Things To See and Do


Lee Chapel and Museum

A National Historic Landmark located on the campus of Washington and Lee University.

11 University Place
Lexington, VA 244550

http://chapelapps.wlu.edu/

 

Stonewall Jackson House

A museum dedicated to the preservation of Stonewall Jackson’s home and its collections.

8 East Washington Street
Lexington, VA 24450

http://www.stonewalljackson.org/ 

 

George C. Marshall Museum

http://www.marshallfoundation.org/museum/index.html

 

Cyrus McCormick’s Farm

Home of Cyrus McCormick, the inventor of the mechanical grain reaper.  Free admission!

128 McCormick’s Farm Circle
Raphine, VA 24472

http://www.lexingtonvirginia.com/attractionsb.asp?id=16

 

Natural Bridge

Visit one of the natural wonders of the world! Enjoy walking tours, museums and trails.

15 Appledore Lane
Natural Bridge, VA 24578

http://www.naturalbridgeva.com/

 

Virginia Safari Park

Virginia’s only drive-thru zoo makes for a fun-filled family outing!

229 Safari Park
Natural Bridge, VA 24578

http://www.virginiasafaripark.com/

 

Hull’s Drive-In Theater

Virginia Horse Center

Goshen Pass

Rockbridge Vineyards

Washington & Lee University

Virginia Military Institute

Historic Lexington Shopping: some of my favorites- Alvin-Dennis, Ladles & Linens, Pumpkinseeds, Pappagallo, Hamric & Sheridan Jewelers  and Virginia Born & Bred.

 

Lexington Dining (Some of my favorites!)

-Southern Inn http://southerninn.com/

-Taps http://thegeorges.com/taps/       (my favorite happy hour spot!)

-Red Hen http://www.redhenlex.com/draft/main.html

-Bistro on Main http://www.bistro-lexington.com/

-Pure Eats http://pure-eats.com/        (homemade specialty donuts daily)

-Blue Sky Bakery         (the best pimento cheese in the Blue Ridge)

-Blue Phoenix Cafe http://www.bluephoenixcafe.com/

-Frank’s Pizza & Subs

-The Palms           (a Lexington staple)

-Sweet Things     (try the Mint Chocolate Chip or the Black Raspberry)