Destination guide

Historic Lexington will entice you

Take a vacation to Lexington and enjoy the area's history, cathedral and monuments. This city's football games, university setting and museums draw many visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Lexington

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Lexington a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Lexington Golf & Country Club (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Virginia Safari Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Natural Bridge Zoo (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Butterflies at the Bridge (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Rockbridge Vineyard (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Blue Ridge Vineyard (20.1 mi / 32.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Lexington

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Lexington is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Alumni Memorial Field (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Boxerwood Gardens (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Goshen Pass Natural Area Preserve (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Butterflies at the Bridge (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Natural Bridge Virginia (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Masonic Ampitheatre (21 mi / 33.7 km)

Transportation to and around Lexington

The nearest airport is in Hot Springs, VA (HSP-Ingalls Field), located 24.4 mi (39.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Lynchburg, VA (LYH-Lynchburg Regional), which is 34.1 mi (54.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Lexington?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 103 holiday lettings near Lexington. From 37 Cabins to 36 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lexington for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lexington?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Lexington. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Washington and Lee University: 98 holiday lettings
  • Virginia Military Institute: 99 holiday lettings
  • Lee Chapel and Museum: 98 holiday lettings
  • The Lexington Golf & Country Club: 98 holiday lettings
  • Alumni Memorial Field: 99 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lexington listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Lexington?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 37 Cabins in Lexington. Our other popular types of Lexington holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 36 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 37 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 37 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lexington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Lexington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.