Appalachian Backroads – Heartbreaker

This 150 mile route takes you right through the Heart of Appalachia to Breaks Interstate Park, known as the “Grand Canyon of the South.” Visit Breaks Park when it offers elk viewing tours and whitewater rafting excursions. Also take time to visit Vincent’s Vineyard and Stone Mountain Distilling in Lebanon as well as the Ralph Stanley Museum in Clintwood. And be sure to stop in St. Paul and take a minute to visit us at historic Hillman House-the home of Heart of Appalachia Visitor Center and parent of our great Appalachian Backroads!

For details, turn-by-turn directions, downloadable GPX files, a list of lodging, dining and attractions along the way, and to order a free Appalachian Backroads Map showing off 14 of the best scenic backroads of Appalachia, visit And to plan ahead of your visit, click on our interactive trip planner app to plot your stops along the way!

Appalachian Backroads Heartbreaker Route Map

Start in Lebanon, VA 24266


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