Huntington is a charming city in the state of West Virginia, along the Ohio River, with a population of 49.138 residents, according to the 2010 census. Huntington was founded in 1870 as the western terminus for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway on the land west of the mouth of the Guyandotte River. Huntington began to prosper with the construction of the Pullman Square, retail and entertainment lifestyle centre. Huntington offers its tourists many attractions, beautiful landscapes and historic places.
Top Attractions Within Huntington
Camden Amusement Park has been the destination of choice for family fun for more than 100 years. Camden Amusement Park is located near Huntington and it is worth visiting. Over the years, Camden Park has been the setting for baseball games, tens of thousands of picnics, fairs, marathons, roller derbies. The venue houses a lot of great rides for people and children of all ages: roller coasters, water slides, carousels, swimming pools. Last but not least, the Park has also got a Zoo.
Huntington Museum of Art. The Museum owns the largest collection of artefacts and art from all around the world, organised according to the country and continent. There are displays from America, Europe, United Kingdom, with objects such as paintings, glass items, folk, firearms, natural history prints, photographs and documents. It is a great place where you can learn more interesting things about the culture, history and civilisation of Huntington.
Pullman Square is located in downtown Huntington and it holds a wide variety of restaurants, pubs, cafes, bookstores and theatres. There are restaurants that cater to the need of every taste bud: with specialities that range from Asian to European and even Australian. The centre is very easy to walk around. You can also enjoy a wide range of shops, where you can but clothes, as well as memorabilia.
If you are in the surrounding area, do not hesitate to visit Huntington, as you will have a great time here, enjoying all the attractions and the historical buildings.