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     Welcome to Historic "Gateway to the Breaks Motel", located only 5 minutes from Breaks Interstate Park, 15 minutes up the mountain from Haysi, Virginia, 10 minutes up the mountain from Elkhorn City, Kentucky, and 15 minutes from Southern Gap Outdoor Adventures. Join us for a memorable stay at our quaint roadside motel in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains. Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, we have the room for you! It's the perfect place to relax for the night or a week.

Nearby Activities


  • ATV / Side by Side Rentals

  • Seasonal Water Park

  • Golf

  • Hiking

  • Mountain & E-Bike Rentals

  • Zip Line

  • Kayaking

  • Rock Climbing

  • Canoe/Kayak Rentals

  • Fishing

  • Elk Tours

  • River Tubing

  • Bird Watching


Complementary Bottled Water, Coffee, Wi-Fi, Firepits & Social Areas, Beautiful Rooms, & Much More!


Built in 1975 by Zane and Sue Rose, Gateway to the Breaks is a quaint roadside motel, 5 minutes form Breaks Interstate Park. This park has some of the most beautiful and  breathtaking views of the Appalachian mountains and the "Grand Canyon of the South", the deepest gorge this side of the Mississippi river. BIP offers miles of hiking trails that wind through breathtaking landscapes, including rugged cliffs, roaring rivers, and dense forests. Visitors can also take advantage of ATV Rentals by HotRod Rentals and fishing and boating opportunities on Laurel Lake and the Russell Fork River.

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