About The Area
Lexington, Virginia & Rockbridge County is rich with history, charm and natural wonders. Surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the Shenandoah Valley nestled between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains., its bustling downtown offers unique restaurants, artisan shops and galleries.
Country roads link small towns and quiet villages that once served as stagecoach stops. Others were bustling commercial hubs beside the James and Maury Rivers. These communities are beautiful places to live and play.
Lexington is home to some of the finest colleges and universities in the country. Washington & Lee University Founded in 1749, and the Virginia Military Institute founded in 1839. Not only do these colleges provide an excellent education, they offer many special events for area residents.
Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy mountain vistas on a walk along the Woods Creek trail or on a drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway. History buffs can follow the Civil War and visit the final resting places of iconic figures like Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.