Ready for a walk in the woods? The Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge has more than 600 miles of hiking trails, including the Appalachian Trail, offering everything from easy strolls to challenging climbs. You can experience the incredible views from the top of McAfee Knob or Sharp Top Mountain at the Peaks of Otter.
Or, you can climb to the top of Roanoke on the Mill Mountain Star Trail, which leads to the Roanoke Star & Overlook, providing you the chance to look out over the Roanoke Valley. Grab your pack and a camera. Between the trails, the wildlife, and the stunning views, there's no telling what will take your breath away.
You can also see a complete list of hiking trails on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia.