Explore Carvins Cove Natural Reserve

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 over the top things to… Continue reading Explore Carvins Cove Natural Reserve

Fun Outdoor Activities For You And The Family To Try

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 Jenga Jenga is a… Continue reading Fun Outdoor Activities For You And The Family To Try

Instagramable Public Art Pieces Around Roanoke

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. Neon Lights Roanoke is home to quite the collection of stunning… Continue reading Instagramable Public Art Pieces Around Roanoke

Get Outside And Walk These Roanoke Trails

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 McAfee Knob is thought to be one of the most photographed parts of the… Continue reading Get Outside And Walk These Roanoke Trails

Get Moving With These At-Home Active Tips

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 Stop This squat workout… Continue reading Get Moving With These At-Home Active Tips

Take A Walk Around Elmwood Park

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 off of I-581/220, the park… Continue reading Take A Walk Around Elmwood Park

Get Outside With A Downtown Roanoke Walking Tour

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 Station Built in 1905… Continue reading Get Outside With A Downtown Roanoke Walking Tour

How To Plan The Perfect Summer Picnic

Now is the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors with a picnic! Whether it’s at a beach, a park, or even in your own backyard, planning a picnic is more than just packing lunches, drinks, and a blanket — it’s an entire experience.  Just as important as the food you’re bringing is how you… Continue reading How To Plan The Perfect Summer Picnic

Book A Cozy Staycation At The Cottage On Craig Creek

Looking for a winter weekend getaway without going too far from home? Book your stay at The Cottage on Craig Creek in Eagle Rock, VA. Stay At The Cottage On Craig Creek This cozy cottage can sleep up to eight guests but is also perfect for a romantic getaway for you and your significant other.… Continue reading Book A Cozy Staycation At The Cottage On Craig Creek