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Cabin in Roanoke
Mountain cabin next to preserve/hiking trails
Welcome to Indigo Woods Cabin! If you are here to hike, you are in the perfect place! We are next to a >1400 acre nature preserve with 5 miles of hiking trails. The Appalachian Trail (McAfee Knob), Smith Mountain Lake, James River, and Carvin Cove reservoir are also close by. Feel close to nature while being close to conveniences of shopping and nice restaurants just down the mountain in Salem and Roanoke. One bed/bath with a pull out sofa in living room. Pet friendly! Insta: @indigowoodscabin
$109 per night
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Triple Crown Cabin w/ Trout pond!
Amazing handcrafted cabin located in the center of the "Roanoke triple crown" (McAfee's Knob, tinker cliffs and dragons tooth trails) just minutes from each trail head. Cabin is tucked away from everything. No other houses can be seen from the cabin. The cabin overlooks a beautiful pond with a small waterfall cascading in. Cabin was sustainability built with trees from the 20 acres it sits on. McAfee's Knob trailhead is 10 minutes away, Andy Layne trailhead to tinker cliffs is 9 minutes away.
$166 per night
Cabin in Roanoke
Beautiful Cabin on the Creek
Enjoy this beautiful log cabin on the water, with all the amenities. With a fenced in yard for pets, outdoor dining and steps from the Blue Ridge Parkway! Come and tube the creek, fishing or relax with the water. Enjoy complimentary coffee, water and snacks! As well as a walk or grill with the firepits on the property. This is wheelchair accessible with no steps to enter, a roll in shower and a accessible sink. Property has wifi, cable with all channels and games. Have fun, enjoy!
$124 per night

Stay near Roanoke's top sights

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Valley View Mall32 locals recommend
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Tanglewood Mall5 locals recommend
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Mill Mountain Star181 locals recommend
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Explore Park43 locals recommend
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Virginia Museum of Transportation47 locals recommend
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Elmwood Park19 locals recommend

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Private Hilltop House in Central Downtown Roanoke
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Loft in Downtown Roanoke
The 611 Loft. Central Downtown Location.
$150 per night

Your guide to Roanoke

All About Roanoke

Surrounded by the unspoiled beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Roanoke is the largest city along the world-famous Appalachian Trail — a major draw for visitors to this area of Southwest Virginia. During Prohibition, the area was known as the Moonshine Capital of the World. Craft breweries, wineries, and distilleries are still a local fixture here, and you can make your way along Virginia’s Blue Ridge Cheers Trail to get a taste of the scene.

Roanoke is a mountain-biking haven. Whether you’re a newbie looking for a half-hour ride at Carvins Cove or a pro in search of a full day’s adventure at Mill Mountain Park, there’s a trail for everyone. Alongside its outdoor attractions, Roanoke is also an artistic community. You’ll find plenty of musicians and actors performing live while painters and sculptors stock the region’s galleries, boutiques, and museums, including the futuristic-looking Taubman Museum of Art with its 77-foot peaked glass atrium.

When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Roanoke?

The best time to book Roanoke vacation rentals is in the fall, when you can expect pleasant temperatures and foliage exploding with color. There are also two big festivals nearby in September. Olde Salem Days in downtown Salem is one of Virginia’s largest arts and craft festivals and includes live music, food, and classic cars. The Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival showcases wineries in the region and the Shenandoah Valley.

December through February, temperatures hover around freezing, which makes the ice skating rink in Elmwood Park a popular place. Hot summer days see many kayakers on the many rivers in the area, along with scenic hikes in mountains and parks — just remember to bring sunscreen and plenty of water.

What are the top things to do in Roanoke?

Natural Bridge State Park

A road trip through the Blue Ridge Mountains is one of the most scenic routes in the United States, with plenty to see along the way. Less than an hour north of Roanoke, stop off at Natural Bridge State Park to walk under the main feature, a 215-foot-tall rock arch above the Cedar Creek Nature Trail, and learn about the area’s heritage at the Monacan Indian Living History Exhibit, a re-created interpretive village.

Smith Mountain Lake

Around an hour southeast of town, Smith Mountain Lake is a popular summer destination, where you can admire the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains from the water. Rental services offer equipment for water-skiing, fishing, and sailing, or you can simply cruise along on a pontoon. If you’re staying on dry land, there are golf courses, restaurants, and shops within easy reach.

Upper James River Trail

More than 50 miles of the Upper James River have Virginia Scenic River status, boasting placid waters as well as Class I and II rapids. Launch from Buchanan, a 30-minute drive from Roanoke, where you can rent fishing gear, get kitted out for a relaxing day’s tubing, or book a guided trip. Look out for herons at the water’s edge and bald eagles overhead.

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