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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.
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Clinch River at Saint Paul, Virginia

Clinch River

One of the most bio-diverse rivers on the planet, the flowing Clinch is a beautiful destination for kayaking, canoeing and tubing, within steps of our hotel.
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Spearhead Trails and Rentals at Virginia

Spearhead Trails and ATV Rentals

Enjoy hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and riding ATVs and dirt bikes on hundreds of miles of trails that crisscross the Appalachian mountains.
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Mountain Heritage Museum at Virginia

Mountain Heritage Museum

Discover early Appalachian culture and people in this unique destination that's part history museum and part art gallery.
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Back Of The Dragon

Back Of The Dragon

A unique destination for car and motorcycle enthusiasts. One of the ultimate driving experiences in the United States
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Clinch River Farmer’s Market, Virginia

Clinch River Farmer’s Market

Taste the flavors of Appalachia at this weekly farmer's market in downtown St. Paul with fresh produce, meats, and honey.
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Heart of Appalachia Trail at Saint Paul

Heart of Appalachia Bike Trail

Bike 125 miles of paved path, gravel road, rail trails, and side track through the breathtaking Heart of Appalachia.
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Wetlands Estonoa Learning Center at Saint Paul

Wetlands Estonoa Learning Center

Discover the bio-diverse wonders of southwest Virginia along miles of walking trails through protected wetlands.
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Lyric Theatre

Lyric Theater

Historic theater in St. Paul's downtown district. A fully restored and upgraded Performing arts venue, conference and event space. Enjoy a concert, a play or rent the facility for a special event.
Category: Entertainment
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