Washington, the capital of the United States of America, is 280 miles (451 kilometers) to the northeast of Lexington, while Charlotte is 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the southwest.
The area around Lexington is crisscrossed with sights and attractions, from big-ticket tourist hotspots to lesser known gems. High Point, lies roughly 17 miles (27 kilometers) to the southwest. Head there to visit the International Home Furnishings Center and High Point University.
Winston-Salem, is another good spot to head to. It is about 19 miles (31 kilometers) from Lexington and offers a wide range of things to see, including BB&T Field, Old Salem and Winston Salem State University. Hanes Mall, Benton Convention Center and SciWorks are also good places to visit.
The most rewarding places for travelers to visit when they arrive in a new town are the spots that offer a snapshot of the local culture. Don't miss Western Piedmont's history museums.
If you're the type who likes to slow down while holidaying, this region is great for shore fishing and cycling.
When planning your holiday to Lexington, it's handy to remember that the closest major airport, Piedmont Triad International Airport, is situated in in Greensboro, 25 miles (40 kilometers) away.