Set against a backdrop of rolling countryside and idyllic ridgelines, the city of Roanoke is perfectly poised to offer visitors and residents alike a balanced blend of scenic beauty in a diverse and thriving urban environment. Situated at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, in the heart of the valley, alongside a river, ¬†and wrapped in the arms of national forest, outdoor recreation is an¬†integral part of the Roanoke identity. It’s no wonder this Old Dominion city ranked number one as our 2015 Top Mid-Sized Town! Learn more about Roanoke here!