Things To Do / Visitors

Welcome to Our City!

Whether you're in town for a conference at the Waterfront Place Hotel, attending a WVU Football or Basketball game, or exploring the great outdoors, Morgantown is a city that has something for everyone.

Big 12 Country

The City of Morgantown welcomes fans from Big 12 Schools! The Visit Mountaineer Country CVB is ready to help you find accommodation, transportation, recreation, and fun and games while you're here!
Wiles Hill
West Virginia University has its own special welcome for those first time visitors. Check out for a look into each of the Big 12 Universities!


Fly in and visit one of the Best Small Cities in the Country with the Morgantown Municipal Airport (MGW).

Get around town with Mountain Line Transit. Find route maps and more on the Mountain Line Transit Authority website, or follow them on Twitter for the latest updates.

Take a trip on one of the country's most fascinating transit systems - WVU's PRT, or Personal Rapid Transit. Situated to get students from one campus to another, it's a unique way to take a rail tour of the city.


Morgantown's green surroundings lend it to be one of the best locations for outdoor activities, with attractions like the Mon River Rail-TrailWest Virginia Botanic Gardens and city parks close to home!

Visit the Board of Parks and Recreation website for more about our recreational facilities, special events, programs and more.

Restaurants, Shopping, & More

Check out these sites for lots to do in the Greater Morgantown Area:
Take a walk around Morgantown's Historic Downtown Business District, or visit Main Street Morgantown for events and specials going on downtown!
A picture of High Street in downtown Morgantown.


Morgantown has revitalized its Wharf District along the Monongahela River in the last two decades. It features the Waterfront Place Hotel and Event Center, restaurants, steakhouses and access to more than 10 miles of paved fun in the Caperton Trail and Decker's Creek Trail systems.

Other features in the area include:
  • The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) and NIOSH
  • National Crime Information Center and national biometrics programs
Citizens Out Biking on the Rail Trail