Area Attractions

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Area Attractions:

Lexington Visitors Guide

Rockbridge County
Rockbridge County Official Government Website

Lexington, VA 5 minute drive
Lexington and the Rockbridge Area Tourism Development

Natural Bridge 20 minute drive
Website of Natural Bridge

Virginia Horse Center
5 minute drive
Website for the Virginia Horse Center

Lee Chapel & Museum 8 minute drive

Stonewall Jackson House 8 minute drive

McCormick's Farm 10 minute drive
Farm of Cyrus McCormick, inventor of the first successful reaping machine which founded the harvesting machine industry.

Downtown Lexington 8 minute drive
Rockbridge Baths Virginia- Beautiful scenic drive that leads through Goshen Pass

Golf top of page

Viginia Golf website
The Homestead 1 hour beautiful scenic drive
The Greenbriar 1 hour beautiful scenic drive

Local Colleges & University Campuses: top of page

Washington & Lee University 5 minutes
Virginia Military Institute 5 minutes
Southern Virginia University 15 minutes
The University of Virginia 1 hour
Virginia Tech 1 hour 20 minutes

Weather top of page
National Weather Service for Lexington

Hospitals top of page
Stonewall Jackson Hospital
1 Health Circle
Lexington, VA 24450
(540) 458-3300
aprox 8 minute drive

University of Virginia Health Center
1215 Lee Street
Charlottesville, Va 22908
aprox 1 hour drive

Dining top of page

Café Michel 640 N. Lee Hwy. Lexington,VA 24450; (540)464-4119
Casual atmosphere featuring seafood, beef, poultry. French and American cuisine. Daily specials. Open M-Th 5-9pm; F-Sa 5-10pm. AE/DC/DISC/MC/VISA. $$$

Natural Bridge Colonial Dining Room 15 Appledore Ln Natural Bridge,VA 24578; (540)291-2121
Southern hospitality at its finest. Signature features - Friday seafood buffet, Saturday prime rib & Sunday Country Lunch buffets. Open daily 7-10am & 5:30pm-8pm. AE/DC/DISC/MC/VISA. $$$

Southern Inn Restaurant 37 S. Main St Lexington,VA 24450; (540)463-3612
Fine dining in a casual atmosphere offering contemporary American cuisine made in-house utilizing local produce and meats and the area’s most extensive wine list. Open M-Sa 11:30am-10pm; Su 11:30am-9pm. AE/DISC/MC/VISA. $$$

Movies made in Rocbridge, County top of page

Somersby- In May of 1992 the Movie Somersby with Richard Gere & Jodie Foster was filmed in Lexington, VA

Gods & Generals- In August of 2001 the movie Gods and Generals Starring: Bruce Boxleitner, Jeff Daniels, Kevin Conway, Robert Duvall, Mira Sorvino, Stephen Lang
Directed by: Ronald F. Maxwell was filmed in Lexington, Va. 2 scenes from the movie were actually filmed at Church Hill. The rooms remain much the same as they were in the movie and are easily recognizable to those who took a close interest in the movie. (picture from a scene filmed at "Church Hill") link to trailer of scene from Gods & Generals click on the link named "Letter"

VA tourism about Gods & Generals

War of the Worlds- In December of 2004 the movie War of the Worlds with Tom Cruise and directed by Steven Spielberg was filmed in Bustleburg, Va. (about 10 minutes from Lexington and the same from Church Hill.






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