7 days in Heart of Appalachia Itinerary

7 days in Heart of Appalachia Itinerary

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Fly to Tri-Cities Regional TN/VA Airport, Drive to Big Stone Gap
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Big Stone Gap
— 3 nights
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Breaks
— 2 nights
Drive to Tri-Cities Regional TN/VA Airport, Fly to Zurich

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Big Stone Gap — 3 nights

Big Stone Gap is a town in Wise County, Virginia, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Flag Rock Recreational Area and Crooked Road Heritage Music Trail. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Southwest Virginia Museum, explore the striking landscape at Natural Tunnel State Park, walk around Miner's Park, and examine the collection at Harry W. Meador Jr. Coal Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Big Stone Gap trip itinerary tool.

Zurich, Switzerland to Big Stone Gap is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Zurich to Big Stone Gap due to the time zone difference. In May, Big Stone Gap is somewhat warmer than Zurich - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Breaks.
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Breaks — 2 nights

Breaks is a small unincorporated community in Dickenson County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Breaks Interstate Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Ralph Stanley Museum.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Breaks trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Big Stone Gap to Breaks in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Breaks can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.
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