Discover Downtown Roanoke 15 Minutes from Our Hotel
Whether you’re flying into Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA) or riding along I-81, the Country Inn & Suites provides a comfortable spot for you to stop, stretch your legs and explore. Catch your breath in your room or suite
before venturing into downtown Roanoke, home to unique shops, restaurants and the Center in the Square. If you prefer the scenic route, spend some time on the Blue Ridge Parkway, or head up to the famous Roanoke Star to take in gorgeous sunset views of the city below. Are you visiting a loved one at college or touring campuses? Hollins University is only five minutes from the hotel, and Roanoke College is within a 15-minute drive.
Visit these nearby attractions:
- Blue Ridge Parkway (10 miles)
This beautiful stretch of highway along the Blue Ridge Mountains offers fantastic views you won’t find anywhere else. Pull off the road and follow one of the meandering footpaths to get the full experience.
Phone: +1 (540) 427-1800
- Center in the Square (9 miles)
This facility has something for everyone and includes the Roanoke Opera, the Ballet Theatre, the History Museum of Western Virginia and more. Visit the Science Museum of Western Virginia to walk through a butterfly garden, an aquarium and a planetarium.
Phone: +1 (540) 342-5700
- Downtown Roanoke (9 miles)
Explore this charming area, featuring one of Virginia’s oldest continuously operating open-air markets—the City Market. Be sure to try the burgers and barbecue at Martin’s Downtown Bar & Grill.
- Hollins University (2 miles)
This college has been providing higher education for women since its founding in 1842. The university also boasts a rigorous writing program, which has produced a Pulitzer Prize winner and a poet laureate.
Phone: +1 (800) 456-9595
- James I. Moyer Sports Complex (10 miles)
This facility hosts a variety of sporting events throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (540) 375-4021
- Berglund Center (9.5 miles)
Head to the Berglund Center to catch a musical performance, a stand-up special or a Virginia Tech men’s ice hockey game.
Phone: +1 (540) 853-2241
- Roanoke College (8.5 miles)
Don't miss your chance to tour the campus of this liberal arts college, consistently ranked as one of the top schools in the country.
Phone: +1 (540) 375-2500
- Roanoke Star and Overlook (12 miles)
Originally built as a Christmas decoration in 1949, this star has since become the iconic symbol of Roanoke. The overlook also provides a breathtaking view of the city and the mountains beyond.
Phone: +1 (540) 342-6025
- Salem Civic Center (10 miles)
This 7,000-seat arena plays host to the NCAA Division III men’s basketball semi-finals and championship game in addition to concerts, rodeos, circuses and more.
Phone: +1 (540) 375-3004
- Taubman Museum of Art (9 miles)
Stop by the Taubman Museum of Art to browse rotating exhibitions and the facility’s permanent collection, featuring works by early American artists and contemporary pieces by John Cage.
Phone: +1 (540) 342-5760
- Walrond Park (0.5 miles)
Pack up the family and head to Walrond Park for a round of disc golf, a picnic and a relaxing stroll around the pond.
Phone: +1 (540) 387-6078