Charleston Tennis Club is second to none. This leading tennis and pickleball facility is the number one complex for racquet sports in the Charleston area. The grounds consist of 13 outdoor and six indoor courts, making the Tennis Club a prime destination for tennis and pickleball tournaments.

When you aren’t playing on the court, Charleston Tennis Club offers a lot of other awesome amenities. Take a relaxing walk through the woods on the two mile hiking trail. Go for a swim in the outdoor pool or play some pickup basketball on the basketball court. Picnic areas are also available for your team and can be a great place to eat lunch when you can’t get away from the sports complex.

When you do have some extra time on your hands, Charleston, West Virginia is a city full of thrilling attractions and splendid restaurants.


Things to Do

The Clay Center’s Avampato Discovery Museum

Interacting with gadgets and building things is always an enjoyable experience. At The Clay Center’s Avampato Discovery Museum the kids can let out their inner scientists and engineers. Explore the Inventor’s Lab and tinker by yourself or with the help of the museum staff. Your team can construct rockets, robots, race cars, and more.

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If you want to see the museum from an alternate perspective, you can scale Ashton’s Climbing Sculpture. The sculpture allows you to view all three levels of the museum as you climb it to the tippy top.

Avampato Discovery Museum is home to Caperton Planetarium and Theater. Shows play every hour from 12 to 4 p.m. There are three shows to choose from. For those who have always wanted to get up close and personal with a tornado, go see Tornado Alley. Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus & Andromeda tells the Greek tale of Princess Andromeda’s capture by a sea monster, later to be rescued by Perseus. The third show, National Parks Adventure, takes viewers on a virtual tour of major state parks like Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Glacier National Park. 1 Clay Sq, Charleston, WV 25301


Appalachian Power Park

Get pumped up for a night enjoying America’s national pastime, courtesy of Appalachian Power Park. You and your team will be cheering for the home team, the West Virginia Power. This Minor League ball club is a Class A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. They play hard every game and you can count on an exciting nine innings or more of baseball.

To ensure that your whole team can sit together during the game it’s recommended that you contact the stadium ahead of time to arrange for blocked seating. Appalachian Power Park has deals on tickets and food very often, and even without deals the tickets and food are reasonably priced. The stadium happens to be located near a lot of restaurants which is helpful if you’d rather eat before or after the game. 601 Morris St, Charleston, WV 25301


Galaxy Lanes

One of the go-to activities near Charleston Tennis Club that you can always count on delivering hours of fun is bowling. It’s so much fun in fact that you can take your team to a bowling alley multiple times in one trip and they won’t be upset in the slightest.

The best alley to take everyone during your trip to Charleston is Galaxy Lanes. The alley is decently sized, boasting 24 lanes. While you can play the odds and just show up, calling ahead to reserve a few lanes would be the best idea.

Prices for games and shoe rentals are very cheap and you can even receive group discounts by calling the front desk and working something out with them. Galaxy Lanes is famous for their fried pickles and corn dogs. These are must-tries for the team while they’re bowling. For a different experience, stop by the alley on Friday or Saturday after 9:30 p.m. for Laser Bowling. 6545 MacCorkle Ave SE, Charleston, WV 25304


Charleston Town Center Mall

Charleston Town Center Mall is a perfect place to spend some time with your team away from the Charleston Tennis Club. This two-floor mall has 130 stores and two anchors to shop at.

Charleston Town Center Mall has something for everyone and your team will enjoy browsing all of the shops available to them. Pick up some gear from your favorite collegiate teams at Alumni Hall. The mall also has a lot of full service restaurants including a Chili’s, Outback Steakhouse, Panera Bread, Five Guys Burgers & Fries, and Qdoba Mexican Grill. If you’re a fan of freshly baked cookies, The Cookie Store will be a destination to visit. 3000 Charleston Town Center, Charleston, WV 25389


Marquee Cinemas – Southridge 12

Like the mall, going to the movies is a definite winner when you’re figuring out what to do with a team full of kids. Marquee Cinemas – Southridge 12 is the best theater around and is quite close to Charleston Tennis Club. There are 12 screens that show 11 or 12 movies daily. With that many choices, you are bound to find something everyone will be interested in watching.

