- TripBuzz found 36 things to do with kids in or near Roanoke, Virginia, including 18 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Bedford, Salem, Christiansburg and Hot Springs.
- From Mill Mountain Zoo to Green Ridge Recreation Center & Splash Valley Water Park, the Roanoke area offers 55 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Theaters, Water Parks and Zoos.
- As the largest municipality in Southwest Virginia, the city of Roanoke has a thriving residential and downtown business landscape. Also the states southern cultural hub, the area offers an array of dining, shopping, nightlife and recreation options. The most popular being The Center In The Square, which houses some of the areas most popular museums.
Located in the historic Williams-Brown House, the Salem Historical Society presents local artifacts from early Indian settlements, relics from the Civil War and mementos from Salem's daily life. They also sponsor a gallery of local artwork and host workshops.
Visitors to Dixie Caverns can explore the caverns in a 45-minute guided tour. Located in Roanoke County, Virginia, the limestone solution caverns were founded in 1920 by farm boys whose dog fell through a hole leading to the caves.
Family owned and operated, Johnson's Orchards covers just over 200 acres of land and possesses 7,500 apple trees. Visitors can purchase freshly picked apples and apple products at the on-site market or can pick their own apples in the orchard.
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Falls Ridge Road, Christiansburg, VA 24073 MoreLess Info
Falls Ridge Nature Preserve features an 80 foot waterfall as well as one of the largest travertine deposits in the world. Visitors can see a distinctive and unusual natural area from a network of easy hiking trails.
Strewn with rock formations made out of limestone, Falls Ridge Preserve features a variety of waterfalls and pools for visitors to hike to. The largest waterfall is over 80 feet tall, and is fed water from a natural spring.