It's hardly surprising Uzhhorod is such a hotspot for with international and local vacationers alike; Western Ukraine features numerous terrific cities, attractions and landscapes. Mukachevo and Polyana are two more places you may wish to visit while you're in Western Ukraine.
Feel as though you are going back in time while you are visiting the area. Take a trip to some of the fortresses for which this part of the world is famous.
Why don't you try winter activities while you are here? Cross-country skiing is a good option. Another one is snowboarding.
One of the pleasures of world travel is discovering languages you aren't familiar with, so practice some Ukrainian during your time in Western Ukraine. A good example of a handy Ukrainian sentence is "Chočeš zi mnoiu potanciuvaty?" (Would you like to dance with me?). "Zvidky vy?" translates to "Where are you from?"
Independence Day is held on the 24th of August, so if your visit coincides, take a break from sightseeing and spend the day celebrating with proud locals.
At the end of your vacation, bid a fond Do pobačennja (farewell) to the people you've met and the great places you've seen.