Stay Awhile: High Knob Communities

After you’ve hit the trail, lake, or river, visit one of the High Knob Region’s unique communities. A multitude of lodging and dining options exist across the region, as well as distinctive attractions that include historical exhibits, Virginia’s official outdoor drama, and several ways to listen to live Appalachian music. Check out the map and list below to plan your visit!


Communities (See links below for info on regional festivals, events, and attractions – coming soon)

  • Appalachia
  • Big Stone Gap
  • Coeburn
  • Dungannon
  • Norton
  • Pennington Gap
  • Wise

Lodging (See our Outdoor Recreation page for camping options)

  • Best Western – 124 Woodland Drive SW, Wise, VA 24293 (website)
  • Comfort Inn – 4609 Aerial Way, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219 (website)
  • Country Inn – 627 Gilley Ave E, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219 (website)
  • Holiday Inn – 1051 Park Ave NW, Norton, VA 24273 (website)
  • Quality Inn and Suites – 551 US-58 ALT, Norton, VA 24237 (website)
  • Super 8 – 425 Wharton Ln, Norton, VA 24273 (website)
  • The Inn at Wise – 110 E Main Street, Wise, VA 24293 (website)

Attractions (The High Knob Region is part of The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Music Heritage Trail)

Dining

  • Annette’s Dari-Barn (hamburgers, shakes) – 332 E Main St, Wise, VA 24293
  • Applebee’s (American) – 691 Hawthorne Dr NE, Norton, VA 24273
  • Arby’s (fast food) – 164 Plaza Rd, Wise, VA 24293
  • Asia Cafe (Chinese buffet) – 750 Commonwealth Dr, Norton, VA 24273
  • Big Boy’s Pizza – 325 Front St E, Coeburn, VA 24230
  • Brownie’s Cafe (bar) – 1602 Main Ave SW, Norton, VA 24273
  • Burger King (fast food) – 602 Trent Street & Highway 58, Norton, VA 24273
  • China Garden (Chinese) – 314 Plaza Rd, Wise, VA 24293
  • Dairy Queen (fast food) – 516 E 5th St N, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
  • Dairy Queen (fast food) – 412 Coeburn Ave SW, Norton, VA 24273
  • Doughmaker’s Pizza – 698 Virginia Ave NW, Norton, VA 24273
  • Dari Delite (fast food) – 710 Shawnee Ave E #1, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
  • El Castillo (Mexican) – 225 E Main St, Wise, VA 24293
  • El Centenario (Mexican) – 930 E Morgan Ave, Pennington Gap, VA 24277
  • Fishtales (Seafood) – 696 US-58 ALT, Norton, VA 24273
  • Front Porch Store and Deli – 13832 Clinch River Highway, Fort Blackmore, VA 24250
  • Frosty Bossie (fast food) – 314 Front St E, Coeburn, VA 24230
  • Hardee’s (fast food) – Multiple Locations (see map)
  • Huddle House (diner) – 107 Jackson Rd SW, Wise, VA 24293
  • Little Mexico (Mexican) – 1949 Neeley Rd, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
  • Little Mexico (Mexican) – 722 Commonwealth Dr, Norton, VA 24273
  • McDonald’s (fast food) – Multiple Locations (see map)
  • Mi Finca (Mexican) – 987 Park Ave NW, Norton, VA 24273
  • Monterrey (Mexican) – 154 Ridgeview Rd SW, Wise, VA 24293
  • Moon Dog Brick Oven (pizza, sandwiches) – 302 W Main St, Wise, VA 24293
  • Nut’s Grill (American) – 145 Wise Plaza, Wise, VA 24293
  • Red Flower (Chinese) – 323 Wood Ave E, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
  • Reno’s Roadhouse (American) – 132 Woodland Dr SW, Wise, VA 24293
  • Roma’s (pizza/Italian) – 313 Church St, Wise, VA 24293
  • Romano’s (Italian) – 999 Park Ave NW, Norton, VA 24273
  • Patio Drive-In (fast food) – 43498 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Pennington Gap, VA 24277
  • Pizza Hut – Multiple Locations (see map)
  • Pizza King – Multiple Locations (see map)
  • Taco Bell (fast food) – 604 Trent St SE, Norton, VA 24273
  • The Pub and Tap Room (American, bar) – 110 E Main St, Wise, VA 24293
  • Wakame (Japanese) – 509 Front W St, Coeburn, VA 24230
  • Yamato (Japanese) – 959 Park Ave NW, Norton, VA 24273