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Where in the world: USA  /  Virginia  /  Lexington

Top 15 things to do in Lexington

1. University Chapel & Galleries

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Suggested duration: 2 hours
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2. Virginia Military Institute

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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3. Stonewall Jackson House

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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4. BEST Luray Caverns and Shenandoah Skyline Drive All-Day Tour

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Experience the cold air rushing out of a limestone sinkhole atop a big hill west of Luray in the Luray Caverns. Take a look at the beautiful scenic views of Skyline Drive! Explore the amazing Shenandoah National Park and all that it has to offer. Experience an unforgettable one-day tour filled with unlimited memories. Itinerary: Luray Caverns (Optional, 120 mins) -- Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park(120 mins) Shenandoah National Park Special notes: 1. Due to the Skyline Drive located across Shenandoah National Park, we enter from Thornton Gap and drive to north exit, this is a one-way tour and lasts 120 mins. 2. On the winding driveway on the mountains, we will stop at the overlooks to observe the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. 3. We will also take an easy walk on one of the trails among the mountains. Total 45 for this trail (round trip). 4. If the weather is extreme, the tour leader will cancel the trail trip, and add other stops properly.
Suggested duration: 7h - 9h
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5. Washington and Lee University

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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7. Virginia Safari Park, Natural Bridge

Suggested duration: 4 hours
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8. Virginia Horse Center

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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9. National D-Day Memorial, Bedford

Pay your respects to the Allied soldiers that participated in the 1944 invasion of Normandy at National D-Day Memorial. An English garden, victory plaza, and invasion tableau serve as a powerful tribute to the bravery and sacrifice of those who took part in the World War II battle. As the American town that suffered the greatest per-capita loss on D-Day, Bedford makes a fitting home for this important memorial, opened in 2001. Read the names of the residents who participated in the D-Day event alongside many more on tablets that border the Elmon T. Gray Plaza. The list includes all 4,413 fallen Allied soldiers, making it the most complete list of its kind in the world. Take a guided tour to learn more and read the information displays throughout the site.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
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10. Museum of Military Memorabilia

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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11. Natural Bridge State Park, Natural Bridge

Admire Natural Bridge State Park, a tree-lined natural rock arch spanning a gorge in the mountainous terrain of western Virginia. Over the 19th and 20th centuries, this carved-out rock formation measuring 66 m (215 ft) high, and 27 m (90 ft) wide was known as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Thomas Jefferson so greatly admired the natural landmark that he purchased the bridge in 1774 from the King of England for 20 shillings. After admiring the bridge, take a stroll down the Cedar Creek Trail, which runs for about one 1.6 km (1 mi), and passes near the Cedar Creek Cafe.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
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12. Luray Caverns, Luray

Take a guided tour of Luray Caverns, subterranean caves that were discovered in 1878 and are now a National Historic Landmark. Your knowledgeable guide will identify and explain some of the caves' most impressive formations, such as Leaning Column, Titania's Veil, Dream Lake, and Double Column. Listen to the song of the Great Stalacpipe Organ, which makes stalactites sing by tapping them. The admission fee includes your tour, as well as entrance to the Car and Carriage Caravan and Luray Valley Museum.
Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
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13. Earth, Fire, & Spirit Pottery

Suggested duration: 30 minutes
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14. Grand Caverns, Grottoes

Suggested duration: 1h 30 min
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15. Chessie Nature Trail

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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