Dina Weinstein, contributing writer for Richmond Magazine, visited Roanoke in Virginia's Blue Ridge for a rail-inspired getaway in April. The piece, "All Aboard in Roanoke," was published in Richmond Magazine's June 2021 issue.
It highlights attractions such as the Virginia Museum of Transportation and O. Winston Link Museum; and praises culinary delights from the Roanoke City Market Building, River and Rail, and more. The following is a quote from the article:
"Locals and visitors appreciate the presence of trains as an economic driver and a cultural component. It's a legacy reflected in eateries with names inspired by trains, in museum displays and in a four-diamond hotel and conference center that was built by a rail magnate in the 1880s."
Read the full story online at Richmond Magazine to begin planning your own train-themed trip to Roanoke in Virginia's Blue Ridge.