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Virginia's Blue Ridge is now open in the Phase Three stage of the Commonwealth's Forward Virginia plan. Learn more about the program and what it means for various types of businesses & experiences in the region with our Phase Three Guidelines page. Phase Three >
Located in the heart of Virginia's Blue Ridge, Downtown Roanoke is a vibrant city center with outstanding accommodations, dining, shopping, attractions and more.
The city's downtown area is less than five miles from Interstate 81, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport, making it conveniently located for visitors traveling from any direction.
Downtown Roanoke offers a variety of accommodations, including many luxurious and historic properties. With lodging options that are located within walking distance of the city's market district, staying downtown offers access to everything you could want during your stay in Virginia's Blue Ridge.
Along with all the museums and other cultural attractions the city has to offer, the Berglund Center is also located in Downtown Roanoke. The Berglund Center is one of the premier meeting facilities in the region, and it's also a wonderful performance venue that hosts many internationally-known acts from around the world.
Art, railroad history, dining, shopping, relaxation, or anything else - you'll experience it all when you stay in Downtown Roanoke.