The canal is nearly 200 years old—the museum features exhibits about the history of the Roanoke River Valley, the engineering feats of the canal, and its later use as a source of hydroelectric power. Catch a show at Roanoke Rapids Theatre. Or for a dose of Revolutionary era history, head over to historic Halifax. Lake Gaston travel just got more affordable, We offer amenities such as a free continental breakfast, free WiFi, free weekday newspaper and free coffee. Getting a bite to eat is convenient with our on-site restaurant. Feel free to bring your four-legged companions (limit 2 per room). We’re also pleased to provide 24-hour first aid staff. Free accessible parking is available. At the end of a day at the lake, you’ll welcome accommodations that are easy on the wallet. All guest rooms come equipped with 42-inch LED TVs, hair dryers, microwaves refrigerators and outlets at every nightstand.