At a Glance

The small city of Roanoke Rapids, NC is filled with flavor! Steadily growing, Roanoke Rapids is now home to new I95 attraction, Carolina Crossroads and the Randy Parton Theatre. Roanoke Rapids is “the city” that anchors an area of 76,000 people. Wal-Mart and Lowe’s just opened stores, helping replace jobs that vanished with the textile industry. A multiplex theater is on the way. Roanoke Rapids is a great place to visit and stay during your next vacation


Places to Stay

Many accommodation in the area include small hotels like Holiday Inn Express and Days Inn to the new Hilton Hotel being built at the heart of Carolina Crossroads. More accommodations can be found by visiting

Places to Eat

You can take in the perrennial favorites and chains like Ruby Tuesday and Lonestar Steakhouse. But don’t forget the hometown eateries like Brownings for great southern hotdogs and david’s for your romantic dining. View more great places to eat at

Places to Go

In addition to seeing great concerts at Carolina Crossroads, make sure you see the new live shows at the Randy Parton Theatre. If the weather is good, you can also take in some swimming or frisbee golf at the Roanoke Rapids Lake Park, or check out some history in the Roanoke Canal Museum. You can find more tourist information at

Getting Around

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Your guide for Roanoke Rapids’ newest attraction, Carolina Crossroads and the Randy Parton Theatre.


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