Natural inspiration. discover your favorite things to do in st paul, va
Discover the rugged mountains and valley landscapes and rich culture of the Heart of Appalachia, the southwestern tip of Virginia. From bluegrass music to outdoor adventures, this beautiful region is a place of surprising experiences. Stroll through downtown St. Paul, the heartbeat of the region, to find quaint restaurants, shops, art galleries, live music, and the Heart of Appalachia Visitor's Center. Begin your adventures at the Western Front Hotel, where the spirit of Appalachia is part of who we are.
Enjoy endless outdoor activities in southwest Virginia, including hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, caving, fishing, tubing, and golf. Go kayaking and whitewater rafting down the Clinch River, one of the most bio-diverse rivers in the world. Get your heart racing with an ATV trip on the Spearhead Trails, or explore the walking trails through the Wetlands Estonoa.
From the Cherokees to the coal miners to the banjo pickers, the Heart of Appalachia resonates through its people, its music, and its history. Discover the culture of Appalachia at the Mountain Heritage Museum. Sample the local food scene at nearby restaurants in downtown St. Paul, or at our own Puerto Nuevo Tex Mex restaurant onsite.. Experience the Heart of Appalachia at the Western Front Hotel. It's all right in our backyard.