We depart Knoxville this morning traveling northeast through the Tri-Cities area of Tennessee before entering Virginia. At Wytheville we turn north and soon enter the Mountain State of West Virginia stopping in Beckley for lunch at Tamarack. Tamarack’s striking, peaked red roof and attractively landscaped grounds draw half a million visitors annually into a welcome respite of visual beauty, Appalachian sounds, and distinctive aromas. It’sa one-stop-shop for West Virginia culture, heritage, handcrafts, fine art,regional cuisine and music. Tamarack’s world-renowned partner, The Green- brier, provides signature dining which attracts guests for second helpings of delectable cuisine. After lunch we continue through West Virginia for a two night stay. Dinner is included this evening.