Lexington is an independent city located in Rockbridge County, Virginia, United States of America. Lexington is also the county seat of Rockbridge County and one of the most important cities in the area. It has a small area of just 2.5 square miles and a population of 7,000 residents. Even so, Lexington is a great destination and if you want to spend a few beautiful days in Virginia, relaxing and visiting lovely places, this should be your first choice.
Hull's Drive In is the only non-profit drive in theater in the United States of America. It opened in 1950, on August 5 at the initiative of Mr. Waddey C. Watkins. The costs of maintaining the theater free are very high, but an association named Hull's Angels in helping. In present, this Lexington theater offers family movies in each weekend.
George C. Marshall Foundation is a very important attraction of the city of Lexington. It was settled in 1953 thanks to then-president Harry Truman. The mission of the foundation is to form leaders, so it offers large museum and a research library for the large public, but also for historians that study in Lexington.
Boxerwood Gardens is an arboretum located on an area of 15 acres in Lexington. It contains native plant species, but also others brought from exotic areas of the world. This Lexington arboretum includes many magnolias, azaleas and a beautiful collection of Japanese maple trees.
Natural Bridge or Natty B is a geological formation located in Lexington. It looks like a bridge and it is situated over Cedar Creek. This Lexington attraction has a natural arch of 66 meters in height and a span of 27 meters. This is one of the most important landmarks of the state of Virginia and is visited by thousands of tourists each year, who come to Lexington curious to see it.