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Dubbed the No.1 Small City in America, Morgantown sits cradled in the greenery draped hills of Monongalia County. A blend of rich heritage and modern flair, its vibrancy is fueled by West Virginia University’s 30,000 strong student population. Along with top shopping and dining, outdoor recreation, and a nightlife energetic enough to make anyone feel young, Morgantown boasts some exciting year-round festivities. Popular events include the West Virginia Wine and Jazz Festival and Chocolate Lovers’ Day. What’s more, it’s all within reach of Pittsburgh and Washington D.C.

Things to see

Football fans will want to catch a game at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium. The home turf of West Virginia University’s Mountaineers, the vast ground has room for over 60,000 fans and regularly hosts community events. The university’s hub for arts, music, and theater, the Creative Arts Center is ever simmering with fresh talent. Each year the center holds over 500 performances, with monthly art exhibitions to boot. Among many other things, Morgantown is known for its glass production. Owned and operated by a private collector, the Morgantown Glass Museum is a sparkling trove of over 5,000 locally made pieces, ranging from tableware to paper weights. With over 12,700 acres of scenic serenity, Coopers Rock State Forest is a hiker’s dream. Trails weave in amongst wooded glades and valleys, whilst singing birds and babbling creeks provide a tranquil soundtrack. Overlooking the Cheat River Gorge and distant horizon, the forest’s cliff overlook is an awe-inspiring vantage point.

Hotels in Morgantown

Whether you want a golf and spa stay, a sophisticated boutique sleepover, or simple chain name accommodation, there’s plenty of hotels in Morgantown to choose from. The city’s larger lodgings come packed with amenities, ranging from swimming pools and fully equipped gyms, to business centers, conference rooms, and onsite restaurants. Contemporary or classical, the city’s rooms don’t scrimp on the features either. Flat-screen televisions and WiFi keep you connected, whilst microwaves, refrigerators, and tea/coffee makers often come as standard too. The cheap hotels in Morgantown are in good supply, and range from budget brand name favorites, to run of the mill motels.

Where to stay

A hotel in Morgantown’s historic downtown district puts you in good stead for exploring everything on offer. Praised for its walkability, the historic hub’s leafy streets and picturesque riverside setting provides a pleasant ambiance day or night. Bustling flea markets and quaint antique shops offer one-of-a-kind finds, whilst gleaming department stores provide the latest fashion fix. Dining comes in a casual bistro or classy restaurant, whilst revelers will find much of the nightlife on High Street. Just 22 miles away, the community of Kingwood provides a superb base for outdoor recreation, including hiking, biking, and rafting. A colonial heritage haven, it’s also home to the historical McGrew house and Hovatter’s Wildlife Zoo.

How to get to Morgantown

Morgantown Municipal Airport is the city’s primary gateway, situated approximately 4 miles east of the downtown core. A small airport serving only a limited number of destinations, connecting flights can be made through the much bigger Washington Dulles International Airport. Located 26 miles west of Washington, D.C, the busy hub serves most US destinations, along with major cities in Europe and Asia. Once you’ve landed at Morgantown a taxi can whisk you to your accommodation, though many hotels provide complimentary shuttles on request. For cheaper travel, the Megabus coach company operates services to the city from Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C.