Look for the spot on the map where West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky come together, and you have found the Tri-State — a community of cities and counties on both sides of the Ohio River that share a rich heritage and wonderful quality of life.
Here are dozens of great places to visit and enjoy. For up-to-date listings on performances and events, check out Weekend, available every Thursday in the Herald-Dispatch.
Here's a look at the many annual fairs, festivals and events that occur in the Tri-State in the next few months. For up-to-date listings on performances and events, times and dates, check out Weekend, available every Thursday in The Herald-Dispatch. Or, check out our online calendar.
Here are some of the top outdoor recreation areas in the Tri-State.
Shop til ya drop!
The Tri-State loves its hot dogs so much, Huntington is home to the annual West Virginia Hot Dog Festival every July. If you missed it, you can still try out some of these local favorites:
The Tri-State offers a wide range of hotel accommodations.
Most major national fast-food chains are represented in the Tri-State, including multiple locations of McDonald’s, Taco Bell, Wendy’s, Arby’s, KFC, Subway, Captain D’s, Long John Silvers, and nearly every pizza joint you can think of. While there are too many for us to list them all individually here, we can tell you where the fast-food “strips” are located around the Tri-State.
The Tri-State is a great place for golf. In fact, the Huntington-Ashland metro area recently ranked 15th among 300 metro areas for great places for affordable golf, according to Golf Digest Magazine. Here are some of the area courses.
Stomach rumbling? You’re in luck. Here’s a taste of the Tri-State’s many eateries. Click here to check out our ever-growing Dining Guide database.
Whether you’re looking for a place to park your home-away-from-home or you want to “rough it” in a primitive site, you’re bound to find the perfect campground in the Tri-State Area. Here are some of your options:
A great indoors activity for the whole family.
Welcome to the Tri-State! On behalf of the Tri-State Chamber Coalition — represented by the Ashland, Ky., Alliance, the Huntington, W.Va., Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Lawrence County, Ohio, Chamber of Commerce — we would like to welcome you to our region.
We are so glad to have you visiting us in Cabell County and the Greater Huntington area of West Virginia. And we certainly hope you have a great visit. There is so much to see and do here. We also want you to know that the Convention and Visitors Bureau staff is here to connect you in any way that we can. We’ll be glad to help you plan all or any part of your visit.
Here’s a look at movie theaters in the Tri-State.
Most grocery stores and many drug stores and convenience stores in Cabell County offer beer and wine for sale, and liquor can be purchased at designated stores. There are also numerous bars and restaurants in Cabell County that serve legal beverages. Licensed bars and restaurants in Wayne County also serve alcohol.
Several convenient locations.
Whether you need to check your e-mail, send photos or check the news at home, the Tri-State is wired and ready for laptop users.
Here's a look at at West Virginia's ski resorts.
With easy-to-access shopping centers along every major route, the Tri-State has everything you need to make this your home away from home.