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


Stonewall Jackson House

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

8 East Washington Street
Lexington, VA 24450 


George C. Marshall Museum


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


Natural Bridge

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

15 Appledore Lane
Natural Bridge, VA 24578


Virginia Safari Park

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

229 Safari Park
Natural Bridge, VA 24578

Goshen Pass

Great Valley Brewery

Hull’s Drive-In Theater

Lime Kiln Theater (summer concert series at the best venue in Virginia!)

Rockbridge Vineyards

Virginia Horse Center

Virginia Military Institute

Washington & Lee University

Historic Lexington Shopping: some of my favorites- Alvin-Dennis, Cabell Gallery, Ladles & Linens, Lex Running Shop, Clover, Pumpkinseeds, Pappagallo, Hamric & Sheridan Jewelers,  Old Lex Mercantile and Washington Street Purveyors.

Lexington Dining (some of my favorites!)

-Southern Inn

-Taps   (my favorite happy hour spot!)

-Heliotrope (locally brewed beer and amazing pizza)

-Legendary Eats (NY style bagels and fab sandwiches)

-Red Hen

-Bistro on Main

-Pronto Caffe & Gelateria

-Pure Eats  (homemade specialty donuts daily)

-Blue Sky Bakery

-Frank’s Pizza & Subs

-The Palms (a Lexington staple)

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