What to see in Lexington? To get an idea, check out the list below, which contains some of the most popular and most visited attractions in and near the city.
Stonewall Jackson House, the only home that the famous Confederate General Thomas Jonathan ''Stonewall'' Jackson ever owned, the house serving, today, as a museum, a source of information about the life and times of Jackson, the museum exhibits particularly focusing on his days in Lexington.
George C Marshall Museum, which educates the public about the changing role of the United States during the 20th century in military and diplomatic affairs as seen through the life and example of George C. Marshall, through educational programs for visitors of all ages.
Virginia Safari Park, which can be found in nearby Natural Bridge, the state's largest, and only drive-thru zoo, with three miles of winding safari roads on 180 acres. This unique animal encounter park appeals to all ages and has become one of the region's top attractions.
Natural Bridge Caverns, one of the most unique Virginia attractions, which can also be found in Natural Bridge, a majestic immense natural wonder, 20 stories of solid rock, carved by the fingers of nature. Self-guided walking tours generally last about 45 minutes and begin every 30 minutes. Visitors are advised to wear comfortable shoes.
Among the top places to shop in Lexington, VA, there are:
- Pappagallo Shop: 23 North Main Street, Lexington, VA.
- Virginia Born & Bred Inc: 16 West Washington Street, Lexington, VA.
- Antique Mall: 760 North Lee Highway, Lexington, VA.
- Celtic Tides: 19 West Nelson Street, Lexington, VA.
- Victorian Parlour: 17 South Main Street, Lexington, VA.
- Intimate U: 21 West Nelson Street, Lexington, VA.
- D & P Crafts & Hobbies: 105 North Main Street, Lexington, VA.