King George Inn
315 King George Avenue, Southwest, Roanoke, VA, United Stateshttp://www.kinggeorgeinnbandb.com757.675.4034This 1900's Colonial Revival home has been beautifully restored to its former glory. Conveniently located in Old Southwest in Roanoke, Virginia, the Inn offers four spacious suites with private baths and showers, luxurious common areas, a library and art gallery, and the use of the butler's pantry. In addition to the four suites, a totally furnished carriage house is available for long or short term rental.
6500 Mt Chestnut Rdhttp://www.valhallawines.com/index.htm540-725-WINE (9463)Just 25 minutes from the King George Inn and up the winding road of Mt. Chestnut, is a breath-taking view of the Roanoke Valley. Enjoy wine tasting, a picnic, or an elegant event at the Valhalla Winery, one of Virginia's premier vineyards.
Historic Roanoke City Market
Market Square Southeastwww.downtownroanoke.org/market.htm(540) 342-2028Open 7 days a week, the historic Roanoke City Market is Virginia's oldest continuously operating open-air market at the center of Downtown Roanoke. Intimate cafes, locally grown produce, flowers, and hand-made crafts takes you back to a time when the vibrant market place was a town's social gathering center.
Taubman Museum of Art
110 Salem Ave SEhttp://www.taubmanmuseum.org/main540.342.5760The Taubman Museum of Art is a major visitor destination. This 81,000 square foot museum in downtown Roanoke was designed by Randall Stout and showcases state of the art exhibition galleries, important works of art, and a stellar permanent collection.
Battle of Hanging Rock
Dutch Oven RdOn June 21, 1864, following two days of fighting at Lynchburg, Confederate Gen. Robert Ransom's cavalry, pursuing Union Gen. David Hunter's retreating column engaged in a conflict that would become known as the Battle of Hanging Rock.This marker is located on Dutch Oven Road near N. Electric Road in Salem, VA. There are 8 other markers within walking distance of this marker. "George Morgan Jones, United Daughters of the Confederacy Monuments, Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail, McCausland Attacks. Its a beautiful area, an easy and historic walk .
Wildflour Market and Bakery
1212 4th St SW, Roanoke, VA 24016http://wildflour4thst.comThe Wild Flour earned "Best of the City 2010 Dining awards in the following categories: "Best Organic", "Best Soup",and "Best Sweets and other goodies. The Wild Flour is within walking distance of the King George Inn. Many of our guests like to stretch their legs after many hours in the car and take the short stroll through our historic neighborhood and see the 20th century Victorian-era homes.
Blue Apron Restaurant & Red Rooster Bar
210 East Main Streethttp://www.facebook.com/BlueApronRedRooster(540) 375-0055Our Canadian guests had quite an adventure at the Blue Apron. Arriving for lunch at 2:59 the restaurant was deemed closed ...for lunch. " Recommended by the King George Inn, we came to taste your gespacho soup", they begged. : Chef Scott invited them in to sample a new receipe! They were the only ones in the restaurant and were treated with first class service and a fabulous preview taste of a new addition to the menu: Golden Gezpacho. They loved the atmosphere and the antiqueing and especially, the American Chef who made their day the best Foody day ever! Thanks Scott.....we aim to please!
202 Market Street Southeasthttp://www.202market.net(540) 343-6644Patty and Rich checked out both menus at 202, the Back Room and the Cafe. Big difference in price but large selection on the Cafe menu. Rich chose Shrimp and grits (a very nicely presented grits small pancake) while Patty loved her vegetarian choice. The music was loud but exciting and downtown Sat. night was hopping. Its been awhile since they were out this late but they loved it and got to sleep in Sunday morning. they would definetly recommend 202 Market.
14 Campbell Avenue Southeasthttp://www.metroroanoke.com(540) 345-6645Our guests enjoy the Metro. Wonderful atmosphere,great drinks and varied menu. Small portions/appitizers can also be sampled. Big plus, they are open on Sunday til 9:00 p.m. Rated as one of the Best Downtown Restaurants in the "Best of the City Awards" by City Magazine.
The Blues BBQ Co
107 Market Street Southeasthttp://bluesbbqco.com(540) 344-5683Their brisket plate and bar b q are the best. Double yummy! Very , reasonable and in the heart of happening.
Blue 5 Restaurant
312 2nd Streethttp://www.blue5restaurant.com(540) 904-5338Just 10 easy walk blocks to this amazing dinner club. Mostly jazz live...(no cover charge) and late night dining make this a favorite choice for a late night , little something extra!
Colleges & Universities
210 Burruss Hallhttp://www.vt.edu(540) 231-6000
1971 University Boulevard(800) 424-9595
10021 Franklin Streethttp://www.ferrum.edu(800) 868-9797
221 College Lane(540) 375-2500
7916 Williamson Roadhttp://www.hollins.edu(540) 362-6000