The Roanoker - July/August 2017 - 100
Get Active in Vinton
Outdoor enthusiasts will love the many activities available to them,
including water sports or a lovely stroll along the greenway.
make recreation easy and
fun with friends.
Being active in Vinton has never been easier. Whether
you're a runner or biker, a canoer or kayaker, you'll enjoy a full day of play with Vinton's numerous outdoor
opportunities. In fact, visitors are drawn to the area,
staying for more than just the recreation.
Travelers along the Blue Ridge Parkway can take
the exit into Vinton and find themselves back in the
city without having to circle for miles to get back to
their journey. Many visitors are on their way to or from
Smith Mountain Lake, and can make a quick stop for a
bite to eat or pop into the downtown shops.
"We are the only comprehensive community for retail off the Parkway," says Pete Peters, assistant town
manager. "Visitors can get off the exit and immedi-