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Oglebay Resort Festival of Lights - Wheeling, WV

Oglebay Resort Festival of Lights - Wheeling, WV

Experience the enchantment of West Virginia's Oglebay Resort Festival of Lights, a magical holiday display featuring dazzling light exhibits, festive activities, and seasonal cheer.

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Oglebay Resort Festival of Lights - Wheeling, WV

Trip Duration: 3 Days



Trip Inclusions:

  • Meals: 2 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners

  • Tour Director

  • Overnight accommodations

  • Deluxe motorcoach transportation

  • Baggage handling and related gratuities

  • Taxes



Trip Highlights:


Winter Festival of Lights

Beginning in 1985, the Winter Festival of Lights has grown into one of the nation's largest holiday light shows, attracting more than one million visitors each year!


The Winter Festival of Lights features 300 acres of twinkling lights over a six-mile drive. The dazzling display includes 90 lighted attractions boasting more than one million energy-efficient LED lights!


Winter Fantasy

"Winter Fantasy" located at Oglebay's Good Zoo will delight all ages with Christmas lights galore. Featured in the theater is the unique laser light show dancing to your favorite Christmas carols. Also included in the Winter Fantasy is a fabulous miniature train display portraying life in the hills of West Virginia, and the enticing Nature Express Gift Shop.


Glass Museum at Oglebay

Experience over 3,000 examples of Wheeling glass made from 1829-1939 including cut lead crystal, Victorian art glass, peachblow glass, pattern and depression glass, Northwood's carnival glass, and many other glass examples showcasing Ohio Valley history.


Witness the largest piece of cut lead crystal ever made - The Sweeney Punch Bowl. Standing five feet tall and weighing 225 pounds, this remarkable piece of Victorian artistry is world renowned.


Oglebay Mansion Museum

Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979, you'll explore 13 period rooms focusing on Wheeling's earliest settlement through the opulent Edwardian era, plus the Wymer General Store and Sinclair Pharmacy collections. Discover impressive collections of American furniture, china, silver, glass, pewter, toys, and textiles.


Holiday Dinner Show

Enjoy a wonderful Holiday Dinner Show which will be a holiday celebration filled with the joy and magic of the season.


Centre Market

Wheeling's Historic Centre Market, an eclectic mix of shops and quality dining, built in 1853, it is older than the state itself. Centre Market is a great destination for food, shopping, events, festivals, art, and exploration. All of the businesses are local and owned by members of the community.



Need to Know:




Starr has a select quantity of wheelchair accessible motorcoaches available; therefore, we suggest you contact a Travel Advisor to discuss any needs you may have before reserving your trip.

Day 1:

Travel to Wheeling, WV
Lunch on own en route
Two overnights at Wilson Lodge at Oglebay Resort
Festival of Lights Dinner Buffet

Day 2:

Breakfast buffet at Wilson Lodge
Self-Guided Tour of the Glass Museum at Oglebay
Lunch and free time on own at Centre Market
"Winter Fantasy" at the Good Zoo
Dinner Show at Wilson Lodge
Guided riding tour of Oglebay's Festival of Lights

Day 3:

Breakfast buffet at Wilson Lodge
Check out
Self-Guided Tour of Oglebay Mansion Museum
Travel home
Lunch on own en route

Subject to Change

Itinerary is subject to change

Wilson Lodge at Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV


Over 100 years ago, a tradition of generous hospitality began at the summer home of Earl Oglebay. Today, the picturesque beauty of Oglebay's property has been expanded to include 1,700 acres of year-round recreational activities and exceptional overnight accommodations.


The resort features an indoor pool, sauna, Jacuzzi and fitness center at Wilson Lodge.


Dining options include Ihlenfeld Dining Room, Glassworks Grill, Route 88 BBQ & Brew, Garden Bistro, and Farmhouse Sweets & Treats.


Guest rooms include a Keurig Coffee Maker.


All indoor & outdoor public spaces at Oglebay and Wheeling Park are smoke free.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available for this tour. Pick up points vary by departure date so to see which date(s) your preferred location(s) is available, click “view” below.

Note: Not all pick-up points are available for all tours or all departure dates. Also, with less than 3 people booked from a pick-up point, that pick-up point may be changed or eliminated. If so, we will alert you approximately 30 days prior to departure.

City, State Address
Bensalem, PA (MAIN/HUB) Best Western Plus Phila Bensalem (MAIN/HUB)
3499 Street Rd Bensalem, PA
Cherry Hill, NJ (MAIN) Cherry Hill Train Station Parking Lot (MAIN)
Next to ShopRite at 2240 W Marlton Pike
Chester, PA (SHUTTLE) Harrah's Philadelphia Casino, Chester PA (SHUTTLE)
777 Harrah's Blvd
Hamilton, NJ (MAIN/HUB) Hamilton Station Park & Ride Garage (MAIN/HUB)
800 Sloan Avenue
Iselin, NJ (SHUTTLE) APA Hotel Woodbridge (SHUTTLE)
120 S Wood Ave Iselin, NJ
Phila (NE), PA (SHUTTLE) Phila (NE) KleinLife (SHUTTLE)
10100 Jamison Ave (at Red Lion Rd) Philadelphia PA
Phila(South), PA (SHUTTLE Oregon Diner 302 W Oregon Ave (at 3rd St) (SHUTTLE
Philadelphia, PA
Toms River, NJ (SHUTTLE) Toms River Park & Ride (SHUTTLE)
400 Highland Parkway S. Toms River, NJ
Wall Twnship NJ (SHUTTLE) Judy Blume Service Area (SHUTTLE)
100 Garden State Parkway Wall, NJ

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