SCORPION

the Scorpion offers twisty roads and mountain climbs along scenic back roads leading to a trip through God's Thumbprint, Burkes Garden. Rolling sheep farms, green valleys and country stores greet you on these windy roads.

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Approximately 183 Miles

 

1. Start in Tazewell on Bus. 19
2. Take 19 W past Claypool Hill
3. L on 80 W
4. Bear L on 613
5. L on 91
6. R on 601
7. L on 16 N 
8. R on Bus. 19 to Tazewell
9. L on 16 N
10. R on 161
11. R on 644 to Bramwell
12. R on 102 to Bluefield
13. Follow S. College Ave to 460
14. L on 460
15. R on 598
16. R on 52 to Rocky Gap
17. R on 61
18. L on 623 to Burkes Garden
19. L on 666
20. R on 623 to Rt. 61
21. L on Rt 61 to Tazewell

LODGING

Cavitt's Creek Park Campground - Tazewell

750 Recreation Drive | 276-988-7250

Comfort Inn - Bluefield

38769 Gov. GC Peery Hwy. | 276-326-3688

Cottage at Crab Orchard - Tazewell

3663 Crab Orchard Road | 276-988-6755

Cuz's Cabins - Pounding Mill

15746 Gov. GC Peery Hwy. | 276-964-9014

 

Fincastle Motor Inn - Tazewell

858 E. Fincastle Turnpike | 276-988-2531

Foxtail Orchard Cabins & Campground - Tazewell

3628 BF Buchanan Hwy. | 276-200-4176

Holiday Inn Express - Claypool Hill

180 Clay Drive | 276-596-9880

Journey Cabin on Clinch River Farms - Pounding Mill

630 Estates Drive | 276-971-4518

Katy's Kottages - Bluefield

550 Williams Street | 276-945-2033

Parsonage Guest House - Burkes Garden

7322 Burkes Garden Road | 276-970-6862

Real McCoy Cabins - Pocahontas

156 Wood Smoke Way | 276-945-3106

Red Dirt ATV Resort - Bluefield

214 Dunn Road | 304-922-8160

Super 8 Motel - Claypool Hill

12367 Gov. GC Peery Hwy. | 276-964-9888

The Cabin at Little Creek - Burkes Garden

Burke's Garden Road | 888-829-7076

The Company House - Pocahontas

184 East Water Street | 843-801-2515

Trailhead ATV Resort - Boissevain

465 Miners Park Lane | 276-945-3089

DINING

Cuz's Uptown Barbeque - Pounding Mill

15746 Gov GC Peery Hwy. | 276-964-9014

Double Gates Grocery - Bluefield

401 Mountain Lane | 276-326-2132

Fisher and Company Tazewell

1735 Pisgah Road | 276-385-1150

Italian Village - Tazewell

817 E Fincastle Turnpike | 276-988-6572

Mattie's Place - Tazewell (Burke's Garden)

920 Gose Mill Road | 276-472-2222

Ole No. 3 Restaurant & Bar - Pocahontas

217 Shop Hollow Road | 276-245-1255

Old Virginia Chophouse - Tazewell

203 Main Street | 276-979-4451

Real McCoy Country Store & Kitchen - Pocahontas

156 Wood Smoke Way | 276-945-3106

S'Mothered Bake Shop - Tazewell

113 Shire Lane | 276-979-4520

Savory Flavors - Bluefield

1204 Virginia Avenue | 276-322-7179

Shogun Sushi Hibachi Thai Restaurant - Bluefield

512 Commerce Drive | 276-322-7666

The Bearded Dragon - Tazewell

592 Main Street | 276-202-1794

The Front Porch on Main - Tazewell

254 Main Street | 276-988-6093

The Old No. 3 Restaurant & Bar - Pocahontas

217 Shop Hollow Road | 276-245-1255

The Well Coffee Shop - Tazewell

168 Main Street | 276-385-1103

Your Grate Escape - Tazewell

1133 Fincastle Turnpike | 276-988-7867

ATTRACTIONS

28. Cedar Bluff Overlook

255-299 Hurt Buggy Road, Cedar Bluff, VA

30. Plum Creek Winery

5418 Thompson Valley Road, Tazewell, VA

31. Crab Orchard Museum & Pioneer Park

3663 Crab Orchard Road, Tazewell, VA

32. Cavitt’s Creek Lake Witten

750 Recreation Drive, North Tazewell, VA

33. Pocahontas Exhibition Coal Mine

300 Centre Street, Pocahontas, VA

34. Burkes Garden

Route 623, Tazewell County, VA

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