Discover downtown Roanoke 15 minutes from our hotel

Whether you're flying into Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA) or driving along I-81, the Country Inn & Suites provides a comfortable spot for you to rest and sightsee. Catch your breath in your room or suite before exploring an array of things to do in downtown Roanoke, home to antique 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 Roanoke Star in Mill Mountain Park to marvel at stunning views of the city. Are you visiting a college student or touring campuses? Hollins University is only five minutes from the hotel, and Roanoke College is within a 15-minute drive.
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Taubman Museum of Art

5.77 mi / 9.29 km from the hotel
Stop by the Taubman Museum of Art to browse rotating exhibitions and the facility's permanent collection, which features works by early American artists and contemporary pieces by John Cage.

Berglund Center

5.3 mi / 8.53 km from the hotel
Head to the Berglund Center to catch a musical performance, a stand-up comedy special or a Virginia Tech men's ice hockey game.

Blue Ridge Parkway

5.72 mi / 9.2 km from the hotel
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.

Center in the Square

5.85 mi / 9.41 km from the hotel
This facility features something for everyone, such as Opera Roanoke, 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.

Downtown Roanoke

5.87 mi / 9.44 km from the hotel
Explore this charming area featuring one of Virginia's oldest open-air markets—the City Market. Be sure to try the mouthwatering burgers and barbecue at Martin's Downtown Bar & Grill.

Hollins University

0.79 mi / 1.27 km from the hotel
This university has been providing higher education for women since its founding in 1842. The school boasts a rigorous writing program, which has produced a Pulitzer Prize winner and a poet laureate.