FOOD & DRINK
Beautiful Sugar Hill loop great hike for starters
ST. PAUL — Along the banks of the Clinch River, one of Virginia’s newest state parks is still under development, but one unit does contain one of Wise County’s best hiking trails for those just starting out. The Sugar Hill 3.5-mile loop traverses an open (bald) ridge...
Santa Train Brings Cheer to Kids in Appalachia for 81st Year: ‘The Joy Makes It Special’
The annual event delivers presents to any families who attend, with a special appearance from the man in red himself
Avoid wintertime cabin fever – Take a walk on the Southwest Virginia side
Winter does not come to the region until December 21, so there is plenty of time to get in a late fall walk or hike across Southwest Virginia. Whether you want to work in a day hike in the woods or a brisk morning or afternoon walk, four trail systems in Wise County and Norton are within a half-hour drive and offer combinations of scenery, history, nature and varying levels of exercise.