In the Media
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
Tastebudz Reviews Lexington Area Eateries
Steve Cook, writer for Richmond Navigator recently tasted his way around downtown Lexington and beyond. Read his reviews of Rocca Bar Ristorante, JJ's Meat Shack, Southern Inn Restaurant, Bistro on […]
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.
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.
Rockbridge County is Home to Explorers
Recreation News recently highlighted our outdoor opportunities and some of the ways our resident guides enjoy them.
A Southern Shenandoah Valley Road Trip
Fun in Fairfax recently visit the Shenandoah Valley and spend time in Lexington exploring our history, food, and culture.
Homes that Shaped America's History
Virginia's historic homes are always a pleasure to tour and enjoy, and they boast incredible stories that aren't heard anywhere else. "Fun in Fairfax VA" highlighted some of Virginia's historic […]
Wonderful Overnight Getaways
A Lexington, Virginia historic accommodation has been included as one of eight ideal escapes from Northern Virginia.
Eight Great Things to Do in the Shenandoah Valley
McCool Travel recently visited the Shenandoah Valley, taking in the sites and scenery along the way. Three of our favorite places were among those they checked out. Can you guess which ones?
Meet the New Faces of Wade's Mill
Wade's Mill, a 1750s water powered, working gristmill is under new ownership. WDBJ7's Bruce Young has the introduction to John Siegfried and his wife Karen, the new millers.
Gateway to Adventure
The Shenandoah Valley is the Gateway to Adventure, according to writer Renee S. Gordon. Her summer visit found her meandering from Front Royal to Natural Bridge, noting several of the historic sites […]
Smooth Traveler: Rockbridge County, VA
Renee S. Gordon of the Philadelphia Sun hones in on some of our greatest assets in her summer travel article. Consider her thoughts on the Natural Bridge, Cyrus McCormick Farm, and the history that […]
Lexington: Home of Stonewall Jackson before he was Stonewall Jackson
In his explorations, writer Bob Ruegsegger considers the life of Thomas Jonathan Jackson, the war hero and professor history left to be known as "Stonewall."
Carrying Visitors into History
"Nothing draws visitors into the vortex of the historical past quite like a ride in a horse-drawn carriage," wrote Bob Ruegsegger for The Civil War Courier. His summertime visit included one of our […]
Close Encounters of the Best Kind
Looking for an intimate affair you won't soon forget? Bob Ruegsegger of The Virginian-Pilot found one: the Virginia Safari Park in Natural Bridge, Virginia.
Fresh Eyes on "Lexington Historic District"
Karen Dawkins of Family Travels on a Budget recently visited Lexington and the Rockbridge area with her children. Read about their experience and find inspiration about our historic town.
Virginia Safari Park: 5 star fun!
What did Family Travels on a Budget writer Karen Dawkins find when she recently visited the Virginia Safari Park in Natural Bridge, Virginia? Wobbly new babies, giraffes, kangaroos, and plenty more.
Natural Bridge: VA's Newest State Park
Family Travels on a Budget joins our elation with the unveiling of Natural Bridge as Virginia's 37th state park. Writer Karen Dawkins exclaims, "To put it simply, Natural Bridge is awe-inspiring!" We […]
Coming Home By the Valley
Gold Coast Magazine recently wrote an article entitled "Coming Home By the Valley" in which several Shenandoah Valley cities were highlighted, including Lexington.
Seeking Stonewall in Lexington, VA
Getaways for Grownups writer Renee S. Gordon recently visited Lexington in search of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson. It wasn't hard, since Lexington is the location of the only home Jackson ever owned.
Top 10 Small Towns of the Capital Region
Lexington is tapped alongside five other Virginia towns as of the "Top 10 Small Towns of the Capital Region." The Capital Region includes Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.
Appalachian Trail by County: Rockbridge
Buena Vista is an Appalachian Trail Community, boosting awareness of the town for hikers and bringing in new tax dollars. Hikers are welcome to use public facilities like the post office and library. […]
Weekending: Lexington, VA + Natural Bridge Edition
NOVAdventuring is a family and kid-friendly travel blog in Northern Virginia that recently detailed a weekend trip to experience Lexington and Natural Bridge.
Mountain Haunts and Jaunts
Richmond Magazine's Genevelyn Steel recently visited Lexington, enjoying restaurants, taking a ghost tour, and checking out our famous historic wonder.
Three of the Valley's 10 Beautiful Towns are Right Here
Did you know three of the Valley's 10 Beautiful Towns are right under your nose? TheCultureTrip.com included Buena Vista, Lexington, and Natural Bridge among their favorites.
48 Hours in Lexington, Virginia
What can you do in 48 hours in Lexington? Blue Ridge Outdoors has a few suggestions for a getaway.
Natural Bridge is Editor's Pick for The South's Best Roadside Attractions
Southern Living editor picks Natural Bridge as a best roadside attraction in the South.
Seize the Day and Enjoy a Short Leg of the A.T. from Glasgow
The A.T. from Glasgow is a great day hike with both water features and views. At just 7.6 hiking miles and one hour from Roanoke or Lynchburg, it's the perfect weekend destination.
A Slice of Americana, Glasgow Featured as A.T. Community in A.T. Journeys
Glasgow, an Appalachian Trail Community, welcomes hikers with shelter, hot and cold water, electricity, and more of the things the rest of us take for granted.
30 Cool Sites to Visit within 100 Miles of Richmond
Two Rockbridge County attractions made Katherine Calos's recent Richmond Times-Dispatch article of cool sites to discover or revisit.
A Road Trip Like No Other
Writer Reed Hellman traveled Route 39, the Appalachian Waters Scenic Byway, in October 2015. Read his thoughts and recommendations for exploring from Lexington to Summersville, WV.
10 Virginia Small Towns that Deserve Your Attention
Thrillist has recently recognized Lexington as one of Virginia's small towns that you should be paying attention to. See why!
Dining While Trekking: Lexington, Virginia
Maggie of "Mommy's Gone Shopping Again" highlights a few favorite Lexington restaurants: Red Hen, TAPS, and Haywoods.