Destination guide

Head to the artsy city of Roanoke

Come and experience Roanoke and its theater scene, museums and live music. Renowned for its hockey games, shopping and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Harrison Museum of African-American Culture, Science Museum of Western Virginia and Virginia Museum of Transportation are a few of the top cultural sights. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Roanoke

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Roanoke a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mill Mountain Zoo (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • City Market Building (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Hopkins Planetarium (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • River's Edge Sports Complex (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Old Monterey Golf Club (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Read Mountain Preserve (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Roanoke

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Roanoke is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • River's Edge Sports Complex (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Mill Mountain Park (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Virginia's Explore Park (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Read Mountain Preserve (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Carvins Cove (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Carvins Cove Natural Reserve (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)

Traveling to and around Roanoke

The nearest airport is in Roanoke, VA (ROA-Roanoke Regional), located 4.1 mi (6.7 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Roanoke Station.

Where to stay around Roanoke?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 512 holiday lettings near Roanoke. From 49 Cabins to 320 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Roanoke for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Roanoke?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Roanoke. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hopkins Planetarium: 150 holiday lettings
  • Shaftman Performance Hall: 128 holiday lettings
  • Taubman Museum of Art: 150 holiday lettings
  • Mill Mountain Zoo: 194 holiday lettings
  • O. Winston Link Museum: 150 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Roanoke listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Roanoke?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 49 Cabins in Roanoke. Our other popular types of Roanoke holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 320 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 49 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 49 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Roanoke?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 112 holiday homes with pool available in Roanoke. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.