Huntington, W.V.: Heritage & Heart

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Ritter Park, part of Huntington, West Virginia’s Historic District, comprises 75 acres and boasts a gorgeous rose garden, crushed-limestone walking path, and a dog-friendly space.

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Harris Riverfront Park, on the banks of the Ohio River, is a peaceful place to picnic or play during your stay in Huntington.

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Bring your appetite to Huntington, where you’ll find Black Sheep Burrito and Brews, great steaks and seafood at 21 at the Frederick, Stewart’s Original Hot Dogs, craft brew at Summit Beer Station, and more. And we love Full Circle Ceramics for their imaginative, quirky designs and classes.

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Pullman Square, in downtown Huntington, is a fun place to take in a movie and chow down on burgers, frozen yogurt, artisanal coffee, and other treats.

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Take some time to visit historic - and beautiful! - Marshall University. The campus is an inspiring cultural anchor in Huntington, drawing students from all over the world, including alums like former NFL star Chad Pennington.

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Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center plays host to a wide array of cultural events all year long - check out the center’s schedule and plan to take in at least one show while you’re in town!

Yum! Jim’s Steak and Spaghetti House will fill you up with its legendary meat sauce and pasta, big burgers, steaks, and - save room! - chocolate and coconut pie with whipped cream.

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Huntington, on the banks of the Ohio River, is West Virginia’s second-largest city, a vibrant, bustling port that celebrates its rich history.

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Dive into Appalachian history and culture at Heritage Farm Museum and Village.

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Heritage Farm Museum and Village is a “living history” experience for the whole family.

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The collection at Heritage Farm Museum and Village includes seven museums, five log cabin inns, a barn retreat center that can sleep up to 40 people, and reception halls for larger events.

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Enjoy demonstrations by artisans and re-enactors at Heritage Farm Museum and Village’s “Way Back Weekends.” And if you can pull yourself away from the workshops and other attractions, there are five miles of hiking trails on-site as well.

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On the banks of the Ohio River, the second-largest city in West Virginia mixes respect for history with an upbeat, artsy embrace of the future.

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