Area Info

Here is a compilation of area resources and businesses for those passing through or anyone looking for some local intel! Try and keep it local!


Roanoke Outside

For everything outdoors in the surrounding area. Our friends at Roanoke Outside have a website packed with great info to help you get on your way.

Roanoke River Blueway

All info pertaining to boating and recreating on 45 miles of the Roanoke River between the headwaters in Montgomery County to Smith Mountain Lake.

Downtown Roanoke

A great resource for our Downtown area. Whether you’re looking for local restaurants, shops or museums they’ve got it covered here.

Roanoke Valley Visitors and Convention Bureau

A great website for locals and visitors alike. Always up to date with special offers, packages and featured events in the area.

Blue Ridge Parkway

Everything you need to know for all 469 miles of the Parkway. Right in our backyard!


Outdoor, Miscellaneous & Bike Shops


Just the Right Gear

Carry Santa Cruz, Cannondale, Kona, Niner, and Surly among some others.

East Coasters Bike Shop

Carry Trek, Gary Fisher, and Salsa Cycles among some others.

Underdog Bikes

Carry KHS and Scott brands.

Starlight Bicycles

Carry Norco, Felt and Bianchi.

Walkabout Outfitter

Local outdoor shop with Downtown and Valley View locations.

Backcountry Ski and Sport

Local outdoor and gear shop, snow and paddle sports.

Outdoor Trails

Full service local outfitter located just 300 yards off the Appalachian Trail in Daleville. Second location in Lynchburg.

Black Dog Salvage

Acclaimed warehouse carrying an eclectic variety of antiques & restored furniture in an airy space. As seen on DIY Networks “Salvage Dawgs”!


Restaurants and Brews


Roanoke Restaurant Guide

Compilation of our great local eats!

 Parkway Brewing Co.

One of the areas best, located in Salem. Home of the famous Get Bent IPA.

Soaring Ridge Craft Brewers

Awesome beer and brewery with a great vibe, right in downtown Roanoke. Check out the website for events.

Roanoke Railhouse Brewery

Great beer paying homage to our Railroad heritage.

Chaos Mountain Brewing

A little off the beaten path in Franklin County, a great place to sample some local ales.

Big Lick Brewing Company

“Rarely will we have the same beer twice.” Enough said! Open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

Sunken City Brewing Company

Franklin County Brewery near Smith Mountain Lake. Try the Red Clay IPA! Open Wednesday through Sunday.

Callaway Brewing Company

Another Franklin County brewery. Open Thursdays from 6:30-8.