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Oglebay Park

Wheeling, WV 26003-1967
+1 877-436-1797
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Good trip

This year's trip was good. We saw some deer in the field and that was fantastic. The entertainment... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
divadi17
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Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania
Not worth the hype

Ive lived in WV for a couple years. Everyone kept telling me to go up and see the lights. First of... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
melanie s
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A 1,500-acre municipal park with a hotel, a petting zoo, swimming pools, a planetarium and museums.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“light display” (51 reviews)
“wilson lodge” (54 reviews)
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Wheeling, WV 26003-1967
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+1 877-436-1797
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

This year's trip was good. We saw some deer in the field and that was fantastic. The entertainment was good as always and we had no hard time hearing. (Suggestion.....soft blocks for kids....not as much noise) The room was great and breakfast was yummy.Only drawback...More

Thank divadi17
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Ive lived in WV for a couple years. Everyone kept telling me to go up and see the lights. First of all, its WAY overpriced! Secondly, im from Central Pa and i know of FREE or places that only charge $5/car with WAY better lights...More

2  Thank melanie s
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

This was my first time to Oglebay. I enjoyed it. It’s a soothing atmosphere and the lights are nice. We took the trolley for the tour and the lodge had a welcoming feeling upon walking in the door. We toured the mansion, glass museum, and...More

Thank Mel C
Reviewed 18 December 2017

There are houses in my neighborhood that have better lights than Oglebay. There are no parts of the experience with lights synchronized to music. There aren't really all that many lights considering the acreage of the place. It was not worth the $20 they asked...More

Thank Alexander L
Reviewed 18 December 2017

To truly enjoy Oglebay, plan om spending the day there. Many things to see if your interested and spend a few bucks to tour the home and glass museum. Watch the glass blower at work and be sure to ask him questions.

1  Thank S1286EXjamesa
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Our first time!! Enjoyed the Christmas concert, light show, beautiful views and warm, friendly atmosphere! I’m very happy that we went.

Thank Alice S
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

We had a great time. We went with friends and our 8 year old son and made a day of travel from northeast Ohio. Totally worth it!! Wished there had been snow but still best to see all of the lights! Best advice go early...More

Thank Jacqulin R
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have been going to see the lights for probably 5 years. You definitely need to arrive early if you don’t want to sit on the mountain road for hours! We always try to get up there by 4 pm and then...More

1  Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Went to Oglebay this weekend and stayed in one of the cabins with family which included 2 toddlers and a baby. Our cabin was very nice with plenty of firewood and room for all 12 of us. Parking at the cabin was simple and easy....More

1  Thank crowe525
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We drove 3 hrs to come see the fantastic lights at oglebay. We were disappointed there wasn't much lights. We came down 10 yrs ago and I think there where more lights then. Very disappointed wouldn't drive that far again to see lights....

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Eula B
17 January 2018|
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Response from helpinghands001 | Reviewed this property |
It can take about 45min to one hour to go through the last and enjoy them.
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sharon r
3 December 2017|
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Response from helpinghands001 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe they charge $20 a car to drive thru the lights. If u stay at resort u get a pass included with your stay. Make sure if u do not stay at resort u go to Wilson lodge and walk thru it. It is beautifully decorated... More
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Campbells1981
18 September 2017|
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Response from MB185011 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They did have a laundry room at the Lodge for guests to use. I didn't check on how much a wash/dry cost.
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