DANIEL BOONE

Follow in the footsteps of early pioneers through Virginia's westernmost county (Lee). Visit Wilderness Road State Park and Martin's Station to check out early handmade forts. Experience the pioneer trek through Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. Pinnacle Overlook offers a view of the Gap that opened settlement to the west.

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Approximately 230 miles

 

1. Start west of Kingsport, TN on 11W

2. Take Rt. 70 N toward Kyles Ford

3. L on 58 at Jonesville toward

Cumberland Gap

4. R on 25E toward Middlesboro, KY

5. R on 119

6. R on 421 S to Pennington Gap

7. R on 58 A toward Jonesville

8. L on 70 S

9. L on 11W to Kingsport

LODGING

Mother's Place - Pennington Gap

1054 Big Hill Road | 276-546-2410

Wilderness Road Campground - Cumberland Gap

8051 Wilderness Rd. | 276-445-3065

Wolfe-Gilbert House - Dryden

193 Wolfe Gilbert Rd. | 276-220-4169

DINING

A Better Burger - Jonesville

33739 Main St., Suite 102 | 276-346-6768

Dutch Treat - Rose Hill

21332 Wilderness Road | 276-445-4024

El Centenario - Pennington Gap

930 E Morgan Avenue | 276-546-0044

River Place on the Clinch - Kyles Ford, TN

2788 Hwy. 70 | 877-483-7211

Roger & Tiger's Deli - Pennington Gap

42149 E Morgan Avenue | 276-546-6511

Rooster's Pub - Pennington Gap

41780 E Morgan Avenue | 276-546-4190

ATTRACTIONS

1. Cumberland Gap National Historic Park

91 Bartlett Park Road, Middlesboro, KY

 

2. Wilderness Road State Park

8051 Wilderness Rd. Trail, Ewing, VA

 

3. Lee Theater

41676 W Morgan Ave., Pennington Gap, VA

 

4. Natural Tunnel State Park

1420 Natural Tunnel Parkway, Duffield, VA

 

5. SWVA Historic Museum State Park

10 W 1st St. N, Big Stone Gap, VA

 

6. Trail of the Lonesome Pine Outdoor Drama

518 Clinton Ave. E, Big Stone Gap, VA

9. High Knob Tower & Recreation Area

Rt 233 W at the top of the mountain

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