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Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino & Racetrack

This getaway provides guests with gaming, hotel accommodations, live entertainment and greyhound racing.

Hours: 24 hours a day.

Games to play: Guests can choose to play craps, roulette, blackjack or poker. Wheeling Island provides over 1,800 slot machines.

Racing: Guests over 18 can wager on the greyhound races, and simulcasting of races around the country are available. Wheeling Island provides 120 individual carrels with televisions to simulcast not only horse racing, but also dog racing and harness racing.

Entertainment: Wheeling Island's live entertainment showroom seats 1,000 people, and guests can enjoy free entertainment by live bands on the casino floor.

Where to eat: Guests are provided with an array of dining options, including The Pointe steakhouse, a West Virginia buffet, the Breezeway Café, the Terrace Room and a food court. Trackside concessions are available, and guests can choose from three different bars at Wheeling Island. The Crescent Moon Coffee Bar will also satisfy your caffeine cravings.

Where to stay: The Wheeling Island hotel has 151 rooms with nine spacious suites. Guests can enjoy breakfast-in-bed room service, storage service, an in-room safe and high-speed wireless Internet access.

Getting there: Wheeling Island is approximately a five-hour drive from Baltimore.

Information: Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino & Racetrack, 1 S. Stone St., Wheeling, W.Va. Call 887-946-4373 or go to

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