Lexington is not the only place in this intriguing region that is worth exploring; avid travelers will be keen to drive a little further out to experience the charms of the surrounding countryside, towns and cities. Pauls Valley, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the north, and Moore, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south of Lexington are also worth checking out.
About 16 miles (26 kilometers) to the northwest of Lexington is Norman, a regional city where you can visit Andy Alligators Fun Park, Sooner Mall and University of Oklahoma. Riverwind Casino, Bizzell Library and Winter Creek Golf Club are also well-worth calling into while you are in Norman.
The best places for tourists to visit when they first arrive in a new place are the spots that provide a picture of the local culture. Don't skip Central Oklahoma's history museums.
The Central Oklahoma area provides those in the area with a number of relaxing pastimes, such as cycling and shore fishing.
When the time comes to say goodbye to Lexington, head to the nearest major airport located in Oklahoma City, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northwest.