UPDATE: Virginia's Blue Ridge is Now Open in Phase Three

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 >


Roanoke Attractions

Attractions in Virginia's Blue Ridge

There are so many unique attractions in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge that it will be hard to decide how you want to spend your Blue Ridge Day.

From miniature golf to downtown museums, all kinds of adventure await in Virginia's Blue Ridge!

Spend the day marveling at our history and heritage at local museums. Learn about the region's unique rail heritage with an up-close look at a steam locomotive and galleries of incredible railroad photography.

Purchase a Star Pass to save on admission at many of our local attractions. Pass details >

Meet some new friends, including a few furry ones, at our natural sites and zoos.

And take in a view you'll never forget while you stand beneath the iconic Roanoke Star.

The Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge features attractions that offer fun for kids of all ages.

Roanoke Valley Spotlight

Check out this local salvage shop that has become known around the country for its hit TV show!

Take advantage of a variety of fun free things to do!