Best Things To Do in Roanoke, Virginia

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Top Roanoke Activities And Tours

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  • Roanoke Craft Beer Tour
    Roanoke Craft Beer TourNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 4 Hrs 30 Mins

    Serving joy and making memories on every tour. Discover Roanoke's hopping local craft beer scene on this 4.5 hour tour. Led b...

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  • Roanoke Sunday Brunch Food Tour
    Roanoke Sunday Brunch Food Tour2 Reviews

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    We're Showing Off... the tastes and richness of Virginia's Blue Ridge. Stroll with usinhistoric downtown Roanokeas we enjoy i...

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Roanoke, Virginia

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  1. Read Mountain Preserve

    # 1 of 558 Things To Do in Roanoke | Added 105 times in trip plans
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    Tags: Mountain, Park

    Address: 6101 Crumpacker Dr, Roanoke, VA 24012, USA

    Once you reach to the location of Roanoke County, Virginia, you can plan a journey to the Read Mountain Preserve to spend a holiday superbly. As the largest and passive recreation site of the county, ...Read more

  2. History Museum & Historical Society Of Western Virginia

    # 2 of 558 Things To Do in Roanoke | Added 103 times in trip plans
    History Museum & Historical Society Of Western Virginia

    Tags: History Museum

    Address: 101 Shenandoah Ave NE, Roanoke, VA 24016, USA

    Since the year 2016, the History Museum of Western Virginia is serving the visitors along with the O. Winston Link Museum. You and your tour companions can visit this museum to know in detail about th...Read more

  3. Virginia Museum Of Transportation

    # 3 of 558 Things To Do in Roanoke | Added 55 times in trip plans
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: 303 Norfolk Ave SW

    Timings: 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details
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    T Wilson

    My daughter really loves trains so this was the perfect place to take her. She loved seeing all the different trains. She really enjoyed the 15 minute train ride on an old passenger train. Was there o...

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  4. Taubman Museum Of Art

    # 4 of 558 Things To Do in Roanoke | Added 114 times in trip plans
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    Tags: Museum

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details
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    Karlee Lanum

    Very interesting and diverse museum! Free entrance and welcoming cafe and gift shop are a plus. Lots to see but not too much to overwhelm you. What I appreciate is the commentary/info available that a...

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  5. Virginia Western Community College The Community Arboretum

    # 5 of 558 Things To Do in Roanoke | Added 11 times in trip plans
    Virginia Western Community College The Community Arboretum Image

    Tags: Park

    Address: Webber Hall, 3094 Colonial Ave, Roanoke, VA 24015, USA

    Google Reviews
    Fe Nguyen

    The arboretum is not large, but it is definitely a nice place to visit. There are some pretty fun, large trees, and the greenhouse is a nice little treat. This is a nice place to go to simply take a s...

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  6. Vinyard Park

    # 6 of 558 Things To Do in Roanoke | Added 3 times in trip plans
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    Tags: Park

    Address: 150 Berkley Rd NE, Roanoke, VA 24012, USA

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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    Heidi Krummert

    Beautiful! Bring an umbrella on hot summer days. It helps a lot because there's no shade.

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  7. Jefferson Center

    # 7 of 558 Things To Do in Roanoke | Added 430 times in trip plans
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    Address: Jefferson Center Foundation

    Timings: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Details
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    Melanie Dogan

    We stood in line for 20 minutes for a drink. The auditorium was very hot, I was soaked with sweat when I left. But the show was good!

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  8. Center In The Square

    # 8 of 558 Things To Do in Roanoke | Added 617 times in trip plans
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    Tags: Museum

    Timings: 12:45 pm - 04:45 pm Details
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    Erin Thurston

    I attended a wedding on the rooftop and it was amazing!! They have a beautiful setup and a view of downtown Roanoke. It was a very pleasant experience

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  9. Carmike 10

    # 9 of 558 Things To Do in Roanoke | Added 15 times in trip plans
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    Address: 4494 Electric Rd

    Timings: 11:00 am - 11:59 pm Details
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    Suzana Muller

    It is always a great experience at this theater. It's the right size: not to big - not too small. Easy to get in and easy to get out. No traffic mess. I always buy my tickets online because I want to ...

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  • Roanoke Star

    Mill Mountain

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Virginian Railway Passenger Station

    1402 Jefferson St Se

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Roanoke Apartments

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Fire Station No. 1

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Belle Aire

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Crystal Spring Steam Pumping Station

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Melody Lake

  • Lake Maintenance

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  • O. Winston Link Museum

    101 Shenandoah Ave NE

  • Center in the Square

    1 Market Sq SE

  • Taubman Museum of Art

    110 Salem Ave SE

  • Virginia Museum of Transportation

    303 Norfolk Ave SW

  • Science Museum of Western Virginia and Hopkins Planetarium

    1 Market Sq SE

  • Center In The Square

    1318 Grandin Rd SW

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  • Splash Valley Water Park

    7415 Wood Haven Rd

    Amusement Parks
  • Putt-Putt Fun Center

    6801 Peters Creek Rd

    Amusement Parks Arcades
  • Honeywood Pool

    3101 Honeywood Ln

    Amusement Parks
  • Fun-N-Games Family Entertainment Center

    16430 Booker T Washington Hwy

    Amusement Parks Arcades
  • Stargate Midway

    16430 Booker T Washington Hwy

    Amusement Parks
  • Ven Tek Enterprises

    120 Helm Dr

    Amusement Parks
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  • Schooners

    7226 Williamson Rd

    American Bars Burgers
  • Martin's Downtown Bar & Grill

    413 1st St SW

    American Bars Music and Show Venues
  • Metro

    14 Campbell Ave SE

    American Japanese Bars
  • Corned Beef & Co.

    107 S Jefferson St

    American Bars Seafood
  • Wasena City Tap Room & Grill

    806 Wasena Ave SW

    Bars American Barbecue
  • Gold & Silver Club

    3121 Franklin Rd SW

    Restaurants Bars Night Clubs
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  • Highland Dog Park

    5TH St

    Dog Parks
  • Salem Rotary Dog Park

    1301 Indiana St

    Dog Parks
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  • King

    2700 Gleneagles Rd

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  • Carvins Cove Boat Landing

    9644 Reservoir Rd

  • Buzzards Rock On Read Mountain

  • Roanoke River Trail Off Road

    Blue Ridge Pkwy

  • Excihiking

  • Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail

  • Wood Thrush Trail

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  • Roanoke Wildlife Rescue

    5931 Cotton Hill Rd

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Minnow Pond II

    615 9th St SE

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Captain's Quarters

    16525 Booker T Washington Hwy

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Pullin Drag Striper Guide Service

    2050 Morewood Rd

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Virginia Outdoorsman

    40 Village Springs Dr

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Rockfish Adventures

    1093 Hannabass Dr

    Hunting and Fishing
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  • Salem Memorial Baseball Stadium

    1004 Texas St

    Music and Show Venues Stadiums and Arenas
  • Dwight Bogle Stadium

    Stadiums and Arenas
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