Welcome to Morgantown, WV

Welcome to the heart of Mountaineer Country! Morgantown, West Virginia is the perfect mix of college spirit and small-town traditions. Each restaurant, diner, and family has its own version of the treasured pepperoni roll, and everyone has attended a West Virginia University football game.

Located at the intersection of Interstate 79 and Interstate 68, Morgantown is the perfect weekend-trip destination. Take a tour through local wineries and craft beer pubs, or fly into Morgantown Municipal Airport for quick access to shopping in Downtown Morgantown. Grab a paddle and float down the Monongahela River as it cuts through town, or stick to the shore as you bike along the Rail Trail. As the home of West Virginia University (WVU), Morgantown is the home of thousands of students ten months out of the year. As a research university, WVU offers bachelor's, master's, doctoral and professional degrees, as well as leading programs in law and medicine. West Virginia University is also home of the Mountaineers and Mountaineer football, a team that dominates the field, causing the iconic "Let's Go! Mountaineers" chant to echo through the town on game day. Life is always moving in Morgantown, with live events, marathons, festivals, and more happening throughout the year. Local love for the arts has grown into artisan markets, high-production theatre performances, social art projects, and city beautification through painted murals and sculpture. Many residents wonder how they will leave their mark on Morgantown, without even realizing the mark that it will leave on them. Morgantown, WV became recognized as a "Certified Arts Community" by the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture, and History in December 2020. 

Morgantown Weather

Morgantown, WV, USA

Upcoming Events

September 21, 2023
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
September 21, 2023
Games Area & Side Pocket, The Mountainlair (Ground Floor)
1550 University Avenue, Morgantown, WV, USA
September 21, 2023
Free to attend
Riverview Rooftop Bar
River Birch Cafe, Donley Street, Morgantown, WV, USA
September 21, 2023
Free to attend- Be ready to shop!
Edith B Barill Waterfront Park & Trail
Edith Barill Riverfront Park, Leeway Street, Star City, WV, USA
Events In Morgantown, WV


Voted the tastiest town in West Virginia, Morgantown has everything your appetite desires. As the home of West Virginia University, Morgantown caters to a diverse student population that inspires flavors from around the world!
Restaurants in Morgantown


Fill your days with outdoor adventure on the water, guided art and cooking classes, historical sites, and kid-friendly fun. Events fill the streets of Morgantown as well as conference and event centers all year-round.
Things To Do In Morgantown


Find brand names you love and local businesses you’ll love to discover thanks to Morgantown’s unique shops and storefronts. Search through our local business partners to see how you can save with Mountaineer Deals!
Shopping In Morgantown


Choose between modern accommodations, luxury conference centers, and all the comforts of home when you stay in Morgantown. No matter where you stay, all of our hotels have the benefit of being within five-minutes of shopping and dining.
Places To Stay in Morgantown