Natural Tunnel State Park. Natural Tunnel was naturally carved through a limestone ridge over thousands of years and is more than 850 feet long and as tall as a 10-story building, William Jennings Bryan called it the "Eighth Wonder of the World." Other scenic features include a wide chasm between steep stone walls surrounded by several pinnacles, or "chimneys." You'll also find the Wilderness Road historic area, a swimming pool with a 100-foot slide and a chairlift to the tunnel floor. Guests enjoy cave tours and canoe trips on the Clinch River.
Bristol International Raceway, Approximately 45 minutes.
Carter’s Fold, birthplace of the famous Carter family (i.e., June Carter Cash, etc.) and includes country music, traditional bluegrass music every Saturday night; also a museum is open prior to show time.
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park offers scenic and historic areas, hiking, camping and visitor center, open year-round, fees required.
Wilderness Road State Park. Wilderness Road illustrates the story of westward expansion in the late 1700s and has a replica of Martin's Station along the Daniel Boone Wilderness Road.
Devil's Bath Tub Approximately 45 minutes. Hiking and waterfalls.
Breaks Interstate Park, approximately two hours away and called the Grand Canyon of the South, offers 1,600-foot gorge, pool, paddleboats, trails, fishing, whitewater rafting and restaurant.
Bays Mountain Park. Bays Mountain is a large, 3,500 acre park in Kingsport, Tennessee. Beyond biking, the park boasts live animal habitats, an education center, a planetarium, and astronomy. Regardless of age and outdoor experience, Bays Mountain can offer something of interest to nearly any visitor.
Rocky Mount Museum, approximately 40 minutes
The Southwest Virginia Historical Museum, 30 minutes from Camp Clinch in Big Stone Gap, Va., illustrates the early development of the area and features exhibits on the coal boom era.
The High Knob Recreational Area in the Jefferson National Forest is in Norton, Va., about 55 minutes. The area offers hiking, picnicking, and has an elevation of 4,223 feet, you can see five states on a clear day.
Bristol Caverns, approximately 55 minutes from park.Steele Creek and Golf Course in Bristol.
Creation Kingdom Zoo is ranked as one of the Tri Cities area's top attractions. The zoo offers you a chance to get up close with a variety of animals from around the world. They have tigers, bears, leopards, many species of primates and more. You can even pet many animals. Daily keeper talks will answer your questions about the animals.