Beckley, W.Va., is about 300 miles from Washington. Take Interstate 66 west to I-81 south to I-64 west. Take Exit 124, drive down South Eisenhower Drive and turn left on West Virginia 16. Turn right onto Ewart Avenue and continue through Adair Street until it becomes Ewart again. Exhibition Coalmine is on the left.
125 River Ridge Dr. Pearisburg, Va.
A charming B&B with arresting views. About a 50-minute drive from Beckley. Rooms from $179.
104 Fourth St., Beckley
West Virginia’s response to the Waffle House. Entrees $4.99-$6.99.
101 N. Main St. Pearisburg
Locally grown produce prepared by an Italian chef. Entrees from $14.50.
513 Ewart Ave., Beckley
April 1-Nov. 1. Open daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Last underground tour 5:30 p.m. Adults $20, children $12.