Explore the many things to do around Charleston, West Virginia’s capital

Your comfortable guest room at the Country Inn & Suites, Dunbar, WV puts you within easy reach of outdoor adventures, historical attractions, and live entertainment in the Charleston area. Spend the whole day exploring Coonskin Park with your kids, or head into the capital’s downtown to tour the West Virginia State Capitol, shop at Charleston Town Center, or explore the unique goods and artisan treats at the year-round Capitol Market. Looking for things to do in the evening? You can see top acts play at Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center or head northwest to Mardi Gras Casino for great dining and plenty of excitement. If you’re here for a tournament at the Shawnee Sports Complex, the campus is about five minutes from the hotel.

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Appalachian Power Park

6.22 mi / 10.01 km from the hotel
Home of the Charleston Dirty Birds, this stadium is the perfect place to catch a baseball game during summer.

Coonskin Park

8.8 mi / 14.16 km from the hotel
Popular for its beautiful woodlands and extensive facilities including a skating rink and an Olympic-size pool, this 1,000-acre park offers fun for everyone. Come to fish, hike or bike the trails, or play sports like soccer, tennis, and pickleball.

Mardi Gras Casino

5.73 mi / 9.22 km from the hotel
Try your luck at the slots, the tables, or the races in this exciting casino with event facilities, great restaurants, and plenty of thrills.

Wine Cellar Park

1.6 mi / 2.57 km from the hotel
Enjoy a picnic by Lake Anderson in this lovely park offering picnic shelters, a playground, and a disc golf course. You can take a short hike through the woods to see the intriguing ruins of pre-Civil War commercial wine cellars.

Charleston Town Center

5.49 mi / 8.83 km from the hotel
With three levels of popular stores like JCPenney, Bath & Body Works, and Loft, Charleston Town Center offers hours of shopping satisfaction.

Clay Center

5.97 mi / 9.61 km from the hotel
As the cultural center of Charleston, this renowned hall hosts art exhibits, planetarium shows, and a three-story children’s museum. You can also see concerts by the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra and some of music’s biggest stars.

University of Charleston

6.95 mi / 11.18 km from the hotel
The University of Charleston boasts well-respected graduate and undergraduate programs, such as political science, nursing, and business administration. While visiting the campus, you can cheer on your favorite Golden Eagles sports team.

West Virginia State Capitol

7.01 mi / 11.29 km from the hotel
Impressive architecture, manicured landscaping, and educational guided tours make the West Virginia State Capitol a must-see attraction for Charleston visitors.

Shawnee Sports Complex

1.55 mi / 2.49 km from the hotel
Located along the Kanawha River, the Shawnee Sports Complex features four collegiate turf baseball and softball fields, 27 acres of grass fields, and six collegiate artificial turf fields that can be lined for a variety of sports.

Kanawha State Forest

7.95 mi / 12.79 km from the hotel
Explore over 60 miles of trails on foot or on a mountain bike, or go fishing in the two-acre pond at this popular park. A valid license is required to fish.

Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center

5.37 mi / 8.64 km from the hotel
Situated in the heart of downtown Charleston, this venue hosts everything from musical performances and sporting events to hobby conventions and conferences.