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Lexington is located in the central region of Michigan along the shores of Lake Huron. With a rich historical background, Lexington was established in the 1830s and was the first settlement on the shore of Lake Huron north of Port Huron. Today it is still a charming colonial village with a 116-year-old general store. Boating has always been an important part of Lexington. Three permanent docks were built in 1870, and it became a bustling little town as lumber, agricultural products and fruit were being shipped. A storm destroyed the docks in 1913 and eventually the population of the town began to dwindle. Tourism is important to Lexington and it offers some of the best fishing on Lake Huron. The Harbor of Refuge in town has a natural limestone seawall and is considered one of the most beautiful in Michigan. Lexington is also home to a lovely golf resort that offers two 18-hole, 72-par courses. There are abundant other recreational opportunities in or near Lexington, including numerous boat charters, hiking, camping, wildlife viewing, biking, and skiing in winter. You will find village shops and restaurants and free live music on Friday evenings in the park in Lexington during the months of July and August. The local 4th of July celebration is also a very popular event.

Surrounding areas: Port Sanilac, Michigan (11.2 mi), Port Huron, Michigan (21.3 mi)

Lexington Vacation Rentals

Lexington Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Thomas Edison Inn500 Edison PkwyPort Huron, MI18.4 mi.(810) 984-8000
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites1720 Hancock StPort Huron, MI19.0 mi.(810) 987-5999
Knights Inn2160 Water StPort Huron, MI19.6 mi.(810) 982-1022
Comfort Inn Port Huron1700 Yeager StPort Huron, MI19.7 mi.(810) 982-5500
Fairfield Inn-port Huron1635 Yeager StPort Huron, MI19.7 mi.(810) 982-8500
Hampton Inn - Port Huron1655 YeagerPort Huron, MI19.7 mi.(810) 966-9000
El Rancho Motel & Restaurant3756 Lapeer RdPort Huron, MI20.1 mi.(810) 985-3228
Amerihost Inn Port Huron1611 Range RdPort Huron, MI21.9 mi.(810) 364-8000
Ferris Chalet Motel1484 Gratiot BlvdMarysville, MI24.3 mi.(810) 364-7500

Lexington Weather & Climate

Central Michigan, along the shores of Lake Huron, experiences four seasons with warm summers and cold winters. The Great Lakes help cool the hot days of summer and warm the cold winds of winter, giving Michigan a milder climate than some of the other Midwestern and north central states. Summer precipitation comes in the form of showers and thunderstorms. Tornadoes are not that common because Michigan is on the fringe of the Midwest tornado belt, and sees less of this activity than other parts of the country, in part due to the cold water of the surrounding lakes during the spring and summer months. The Great Lakes also act as a giant "heat sink," and is a natural humidifier, and this causes an increase in the moisture content in the air in winter, creating heavier snowfalls in some areas.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 28°F 14°F 1.57 in. -
February 31°F 16°F 1.29 in. -
March 41°F 24°F 2.00 in. -
April 53°F 35°F 2.83 in. -
May 67°F 45°F 2.63 in. -
June 76°F 54°F 3.07 in. -
July 81°F 59°F 3.11 in. -
August 79°F 58°F 2.85 in. -
September 71°F 50°F 3.59 in. -
October 59°F 39°F 2.42 in. -
November 45°F 31°F 2.65 in. -
December 33°F 20°F 2.08 in. -

Lexington Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the St Clair County International airport (PHN) located about 24 miles south of Lexington in Port Huron, Michigan, the Huron County Memorial airport (BAX) located approximately 41 miles northwest of Lexington in Bad Axe, Michigan, the Oakland County International airport (PTK) located roughly 61 miles southwest of Lexington in Pontiac, Michigan, the Bishop International airport (FNT) located around 64 miles west of Lexington in Flint, Michigan, the Detroit City airport (DET) located about 64 miles southwest of Lexington in Detroit, Michigan, and finally the Saginaw County H W Browne airport (HYX) located approximately 67 miles west of Lexington in Saginaw, Michigan.

Lexington Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
JeepersAuburn HillsMI53.5 mi.
JeepersRosevilleMI57.1 mi.
JeepersLivoniaMI74.8 mi.
Deer Acres Storybook ParkPinconningMI82.3 mi.
Water Parks
Four Bears Water ParkUticaMI51.1 mi.
Waterford Oaks County ParkWaterfordMI58.8 mi.
Red Oaks WaterparkMadison HeightsMI61.3 mi.
Andersen Water ParkSaginawMI72.0 mi.
Golf Courses
Huron Shores Golf CoursePort SanilacMI11.2 mi.
Willow Tree Golf CourseMelvinMI17.5 mi.
E M S LinksSanduskyMI17.8 mi.
Woodland Hills Golf ClubSanduskyMI17.8 mi.
Black River Country ClubPort HuronMI21.4 mi.
Fore Lakes Golf ClubKimballMI22.7 mi.
Marysville Golf CourseMarysvilleMI24.9 mi.
Holly Meadows Golf CourseCapacMI26.4 mi.
Marlette Golf ClubMarletteMI27.7 mi.
Belle River Golf & Country ClubMemphisMI28.5 mi.
Ski Areas
Alpine ValleyWhite LakeMI65.2 mi.
Apple MountainFreelandMI81.7 mi.
State Parks
Lakeport State ParkMI10.5 mi. 
Meadow Brook HallRochesterMI50.7 mi.(History)
Cranbrook Art MuseumBloomfield HillsMI59.5 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Zoos and Aquariums
Belle Isle AquariumRoyal OakMI62.1 mi.
Belle Isle ZooRoyal OakMI62.1 mi.
Detroit Zoological ParkDetroitMI69.8 mi.
Potter Park Zoological GardensLansingMI108.7 mi.

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