They say that Virginia is for lovers; well, Roanoke is definitely for people who love adventure! Set in the Roanoke Valley, this city has a little bit of everything for everyone. The Blue Ridge Mountains offer a playground for mountain bikers and hikers, with kayaking at the Upper James River Water Trail. There is also a thriving arts and culture scene in Roanoke, with galleries and museums to enjoy. The city additionally has a growing craft beverage interest, as well as farmers markets, antique shops, and delicious food downtown.
Top things to do in Roanoke include the Blue Ridge Parkway. You can see beautiful scenery on 469 miles of mountain roads and stop for some hiking and fishing. The overlooks are spectacular and offer one-of-a-kind views of nature. The Mill Mountain Star and Park is somewhere you can enjoy the afternoon in the sunshine and see the 88 foot star on Mill Mountain. This is the largest in the world and you will definitely want to take some photographs. If you're a fan of retro arcade games, head to the Roanoke Pinball Museum. There are over 45 machines from the 1940-1990s with classics that gamers with love. The Virginia Museum of Transportation is another interesting museum where you can learn about antique automobiles and trucks, as well as locomotives.
The summer months are big tourist times for Roanoke. The leaves in fall also make the city look beautiful, while spring is a pleasant time to explore.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Roanoke. The warmest months in Roanoke are June and May, when temperatures reach 97 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 9 ˚F. The wettest month in Roanoke is May with 8.14 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.36 inches of rain.
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Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Roanoke can pick from 170 places to stay that provide WiFi. 48 places to stay include a breakfast. Choose from 31 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. Driving to Roanoke? Then choose one of the 163 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 22 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.
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