Roanoke Tourism

Roanoke is an independent city in the southern U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 97,032. It is located in the Roanoke Valley of the Roanoke Region of Virginia. Roanoke is the largest municipality in Southwest Virginia, and is the principal municipality of the Roanoke Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which had a 2010 population of 308,707. It is composed of the independent cities of Roanoke and Salem, and Botetourt, Craig, Franklin, and Roanoke counties. Bisected by the Roanoke River, Roanoke is the commercial and cultural hub of much of Southwest Virginia and portions of Southern West Virginia.


Roanoke, a city in the state of Virginia, is also known by the name "Star City of the South" and "Magic City" is situated between Virginia Tech and Smith Mountain Lake. One of the major tourist attractions of Roanoke is the Roanoke Star. Situates on the Mill Mountain, the Roanoke Star is the world's largest man-made star that overlooks the beautiful city of Roanoke. Visitors visiting Roanoke can enjoy a range of activities like boating, fishing, hiking, attending holiday parades, scenic drives, Virginia Tech football tournaments, Fourth of July fireworks, and shopping. Some of the attractions in Roanoke include Downtown Roanoke, Jefferson Centre, Grandin Theatre, Mill Mountain Theatre, Taubman Museum of Art, Virginia Museum of Transportation, and Old Neon Signs.

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