Natural Wonders Weekend in Rockbridge County

Natural Wonders Weekend in Rockbridge County
Natural Wonders Weekend in Rockbridge County
106 East Washington Street
Lexington, VA 24450
Region Shenandoah Valley
Locality Lexington City
Phone: (540) 463-3777
Fax: (540) 463-1105

Rockbridge County contains some of the most beautiful scenery of anywhere in America. Spend your weekend exploring the area's natural treasures.

Day One—Arrive at the Natural Bridge of Virginia, one of the seven natural wonders of the world! Experience the wonder of the Natural Bridge with your family, and don’t miss the Natural Bridge’s other amazing attractions. Descend 34 stories into the earth during your tour of the Natural Bridge Caverns. Take an evening stroll along Cedar Creek Trail to view wildlife, native plants and fish. Then experience the Drama of Creation, an outdoor illuminated spectacle with musical accompaniment that transforms the natural landscape into a rich pageant.

Day Two—Start your day with the animals! Visit Virginia Safari Park, a 180-acre park featuring over 1,000 free-roaming animals from around the world. Hand-feed a giraffe, visit the petting zoo or walk through a free-flight aviary to see birds from several continents. Enjoy lunch at the famous Pink Cadillac Diner before your next adventure canoeing on the James River or hiking one of Rockbridge County’s many trails. Visit Boxerwood Garden, a nature Center and woodland garden located minutes from downtown Lexington. 

Day Three—Spend the morning strolling, swimming and picnicking in beautiful Goshen Pass, a breathtaking mountain gorge that was formed by the Maury River and a perfect photo opportunity to remember your trip.

Last Updated: 9/3/2013 3:57 PM