Category: Roanoke Attractions

Learn About The Animals Of Mill Mountain Zoo

Group of four attentive Oriental small-clawed otters
Nature can be beautiful, and it can also be wild. Fortunately, you don’t have to go trekking into the wilderness to get a glimpse of some of earth’s fascinating creatures, because they’re right here in Roanoke at the Mill Mountain Zoo! Mammals Mill Mountain Zoo is home to a diverse collection of... [read more]

Meet The Critters Of Mill Mountain Zoo

Kid feeding macaw parrot in tropical zoo
Finding the perfect way to spend some time this summer shouldn’t be difficult. The Mill Mountain Zoo of Roanoke has an impressive collection of exciting, intriguing animals. Visitors of all ages can enjoy exploring the zoo and learning more about familiar animals and those they didn’t know much about before.... [read more]

Take In The Beauty Of The Taubman Museum Of Art

Closely examining the elements of a painting
The beauty of art can inspire and enthrall. This is because amazing art can enliven the senses and help you appreciate the fine things in life. To experience these things and more, you need to visit the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke. This museum has a large collection of... [read more]

Choo Choo! Spend A Day At The Virginia Museum Of Transportation

Children Looking at Paintings in Gallery
Museums hold tales of the past that can teach you about your present and future. There’s a lot to learn at the Virginia Museum of Transportation. There is something for every member of your family here. You can better appreciate the history of transportation in Virginia, from trains and cars... [read more]

Take In The Beauty Of The Taubman Museum Of Art

young girl at an art museum
Some people plan entire vacations around visiting a first-class art museum, but you don’t even have to leave Roanoke to explore the stunning Taubman Museum of Art. There’s so much to explore with 11 galleries, a permanent collection, and temporary exhibits. If you’ve yet to visit or it’s been a... [read more]

Get Closer To Nature At The Mill Mountain Zoo

girls pointing at python in terrarium
While you might glimpse a wild animal or two when hiking on a secluded trail, that’s not even close to what you’ll experience at the Mill Mountain Zoo in Roanoke. Animal encounters on the trails can be frightening, but the zoo provides a safe, controlled environment for connecting with wildlife.... [read more]

Relax On The Patio And Satisfy Your Burger Craving At Beamer’s 25

Couple enjoying cheeseburgers at restaurant together
Do you think that all burgers are pretty much the same? While it seems like some restaurants share recipes, that’s not the case at Beamer’s 25 in Roanoke, VA. This has become the go-to place for specialty burgers, and the patio seating sweetens the deal. Find out more about the... [read more]

Spend Quality Family Time At The Amazement Square

The little girl exploring electricity at museum
If you find yourself in Lynchburg with your kiddos, be sure to stop by Amazement Square. The award-winning museum has four floors of activities and exhibits that make learning fun. From painting on walls to hitting the stage as part of a rock band, there’s never a dull moment here.... [read more]

Score At The Roanoke Pinball Museum

Antique Pinball Machine
Do you remember spending your childhood playing pinball in the arcade? While regular arcades are few and far between, you can relive those memories at the Roanoke Pinball Museum. The interactive museum is home to over 60 machines, and all are playable. They range from 1932 to the machines of... [read more]

Instagramable Public Art Pieces Around Roanoke

Virginia is for Lovers, state motto and welcome sign on a billboard surrounded by trees
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... [read more]