Get ready for a road trip to Roanoke in Virginia's Blue Ridge with this recent story by the Winston-Salem Journal.

The piece is titled "Road trip to Roanoke" and its part of the publication's Winston-Salem Monthly magazine, in addition to being posted on the Winston-Salem Journal's website. Winston-Salem and the greater Triad area serve as a key market for Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge in its marketing & public relations efforts.

The story was written by Lynne Brandon, who has visited the region as a member of a media tour hosted by Visit VBR.

Readers learn about the great museums and attractions they can find during a getaway to Virginia's Blue Ridge, such as many fun options in downtown Roanoke, including the Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke Pinball Museum, and Roanoke STARCADE.

Check out this excerpt from the article:

"Just a short two-hour drive from the Triad lies a mountain town with all the perks of a major city. Surrounded by Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Roanoke is an up-and-coming, pedestrian-friendly town with plenty of shopping, dining, and culture — much of it in the bustling downtown, called the “Next Great Neighborhood” by Southern Living."

Visit the Winston-Salem Journal website to read the article in its entirety.