17 days in Heart of Appalachia Itinerary

17 days in Heart of Appalachia Itinerary

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Fly to Tri-Cities Regional TN/VA Airport, Drive to Breaks
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Breaks
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Big Stone Gap
— 8 nights
Drive to Tri-Cities Regional TN/VA Airport, Fly to Valparaiso

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Breaks — 8 nights

Breaks is a small unincorporated community in Dickenson County, Virginia, United States. When in Breaks, make a side trip to see Ralph Stanley Museum in Clintwood, approximately Clintwood away. Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Breaks Interstate Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Breaks trip builder.

Valparaiso to Breaks is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Valparaiso to Breaks due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Valparaiso in September, with highs in Breaks at 75°F and lows at 58°F. On the 1st (Sat), you're off to Big Stone Gap.
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Nature · Parks · Museums
Side Trip

Big Stone Gap — 8 nights

Big Stone Gap is a town in Wise County, Virginia, United States. Big Stone Gap is known for historic sites, museums, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Southwest Virginia Museum, stroll around Miner's Park, identify plant and animal life at Flag Rock Recreational Area, and see the interesting displays at Harry W. Meador Jr. Coal Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Big Stone Gap visit planner.

Getting from Breaks to Big Stone Gap by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 48°F. On the 9th (Sun), you'll travel back home.
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Parks · Museums · Trails · Wildlife
Side Trips