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Chew a juicy cut of beef, sip from a glass of fruity red wine, and sit back as the city of Huntington unfurls beside you - during your glittering Ohio River cruise. Lying at the junction between Kentucky, West Virginia, and Ohio, you'll notice the influence of all 3 states as you explore this diverse city's streets. When the sun's shining, Huntington's gorgeous outdoor spaces transform into ideal venues for fun festivals, open-air events, and riverside concerts - and the busy schedule means you'll always find a reason to celebrate during your stay.

Things to see

Start your visit in style, with a tour of the paint smeared canvasses and sculptured glass swirls at Huntington Museum. If you're feeling inspired, the museum even offers you the chance to get creative, and feel the resistance of spinning clay against your fingers, as you mold your own sculpture. There's outdoor beauty here too, and you can find a touch of Parisian charm in Ritter Park - where a miniature Arc de Triomphe complements the wide, oak tree-lined cycling boulevards. The park is a treat for the senses - and whether it's fall's fire-colored leaves, or the smell of spring's sweet pollen - you'll always leave feeling energized. For more natural beauty, travel a little further out of town to Beech Fork Lake, where you can spot curious deer wandering the banks, as you bob on the water's surface in a paddleboat. Photographers should arrive early to capture the stunning scene, as wisps of mist float over the water, tinted sepia by the rising sun.

Hotels in Huntington

Huntington is littered with comfortable hotels, where you can relax if here on vacation, or get some work done if you're on a business trip. Quality business facilities mean you can work remotely, using free WiFi, printers, and power points. A dip in the swimming pool, meanwhile, will help any stresses to drift away. While there's great food to be had in the restaurants – where you have to try the peperoni rolls, and deliciously spicy chili-con-carne – you can just as easily self-cater, and book a room complete with refrigerator, hobs and oven. Many of the cheaper Huntington hotels give you access to fitness facilities - where you can work up a sweat - and fully-stocked bars - where you can rehydrate afterwards.

Where to stay

Stay downtown, and you'll be close to Huntington Square, which is the center of the city. This square is the perfect place to order a fat hotdog before sitting down for a movie, or grabbing a caffeine hit at an outdoor café. The splash of the square's fountain mingles with the strumming of guitars during the regular outdoor concerts and festivities that take place here as summer rolls around. You'll also easily be able to head to Harris Riverfront Park, which reverberates to the sound of local bands when X Festival plugs in each year. For a more peaceful stay - away from the hubbub of downtown and Marshall University - try the hotels along the forested 16th Street. You'll have easy access to Highway 64, and be close to both Ritter Park and the art museum.

How to get to Huntington

A small number of commercial flights land at the local Tri-State Airport, which is just 15 minutes from downtown, and connected with Charlotte, Orlando, and St Petersburg. If you don't mind a long drive after landing, Cincinnati's international airport is another option, and is about 2.5 hours away. You can also arrive in the city by hopping aboard Amtrak's Cardinal service from New York, or the Greyhound bus from nearby cities.