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Roanoke named among top 10 in the world for romantic Valentine's Day getaway

Published On: Feb 03 2014 08:41:54 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 03 2014 08:44:44 PM EST
Downtown Roanoke skyline, with Wells Fargo building

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If you're looking to whisk your significant other to one of the most romantic Valentine's Day getaways in the world, you won't have to travel too far.

Real estate group World Property Channel has released its top 10 rankings, and Roanoke makes the list.

The Star City comes in at number five, beating out major cities like Venice, Bali, and Shanghai.

The study credits Roanoke's booming restaurant and cultural scene, along with the beauty of its location in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Topping the list is the Lands Creek Cabins in Bryson City, North Carolina.
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