Home to the West Virginia University Mountaineers, Morgantown has been rated one of the best cities in the country. Located right along the Monongahela River, the city offers plenty of outdoor activities, including white water rafting, boating, water skiing, hiking, and fishing. The large student population provides a very active nightlife, with numerous bars and nightclubs in the downtown area. Find out for yourself what makes this town so great, by planning Morgantown West Virginia vacations today.
There are several great museums in Morgantown that should not be missed, including the Morgantown Glass Museum, Cook-Hayman Pharmacy Museum, Royce J. and Caroline B. Watts Museum, Riverfront Museum Inc., and Scott's Run Museum. If you are heading onto campus, stopping by the WVU Coliseum or a Mountaineers game in the university's stadium are great options. You can also explore the beauty of the city by visiting Dorsey's Knob, Earl L. Core Arboretum, and the West Virginia Botanic Gardens. The city offers a comprehensive public transit system, but there are many affordable Morgantown rental cars available.
Morgantown packages will put you front and center for dozens of fairs and festivals held throughout the year, including the Festival of Food and Wine in January, Gardner Winter Music Festival in February, West Virginia University's Children's Hospital Fair in April, the Mountaineer Motorcycle Rally in July, and the Wine and Jazz Festival in September. You can also enjoy participating in or watching the annual Polar Plunge in February, the Wild Warrior Challenge in April, or the Cabela's Knight Tournament in May. What's more, the WVU Gold Blue Game is held in April. Book Morgantown vacation packages early to ensure you get to as many events as possible. Remember the Travelocity Price Guarantee: Travelocity will match any lower price and refund the difference. That way you'll get the cheapest rates for both airfare and hotels in Morgantown.