Tracing its history back to 1735, Lexington, South Carolina, is conveniently situated just minutes west of Columbia. The town’s proximity to the picturesque Lake Murray reservoir makes it an excellent destination for summer adventurers to explore with their new Toyota vehicles.

Here are three of the Lexington area’s favorite summertime attractions.

3 Essential Summer Activities Near Lexington, SC

Walk the Dreher Shoals Dam

Gather the whole family into your Toyota Avalon sedan and head to the Dreher Shoals Dam to explore the walkway stretching across its top. Spanning 1.7 miles, this path is the casual walker’s dream come true, offering striking views of both Lake Murray and the Columbia, SC, skyline.

The 2018 Toyota Avalon’s standard 268-horsepower V6 engine lends an exciting feel to every trip, and with a spacious second row, the whole family will stay comfortable while you cruise around the Lexington area.

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Hike at Peachtree Rock Heritage Preserve

Teeming with wild animals and unique plant life, Peachtree Rock Heritage Preserve is one of the Lexington area’s go-to hiking destinations. Walk the preserve’s winding trails to get a taste of the region’s diverse geological features, including large sandstone formations displaying fossils of ancient creatures.

Standard all-wheel drive and rugged, body-on-frame construction make the 2018 Toyota 4Runner the perfect match for outdoor adventures in South Carolina.

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Learn and Play at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

Located in Columbia and easily accessible from Lexington, Riverbanks has attracted tourists from across the nation since 1974. More than 2,000 animals entice visitors of all ages at the Riverbanks Zoo, while the Riverbanks botanical garden plays host to more than 4,300 species of native and exotic plants.

With a smooth ride, three spacious rows of seating, and standard Toyota Safety Sense™ P, the 2018 Toyota Sequoia can get your family to South Carolina’s premier zoo without a hassle.

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Find Your New Toyota at Fred Anderson Toyota of Columbia

Just a quick drive from Lexington, Fred Anderson Toyota of Columbia offers a large inventory of new Toyota cars for sale near Lexington. Contact us to learn more about which Toyota models are best suited for your summer vacation, or stop by the dealership to test drive a new Toyota today.