Scenic Drives/Places

Gap Caverns in Cumberland Gap National Historical ParkEwing, Lee County

Explore a hidden world found underground- inside the mountains! It is a world of darkness, with fantastic dripstone formations and strange animals who have adapted to the cave environment. There are no entrance fees at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. There are fees for camping, guided tours, and other amenities in the park. Gap Cave […]
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Redbud Capital of the WorldHonaker, Russell County

Honaker, Virginia has been designated as the “Redbud Capital of the World” by the Virginia General Assembly for their amazingly beautiful/plentiful redbud trees blooming in April annually. Route 80, Redbud Highway, is a beautiful scenic drive through the mountains and countryside.
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Pinnacle Natural Area PreserveLebanon, Russell County

Towering cliffs, sheer limestone ledges, and waterfalls are but a few of the spectacular features of this preserve. Located near the confluence of the Clinch River and Big Cedar Creek, the topography of Pinnacle NAP has been modified by the forces of weather, water, and time to create this dramatic landscape. Towering above Big Cedar […]
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Powell Valley OverlookBig Stone Gap, Wise County

Powell Valley is a picturesque location, with an overlook accessible from the Northbound lanes of U.S. Route 23. A number of homes, farms, and a church are located in the valley below the overlook. The valley begins between Powell Mountain and Little Stone Mountain where the waters of the Powell River flow down from the […]
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