Lexington, Missouri is approximately 35 miles east of Kansas City, and is the county seat of Lafayette County. Lexington is a historic Missouri River town, the site of one of the largest, most famous Civil War battles west of the Mississippi River. RCP encourages you to make your trip to Lexington a relaxing all-day affair, and enjoy the Pre-Civil War homes, Missouri's "Battle of Lexington" State Historic Site and world class antique shopping at a variety of downtown boutiques.
IMPORTANT NOTE: RCP'S 2018 Spring Production will be held at the VFW Post 4052, located at 3109 Franklin Avenue on Lexington's East Side. See location in the map below:
Directions From Downtown Kansas City:
Take I-70 East and exit at Missouri Highway 291 North in Independence, MO. Follow M291-North to U.S. Highway 24 East. Turn right and follow U.S. Highway 24 East for approximately 30 miles to Lexington, MO. When you arrive in Lexington, exit on Missouri Business Highway 13 North. Highway 13 North will lead you to Downtown Lexington. Look for Franklin Avenue. Take Franklin Avenue EAST (right) about two miles to 3109 Franklin Ave and VFW Post 4052.
Directions Coming From Eastern Missouri:
Take I-70 West to Missouri Highway 13 North -look for the Higginsville, MO exit.- Follow Missouri Highway 13 North for approximately 20 miles to the East End of Lexington. Cross US 24 Highway, continue North to MO Hwy 224. Go West on MO Hwy 224 about a quarter mile to 30th Street, Turn left (South) to the corner of 30th and Franklin Ave.. VFW Post 4052 is on the corner, 3109 Franklin Ave.
If you have time, please visit Historic Downtown Lexington, including the well-known Lafayette County Courthouse complete with the prominent Civil War cannonball lodged the front column. Allow approximately 45 minutes to one hour of driving time to reach Lexington from Downtown Kansas City.
If you have questions about driving to Lexington, just click on the "Send RCP E-Mail" button on the menu in the left margin, and we'll respond as soon as possible. Make sure to include both a daytime and evening telephone number.