Named for Natural Bridge,
one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Rockbridge County
offers visitors unparalleled scenery in the heart of the
Virginia's beautiful Shenandoah Valley. Nestled between the Blue
Ridge Mountains to the east, and the Appalachians to the west,
Rockbridge County has it all: mountains, forests, rivers and
streams, small towns and cities, and history everywhere.
Vacationers will find
themselves enchanted by Lexington's historic downtown district.
The 19th century college town, home to Virginia Military Institute
and Washington and Lee University, has been so authentically
restored that it was the town setting for the movie Sommersby.
- Tour a countryside
replete with the spectacular beauty of Natural Bridge, Goshen
Pass, and the Appalachian Trail.
- Wander through historic
attractions such as Cyrus McCormick Farm, and the homes of
colleges, churches and the final resting places of Confederate
Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.
- Partake of cultural
events at Lenfest Center, Theater at Lime Kiln, and the George
C. Marshall Museum at VMI.
- Spend hours or days at
the Virginia Horse Center where equestrian events take place
- Enjoy comfortable
accommodations at historic,
inns and B & B's, fine
and motels, or camp at one of our numerous campgrounds.
- Hike, fish, hunt, tube,
or canoe our mountains, lakes, streams, and rivers.
- Take daytrips to
historic Charlottesville, the battlefield museum at New Market,
and Apomattox Court House.
- Browse through country
stores, boutiques, a 250-dealer antique mall, and department