Fun – Games – Adventure

Grab your friends enjoy some of these fun activities in and near Downtown Lexington.  Maps showing locations at bottom of this page.

For your evening entertainment, check out the Downtown Happenings calendar.

Outdoor Adventure

Running & Hiking

In town and near town you’ll find easy to moderate trails.  For information on trails throughout the area, check out this article and stop by by the Lexington Visitor’s Center for maps or directions

Walkabout Outfitter features the maps, gear, clothing and shoes you need for your outdoor adventures.

Lex Running Shop has the shoes and gear you need.  Find out about the fun runs and other organized runs including a Pub Run on some Friday evenings.


Welcome Cyclists!  What fun to bike through our charming town and our beautiful countryside!   The hills can be challenging, but you can look forward to stopping here, spending the night and enjoying our restaurants & shops.

Bike shop located downtown:  Red Newt Bicycle Shop  Cycling gear, tours, bike repairs and rentals.

Red Newt Bikes (1 of 1)

Bike the Valley – On-road and off-road routes, nearby events.

Lexington Visitor CenterBicycling routes


Retro.   That sums it up.

Downtown Lexington offers several venues to indulge your game playing spirit.

Brewridge Taps has Trivia Night on most Tuesdays and music on most Saturdays

And Just Games rounds out the selection with games and activities for adults and children. Thursday is Open Game night where you can try a new game or play a modern classic like Catan or Ticket to Ride.

Be sure to check their websites to confirm schedules.

Water Activities

Check out this guide for insights on places in the area to enjoy kayaking, swimming and canoeing.

Crafty & Relaxing

Have you always wanted to learn to sew or knit?   Planning a “girls weekend” away?

In downtown Lexington you’ll find Make it Sew, Mulberry DIY Workshop and House Mountain Yarn Company.  All have scheduled classes and can craft a unique experience for a group.

Downtown Lexington also has a full spectrum of spa services 

In the mood for a movie?  State Movie Theater

Children Play Areas & Activities

There are a number of nearby play areas for children.  See map below.

A movie or family games at Just Games might also be a good choice especially on a rainy day.

Legend for map?  Click the icon in top left corner of map. Directions? Tap the shop name on the legend or on the map & tap the directions icon on the upper right.