Foliage.org: What are the projected dates for Lexington, Virginia peak foliage season?
Typically the last ten days of October and the first ten days of November will find you the greatest color with the highest intensity one of front end of that. It is mid-September now and last night I saw my first red leaves. I didn’t get close enough to identify but I imagine that were sumac, or Virginia Creeper.
Are there areas, vistas, scenic lookouts or other destinations within Lexington, Virginia that are known for their uniquely beautiful fall foliage displays?
What are the local and regional roads or highways that are favorite scenic routes for fall tourists?
- Mountain Day (www.celebratebuenavista.org)
- Vesuvius Heritage Day (www.vesuviusva.com)
Are there historic or cultural sites that are popular destinations for fall foliage travelers? What are they?
- Carriage Tours of Lexington (www.lexcarriage.com)
- Lee Chapel and Museum (www.leechapel.wlu.edu)
What are some other popular tourist attractions for autumn travelers to Lexington, Virginia. What are some of the less well known, but much loved local attractions?
- Boxerwood Gardens (www.boxerwood.org)
- Wade’s Mill (www.wadesmill.com)
Are there favorite destinations for history, literature, architecture buffs, or antique collectors? What are they?
What are some favorite destinations or activities of families traveling during the Fall travel season?
- Virginia Safari Park (www.virginiasafaripark.com)
- Natural Bridge of Virginia (www.naturalbridgeva.com)
What are some helpful resources for discovering local inns, bed and breakfasts, lodges, boutique hotels, and other local lodging and dining?
Is there anything else you would like to tell visitors thinking about traveling Lexington, Virginia for the fall foliage season?
Every season is special in the Lexington area but the fall colors partnered with the warm days and cool evenings make autumn a great time to visit.
This interview was fulfilled by Jean Clark, Director of Tourism at Lexington & the Rockbridge Area Tourism.