Celebrate Before You Collaborate!

Join your peers before or after the conference for a memorable side trip.

Visit the official Mountaineer Country Events Calendar for upcoming festivals, performances, exhibits and sports. Don’t forget your wine glass and running shoes, the WV Wine & Jazz Festival is Sept. 15 and 16, the Morgantown Marathon is Sunday, Sept. 16th!
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Adventure WV Zip Line Tour

The Adventure Zip Canopy Tour is comprised of 4 ziplines, an aerial bridge, and aerial ladder and a rappel station to exit the course. Each zip or leg of the course ranges in length from the 201’ starting zip, to the 980’ zip at the conclusion of the course. Participants will rappel 45’ from the final platform to the ground. After exiting the course, participants will hike from the base of the final tree back to the equipment shed on an interpretive nature trail (approximately 10 mins on a moderate trail).

  • 2,000 ft of zip-lines
  • 35 mph through the trees
  • The only University owned and operated zip-line canopy tour!
  • Professionally Guided

WV Wine & Jazz Festival

Are you ready to sip local wine, browse local artisans’ creations and unwind with jazz music? Eight wine and food vendors will be present to bring you a delicious festival experience! Enjoy jazz melodies as various musicians, including the WVU Jazz Ensemble, Catharsis, and James Moore perform throughout the festival. Twelve local artisans will showcase their pieces on both Saturday and Sunday.

Art Museum of WVU

The Art Museum provides a welcoming and stimulating educational environment for diverse audiences to experience the transformative power of visual art. By exploring the varied artistic traditions of different cultures, past and present, visitors gain a better understanding of themselves, their communities, and their world.

Lakeview Resort and Conference Center Golf

Set on 500 acres overlooking Cheat Lake, this golf resort is 8.5 miles south of the Pennsylvania border and 7.4 miles from West Virginia University. The relaxed, understated rooms feature cable TV, coffeemakers and free WiFi. Suites with views of the lake add living areas, wet bars and balconies.

Himalayan Salt Cave

Himalayan Salt Spa and Cave has imported over 30,000 pounds of salt from the Himalayan Mountains of Pakistan to create a unique climate similar to natural salt caves. Salt Therapy is natural, safe and beneficial for all ages. While we make no medical claims, salt therapy has been said to promote better health for persons suffering from allergies, infections, skin conditions, poor concentration, migraines, bronchitis and sinusitis.

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Please note: group transportation will not be provided to these venues.

Find Your Scene in Greater Morgantown

The Greater Morgantown Convention & Visitors Bureau website is a great place to start planning for your visit. Below you can find some recommended itineraries that will get you out and about.