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Lex Like a Local

Come experience the uncommon Southern charm of our city the way our locals do every day.

Click here for a chance to win a tailored "Lex Like a Local" experience with famed Woodford Reserve chef Ouita Michaels. We've packaged three unforgettable experiences together for a perfect Lexington getaway.

Stay at Lexington's Gratz Park Inn downtown and explore the nearby historic neighborhoods, visit the Kentucky Horse Park, and enjoy a tour and bourbon-paired dinner at Woodford Reserve bourbon distillery. History, horses and bourbon! That's how the locals do it!

 
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Enjoy browsing visitLEX.com. We showcase the premier places to eat, shop, play, stay and experience the time-honored traditions of Kentucky's centerpiece. Click below to learn more about Lexington's Bourbon connections or how to tour a private horse farm, or browse our photo albums.

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LEX marks the spot. Bourbon starts here!
Curious about Lexington’s connection to the history of America’s Native Spirit? more
Horse Farm
Visit the homes of our four-legged celebrities.
Horse farm tours are a “must-do” when visiting the Horse Capital of the World! more

featured events

Looking for things to do on your next visit to Lexington? Click here to view all upcoming events.
Nov21

21st. Annual Southern Lights

The 21st Annual Southern Lights includes a self-guided four mile journey through a... more
Nov7

Unified Trust Company Ice Rink

Tis the season for ice skating!  Enjoy 90 minutes on the ice!  Monday-Friday 4... more
Nov28

Luminate Lexington Festival

Festivities begin at 2 PM and continue through the afternoon with food vendors, arts and... more
Nov29

The Blessing of the Hounds

Join Shaker Village and the Woodford Hounds fox hunters for their annual Blessing of the... more
Dec7

Holiday Candlelight Tour

Tree Lighting at 5 p.m.  Enjoy live music on a self-guided tour of the mansion and... more
Dec14

Candy Cane Concert

This year's concert, "Holiday Dance Mix" features the Bluegrass Youth Ballet,... more
Dec14

Holiday Celebration of Song

Head downtown to the atrium of The Square to hear The UK Opera Theatre breathe new life... more
Dec26

Holiday Candlelight Tour

Enjoy live music on a self-guided tour of the mansion and refreshments in the Keeper's... more

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The Breeds Barn

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES Things are quieter now at the Kentucky Horse Park since it began operating on its winter schedule. That means that the Horse Park is open Wednesdays through Sundays, 9AM-5PM, and ...

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The National Horse Show

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES Only two days are left of the National Horse Show which is in its fourth annual appearance at the Kentucky Horse Park in the warm Alltech Arena. Just today and tomorrow remain of ...

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Apple Picking

by Mindy, Cuisine Blogger

It’s Fall Y’all! That means cooler temps (sometimes…), beautiful fall colors in the trees, pumpkins, corn mazes…and my favorite-Apple Picking!

 

This past ...

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