Huntington is a beautiful riverport city of about 45, 000 people located in southwestern West Virginia near where the state meets Kentucky and Ohio. The university is about a 10 minute drive from Interstate 64. The airport (HTS) is only 15 minutes away and if you need additional flights then you can try Charleston, WV (CRW) which is only an hour away.
To help make your trip to Huntington, WV an outstanding experience we have negotiated special room rates at select hotels near the starting line AND we have put together a pretty comprehensive listing of area restaurants. There is something for every taste and budget.
Good sources of additional information are the Cabell County Visitors BureauHerald Dispatch.