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Roanoke Destination Guide

Explore Roanoke in United States.

Roanoke in the region of Virginia with it's 97,032 inhabitants is a place in United States - some 194 mi (or 312 km) South-West of Washington, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Roanoke is now 03:27 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "America / New York" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Durham, Graham, Winston-Salem, Knoxville, Arlington or Pittsburgh. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Botetourt East, Cave Spring, Cedar Bluff, Hollins, Kenwood and Vinton. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Videos

Road Trip: Roanoke VA to St Louis MO

31:53 min ( December 25, 2012 by dieselducy)
Views: 3,603 - Rating: 4.87879/5

(recorded Feb 21-22 2012) Enjoy as we embark on an adventure to St. Louis MO! Full of Elevators, good food, and all sorts of surprises! As well as some guest appearances!

ROAD TRIP! Rochester New York to Roanoke...

49:12 min ( April 10, 2010 by dieselducy)
Views: 59,602 - Rating: 4.78261/5

By request! here is the return trip!! I hope you enjoy it as much as the trip up there! This is full of surprises!


TJelevatorfan rides the freight elevator...

02:39 min ( November 15, 2010 by dieselducy)
Views: 14,610 - Rating: 4.77778/5

This is from TJ's first trip. he REALLY enjoyed himself!

Dover Hydraulic elevator @ City Market R...

01:17 min ( July 12, 2009 by dieselducy)
Views: 13,558 - Rating: 4.69231/5

This place got shut down by the health department last year, for rodents and several other violations


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Roanoke during the next days.

26
May
2019

Jezzi & Kruwella's Memorial Day Drag Show

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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27
May
2019

Winston-Salem Dash At Salem Red Sox

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Memorial Day Murph | Cookout & Games To Follow

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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Winston Salem Dash At Salem Red Sox

Beginning: 01:00 pm (13:00).
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Salem Vs. Winston-Salem 1st Half

Beginning: 01:05 pm (13:05).
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Tina & Her Pony

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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28
May
2019

PMP Classroom Training In Roanoke, VA

Beginning: 08:30 am (08:30).
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LSSGB Classroom Training In Roanoke, VA

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Big Data And Hadoop Developer Certification Training In Roanoke, VA

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Devops Certification Training In Roanoke, VA

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

Roanoke Civic Center

Roanoke Civic Center is a 9,828-seat multi-purpose arena located in the Williamson Road neighborhood of Roanoke, Virginia. It was built in 1971. It was the former home to the Roanoke Dazzle basketball team, as well as the Roanoke Express and Roanoke Valley Vipers ice hockey teams. Currently, it is the home of the Virginia Tech and Roanoke College men's ice hockey teams.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.27, -79.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:American Basketball Association venues, Basketball venues in Virginia, Buildings and structures in Roanoke, Virginia, College basketball venues in the United States, Convention centers in Virginia, Indoor ice hockey venues in the United States, NBA Development League arenas, Roanoke Dazzle, Sports in Roanoke, Virginia, Virginia Squires, Visitor attractions in Roanoke, Virginia

Roanoke, Virginia

Roanoke, formerly named Big Lick, is an independent city in the southern U.S. state of Virginia and is the tenth-largest city in the Commonwealth. It is located in the Roanoke Valley of the Roanoke Region of Virginia. The population within the city limits was 98,641 as of 2012. It is the largest municipality in Southwest Virginia, and is the principal municipality of the Roanoke Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). In 2009 the Roanoke MSA had an estimated population of 303,418 residents.

More reading: Roanoke, Virginia homepage
Located at 37.27, -79.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1852 establishments in the United States, Cities in Virginia, Populated places established in 1852, Roanoke metropolitan area, Roanoke, Virginia

Roanoke Shops

The Roanoke Shops (alt. East End Shops) is an active railroad workshop and maintenance facility for Norfolk Southern, and a former steam locomotive builder, in Roanoke, Virginia.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.27, -79.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Roanoke, Virginia, History of Virginia, Industrial buildings and structures in Virginia, Norfolk Southern Railway, Norfolk and Western Railway, Rail infrastructure in Virginia, Railway workshops in the United States

Virginia Western Community College

Virginia Western Community College (VWCC) is a two-year public college located on a 70 acre campus in the Franklin-Colonial neighborhood of Roanoke, Virginia, United States. It is the third-largest college in the Virginia Community College System.

More reading: Virginia Western Community College homepage
Located at 37.27, -79.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Education in Roanoke, Virginia, Educational institutions established in 1966, Two-year colleges in the United States, Universities and colleges accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Universities and colleges in Virginia, Virginia Community College System

Vinton, Virginia

Vinton is a town in Roanoke County, Virginia, United States. The population was 8,098 at the 2010 census. It hosted teams by three names in the ECHL in a custom built facility known as the LancerLot; after the roof collapsed during the Blizzard of 1993, the franchise moved to the Roanoke Civic Center. Vinton is part of the Roanoke Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Roanoke Region of Virginia.

More reading: Vinton, Virginia homepage
Located at 37.27, -79.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Roanoke County, Virginia, Roanoke metropolitan area, Towns in Virginia