If you live in an apartment in Roanoke, VA you are in luck. This is the perfect place to spend a summer. Summer vacations, activities and expeditions with family and friends could mean spending a lot of money. That is unless you are in a city that's budget friendly.
CouponsDaily.com has named Roanoke as one of the 10 cheapest road trip destinations. The website compared the average cost of food, transportation, goods and cheap activities in cities across the U.S.; and Roanoke was ranked the third cheapest road trip destination.
Roanoke is known as the largest city in southwest Virginia and is home to the Virginia Museum of Transportation. In that museum dozens of railroad locomotives are housed.
Perhaps one of the greatest pulls in the area is the 469-mile long Blue Ridge Parkway, which is said to be “America's Favorite Drive.”
The cities that trump Roanoke are Knoxville, Tennessee and Round Rock, Texas.