25 YRS EXPERIENCE

Created by VA General Assembly in 1993, we've been helping visitors and tourism-related businesses for nearly 25 years!

OUR SERVICES

- Lodging, Dining, Shopping Info

- Outdoor Adventure Assistance

- Calendar of Regional Events

- Regional Attractions Info

-Outfitters & Guides Listings

- Travel Planning Assistance

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VISIT US

HEART of APPALACHIA VISITOR CENTER

3028 4th Avenue Market Square

PO Box 186, Saint Paul, VA 24283

© 2013-2019 Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority

Our back roads are just that, rural working roads, traveled by residents, farmers, coal transport and a variety of visitors. Use caution while traveling and check road conditions before  riding unfamiliar routes.  Enjoy your ride!
511Virginia.org offers road condition info.

GARGOYLE

Don't miss classic small towns like Honaker, Haysi, Richlands, and Cedar Bluff. Save some room on hour memory card to capture the views atop the Cedar Bluff Overlook, which provides a stunning perspective any time of year. Virginia Route 80 is a designated Virginia Scenic Byway so allow time to stop and take in all the beauty only found in our neck of the woods.

Approximately 92 miles

1. Start at Claypool Hill/19/460

2. Take 19 to Rosedale

3. R on 80 through Haysi

4. R on 83

5. L on Southern Gap Road / 718

6. Return to 83 turn left

7. R on Hwy 460

8. L on 638 toward Pilgrims Knob past Buddy’s Market

9. R on 635 Virginia Coal

Heritage over Brown Mountain

10. At stop sign R on 621 turns

into South 67

11. Left on 460 to Claypool Hill

To download a tank map for this route click the button below and unzip the zip file.

LODGING

Spring Branch Farm - Haysi

1318 Lazarus Branch Rd   276-865-4900

The Red Caboose Inn - Haysi

106 Bartley St   276-865-5337

Southern Gap Outdoor Adventure Cabins/Campground - Grundy

1124 Chipping Sparrow Rd   276-244-1111

Comfort Inn - Grundy

22006 Riverside Dr   276-935-5050

Holiday Inn Express - Claypool Hill

180 Clay Dr   888-465-4329  

Super 8 Motel - Claypool Hill

12367 Gov GC Peery Hwy   276-964-9888

ATTRACTIONS

18. Breaks Interstate Park

627 Commission Cir, Breaks, VA

19. Sugar Hill Brewing Company

16622 Broad St, St Paul, VA

23. Pinnacle Natural Area Preserve

Between Lebanon and Cleveland

24. Vincent’s Vineyard

2313 Main St, Lebanon, VA

25. Southern Gap Outdoor Adventure

1124 Chipping Sparrow Rd, Grundy, VA

26. Poplar Gap Park

VA-604, Grundy, VA

27. Grundy Community Center

RR 460, Grundy, VA

28. Cedar Bluff Overlook

255-299 Hurt Buggy Rd, Cedar Bluff, VA

DINING

Pizza Plus - Haysi

408 Main St   276-865-4400

Pizza Factory - Haysi

239 Main St   276-865-4747

Main Street Pizzeria & Grill - Haysi

279 Main St   276-865-4422

 

Martha's Place - Haysi

23740 Dickenson Hwy   276-218-0705

 

Rainbow Restaurant - Vansant

17995 Riverside Dr   276-935-5503

 V & V Restaurant - Vansant

104 Front St   276-964-2182

Stir N Dip A Tea - Cedar Bluff

1034 Cedar Valley Dr   276-964-9696

 

The Original Italian Village - Cedar Bluff

1051 Claypool Hill Mall Rd   276-964-2019

 

Roma's Restaurant - Richlands

385 Front St   276-964-4464

 

The Lunchbox Café - Richlands

2605 Second St   276-345-9114

 

Sandy's at Randy's Old Fashioned Soda Fountain - Richlands

3118 Cedar Valley Dr   276-964-5077

King Kone Drive-in - Richlands

2633 Front St   276-963-7875

 

The Bearded Moose - Richlands

1557 Front St   276-963-4400

The Communication Café - Richlands

105 Suffolk Ave   276-202-0005

 

Huddle House - Richlands

2611 Front St   276-345-9211

 

Buddy's Market Gas N Go - Whitewood

17270 Dismal River Rd   276-259-7070