We know. Our name is PLAY Roanoke. But that doesn’t mean we can’t venture out every now and then! Our department works with reputable travel partners to curate unique, stress-free adventures that provide an amazing experience and make traveling a breeze. We leave from Roanoke Regional Airport (super convenient, right?!), and we take care of everything else. When you arrive to your destination, your bags are waiting for you in your hotel room, and our travel partners have created an itinerary that is the perfect mix of guided adventures and free time to explore on your own. Many trips include meals and extras (check in the trip descriptions), and participants can pay an additional fee if they prefer bunking solo.

Click below to view our upcoming trips, and let PLAY Roanoke help you play abroad!

The Magnolia Trail & The Heart of Texas

Discover the heart of Texas through the vibrant history and magnolia silosculture of this beloved state. Enjoy a Dallas City tour from a local guide visiting significant Dallas landmarks including historic JFK assassination sites. Visit the George W Bush Presidential Library & Museum for a tour of the presidential archives, an exhibit dedicated to the remembrance of 9/11, and more. Other points of interest include the Hollywood-Famous Southfork Ranch, and the Historic Fort Worth Stockyard District. Football lovers will enjoy a tour of AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, where they’ll see the press box, post-game interview room, field access, and other stadium areas. Leaving Dallas, travelers will explore the small Texas town of Waco, made famous by Chip and Joanna Gaines and their HGTV hit series, “Fixer Upper”. A Waco and HGTV tour will feature homes and businesses featured on the show. Next, explore at your leisure the inspiring Magnolia Market at the Silos where there’s something for everyone. Grab an assortment of sweet treats and savory goods at The Silos Baking Company before later enjoying a guided tour of the Dr. Pepper Museum and bottling factory. This tour features a two-night stay in both Dallas and Waco; roundtrip airfare from Roanoke; six meals; sightseeing and admission per itinerary; transfers; baggage handling; motor coach transportation; and a professional tour director.

dallas texas

Mar 26 – 30, 2022

$2,499 per person/double occupancy, deposit due at registration

($200 discount per person when final payment is made by check)

Single supplement applies

Departure Location: Roanoke Regional Airport

The deadline to register and final payment due date is January 10, 2022. 

Call 540-853-5469 for a more detailed itinerary, registration, and trip information.

Utah's Mighty National Parks

Experience the beauty of Moab, Utah, in a six-day tour of this Arches national parkmajestic land. Travel along one of the most beautiful and picturesque drives along Scenic Byway 128 where there are canyons carved by the Colorado River, Fischer Towers, and enough red rock to overload your senses. Enjoy a Colorado River Cruise offering views of 2,000-plus-foot canyon walls and the beautiful Moab arches. Visit deeply eroded canyons in Canyonlands National Park and take in the breathtaking views of canyon country from Dead Horse Point State Park. Spend time in Monument Valley, one of the most filmed areas in the west and take in the views on a scenic drive with a knowledgeable tour guide. Travelers will visit one of our country’s great national parks, Arches National Park, which boasts over 2,000 arches and marvelous rock formations. A wine tasting at Castle Creek Winery and dinner at Red Cliffs Lodge will be the perfect way to wind down after daily excursions. Travelers will enjoy time to explore Moab on their own or sign up for optional tours if they want a guided adventure. This tour features a five-night stay in Moab; roundtrip airfare from Roanoke; ten meals; sightseeing and admission per itinerary; transfers; baggage handling; motor coach transportation; and a professional tour director.

 

canyonlands national park

Oct 7 – 13, 2022

$3,299 per person/double occupancy, deposit due at registration

($200 discount per person when final payment is made by check)

Single supplement applies

Departure Location: Roanoke Regional Airport

Deadline to register and final payment due date is July 24, 2022

Call 540-853-5469 for a more detailed itinerary, registration, and trip information.