Roanoke, VA, to Staunton, VA: The Best Getaway You Didn’t Know You Needed

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The Star City or Roanoke, Virginia is just a short drive from Staunton and while the rolling landscapes are similar the charming towns that make up the Shenandoah Valley are the real stars. Road trippers traveling Interstate 81, from Roanoke, often discover these small towns by accident but for those living in the Blue Ridge you can explore these noteworthy main streets that are less than two hours away. Make it a relaxing weekend at The Blackburn Inn and Conference Center. If you’re interested in embarking on a getaway from Roanoke, VA, to Staunton, VA, read on to learn more!

Our historic hotel sits in a prime location with opportunities to experience local culture and entertainment, as well as convenient day trips to other nearby cities. As you start planning a road trip, be sure to take a look at our complimentary Staunton, Virginia, Itinerary. It contains local insight on the best things to see and do in the area!

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Get ready for an unforgettable vacay and head from Roanoke to Staunton!

Take a Road Trip

Did you know that the driving distance from Roanoke to Staunton is less than 100 miles? It only takes an hour and a half by car and as you’re driving from Roanoke, you’ll pass by many charming towns. If you want to make the most out of your road trip, consider making some fun-filled pit stops. Natural Bridge State Park is a must see! Visitors can gaze at the 215-foot tall arch made of limestone and carved out by Cedar Creek. This natural wonder is on the National Register of Historic Places. While you’re in the area check out downtown Lexington.

Have a Blast in Staunton
You did it! You reached your destination for your much-deserved getaway. When you stay in Staunton, you’ll be in the heart of everything that the Shenandoah Valley has to offer. The Blackburn is located less than a mile from the heart of downtown and keeps you close to all the area’s best activities and attractions.

  • Enjoy some of the best Virginia wine with stunning views at wineries throughout the Shenandoah Valley
  • Go back in time at museums and historical sights
  • View an exciting production at the American Shakespeare Center
  • Pedal along local bike trails
  • Hike scenic trails at Shenandoah National Park
  • Explore the fascinating Grand Caverns
  • Go shopping at shops in downtown Staunton
  • Enjoy a mouthwatering meal at Staunton restaurants

Stay With Us at The Blackburn

The Blackburn Inn and Conference Center is a luxurious hotel located in downtown Staunton. Our spacious retreat sits on 80-acres of beautifully landscaped grounds and gardens. We’re happy to offer an array of top-notch accommodations paired with outstanding amenities to make you feel at home. We also have an onsite spa where you can spoil yourself with a massage, facial, manicure, and other relaxing spa treatments. When you’re looking for the best lodging in the Shenandoah Valley, The Blackburn is the perfect place for you.

Check our availability, reserve a stunning suite, and start getting excited about your upcoming getaway. We can’t wait to host you!