- 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.
A small, intimate theater with balcony seating, the Lyric Theatre features a variety of productions from an array of different genres. Shows range from current and classic films to live music to dramatic performances.
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1101 N Main Street, Blacksburg, VA 24060 MoreLess Info
Offering professional dance instruction for students of all ages, Dance.tech Performing Arts Studio seeks to foster a love of dance in young people. The studio features a variety of classes and camps, and hosts recitals.
Starlite Drive in Theatre is a drive-in that encourages patrons to watch movies under the stars, whether in their cars or on blankets, mattresses and chairs that they can bring. Speakers are offered for cars if necessary.
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200 Garden Lane, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061 MoreLess Info
Founded in 1984, the Hahn Horticulture Garden at Virginia Tech is 6 acres of gardens and landscape on the Virginia Tech campus. Water and Shade gardens are featured, as well as goldfish ponds and the Peggy Lee Hahn Garden Pavilion.
An indoor gym and climbing facility, Crimper's Climbing Gym offers a variety of indoor climbing walls for climbers of various skill and experience levels. Walls have different angles and required grips to provide different workouts.
A 30-acre tract, once home to a bustling coal mining community, is now the location for Coal Mining Heritage Park. The park features open green space and the Coal Mining Loop Trail for biking, walking and jogging.
1000 Smithfield Plantation Road, Blacksburg, VA MoreLess Info
Dating back to before the American Revolution, Smithfield Plantation invites guests for a trip back through history. The costumed staff of historical reenactors tells stories of colonial America, and the surrounding gardens are full of plants from the colonial era.