763 3rd Avenue, Huntington, WV 25701. Tel: (304) 525-7333 or (800) 635-6329.
Birke Art Gallery: Professional and student art gallery in Marshall University's Smith Hall. Hours: Mo-Fri 10 am-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm and Mon 7-9 pm. (304) 696-6760.
Blenko Glass Company: Observe artisans creating unique handmade glassware that is famous throughout the world. Only outlet for national manufacturer glass and historical museum. Observation area open to view glass making Mon-Fri 8am - 3:15pm, Visitor Center hours Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 12pm - 5pm. Hours and times subject to change. Call ahead to confirm. Ample parking; admission free. Hours: M-Sat 8 am - 4 pm and Sunday Noon-4 p.m. I-64 Exit 28, Milton WV. Just 20 minutes east of Huntington and 30 minutes west of Charleston (304) 743-9081.
Camden Park: Since 1903 historic Camden Park, West Virginia's only amusement park, has been entertaining tri-state residents with 27 rides, including a Kiddieland, Roller coasters & Log Flume Ride. Games, concessions, full service cafeteria, miniature golf and picnic facilities are just some of the attractions! Open 3rd weekend of May- September, Park open full time Tues-Sun, 2nd week of June-3rd week of August. Halloween Spooktacular every weekend in October. I-64 Exit 1, travel Route 60 east. 304/429-4321.
Charlie's Harley-Davidson: Charlie's is more than a dealership -- it's an experience! Come in and see for yourself. Visit our motorcycle museum with bikes dating from 1909. Purchase some leather for yourself or some chrome for your bike. Enbjoy a super-sized sandwich or salad in our '50s-style diner. Stop for a visit, stay for a while and become a part of Charlie's Harley-Davidson family. 408 4th St. Phone: (304) 523-1340. Fax: (304) 523-5474. Hours: M-Th 10a-6p, F 10a-7p, Sat 9a-5p, closed Sunday.
Funny Bone Comedy Club and Restaurant: 26 Pullman Square, Suite 207. For more info call 304-781-1000.
Heritage Farm Museum & Village: Step back in time at this farm museum and village which preserves and recreates our Appalachian heritage and culture. The museum is comprised of more than 12 buildings, including four restored log cabins. A late 1800's log barn houses three floors of collections and display such as antique washing machines, farm implements, cooking, woodworking, spinning and weaving, etc. The village portrays community life with its display of antique cars, blacksmith shop, meeting house, steam engine and much more. Group meeting facilities also available. Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Located in a country setting, less than three miles from I-64, Exit 8, 3300 Harvey Rd. 304/522-1244. SEE the VIDEO!
Heritage Village: Downtown Huntington's former B & O Railway Station, this architectural award winning complex contains the famous Station Restaurant, authentic locomotive, a renovated Pullman Car, attractive plaza, unique shops, the City's first bank once robbed by the James Gang. For information on parties, rentals and events contact the Greater Huntington Park and Recreation District, 11th St. and Veterans Memorial Blvd. I-64- Exit 8. 304/696-5954.
Huntington Museum of Art: Nationally acclaimed Museum features 19th & 20th century American and European art, American and European glass, Georgian silver, British portraits and antique firearms. The complex includes 10 exhibition galleries, research library, sculpture garden, nature trails and gift shop. C. Fred Edwards Plant Conservatory now open. Hours: Tue - Sat 10 am-5 pm, Sun noon-5 pm. 2033 McCoy Road. I-64 Exit 8. 304/529-2701.
Jenkins Plantation: Historic home of Brigadier General Albert Gallatin Jenkins, C.S.A. Built ca. 1835 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this plantation was home to a large number of African-Americans prior to the Civil War. Open Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am-4 pm. The Jenkins Plantation is open under the West Virginia Division of Culture and History and is located on WV Route 2 and accessible from I-64, Exit 15. The grounds adjacent to the Greenbottom Wildlife Management Area, are open to the public. 304/762-1059.
Madie Carroll House: Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, ca. 1810. Restorations are underway to bring the house back to the 1855-1875 era. The house has served as a private residence, the first Catholic Church in Cabell County as well as an Inn where C. P. Huntington stopped. Tours by appointment of the Historic Town of Guyandotte and Carroll House. Guyandotte, WV. I-64 Exit 15. 304/522-0325.
Museum of Radio & Technology: Visit the largest radio museum in the Eastern United States. See hundreds of old radios from the 1920's to the 1950's, telegraph items, early televisions, and complete recreation of a 1920's radio shop, library, gift shop, and much more. Open Saturday, 10 am- 4 pm and Sunday, 1-4 pm. 1640 Florence Avenue in the former Harvey Town School, (304) 525-8890.
New River Train Excursion: An All-day train excursion from Huntington to Hinton, WV with stops in St. Albans and Montgomery to board passengers. This 300 mile round trip winds through the scenic New River Gorge. While in Hinton join in the celebration of Railroad Days at a street fair. Coach, Premium and Private Car accommodations available. 304/523-0364, fax 304/523-0366, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Old Central City: West Huntington, Antiques, Farmer's Market, specialty shops, museums, florists, herbs, fast food. One stop shopping with parking. Gazebo available to rent for events. (304) 525-1500 or 1-800-CALL-WVA.