Fun & Adventure

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

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 the Lexington Visitors Center for maps and directions.


Welcome Cyclists!  What fun to bike through our charming town and our beautiful countryside!  

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

Lexington Visitor Center -Bicycling routes

Water Activities

Check out this guide for places to enjoy kayaking, swimming and canoeing. Fly fishing too!

Crafts and Games

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.


Tommy’s Arcade Enjoy the arcade games for all ages.

Just Games Board Games, puzzles and role playing games.

More nearby fun

In the mood for a movie?  State Movie Theater. A few miles from downtown is Hull’s Drive In theater.

For your evening entertainment, see the Downtown Happenings calendar. And click here for more outdoor activities throughout the area.

A few of my favorites within 20 miles:

Natural Bridge State Park

Safari Park

Breweries, Wineries & Cideries

Blue Ridge Parkway

Appalachian Trail

Legend for map: click icon at top left. Directions? Click name or map icon and the directions symbol.