Hotels in Fairmont, West Virginia

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Fairmont overview

Fairmont is a friendly locale distinct for its festivals and natural features, and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You'll enjoy Fairmont's riverfront and sports, along with outdoor areas for bird watching and hiking. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of West Virginia University. Make it a point to see sights like Fairmont State University and Pricketts Fort State Park. A family-friendly area, Fairmont also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Fairmont

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Fairmont has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Fairmont with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Fairmont hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Fairmont hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Fairmont

Fly in to Clarksburg, WV (CKB-North Central West Virginia), 13.6 mi (21.9 km) from downtown Fairmont. Morgantown, WV (MGW-Morgantown Municipal) is the next closest major airport, 16.1 mi (26 km) away.

What to see around Fairmont

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Mylan Park
  • • West Virginia University Colliseum
  • • Mountaineer Field
  • • Mylan Puskar Stadium
A top draw is the area's festivals, as well as places like:
  • • Sagebrush Roundup Music Park
  • • Anna Jarvis Birthplace Museum
  • • Creative Arts Center
Its riverfront, wildlife, and hiking trails offer a glimpse of the natural beauty and favorite spots include:
  • • Pricketts Fort State Park
  • • Tygart Lake State Park
  • • Veterans Park
  • • Coopers Rock State Forest
Take in the collegiate vibe with a visit to:
  • • Fairmont State University
  • • West Virginia University
  • • West Virginia University Evansdale
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • Mother's Day Shrine
  • • Bridgeport Conference Center
  • • University Town Center
  • • Arthurdale Heritage Inc. Museum
  • • Lakeview Resort Golf Course

When to visit Fairmont

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 59°F day, 23°F night
  • April-June: 84°F day, 37°F night
  • July-September: 85°F day, 49°F night
  • October-December: 71°F day, 24°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 10.59 inches
  • April-June: 13.11 inches
  • July-September: 12.13 inches
  • October-December: 10.28 inches