Marquee Cinemas keeps up to date with movie releases and always has the newest blockbuster hits. Be sure to stop by the concession stand to get your popcorn, candy, and soda before the movie starts. 331 Southridge Blvd, Charleston, WV 25309


Locked & Coded

Escape rooms seem to be all the rage nowadays. While you and your team are in Charleston for a tournament at Charleston Tennis Club, you can experience one for yourselves. Locked & Coded is more of an afternoon, nighttime activity since they don’t open until late in the afternoon. There are three escape rooms for your choosing, each have a 60 minute time limit and a maximum occupancy of eight people.

Hunter’s Revenge locks you in a cabin and requires your team to work together to escape before the hunter comes back. You can bet he won’t be happy to find out that people broke into his house.

The second room, Jail Break, makes you the bad guy. You and your team will roleplay as outlaws who are captured and thrown in jail. Can you breakout before it’s time for your execution?

The final room goes by the name Deadline. You are tasked with investigating the disappearance of multiple people. After receiving a lead from a 911 operator, you know where to start your search. It’s up to you to uncover the truth and find out what happened to everyone. 222 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV 25301


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Places to Eat

Bluegrass Kitchen

It’s all about farm-to-table at Bluegrass Kitchen. Vegans and vegetarians rejoice because Bluegrass Kitchen specializes in dishes just for you. Don’t worry, they serve meat too.

Start off your meal with noshes like tofu wings or Canadian pub fries. For a main course, you have choices like burgers, either beef or veggie, sandwiches, and entrees like mock “chicken and dumplings,” fried chicken, and cod and chips. You’ll probably notice the eclectic artwork displayed everywhere and the authentic tin roof. Bluegrass Kitchen isn’t just an awesome place to get a meal; its atmosphere is really cool as well. 1600 Washington St E, Charleston, WV 25311


First Watch

A healthy breakfast and lunch café near Charleston Tennis Club, First Watch cooks nutritious and delicious meals for its customers. Dig into one of their various omelets, breakfast sandwiches or burritos, or a popular combination like biscuits and gravy. There are a few pancake selections too, along with waffles and French toast. First Watch proves that healthy can be tasty. 164 Summers St, Charleston, WV 25301


Black Sheep Burrito and Brews

Charleston Tennis Club - Travel - Hotels4TeamsBurritos are a food beloved by almost everyone. Most people think of Mexican cuisine when they think of a burrito. Black Sheep Burrito and Brews does things a little differently though.

Instead of the standard meat, lettuce, cheese, and beans like most burritos, this unique eatery rolls up a lot of ingredients you don’t normally expect to see in a burrito. Things like a Hawaiian pork burrito with pork shoulder, grilled pineapple glaze, and fried plantains or the General Tso burrito, which has chicken in a house-made General Tso sauce, edamame puree, and fried wanton are just two examples from a list of many. You can find tacos filled with fixings just as amazing too. 1555 3rd Ave, Huntington, WV 25701


Dem 2 Brothers & A Grill

Stop by Dem 2 Brothers & A Grill for some of the best ribs in West Virginia. This restaurant makes ribs so good that they were featured on an episode of Southern Fried Road Trip on the Food Network.

Owner Adrian Wright knows a thing or two about grilling and smoking some mouthwatering barbecue. Dig into to a barbecue sandwich, chicken wings, ribs, beef brisket, and more. 423 Virginia St W, Charleston, WV 25302


A trip to Charleston will be the perfect experience for you and your team. With such a big selection of attractions and restaurants near Charleston Tennis Club, you won’t have a second of boredom on this trip.