landmarks, and maybe see a paranormal event along the way. The trek is a guided walking tour through the history of Marietta from revolutionary times to today.
Riverside Artists Gallery features the works of fifteen different artists, working in a wide variety of media. The gallery features jewelry, ironwork, watercolors, paintings, pottery, and glasswork, and offers art lessons.