WV Wildlife Center

WV Wildlife Center

Nestled in the forest, you’ll find a preserved piece of West Virginia’s heritage at the WV Wildlife Center. Visitors stroll the path through the woods to see native wildlife of Appalachia. Black bears, mountain lions, white tail deer and more animals span the enclosures amount throughout the forest. Shop at the Gift Shop, plan a picnic at one of the pavilions, or bring your fishing gear for the Wildlife Center’s pond, stocked with blue gill, bass and catfish. {Read More}

$1.50 for ages 3-15 / $3 for 16+


Ron Hinkle Glass

Ron Hinkle Glass

Ron Hinkle’s Glass Studio is open to the public & visitors to watch, learn and interact as each piece is handcrafted. Watch as ingredients are melted in a 2,400 degree furnace, hand-blown and slowly evolve into a finished work of art. Ron Hinkle Glass is located in a picturesque, quiet corner of West Virginia, creating an intimate atmosphere. {Read More}

Demonstrations: FREE / Glass Items: $15 - $500+


Main Street Shopping & Dining & Antique-ing

Main Street Shopping & Dining & Antique-ing

Buckhannon’s Main Street is the classic image of American, small town charm. Locally owned, small businesses showcase their creativity, personality and hospitality to locals & visitors. Specialty shops, great dining and continuous downtown events draw people to browse the blocks of our picturesque Main Street.
We’re known as having ‘The Antiques’! Locally owned businesses have established a following of people who browse the shelves of antique jewelry, glassware, décor, furniture and more. {Read More}

Dining: $15 – $30 per meal / Shopping: $15 - $100+


Aircraft Sightseeing Tours

Aircraft Sightseeing Tours

a. Book a scenic flight overtop the natural beauty of West Virginia’s wild & wonderful landscape — there’s no better way to see our rolling mountains. Choose either an airplane or helicopter ride, then enjoy the view! {Read More}

$128 an hour (airplane) OR $350 an hour (helicopter). ***Accommodates 2-3 people.


Motorcycle Rides & Country Drives in Upshur County, West Virginia

Motorcycle Rides & Country Drives

Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter – No matter the season, the winding roads of West Virginia are always an adventure! Tour West Virginia on 2 wheels or in the comfort of your car. Stop in the small towns along the way for a Road Trip of West Virginia! {Read More}



Style Make-Over in Downtown Buckhannon in Upshur County, West Virginia

Style Make-Over in Downtown Buckhannon

Give your look an over-haul with a style make-over in downtown Buckhannon! Update your routine with at-zone facial & get your makeup done at Merle Norman & The Pink Hydrangea. Then get an new hair style at September Sun, a Paul Mitchell Focus Salon. {Read More}

Make your reservations 2 weeks early for the best service! Schedule your style-makeover by emailing mnlady@wvdsl.net or calling 304-473-1505.


Get In Touch with the Past along Route 33 in Upshur County, West Virginia

Get In Touch with the Past

o West Virginia was a central part of the Civil War – We are the only state ‘born from a nation torn’. Buckhannon was a town that saw both Union and Confederate troops arrive, camp in the rustic lands, and travel on to battles. Roadways and landmarks throughout the region have historic markers featuring significant Civil War actions. {Read More}



B-Y-O-Kayak along Route 33 in Upshur County, West Virginia


BYOK – Bring Your Own Kayak to travel the Buckhannon River. With multiple boat launches along the river and throughout West Virginia’s country-side, you can enjoy a leisurely paddle in the midst of scenic beauty. {Read More}



Friday Nights & Special Events, Fairs & Festivals in Upshur County, West Virginia

Friday Nights & Special Events, Fairs & Festivals

A quick glance at our Calendar of Events, and you’ll see something is always happening. Whether it’s live music on a Friday Night, a film showing at West Virginia’s only Micro-Theatre, a major week-long festival, or a mini-fair, we have something memorable happening.{Read More}



Sew Much More classes

Sew Much More

Created in a day; get step-by-step directions and hands-on experience to design a beautiful pattern. The Stitching House & Sew Much More will give a hands-on demonstration of the art of quilting. {Read More}

$10 - $30 per person


The Great Outdoors: / Hike At Audra State Park

The Great Outdoors: / Hike At Audra State Park

West Virginia IS Wild & Wonderful for a reason – Our streams and rivers boast world-class muskie and native trout in a landscape full of solitude and untouched beauty. Acres upon acres of West Virginia forest means lots of hiking, biking and hunting opportunities.{Read More}