Follow in the steps of Santa Fe Trail traders, steamboat captains and Civil War soldiers. Visit Lexington’s storied courthouse, the Civil War battlefield, beautiful antebellum homes and four unique historic districts. Shop in our antique and specialty shops. Dine in our locally-owned charming restaurants. Stay in one of our interesting Inns or quaint B&Bs.
Make Lexington your home base as you explore the beauty and bounty of Lafayette County’s orchard country and five wineries. You’ll feel welcome for a day, a weekend, perhaps even a lifetime. Just 45 minutes east of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, Lexington is located in Lafayette County and is the start of the Old Trails Region. Come and add to our legends!
Boutique shopping! Browse for antiques, books, apparel, and things you might least expect. Shop our
historic downtown, then
explore nearby orchards
See you soon!
As the state's largest apple
producing region, the area
comes alive with fairs, festivals
and roadside stands brimming
with fresh fruits and veggies.
Click here to download your Tour map and audio tours. Learn more about the legends in Lexington’s four Historic Districts! This unique audio tour lets HEAR our history as you visit tour stops.
Lexington Calendar of Events
The LEX will offer a rockin' Halloween
concert featuring two tribute bands,
Eliminator KC (ZZ Top) and SRV
(Stevie Ray Vaughn) on October 29.
There will also be a Halloween costume
Fun for all! Click on the poster to the right for more info and ticket outlets.
Find unique apparel, antiques, books & more!
Don't just see history...Stay in it!
About the cannonball in our courthouse.
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