Places to visit in Wise County

Places of Interest to Visit In Wise County

The Inn at Wise


Appalachia: Food, Churches, Schools, Shops.

Roaring Branch: Near Appalachia, VA

Bee Rock Tunnel-Worlds second shortest railroad tunnell beside the beautiful Powell River

[intlink id=”353″ type=”page”]Coal/Railroad Days-[/intlink]August  (event)

Lewis E. Henegar Miners Memorial park: Callahan Avenue in Appalachia – Open Park with old mining machinery

The Peake Building: Main Street, Appalachia, VA (Guinness Book of Records)

101 Presidential Car: Railroad car from the South Carolina & Georgia Railroad, representative of passenger cars from the late 1800’s. Open Tues-Fri, 10am-5pm; May-Oct., Mon-Sat., 10am-5pm; Sun, 1-5pm.


  • Big Stone Gap: Hotels-Food-Services, Gifts, Hospitals, schools and Churches
  • Appalachian Day- October – Bullitt Park
  • Duff Acadamy: Duff Family Private School
  • June Tolliver House: Clinton, Avenue – Restored house,Gifts, Area Crafts and
  • John Fox Jr.  Museum – East Shawnee Avenue Preserved home of famous author.
  • Meador Coal Museum: See how coal was mined here for the last 100 years
  • Mountain Empire Community College: mountain crafts, food, music and more (event)
  • Dotson Park
  • Southwest Virginia Museum-First Street-Exhibits depict heritage of Southwest Virginia.
  • “Trail of the Lonesome Pine” Clinton Avenue – Oldest outdoor drama in Virginia
  • [intlink id=”353″ type=”page”]Home Crafts Day:  [/intlink]October at Mountain Empire Community College
  • Coeburn: Churches, food, schools-craft shops, shopping center
  • Flatwoods Job Corps
  • Flatwoods Picnic Area
  • Guest River Rally: Labor Day Weekend-music, crafts, food
  • [intlink id=”1343″ type=”post”]Guest River Gorge Trail:[/intlink] A trail made from an old railroad bed. Gorgeous scenery
  • Lay’s Hardware Building: Old Time Music, Flat-footing/Clogging  every Friday Night
  • Old Tacoma School and Community Center: – Blue Grass Music and Dancing- Friday Nigh
  • Ramsey-Flea Market: (Wednesdays) Long running flea market that started out as a stock – market, marketing cattle.
  • (This flea market has now discontinued after more than 50 years.)
  • Lonesome Pine International Raceway
  • Shopping Center


Food, Motels, Churches, Schools


Saint Paul-Food, Churches, Schools, Shopping

  • Ox Bow Lake
  • Sugar Hill Loop Trail
  • Guests River


Norton: Hotels, Food, Churches, Schools, Shops, Hospitals


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