Easy to Reach. Hard to Leave.

Mileage | Transportation

Lexington, Buena Vista, and Rockbridge County is within a day's drive of much of the East Coast of the United States. Located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, our destination is tucked between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains, welcoming Appalachian Trail hikers and other outdoor explorers.

Hiking the Appalachian Trail. Chris Weisler Photo.
Hiking the Appalachian Trail. Chris Weisler Photo.

Farm-fresh wares make their way to our restaurant tables and farmers markets thanks to the hardworking producers of the Valley. It is easy to find a meal in Lexington that rivals any available in Washington, DC or New York City, thanks to our skilled chefs and dedicated restaurant owners.

"Food and beverage" doesn't apply to restaurants exclusively. In Natural Bridge, craft beer is an award-winning business with an incredible view. In Raphine, bottles of Virginia wine are decorated with medals from competitions near and far. Even our local coffee roaster has garnered critical acclaim.

Rockbridge Vineyards. Chris Weisler Photo.
Rockbridge Vineyards. Chris Weisler Photo.

Shopping downtown Lexington is a treat. Our stores are independently and locally owned by those who are passionate about their chosen products. Those specializing in apparel shop the world to bring fine threads to our American Main Street, while those catering to a niche audience are thorough in their pursuits to discover and deliver the most appealing products for their shelves.

We're a Weekend Escape

A day trip from DC (or many other destinations) is easy! Leave the driving to someone else with one of the transportation options below, or drive yourself. We're easy to reach but hard to leave.

Distances from Common Points of Origin:

  • Alexandria, VA - 195 miles
  • Baltimore, MD - 224 miles
  • Charlotte, NC - 238 miles
  • Charlottesville, VA - 72 miles
  • Fairfax, VA - 175 miles
  • Hagerstown, MD - 171 miles
  • Harrisburg, PA - 244 miles
  • Huntington, WV - 234 miles
  • Kingsport, TN - 212 miles
  • Lewisburg WV - 73 miles
  • Loudoun County, VA - 164 miles
  • Lynchburg, VA - 45 miles
  • Manassas/Prince William County, VA - 166 miles
  • Norfolk, VA - 230 miles
  • Raleigh, NC - 198 miles
  • Richmond, VA - 140 miles
  • Roanoke, VA - 55 miles
  • Washington, DC - 190 miles



  • Charlottesville Albemarle [CHO] - 75.2 miles
    • Atlanta [ATL] via Delta
    • Charlotte [CLT] via American
    • Chicago [ORD] via American and United
    • DC [IAD] via United
    • New York City [LGA] via American and Delta
    • Philadelphia [PHL] via American
  • Lynchburg Regional [LYH] - 55.2 miles
    • Charlotte [CLT] via American
  • Roanoke Regional - 48.9 miles
    • Atlanta [ATL] via Delta
    • Charlotte [CLT] via American
    • Chicago [ORD] via United
    • DC [IAD] via United
    • New York City [LGA] via American
    • Orlando [SFB] via Allegiant
    • Philadelphia [PHL] via American
    • St. Petersburg/Clearwater [PIE] via Allegiant
  • Shenandoah Valley Regional - 50.3
    • Chicago [ORD] via United Express
    • DC [IAD] via United Express

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