Southern Starts Here

Horse Capital of the World Locals know it...Lexington is a vibrant city with Southern charm and hospitality. We honor our heritage of horses, bourbon and history. Tradtional? Maybe. But boring? Never! Take a look...

Horse Farm Tours

Horse Capital of the WorldVisiting Lexington? Whether you are staying with friends or family or in a Lexington hotel, be sure to plan in advance to do a Horse Farm Tour. This time of year, you'll see some "youngsters" in the fields!

Change is good! VisitLEX

Lexington Horse Capital of the World We are still Lexington's Convention and Visitors Bureau, but our new name is "VisitLEX". And of course we'll still use our beautiful blue horse in our logo. Read more about that popular blue horse.

A Bucket List Destination

Horse Capital of the WorldIs it going too far to call Lexington the center of the horse universe AND the bourbon universe? Our place on the map, and in history, makes Lexington a unique destination worthy of your bucket list. Start planning your visit now.

New Releases

New Releases

Watch the latest LexTreks videos and experience the Bluegrass Region.


There is a reason they call us Horse Capital of the World! Learn more about Lexington's signature industry.


Historic homes and places, Civil War sites, famous Kentuckians...  History buffs: start here.


America's only native spirit, born right here in the Bluegrass, and Lexington's surprising culinary scene.


Natural wonders, agritourism and our blossoming wine industry.

Local Color

Events and festivals, neighborhoods, unique shopping areas, the fun and funky side of Lexington...

Rolex Ky Three Day Event

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Woodford Reserve uncorks...

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Woodford Reserve Distillery, located in Versailles, Ky., uncorked its new visitors center earlier...

Keeneland and Rolex

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Keeneland Spring Meet

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Easter Baskets and Bourbon

Posted by: Robbie, Bourbon Blogger

The Easter Bunny and bourbon will meet up this year for the 15th annual Buffalo Trace Distillery Easter...

Spring in the Bluegrass

Posted by: Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES The calendar finally says April and the forsythia bush outside my...

Apr 4, 2014 - Apr 25, 2014
Keeneland's Spring Thoroughbred...

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Apr 24, 2014 - Apr 27, 2014
Rolex Kentucky Three...

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May 3, 2014
Derby Day at Keeneland...

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