Wild and Wonderful Guide to Huntington


 

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Our Wild & Wonderful Guides are meant to give you a quick glimpse at the towns, cities, and areas we love in hopes that you'll be encouraged to explore West Virginia. They are in no way inclusive of all the amazing options in each place. 

Huntington is a bustling city in Cabbell and Wayne counties, that is home to the Marshall University! Huntington is the perfect place for a day trip or weekend getaway, especially if you are looking for a charming downtown area to get out for the night. Here's your wild and wonderful guide!

 

Stay

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Pullman Plaza Hotel

Looking for a great local hotel? The Pullman Plaza Hotel is both a great place to stay and to eat. The hotel offers business and personal accommodations suitable for everyone! Located in the heart of Huntington, Pullman Plaza Hotel is within walking distance to restaurants and all of the downtown attractions. 

 

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Airbnb Condo

Check out this condo if you are looking for a beautiful, modern, affordable place to stay. This Airbnb has great reviews stating that it is a great place to stay and has always been sparkling clean upon arrival. We recommend checking out Airbnb for your stay in Huntington.

Eat

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Black Sheep Burritos & Brews

We love a good burrito and Black Sheep Burritos and Brews is the best, unique, Mexican food in the area. They have an assortment of creative burritos and draft beer options to please everyone! (If you are in the market for breakfast, this is a great brunch spot) We highly recommend stopping by after a college football game or just for a dinner out. This place has a great atmosphere!!

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Backyard Pizza and Raw Bar

You can never go wrong with pizza, never! Backyard Pizza and Raw Bar is no exception to this rule with their fantastic woodfired pizza.  Their menu includes pizza, brunch options and much more.  The raw bar is the perfect thing for anyone needing to get their seafood fix. YUM!

 

Do

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Camden Park

If you need to get the kids out of the house, Camden Park is a great option. This local amusement park is centered around the kids and family fun. Lucky for you, this amusement park also has plenty of rides that are suitable for adults. The most well-known rides at the park include the Rattler, Big Dipper, and Haunted House. Check this place out, and tag us in your pictures!

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Heritage Farm Museum and Village

Heritage Farms Museum and Village is a great way to experience and learn about old-time Appalachia. This slice of history lets allows you to explore pioneer life, local artisans and provides year-round events to celebrate Appalachian history. We 100% recommend Heritage Farm Museum and Village and hope you get the chance to visit.

Fun Fact

The Huntington is home to Marshall University!

We hope you'll visit Huntington and check out some of the spots we listed. If you do, be sure to tag us in all your adventures through Instagram or Facebook!