Comfort Suites Inn at Ridgewood Farm
2898 Keagy Rd.
Salem, VA 24153
Phone: (540) 375-4800
Fax: (540) 302-0097
If you have an adventurous streak in you and want to try out skating, head to the Roanoke Skate Park. The park has been recently revamped and has well polished boards that provide different levels of steep depths for you to slide across. However, this is an unsupervised park, so follow all the safety measures that are eminent before you plunge into the sport. To read the safety measures and other details browse through the website.
Blue Hills Golf Club has been shut, reopened and renovated over a period of fifty years. Today, it is a beautiful 18-hole golf course that is very popular with those who enjoy playing the game. The clubhouse which was earlier just a shack is currently a sprawling space that houses a grill and pro shop as well. It can be used for private parties and functions. Call ahead or check the website for tournament schedules of this semi-private club, rental options and information regarding golf lessons. Check site for open hours of the shop and restaurant.
Located in the beautiful country side is the Ashley Plantation Country Club, an 18-hole golf course. It offers picturesque views of the gorgeous Blue Ridge mountains. While golf tournaments are held here from time to time, lessons on learning the sport also take place here. Ashley Plantation houses a huge clubhouse that is used to host private parties and events. Check the website for venue hire, golfing rates and class schedules.
The enormous green stretch of 1.8 million acres of the George Washington & Jefferson National Forests is one of the important natural reserves of the nation. Part of the Appalachian Hardwood Forest, the George Washington Forest and Jefferson National Forest are combined together for administrative purposes. A visit here will get you well acquainted with a large variety of rare plants and trees, endangered species of animals, birds and reptiles. Hunting, fishing, natural trails, mountain biking, camping and many other activities are offered here. However, while enjoying you need to follow the regulations and rules laid down by the Forest Authority. So if you are planning a picnic at the George Washington & Jefferson National Forests, head to the Forest Service office for comprehensive brochures and detailed information about the place.
Come to skate or laser tag, this place has a lot to offer. If you forget your skates, there's skate rental for an additional price. This is home to the New River Valley Roller Girls roller derby team.