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Foaling Season

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES This sweet little Thoroughbred foal is one of the first 2015 arrivals. He was born at WinStar Farm. The mare beside him is his mother (dam) Colona. His father (sire) is Bellamy Road. ...

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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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Maps & Directions

Travel to Lexington and find world-class attractions, and world-class hospitality! Look for the "Map It" button when exploring attractions, accommodations and dining on visitlex.com. Clicking the button will launch a Google map.
Finding gas prices painful? Find the cheapest gas in Lexington with gasbuddy.com.

Driving directions to the Visitor Center
Find your way to the Lexington  Visitors Center in downtown Lexington and meet with a real live "Lexingtonian" Mondays through Fridays, 8:30 a.m. till 5:00 p.m.; 10 am. till 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Open on Sunday afternoons in the summer. Visit us at 401 West Main Street, Suite 104, Lexington, KY 40507.
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Direct Flight Map
Direct flights to Lexington's state-of-the-art airport, Blue Grass Airport (LEX).

Central Downtown District, Lexington, KY
Web version of a street map of downtown Lexington in PDF file format.

Parking Downtown Guide and Map
A great PDF brochure from the Parking Authority showing where you can park in downtown Lexington, including parking lots, parking garages and meters.

Official Lexington Visitor Planning Guide Maps
If you ask to receive the Visitor Planning Guide, in the center are three useful maps: Central Downtown, a Hotel Locator Map, and a map of the greater Lexington Area. If you view the digital version online, you'll find these same maps at the end of the book.

Walking and Biking Tours
Call the Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau and we will be happy to mail you the popular Lexington Walk and Bluegrass Country Driving Tour.  You can download or listen to an audio version of the walking tour here: LexWalk Audio Tour. Check out the Blue Grass Trust's Bicycle Tour of Historic Lexington, available in our Visitor Center. A number of other neighborhood walking tours are available from the Blue Grass Trust. Click on Resources.

Here is the link to the "Bike Lexington" map which is a guide to bike lanes, trails and preferred bicycling routes in Lexington.

 

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Still need help? Talk to a Visitor Information Specialist Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. till 5 p.m.and Saturdays, 10 a.m. till 5 p.m. (800) 845-3959 or (859) 233-7299.