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Lexington VA, canoeing on the James River

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Paddle the Upper James River Water Trail

Did you know that the mighty James begins its epic journey in the Blue Ridge Mountains? It is the longest river entirely within the Commonwealth of Virginia. The first 65 miles of it, along with a short stretch of the Maury River just before it merges with the James in Rockbridge County, make up the Upper James River Water Trail.

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Pumpkinseeds Downtown Lexington

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Shenandoah Valley Bucket List: 6 Activities You Won't Soon Forget!

Speaking of BUCKET LISTS…you have to add these activities list to YOUR bucket list for the perfect getaway in Rockbridge County, Virginia – the southern gateway to the Shenandoah Valley.

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Lexington VA Robert E. Lee Hotel

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Spotlight: The Georges and Robert E. Lee Hotel

Luxury and Boutique Hotels recently visited downtown Lexington to capture information about our two luxury boutique hotels: The Georges and Robert E. Lee Hotel.

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Hull's Drive In Lexington VA

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A Saved Treasure: Hull's Drive-In

Lexington's Hull's Drive-In is the first community-saved drive-in movie theater in America. Learn more about our treasure when you read the article and listen to Tom Wilmer's NPR Podcast "Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer."

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Lexington VA, Heartstone Lodge Retreat Center

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FOUND: Solace and Tranquility in Rockbridge County

Tom Wilmer of the NPR Podcast "Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer" recently visited Rockbridge County and Heartstone Lodge and Retreat Center, a place where solace and tranquility is easily found.

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Lexington VA Wades Mill

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History in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley

Travel writers David and Kay Scott toured some of the Shenandoah Valley's best historic sites, which happened to be our own Rockbridge County gems.

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Lexington VA Stonewall Jackson's Home

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A Rockbridge County History Sampler

Listeners of the NPR Podcast "Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer" were treated to an overview of Lexington's historic sites, including our famous landmark, the Natural Bridge. If you missed it, you can listen now.

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Upper James River Water Trail

Paddlers, anglers and families can get back to nature and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Upper James and a portion of the Maury River. See the mountains like you’ve never seen them before on the Upper James River Water Trail.​

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DowntownLexington

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Lexington Voted a Top 5 Small Town

It was a collaborative community effort to get out the vote for Lexington to receive a top five ranking in the USA Today 10Best Southern Small Towns list.

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Ride Route 11 through Virginia's Shenandoah Valley

Route 11 delivers visitors into Rockbridge County traveling ​over​ our beloved Natural Bridge, showcasing some of our top attractions and leading them into downtown Lexington.

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