Engaging Getaways and Venues for:
USA/South: Roanoke, VA
Outdoor lovers: Rent a kayak and paddle the quiet pools and beginner-level rapids on the Roanoke and Upper James Rivers. Hike or bike a segment of the 30-mile Roanoke Valley Greenways, or opt for a fat-tire mountain-biking experience at Roanoke Mountain Adventures. Walk the (3.4 mile roundtrip) trail up Mill Mountain and check out the 100-foot-tall neon-lit star that watches over its namesake city. There are extensive hiking options along the Blue Ridge Parkway. History lovers: Experience Roanoke’s rich railroad heritage at the Virginia Museum of Transportation, with its extensive collection of locomotives and train cars, vehicles and aircraft. Families: Don’t forget the Mill Mountain Zoo, home to 90 species of animals from all over the globe, and available after hours for weddings, receptions, reunions and special events.