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Spend the night in Wheeling WV or Washington PA?

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Spend the night in Wheeling WV or Washington PA?

Hubby and I are coming from the Ohiopyle State Park and were wondering if we should stay in Wheeling or Washington. It would just be for the one night.

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1. Re: Spend the night in Wheeling WV or Washington PA?

Are you looking for anything specific, or just a nice place to sleep?

In Wheeling, you have the casinos or Oglebay Park.

http://www.wheelingisland.com/

http://www.oglebay-resort.com/

An alternate option, stay in Triadelphia which is between Washington, PA and Wheeling, WV. I stayed at the Holiday Inn Express earlier this year and it was nice and clean with friendly employees. There are also shops here including a Cabela's.

ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/…hoteldetail

www.cabelas.com/

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2. Re: Spend the night in Wheeling WV or Washington PA?

I guess it depends on what you are looking for. Both towns have a Casino/ Race Track, cheap hotels (Holiday Inn, Super 8, etc), and chain-store shopping and dining.

Wheeling is larger and more historic. The McClure House is a beautiful hotel downtown: http://www.mclurehotelwheeling.com/ And you also have the famous Capitol Music Hall downtown: http://www.capitoltheatrewheeling.com/

Wheeling is known for its Italian food. Here are a few recommendations:

http://www.undos.com/

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Oglebay Park is beautiful, with plenty to do. Three golf courses, skiing, miniature golf, swimming, horseback riding, fishing, boating, hiking, a zoo, etc, etc. They also have a very nice lodge: http://www.oglebay-resort.com/

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3. Re: Spend the night in Wheeling WV or Washington PA?

We aren't the casino type. We do enjoy a nice walk, parks, etc... It wouldn't be a vacation without seeing a waterfall! Are there any in the area?

Thanks for the tips.

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4. Re: Spend the night in Wheeling WV or Washington PA?

There is a small waterfall at Oglebay. Here is the location: http://goo.gl/maps/3C5h6

Here is a photo: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php…

FYI: There is a sewer pipe running across the creek just before the waterfall which limits angles for photos... I was disappointed when I saw this so just wanted to give you a heads up...

Edited: 25 September 2013, 01:59
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5. Re: Spend the night in Wheeling WV or Washington PA?

For future reference, Wheeling was the first capital of West Virginia, a port of entry into the U.S., and a center of transportation, industry, and diversity as the National Road's gateway to the West in the first half of the 19th Century. Washington, PA is a wonderful place too, and lots to learn about there like the Whiskey Rebellion. But don't miss Wheeling, and take the time to visit Oglebay Park and Oglebay Institute and a long list of other attractions while you're there. You'll be glad you did.

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