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Lexington, Kentucky showcases all Kentucky's charm, natural bounty and Southern hospitality with elegance and sophistication. We've distilled all the best Kentucky has to offer in one charming but cosmopolitan city. Welcome to Lexington!

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Lexington, Kentucky
Getting Here. Within a day's drive of two-thirds of the population of the United States, Lexington is strategically located at the intersection of interstates 64 and 75 in Fayette County, Kentucky. (See map. ) Lexington is accessible by air with approximately 100 direct and nonstop flights. Nestled among world famous Thoroughbred horse farms,.... more
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Our Famous Blue Horse
Lexington is the heart of the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky, the home of legendary horses and world famous bourbons. In the early spring there is a hint of blue in the grass, prompting early settlers to dub the region, "the Bluegrass". Hidden just below the surface of our rolling hills lies an ancient limestone shelf that acts as a.... more
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The Bluegrass Region
Listed in National Geographic Traveler's "50 Best Places of a Lifetime", Kentucky's famed Bluegrass Region is not to be missed. Lexington, Horse Capital of the World, is at the heart of this region of rare beauty, but the region is dotted with charming small towns to explore. Whether your interests are Civil War sites, historic.... more
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Horse Capital of the World
Surrounded by over 400 horse farms, Lexington is the Horse Capital of the World because... Lexington, Horse Capital of the World, had the honor of being the first city outside of Europe to ever host the World Equestrian Games. Attendance at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in 2010 topped half a million. A record twenty-seven.... more
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The Lexington Visitors Center
Come see us at the Lexington Visitors Center on Main Street, in the heart of Downtown. 401 West Main Street, Suite 104. Monday through Friday 9:00 to 5:00; Saturdays 10:00 to 5:00. Open on Sundays in the summers. Our friendly Visitor Information Specialists are standing by at our Visitors Center with advice on things to see and do in.... more