6 days in Heart of Appalachia Itinerary

6 days in Heart of Appalachia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Heart of Appalachia travel planner
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Breaks
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Big Stone Gap
— 3 nights
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Breaks — 2 nights

Breaks is a small unincorporated community in Dickenson County, Virginia, United States. Take a break from Breaks with a short trip to Ralph Stanley Museum in Clintwood, about 32 minutes away. It doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Breaks Interstate Park.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Breaks itinerary builder.

Nashville to Breaks is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Nashville to Breaks, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Nashville, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Breaks, ranging from highs of 54°F to lows of 37°F. On the 15th (Mon), you're off to Big Stone Gap.
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Big Stone Gap — 3 nights

Big Stone Gap is a town in Wise County, Virginia, United States. Big Stone Gap is known for museums, trails, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Southwest Virginia Museum, explore the striking landscape at Natural Tunnel State Park, stroll through Flag Rock Recreational Area, and examine the collection at Harry W. Meador Jr. Coal Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Big Stone Gap tour site.

Traveling by car from Breaks to Big Stone Gap takes 1.5 hours. November in Big Stone Gap sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.
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