If you go: Pikeville, Ky.

October 17, 2013
GETTING THERE

US Airways offers nonstop flights from Reagan National to Charleston, W.Va. United offers nonstop flights from Washington Dulles to Charleston. Pikeville, Ky., is 108 miles from Charleston. The drive from Washington to Pikeville takes about seven hours.

WHERE TO STAY

Hampton Inn

831 Hambley Blvd.

606-432-8181

hamptoninn3.hilton.com

On Pikeville’s main drag, within walking distance of Hatfield-McCoy-related sites. Saturday morning Hatfield-McCoy tours leave from the tourism office next to the lobby. Rooms from $132.

Historic Matewan House Bed
& Breakfast

Corner of Mate and Ferrell streets, Matewan, W.Va.

866-878-8178

www.historicmatewanhouse.com

A cozy five-room B&B in the compact historic district. Rooms from $90.

WHERE TO EAT

Dorsie’s Dairy Bar

667 S. Bypass Rd.

606-432-2270

This classic fast-food drive-in opened in 1962. Try the chili dog ($1.90) or a BBQ pork sandwich ($3.80) and top it off with a thick, rich chocolate shake ($2.80).

The Blue Raven

211 Main St.

606-509-2583

theblueraven.net

More-upscale dining, featuring contemporary Southern fare and other classic American dishes. Entrees from $16.

WHAT TO DO

Pike County Hatfield & McCoy Tour

831 Hambley Blvd.

1-800-844-7453

www.tourpikecounty.com

The Pike County tourism board offers Hatfield-McCoy tours every Saturday at 9 a.m. (reservations required) from mid-March through the end of October, and by appointment at other times. $15 per person. (You can also purchase a self-guided CD driving tour in the office.)

Hatfield & McCoy Guided Tours

Adam Warren

304-785-4065

www.hmguidedtours.com

Warren is a local Hatfield & McCoy expert who leads private tours, typically starting from Williamson, W.Va., at $30 per person for groups of four or more.

Hatfield-McCoy Trails

www.trailsheaven.com

West Virginia has more than 600 miles of off-road trails in and around Hatfield & McCoy country designed for ATV riders.

INFORMATION

www.tourpikecounty.com

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