ROADRUNNER

Motorcycling the High Mountain Country of Virginia is a stellar experience with mountaintop elevations. Appalachian Backroads celebrates our newest route, "RoadRUNNER," with stunning mountain roads that are heavily forested and travel through several small villages. This route is a favorite for riders in spring, summer and fall.  We want to thank our friends at RoadRUNNER Magazine for putting their personal seal of approval on our Appalachian Backroads... and especially this ride!

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Approximately 160 miles

1. Start in Gate City on 71

2. L on 72 through Dungannon

3. Stay on 72 through Coeburn

4. R on 83 to Clintwood

5. L on 631

6. North on 611

7. R on 80

8. R on 83

9. L on 63

10. Stay on 63 to St. Paul

11. L on 4th Ave

12. L on 58

13. R on 71

LODGING

Breaks Interstate Park Lodge, Cabins, Campground - Breaks

627 Commission Circle | 276-865-4413

Cranesnest Campground - Clintwood

2689 Cranesnest River Campground Rd | 276-835-9544

Hometown Lodging - Clintwood

139 Beverly Street | 703-256-6772

Lower Twin Campground - Haysi

547 Corps Lower Twin Lane | 276-835-9544

Maggie Way Campground - St. Paul

3418 Hidden Acres Road | 276-762-5497

Mountain View Lodge - St. Paul

16602 Wise Street | 276-275-3743

Pound River Campground - Clintwood

1182 Pound River Campground Rd. | 276-835-9544

Ralph Stanley Museum Lodging - Clintwood

249 E. Main Street | 276-926-8383

Sleep Inn and Suites - Clintwood

5625 Dickenson Hwy. | 276-796-1058

St. Paul Suites & Cottages - St. Paul

3041 5th Street | 276-762-5140

The Red Caboose Inn - Haysi

106 Bartley Street | 276-865-5337

The Sugar Maple Inn - Nickelsville

112 Dougherty Street | 276-479-516

Western Front Hotel - St. Paul

3025 4th Avenue | 757-345-0051

DINING

Amira Co Cafe - St. Paul

3021 4th Avenue | 276-738-3041

El Palenque Mexican - Castlewood

19108 US-58 Alternate | 276-762-5228

El Primo - Castlewood

18928 US-58 Alternate | 276-762-7533

Fat Boys BBQ - St. Paul

16601 Russell Street | 276-455-1623

Frosty Bossie - Coeburn

314 Front Street E | 276-395-2083

Giovanni's Pizza - St. Paul

3033 4th Avenue | 276-762-9898

Huddle House - St. Paul

16414 Johnnie Ramey Dr. | 276-762-5790

La Casa Mexicana - Clintwood

5699 Mullins Avenue | 276-926-6274

Mi Hacienda - Coeburn

509 Front Street W | 276-807-1552

Pizza Factory - Haysi

279 Main Street | 276-865-4503

Pizza Plus - Haysi

408 Main Street | 276-865-4400

Rhododendron Restaurant - Breaks

627 Commission Circle | 276-865-4413

Romano's II - Castlewood

2 Memorial Drive | 276-762-2335

Sugar Hill Brewing Company - St. Paul

16622 Broad Street | 276-738-1088

Teddy's Restaurant - Nickelsville

11804 Nickelsville Hwy. | 276-479-3128

Valentino's - Clintwood

5047 Dickenson Highway | 276-926-4222

White Ridge Carry Out - Haysi

VA-63 | 276-835-8910

ATTRACTIONS

7. The Country Cabin

6034 Kent Junction Road, Norton, VA

8. Flag Rock Recreation Area

Flag Rock Road, Norton, VA

9. High Knob Tower & Recreation Area

Hwy. 33 W at the top of the mountain

 

10. Creation Kingdom Zoo

1642 Snowflake Road, Gate City, VA

11. Carter Family Fold

3449 A P Carter Hwy., Hiltons, VA

12. Bush Mill

Junction of 680 & 681 N of Nickelsville, VA

13. MountainRose Vineyards

10439 N Reservoir Road, Wise, VA

14. Lays Hardware Music Venue

413 Front Street E, Coeburn, VA

15. Ralph Stanley Museum

249 Dickenson Hwy., Clintwood, VA

16. Phipps Family Museum

249 Dickenson Hwy., Clintwood, VA

17. John Flannagan Dam and Marina

192 White Water Road, Haysi, VA

18. Breaks Interstate Park

627 Commission Circle, Breaks, VA

19. Sugar Hill Brewing Company

16622 Broad Street, St Paul, VA

20. Old Russell County Courthouse

24071 Hwy 58A, Castlewood, VA

25. Southern Gap Outdoor Adventure

1124 Chipping Sparrow Road, Grundy, VA

26. Poplar Gap Park

1818 Fairgrounds Circle, Grundy, VA

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