Located at the heart of Rockbridge County, Lexington is a small town with big character. Steeped in Civil War stories and colonial tradition, every corner has a story to tell. Explore the city’s charming downtown area’s historic buildings and farm-to-table restaurants. There are many scenic routes in Rockbridge County that can be explored by car, foot, bike, or horseback. The farms and gardens are not to be missed, visitors can enjoy authentic hand-on experiences in fruit picking, try stone-ground grains in the working flour mill from the 1700s, or try their hand in wool processing. In the winter, bring your own skates to the local ice rink, head on over to the nearby ski slopes, or see the Appalachian Trail in a different light in all its soft white glory.