Scott County Virginia Tourism

  • Scott County Virginia Tourism

    336 Water Street, Gate City, VA 24251
    Phone: (276) 386-6521

    Scott County, Virginia is full of fun activities for the whole family! “We’re a Natural” for all things Outdoor Recreation, Music, History and Culture. Enjoy an afternoon kayaking on one of the most bio-diverse rivers in North America, the Clinch. Hike one of our many trails or see a horse show at Scott County Regional Horse Park. Marvel at the majestic Natural Tunnel and no trip is complete without visiting Creation Kingdom Zoo! Did we mention live performances and dancing at Carter Family Fold, home to the first family of country music?

Virginia State Parks

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Wise County, Virginia

  • Wise County, Virginia

    206 East Main Street, Wise, VA 24293
    Phone: (276) 328-2321

    Mountains, Music & More Wise County is the cultural crossroads of the Virginia Coalfields and Southwest Virginia’s Festival Capital. There are festivals, music events and a wide range of outdoor activities that provide something interesting, and fun, for just about everyone. The county has produced world class authors, actors, and musicians including Adriania Trigiani, John Fox Jr., George C. Scott, Jim and Jessee McReynolds, and Dock Boggs. Now, you can explore the ‘Round the Mountain’s Lonesome Pine Artisan Trail, The Crooked Road, Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail as well as the Coal Heritage Trail. Discover where legends were created.

  • Barter Theatre

    127 West Main Street, Abingdon, VA. 24210
    Phone: (276) 619-5466

    Located 3 miles from I-81, Exit 17. Professional repertory theatre at its best, at the State Theatre of Virginia. Barter launched the careers of such notable actors as Gregory Peck, Patricia Neal, and Ernest Borgnine. Enjoy classics, comedies, dramas and musicals on two stages. Introduce your children to theatre with The Barter Players and be sure to stop by the Café at Barter Stage II. Open Feb.-Dec. Call or go on-line for performance schedule.