Things to do in Huntington, West Virginia

Sitting on the Ohio River at the point where West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky meet, Huntington is home to educational and cultural opportunities as well as the largest river port in the United States.

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Things to Do In Huntington

Joan C. Edwards Stadium
#1 of 7 Sights & Landmarks in Huntington
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Memorial Arch
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Heritage Station
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Free and Cheap things to do in Huntington, West Virginia

1. Ritter Park


2. Beech Fork Lake



A town built on a rich history with a brilliant art scene and thriving food and shopping venues, H-town is the center of activity in the Metro Valley.

Things to do in Huntington, WV with kids

Museum of Radio and Technology Huntington, WV

Ideal for those kids who just LOVE radios and gadgets, this museum has a huge range of antique radio and communications gear in great condition for them to enjoy.

Camden Park Huntington, WV

A charming theme park in West Virginia, and a mini theme park just for those under 48″ too!

Beech Fork State Park, Barboursville, WV

Beech Fork State Park is 3,144 acres of some of t he best recreation experience in the southwestern section of West Virginia.

Pump Up the Fun

Who doesn’t love a good, colorful inflatable to bounce on all day? We love them, kids love them, and so do Pump Up The Fun!

Pump Up The Fun is all about giving kids a super fun time on their premier inflatables – both inside and out!

Year round active kids can enjoy the many inflatables and activities with the center.

Sassafrass Junction Puppet Theater

Sassafrass Junction Puppet Theater is located across from the Alban Theater in St.Albans.

Waves Of Fun

Are you starting to feel the heat of summer in West Virginia? Well then, why not head on over to Waves of Fun!

This family friendly water park is a great way to cool off, and make that SPLASH that you want to with your family and friends.

No matter what age, you can enjoy what Waves of Fun has to offer.

Do you love the ocean? You don’t have to actually head there to enjoy it! Just head on over to the gigantic wave pool where you can ride atop the breakers.

It will just be like being in that vast ocean!

Laurel Lake Wildlife Management Area

Slopes are steep and the valleys and ridges of Laurel Lake are narrow.

Dogwood and rhododendron, the state flower, are common and add a softness during spring months.

The abundance of Eastern Hemlock provides a refreshing green to the terrain during winter months, while the tangles of blackberry, Autumn Olive and grapevine offer cover and food for wildlife and a challenge to hunters.

Chief Logan State Park

If you had to guess which of the parks were the most visited in the entire state park system, what would you guess? If you guessed Chief Logan State Park – you’d be RIGHT!

This amazing West Virginia park is 4,000 acres of family fun, where you can really explore the beauty and adventure that nature has to offer.

Kanawha State Forest

Located only seven miles south of Charleston, West Virginia, the Kanawha State Forests’ close proximity to the heavily populated Kanawha Valley has made it a recreational haven!

If you love the great outdoors, then this might need to be on your family day out bucket list!

Some of the state’s most popular picnic areas are at Kanawha State Forest, along with significant hiking, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing opportunities.

Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences

Enjoy two floors of really cool interactive science exhibits spead over 12,000 square feet! The Clay Center for the Arts and Science is a great place for the family to visit!

Sit back and enjoy the incredible Electriscky theater and planetarium where you can watch giant and fascinating films with panoramic views, or visit distant stars and galaxies with the incredible star-ball that has more than 10,000 stars as the centerpiece!

Video from the City of Huntington WV which summarizes a bit of history and  some things to do

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