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The Roanoke Region of Virginia is located in the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains and encompasses most of Smith Mountain Lake as well as several rivers including the James, New, and Roanoke Rivers.

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Air Travel

When flying in and out of Roanoke,you don’t have to worry about missing your plane because of long lines, or figuring out which bus or train will take you from one terminal to the next. Flying into Roanoke (ROA) and taking the courtesy shuttle to the hotel is the easiest way to arrive. A second option is to fly into Greensboro (GSO), which is just under two hours away.


Amtrak is in the process of extending service directly to Roanoke, but while this is happening you can still arrive via Amtrak. Take the train to the Lynchburg, VA, station (LYH) and then hop on the Smartway Amtrak Connector Bus, which will bring you to downtown Roanoke. The hotel shuttle will pick you up.


Nothing but blue skies – a little rain or afternoon thunderstorm is about as severe as weather gets in the Roanoke Region. The area is relatively free from hurricanes, tornadoes, and blizzards. The average temperature in April is 55.6 degrees and 64.0 degrees in May, making for ideal cycling conditions. Current weather conditions.

Tourism Information

The Roanoke Region is a premier spot for outdoor recreation. Visitors and residents have easy access to some of the best cycling, fishing, water sports, and hiking in North America. More Information.