Discover exciting things to do in Princeton, from concerts to car races

Conveniently situated off US 460 and I-77, the Country Inn & Suites, Princeton, WV offers comfortable rooms and suites near some of the area’s best things to do, starting with a trip downtown to explore the Princeton Railroad Museum. Looking for some thrills? Catch a dirt track race at Princeton Speedway, or take a ghost tour of Lake Shawnee Abandoned Amusement Park. You can also find outdoor fun for the whole family at spots like Pipestem Resort State Park and Glenwood Recreational Park. To escape the summer heat, shop at nearby Mercer Mall, practice your game at Princeton Indoor Golf Center, or head to the Chuck Mathena Center for a concert or stage production.

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Chuck Mathena Center

3.35 mi / 5.39 km from the hotel
The Chuck Mathena Center is a state-of-the-art performing arts center that hosts the West Virginia Symphony, Broadway performances, and local musicians.

Mercer Mall

8.48 mi / 13.64 km from the hotel
Mercer Mall features a movie theater and a variety of retail stores. Find deals at shops like Hobby Lobby, Bath & Body Works, JCPenney, American Eagle, and Belk.

Pipestem Resort State Park

11.84 mi / 19.05 km from the hotel
Get a taste of the great outdoors at this 4,050-acre state park that offers bicycle rentals, canoeing, disc golf, mini golf, hiking, and swimming.

Princeton Railroad Museum

2.52 mi / 4.05 km from the hotel
The Princeton Railroad Museum features a collection of railroad artifacts as well as photographs, artwork, and a restored caboose for visitors to climb aboard. Kids will enjoy being able to create their own track.

Princeton WhistlePigs Baseball

3.61 mi / 5.81 km from the hotel
Cheer on the Princeton WhistlePigs baseball team at H. P. Hunnicutt Field, where you can treat yourself to ballpark snacks and family-friendly fun.

Princeton Speedway

5.45 mi / 8.77 km from the hotel
If you like fast cars, exciting races, and cheering fans, take your place in the stands at Princeton Speedway. This dirt and clay oval track hosts a variety of events, including the FASTRAK Racing Series.

Mercer County War Museum

3.47 mi / 5.58 km from the hotel
Also known as "Those Who Served" War Museum, this institution highlights the contributions of West Virginia’s veterans from the Civil War onward.

Princeton Indoor Golf Center

4.22 mi / 6.8 km from the hotel
Practice your game on world-famous courses when you purchase a pass to this indoor golf simulator, the only in the area.

Lake Shawnee Abandoned Amusement Park

6.34 mi / 10.21 km from the hotel
Take a paranormal tour of this former amusement park boasting an intriguing past. Famous for reported hauntings, the now-privately-owned grounds add a melancholic touch to the beautiful West Virginian landscape.

Glenwood Recreational Park

7.39 mi / 11.89 km from the hotel
Pack a picnic lunch and head to this privately owned park offering a beautiful lake and a wide range of activities. You can run the lake trail, kayak or paddleboat, join in a round of disc or miniature golf, or play sports like basketball or tennis.