Fun & 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.

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


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

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

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

Lexington Visitor CenterBicycling routes

Water Activities

Check out this guide for insights on places in the area to enjoy kayaking, swimming and canoeing. Check our the Fly fishing too!

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.

More nearby fun

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

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.