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By Leslie Fitzwater

Family fun on your agenda? Look no further than one of West Virginia’s Main Street Communities. The hardest part of planning a Main Street getaway is deciding which community to visit first.

History Comes Alive in Point Pleasant History Comes Alive in Point Pleasant
Explore this former frontier town, historic river city and home of the legendary Mothman.
Charming Charleston's East End Charming Charleston's East End
The capitol city's East End offers big city excitement and small-town charm.
Charleston's West Side Charleston's West Side
Take a walk on the West Side of Charleston. Shopping, dining and having fun are on this Main Street’s menu.
Endless Options in Morgantown Endless Options in Morgantown
There is never a dull moment in Morgantown. Enjoy a whole host of free activities, a wide selection of great restaurants and interesting community events.
Fairmont: The Friendly City Fairmont: The Friendly City
If your family adventure agenda includes fun, food and festivities, then Fairmont is the place you want to explore.

Leslie Fitzwater was born and raised in West Virginia and can’t imagine living anywhere else. She enjoys learning about the state’s heritage, folklore and mysteries. Contact: leslie.c.fitzwater@wv.gov

Evansdale - Taking a Shine to Solar
Enjoy the high-tech treasure hunt called geocaching? All 12 of West Virginia’s Main Street communities are participating in the Main Street WV Challenge. Search for the “Surprise to Find” gifts in each of the 12 geocaches – you could get lucky with a gift certificate or coupons to a local business! Find out more at geocachewv.com/ MainStreet.

Evansdale - Taking a Shine to Solar
Take two weeks’ vacation this year and visit all 12:

Learn about Main Street Communities.