Some cities set aside some green space, add a bench or two, and call it a park, but that’s not how it works in Roanoke. The city’s parks are more like outdoor playgrounds for kids and adults, with so much to do you can easily spend the entire day at... [read more]
Are you feeling rejuvenated now that spring has arrived? You can use that extra energy to tackle some outdoor projects that will liven up your yard. Check out some DIY outdoor projects that are ideal for the season. Then, you’ll get even more enjoyment out of spending time outside.
Build a... [read more]
You don’t have to clear your calendar and go on vacation to have a fun summer. Roanoke has so many activities and attractions that people come here for vacation. Since you’re already in a vacation destination, spend the day exploring the city. Check out some of the top things to... [read more]
Virginia is known for its green spaces, but none compare to Carvins Cove Natural Reserve. With more than 12,000 acres that include trails, forests, and a reservoir, this is the second biggest municipal park in the country. Since it’s so massive, you might not know where to begin. Let’s go... [read more]
Warmer weather will be here soon and that means it’s time to break out the outdoor games! Enjoy the beautiful weather with friends and family by playing one of these fun games today. We’ve had a ton of fun playing them in our backyards and we hope you do too.
Giant... [read more]
Does your Instagram feed need a little excitement? You're in luck - Roanoke is home to many cool public art pieces that would make the perfect addition to your grid. This weekend, head out to one of Roanoke's public artworks for an Instagrammable afternoon.
Roanoke is home to quite the... [read more]
Walking or hiking around local trails is a great way to get some exercise and spend some time disconnected from technology and the stressors of daily life. Try hitting one of these Roanoke-area nature trails and hikes this weekend!
McAfee Knob is thought to be one of the most photographed... [read more]
Working out at home can seem intimidating and difficult, but there are plenty of home workouts to keep you active and motivated all from the comforts of home. Try one of these home workout ideas to shake up your current routine or help start a new one!
1. Squat And Don't... [read more]
Open 11 AM to 11 PM every day of the week, Roanoke’s Elmwood Park is considered Southwest Virginia’s premier concert and festival venue. With an amphitheater, kid-friendly fountains, Peter Pan Playground, and much more, this renovated park is fun for the whole family year-round. Located conveniently in downtown Roanoke just... [read more]
Rich with history, Downtown Roanoke is home to many popular attractions. With art, historic buildings, and interesting architecture just around every corner, taking a walk through downtown Roanoke is a way to exercise as well as become more familiar with the city and its history.
Former N & W Railway Passenger... [read more]