Category: Roanoke Attractions

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]

Get Outside With A Downtown Roanoke Walking Tour

Smiling young couple walking arm in arm on sidewalk.
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]

Learn More About The Iconic Roanoke Star

Electronic Star Shines White from Mill Mountain in Roanoke, Virginia.
In 1949, the Roanoke Merchants Association, representing the local retailers, began brainstorming ideas for promoting the upcoming Christmas shopping season. Several ideas were tossed around, and a final decision was made to put a large star at the highest point on Mill Mountain.   The merchants association approached sign maker, Roy Kinsey,... [read more]

Shining Bright: The Roanoke Star!

Roanoke Star
If you live in the Roanoke area, you may think you’ve seen it all when it comes to all the interesting spots around town. But how much have you really seen? If you’re looking for an Insta-worthy place that you may not have been to yet, you should seriously take... [read more]

Winter Adventures Around Roanoke

skiing
Now that the winter weather has finally arrived, you probably want to get out and enjoy the cold and snow by getting some skiing in. But where should you go? Luckily, there are all kinds of places you can visit around the Roanoke area that are perfect if you are... [read more]

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live

Monster
Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live will soon arrive to shake up Roanoke. This is a show that promises to deliver non-stop entertainment with mesmerizing sights and sounds. Monster trucks will crash, jump, and perform stunts to amaze. Monster Trucks and More The lucky visitors to Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live will get... [read more]

Check Out Neveplast Tubing At Liberty Snowflex

You may think that tubing is only something you can do in the snow or something you can do when you go to a river in the summertime. But when you head out to the Neveplast Tubing at the Liberty Snowflex in Lynchburg, you can enjoy year-round tubing that you’re... [read more]

Take A Trip To The Virginia Museum Of Transportation

Museum of Transportation
Learning more about history can always be an enriching experience, especially when it relates to a place you call home. But when you can learn more about specific aspects of history, that can be even more interesting. That’s why you may want to check out the Virginia Museum of Transportation... [read more]