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 a path through the woods to see native wildlife of Appalachia - Black bears, mountain lions, white tail deer and more.

Shop at the Gift Shop, plan a picnic at one of the pavilions, or bring your fishing gear to the Wildlife Center’s pond, stocked with blue gill, bass and catfish. {Read More}

$2 for ages 3-15 / $4 for 16+ | 163 Wildlife Road, French Creek WV 26218 | 304-924-6211


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+ | 211 Libbylu Lane, Buckhannon WV 26201 | 304-472-7963


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.{Read More}

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


McNemar House

McNemar House

We’re the McNemars - a family of three living our dream of a peaceful life in rural West Virginia. Now don’t confuse peaceful with boring because life at our new old farmhouse is anything but that. We’re into over-the- top entertaining, live music, falconry, auto cross racing, bee-keeping, art collecting, and interior

“We’re dedicated to bringing music and the arts to our beautiful town of Buckhannon, West Virginia located in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains. “

As our house show venue continues to grow, we invite you to join us for a show. Our home is your home, and it’s a great place to discover new musicians and artists because our intimate setting allows you not only to see a show but also to meet these talented people as well. We pride ourselves in creating truly memorable experiences for all of our guests, so don’t be a stranger. Come see us this year! {Read More}

House Shows $5 - $25 | Overnight Accommodations $69 - $169 | 112 Paradise Road, Buckhannon WV | 304-439-1145


Motorcycle Rides & Country Drives in Upshur County, West Virginia

Country Drives & Motorcycle 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}



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

Historic Downtown

We’re in the central part of West Virginia, with rich history & heritage of the Appalachian mountains and culture. From Revolutionary era with the Pringle Brothers living in a tree, to our State being created as a direct outcome of the Civil. Buckhannon is in the middle of it all, with majestic landmarks still standing today, or find a trail of historic stories painting a picture of how life used to be. {Read More}



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

Float the Buckhannon River

There’s no better view than from the river. With multiple boat launches along the Buckhannon River and throughout West Virginia’s country-side, you can enjoy a leisurely paddle in the midst of scenic beauty. For an even better adventure, plan to camp at Audra State Park and rent rafts for a float down the Middle Fork River!

Rentals: $30


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

Special Events, Festivals & Friday Nights

BA 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}



Creative Classes at Artistry on Main

Created in a day – many classes at Artistry on Main are great ways to meet local artists while getting step-by-step instructions to design your own artwork. From basket-weaving, painting or scarf dying, schedule a class at Artistry on Main in downtown Buckhannon. {Read More}

$25 - $75


Wild and Wonderful | hike & bike

Wild and Wonderful | hike & bike

West Virginia IS Wild & Wonderful for a reason – with a landscape full of solitude and untouched beauty, this is the place to explore nature. Acres upon acres of West Virginia forest means lots of hiking and biking opportunities. More trails are opening every season, so get your gear ready for a weekend visit! {Read More}



Muskie Fishing

Muskie Fishing

People are serious about finding the best fishing spot, and anglers across the United States have discovered the Buckhannon River. A 6-mile stretch of the river has gained significant attention, and have yielded some remarkable fish!{Read More}