Lehsten is a small community in the middle of the Mecklenburg Lake District, only about 17 km from the spa goods (Müritz) away. The wooded area is a popular destination especially for active vacationers as hikers and cyclists. Water sports and fishing come to the lakes at their expense. From Lehsten until next lake, the lake Varchentiner, it is about 4 km. The nearest shops, a restaurant and a bakery are 3 km away. The train station is 18 km, a motorway junction is located in about 40 km away. The town hosts many cultural events every year. In the nearby Waren (Müritz), the tourist center of the Mecklenburg Lake District, there are various attractions and attractions, such as the harbor, the historic old town or the freshwater aquarium Müritzeum. Boat and bicycle rental, passenger shipping, cafes, restaurants and various shops are also located in the village.