History in the Making.

discover Lexington Missouri

Offbeat & Original

but not off the beaten path.

Refreshingly easy to get to, Lexington offers endless ways to find yourself. Your visit can take you shopping for treasures, exploring our past, experiencing our events, enjoying the good taste of fresh-picked fruits & veggies in season, savoring our local wineries or discovering our beautiful scenic vistas and wide open spaces.

 

Your trip to Lexington isn’t about what to do. It’s about what to do next!

Please note: Due to Covid-19, please check with individual businesses for possible revised store hours and/or other restrictions.

find your thing

Casual dining options are perfect for families or when you just want to relax.

Shop amazing things. Eclectic, locally owned shops offer home decor, antiques, books, toys and more.

You'll find yourself immersed in our rich history and four Historic Districts. But wide open spaces and scenic opportunities also await!

Explore the signs of our times.

Lexington’s defining moments, local attractions and historic districts will soon be presented in a fresh new way.

Designed to help share our stories and enhance your experience when you visit, our new downtown banners blend our past, present and future.

Walk our downtown historic district and learn the stories as you go, or take the virtual story tour and explore our past and local attractions in Lexington, Missouri!

we can't wait to see you!

free visitor's guide to lexington area attractions

Our FREE Visitor's Guide will help you plan and make the most of your trip to Lexington. Full of facts and information about our heritage, nearby wineries and orchards plus shopping, dining and more!

Click the button, tell us your address and we'll send you a copy of our Visitor's Guide by mail. Your adventure starts here, in Lexington.

Halloween Pumpkin

It's Fall Y'all!

Social distance here! There are plenty of wide open spaces for your perfect daytrip to Lexington!

Come pick some pumpkins at Fahrmeier's U-Pick starting Sept. 26. Horse lovers can ride the trails at Big River Ranch. Like wine? Check out our six local wineries. Shop our historic downtown or grab some apples at nearby orchards.

You don't have to go far to have some FUN this Fall. Join us in Lexington, MO! 

Missouri bicentennial exhibit & speaker event

Explore the conflict, compromise and crisis surrounding Missouri’s admission into the Union with The Missouri Bicentennial Exhibit, “The Struggle for Statehood”, Nov. 3-Dec 8. The exhibit is at the Wentworth Military Academy Museum, 1128 Main St. in Lexington, MO.

 

Exhibit panels include: Missouri’s First Peoples, Colonial Missouri, The Americanization of Missouri, Slavery Along the Mississippi, Living on the Edge of Statehood, How to Join the Union, The Rise of “The North” and Antislavery Politics, The Crisis in Public Opinion, Crisis in Congress and Compromise, Missouri’s First Elected Leaders, Missouri Constitutional Convention, Aftermath: The State the Union Couldn’t Swallow.

 

You can also view the 137-year history of the Academy and other exhibits while at the Museum, plus explore historic Lexington as part of your visit - make a day of it! Shopping, dining, sightseeing and historic venues throughout the area.

Let's get started on planning your amazing experience!

 

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