- Our list of the best things to do in Roanoke, Virginia, features the top 55 nearby activities — including 20 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Roanoke, VA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 31 things to do within the city of Roanoke, VA , followed by 24 popular activities in nearby cities, including Bedford, Salem, Christiansburg, Hot Springs and Blacksburg
More than 45 acres of well-maintained trails form the foundation of the Homestead Ski Area which is part of the Omni Homestead Resort. There are segments for both beginners and more advanced skiers in addition to a ski school for those unfamiliar with the sport.
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745 Industrial Park Road, Maxwelton, WV 24957 MoreLess Info
Founded in 2009, the Smooth Ambler Distillery uses natural resources of the region coupled with state-of-the-art distillery equipment to make a variety of craft beverages. The on-site tasting room and retail space allows visitors to view the tanks, stills, and barrelling process.
Hidden Cottage is an art gallery within a small bungalow setting showcasing artwork from a variety of local artists and craftsman. The gallery also features several antiques, primarily from the Southwest Virginia area.
Fairview Road, Lewisburg, WV MoreLess Info
At the Lost World Caverns, visitors descend 120 feet below the ground into a cavern that was discovered in 1942, where they can see a 30-ton compound stalactite and a 28-foot stalagmite among other formations. Visitors can also take a four-hour tour to the deepest parts of the cave.
The first community-owned non-profit drive-in theater in the United States is Hull's Drive-In. Movies and events are still held during their summer operating season with plenty of room for cars, blankets, and lawn chairs for viewing of classic films and even football games.
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U.S. Route 220 Main Street, Hot Springs, VA 24445 MoreLess Info
Within Virginia's Allegheny Mountains is nestled the Cascades at The Homestead golf course. It is a 6,659 yard course that was designed by William Flynn and is known for the lovely surrounding scenery and the rather challenging layout.
One of the biggest resorts in the region is The Homestead which now has an official name of The Omni Homestead Resort. It features multiple golf courses, horseback riding, skiing, and a full service spa in addition to luxury lodgings.