Craik-Patton House (circa 1834) 2809 Kanawha Boulevard East; P.O. Box 175 • Charleston, WV 25311 Located on the Midland Trail (WV Route 60) 304-925-5341 Known as "Elm Grove" when constructed by the Rev. James Craik, the restored Greek Revival-style... more... map
Midland Trail National Scenic Byway 2504 Kanawha Boulevard East • Charleston, WV 25301 Midland Trail Scenic Highway Visitors Center 304-343-6001 Experience the restored antebellum town of Lewisburg, enjoy extreme outdoor sports, the beauty of... more... map
Morgan's Kitchen Plantation Museum (circa 1846) Route 60 MacCorkle Avenue • St. Albans, WV 25177 Located 10 Miles West 304-727-2654 Once used as a hospital and a kitchen for both sides during the Civil War, this log kitchen... more... map
West Virginia Governor's Mansion (circa 1925) 1716 Kanawha Boulevard East • Charleston, WV 25305 304-558-4839 This 30-room Georgian Revival structure, overlooking the Kanawha River, was designed by Charleston... more... map
Criel Indian Mound Located in Staunton Park Probably built between 250 and 150 B.C., the Criel Mound in South Charleston is the largest of... more...
New River Gorge Bridge P.O. Box 202 • Lansing, WVLocated on U. S. Route 19 304-574-2115 875 feet above the bottom of the New River Gorge, the 1,700-foot New River Gorge Bridge has the... more... map
West Virginia Veterans Memorial 1900 Kanasha Boulevard East • Charleston, WV 25314 304-558-0230 Part of the State Capitol Complex, this two-story oval shaped monument honors more than 10,000 West... more... map
Libraries & Research Centers
St. Albans Public Library 602 4th Street • St. Albans, WV 25177 Located 10 Miles West 304-722-4244 The first floor of this library contains an adult collection of books, CDs, DVDs, books-on-tape,... more... map
West Virginia State Archives 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East • Charleston, WV 25305 304-558-0230 Ext. 168 West Virginia State Archives is a historical and genealogical research library that contains such... more... map
Heritage Towers 612 Virginia Street East • Charleston, WV 25301 304-343-3250 Heritage Towers "provides a series of exhibits, lectures, concerts, cultural celebrations,... more... map
South Charleston Museum 311 D Street • South Charleston, WV 25303 304-744-9711 Within walking distance of the Adena/Hopewell Native American burial mound, the South Charleston... more... map
Train Depot Museum 2029 Benedict Circle • St. Albans, WV 25177 Located 10 Miles West 304-727-3084 Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this museum features high ceilings and tall... more... map
West Virginia of Culture and History 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East • Charleston, WV 25305-0300 Located at the Capitol Complex 304-558-0220 The West Virginia Cultural Center showcases West Virginia's artistic, cultural and historic... more... map
Cato Park 200 Baker Lane (Administrative Offices) • Charleston, WV 25302 Located on the City's West Side 304-348-6860 Cato Park contains an executive nine-hole, par 3 golf course, a Garrison hiking trail, an Olympic... more... map
Daniel Boone Roadside Park Located East of Charleston on US Route 60 304-348-6860 A historic area along Kanawha Boulevard East, Daniel Boone Roadside Park offers a boat ramp, picnic... more... map
Magic Island Located West of Kanawha Boulevard 304-348-6860 Situated at the confluence of the Elk and Kanawha Rivers, Magic Island features a walking track,... more...
Nitro City Park Located on Park Avenue 304-755-0705 Enjoy picnic shelters, a children's playground, and baseball fields while at this scenic park that... more... map
St. Albans Roadside Park Route 60 West • St. Albans, WV 25177 Located 10 Miles West 304-722-4625 St. Albans Roadside Park features a picnic area, playground, and a boat ramp. Limited camping is... more...
Science & Technology
Clay Center's Avampato Discovery Museum One Clay Square • Charleston, WV 25301 Located at Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences 304-561-3500 Explore two floors of interactive science exhibits that are sure to entertain the whole family... more... map