Sunrise over green mountains

Take the Train to Virginia

Roanoke is Your Next Mountain Getaway

Endless fun and outdoor adventures await in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.

Amtrak service to Roanoke means you can enjoy a scenic ride on the Northeast Regional route to this vibrant city in the heart of the mountains.

Downtown Roanoke is a walkable area with rich history and a variety of local restaurants, art galleries, museums, and boutique shops. Train lovers will certainly want to include a visit to the Virginia Museum of Transportation, home to an impressive collection of steam locomotives that were constructed right here in the city.

You can also connect with outdoor outfitters like Roanoke Mountain Adventures for easy access to the over 600 miles of nearby trails for world-class hiking, biking and paddling. It's time for your next Blue Ridge Day.

Plan your trip at visitvbr.com.

Attractions


Roanoke Star

Make your way up Mill Mountain to stand beneath the iconic Roanoke Star and take in the stunning view of the Roanoke Valley.
visitvbr.com/star

Center in the Square

This five-story arts & cultural facility in Downtown Roanoke is home to aquariums, rooftop gardens, four family-friendly museums, and a community theatre.
https://www.centerinthesquare.org/

Taubman Museum of Art

Voted one of the best museums in Virginia, the Taubman Museum of Art is a marvel of modern architecture and it boasts a variety of unique special exhibitions and galleries.
http://www.taubmanmuseum.org/

Getting There

Take the Northeast Regional to the Roanoke, VA (RNK) station downtown. Call a taxi to anywhere in the city, or take advantage of the nearby bike sharing station.