Don't forget your camera when you travel to Mill Mountain Zoo. It presents some wonderful photographic vistas.
Roanoke, about 140 miles (225 kilometers) outside of the capital of the state, Richmond, is where you will find it.
You'll have 4 hotel options to consider nearby. Spend some time comparing the amenities at the Hotel Roanoke & Conference Ctr, Curio Collection by Hilton and Cambria hotel & suites, situated within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of Mill Mountain Zoo.
If you're not hung up on fancy extras and simply want to have a clean bed to sleep on, stay a few nights at one of the area's low-cost solutions. You will be able to find the Mainstay Suites Airport and the Motel 6 Roanoke VA a reasonable distance away.
Find a chair, rest your feet and savor a bite to eat at Java The Hutt, a great eatery only a short distance from Mill Mountain Zoo. You can locate more extensive food options also close by at Viva La Cupcake - Crystal Spring. Tourists in need of a nightcap ought to pull up a stool at The River and Rail Restaurant, another brief walk down the street.