- TripBuzz found 30 things to do with kids in or near Lynchburg, Virginia, including 6 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Bedford.
- From Amazement Square to Tiny Town Golf, the Lynchburg area offers 47 different types of family activities, including: Mini Golf, History Museums, Bowling and Movie Theaters.
- Built around various hills, Lynchburg is about an hour from Roanoke. Surrounded by the Blue Hill Mountains, the city offers an array of outdoor activities such as camping, fishing, hiking, wildlife watching and boating. Other attractions in the community include a children's museum, cemetery museum, National D-Day Memorial and local history museum.
The Natural Bridge Zoo is rather small when compared to other zoos and acts as a sanctuary for several animals. Animal encounters can be arranged at the zoo, including elephant rides and the ability to feed certain creatures such as giraffes.
The only drive-thru zoo in the state is the Virginia Safari Park. Over 1,000 exotic animals from six different continents are contained in the 180-acre park that also includes a walk-thru area and petting zoo.
Originally an April Fool's prank conducted by Mark Cline, Foamhenge has become a popular attraction for visitors since it is free to view. The site is an exact replica of the Stonehenge site in Britain and is easily accessible along the roadside of U.S. 11.
An outdoor swimming pool, Lexington Municipal Pool is open daily in the summer and offers both season and daily passes. Visitors can enjoy lap swimming, swim lessons, aqua exercise, game nights and grill nights.
The famous Confederate General Thomas J. Jackson lived in the building now known as the Stonewall Jackson House before his successes in the Civil War. The historic home covers both Jackson's pre-war life and antebellum Virginia as a whole.
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122 South Main Street, Lexington, VA 24450 MoreLess Info
Travelers from around the world have visited the Museum of Military Memorabilia. The charming Lexington museum offers exhibitions dedicated commemorating military branches from all over, including the US and Britain.
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17 South Randolph Street, Lexington, VA 24450 MoreLess Info
The Haunting Tales Lexington's Ghost Tour takes guests on a unique view of Lexington at night. Experience many stops, including the darkened alleys of Lexington and Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery on the 1.5 hour seasonal tours.