It's a destination's dream to be mentioned in Southern Living, a beloved publication known for fabulous recommendations of the best offerings in the South. Roanoke was included in a recent roundup of towns where visitors can find "Instagram-worthy autumn foliage" and a charming mountain escape this fall. 

The following is a quote from author Grace Haynes' article titled, "Explore These Virginia Towns Along the Blue Ridge Parkway This Fall."

"Let Roanoke be your hub for checking out the environs along the Blue Ridge Parkway, and stick around to discover local gems in the booming downtown."

Read the full story online or purchase a copy of Southern Living's August 2021 edition to begin planning a refreshing fall getaway to some of the recommended stops including RND Coffee, Fortunato and Roanoke Boutique Hotel in Virginia's Blue Ridge.