Also called the "The Savings Bond Capital of America", those in Parkersburg charter bus group who are into the bonds trading and other financial pursuits will know this place well. The estimated population, in 2003, was 32,100. Those who are interested in sports will remember this place as the hometown of Earle (Greasy) Neal, the famous football player.
Originally chartered in 1820, and named for Alexander Parker, whose daughter, after his death, donated the land for the site of the courthouse and county building. Formerly it was known as Newport. The name was changed to Parkersburg in 1810. It was incorporated by an Act of the Legislature, February 11, 1911. Parkersburg is at the confluence of the Ohio and Little Kanawha rivers. Every U.S. savings bond that is bought or redeemed passes through the Treasury Department's Bureau of Public Debt office here.
Blennerhassett Museum is a great place to start the trip. The Parkersburg charter bus takes its group members to this place first. It has very interesting archeological and historical exhibits.
The Parkersburg charter bus will take its group to a lot of eateries also which are very popular for their ambience and the lovely food they serve. Some of them are names you know such as Olive Garden and others are local favorites such as the Locker Room, and Tim's where they have fabulous root beer served up along with the food.
Another fun destination for your charter bus group is the A-1 Amusement Park where your charter bus group can take in a game of miniature golf, video games and even ride the go carts. Another fun stop on your charter bus tour of Parkersburg is at the Fun 4 U complex where your charter bus group can have hours of fun playing the midway type games, challenging your other charter bus members a little bowling and even play video games. Tickets won can be redeemed for fun prizes.
While on your charter bus excursion, your Parkersburg Charter Bus group members can enjoy a picnic, horse-drawn wagon rides, shopping at the Friends of Blennerhassett Gift Shop, the refreshment stand, bike rentals, nature walks, and, of course, touring the beautiful Blennerhassett Mansion. The ticket booth sells tickets for the mansion and wagon ride tours. It also serves as our first aid station. Blennerhassett's tranquility will enthrall many of the Parkersburg Charter Bus group members as they take a walk the wagon trail-road encircling the upper end of the island. Rich plant life, huge trees, and varied wildlife are a rare treat.
This is a prime spot for photography.
A sweet stop on your charter bus tour is found at Holl's Swiss Chocolatier Experience the pleasures of fresh, handcrafted chocolates are created daily in small batches using only the finest ingredients to ensure quality and freshness. Founder Fritz Holl and his family invite you and your charter bus group to experience the tradition of some of the finest handcrafted chocolate in the world. There is a gift shop to purchase take home packages of these delicious chocolates.
Parkersburg has a wealth of sites to show you and your charter bus group on your next outing and there is no better way to tour a city then in your own private charter bus. These comfortable, climate controlled rides are the safest way to see a city and let someone else worry about the driving! Parkersburg is waiting to show your group a good time, book your charter bus excursion today.