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Discover Salem and the Roanoke Valley

Are you coming from out of town? We are here to help! In Salem and Roanoke Valley, we take a lot of pride in our community and where we live.  This area has won many awards such as:

          Top 10 Mid-Sized American Cities to Visit - World Property Journal
          Only Silver Level Ride Center for Mountain Biking on the East Coast - IMBA 
          Ten Best American Vacation Towns to Live in Year-Round - Money Crashers

While you are visiting,  we want to make your stay as great as possible so you will come back again.  

Tourist Attractions

Please visit the Roanoke Convention & Visitors Bureau (Visit Roanoke) website to find out about all things Roanoke. 

Places to eat!

Hungry? We know you are!  Please visit our Food & Drink page to see all the local restaurants that are sure to satisfy your taste buds. 

Where to stay?

Coming out of town and looking for a place to stay?  Click here to see a list of local hotels

Weather in Salem on October 10th:

In Salem, during the month of October,  the weather is as perfect as can be and is the best time to accomplish your first half marathon or 8K. The weather in Salem on average for this time of the year can vary but it is usually a comfortable fall day with the temperatures in the upper 60's and lows in the 40's - perfect weather for a light jacket or sweater.