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It's time to plan a visit to experience the uncommon Southern charm of our city!

Daydreaming of sunnier days? Ready to chart out next year's vacation days? Our LexTrek video series gives you a glimpse into a dynamic destination with a surprising diversity of  activities. Yes, we are the Horse Capital of the World. But if you think everything revolves around horses, just take a look!

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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!
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featured events

Looking for things to do on your next visit to Lexington? Click here to view all upcoming events.
Jan23

Guys and Dolls

Presented by Broadway Live & The Opera House Fund.  Bustling with gamblers,... more
Mar5

The Tales of Hoffmann

Presented by the UK Opera Theatre & Operalex.  Featuring tenors Gregory Turay... more
Mar6

Kentucky Crafted: The Market

Nowhere in Kentucky, let alone the nation, will you find such a convergence of high... more
Mar13

Lexington Comic and Toy Convention 2015

Geekin' it up in Lexington again! ... more
Mar19

Kronos Quartet

An unforgettable night of music with America’s preeminent chamber quartet, the... more
Mar26

Rave On! The Buddy Holly Experience

Rave On! The Buddy Holly Experience reinvents the ordinary tribute show with an... more

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American Saddlebreds

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES This handsome chesnut gelding is Memories Silk, barn name Silks, an American Saddlebred.

From spring through fall Silks performs in the Horses of the World show for visitors ...

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Celebrating Arabians

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES Here's a photo of Scout, an Arabian who is part of the Kentucky Horse Park's Horses of the World show during the summer season. You can see him now at the Breeds barn, along with ...

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Happy New Year 2015

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES,HORSES The Snowball Series Mounted Games competition takes place at the Kentucky Horse Park this Saturday and Sunday, January 3 and 4. It's a fun event for kids and teenagers to watch ...

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Wine + Market

by Mindy, Cuisine Blogger

Wine + Market

One of my favorite things about going to larger cities is the neighborhood markets and gourmet deli's. While I don't live downtown and this is not my neighborhood (yet...) an amazing ...

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Merry Christmas

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES Santa Claus stopped by the Kentucky Horse Park to visit with some very special horses and their riders: the Horse Park's Mounted Police Unit, headed by Captain Lisa Rakes.

In ...

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Almost Christmas

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES The big draft horses that pull the trolleys at the Kentucky Horse Park look as though they are ready for Christmas. These sturdy Clydesdales and Percherons are favorites with the Horse ...

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Greentree Tearoom

by Mindy, Cuisine Blogger

The Greentree Tearoom is a hidden little gem here in Lexington, KY. Tucked away on West Short Street sits this adorable little green house, that is home to an antique shop and a tea room. 

The ...

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