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Quick & Easy Quiche

by Mindy, Cuisine Blogger

Happy Thanksgiving Lexington! I wanted to share the quick and easy quiche that I prepped for the Good Day Kentucky Thanksgiving Day Segment that you can prep ahead of time before you have guest ...

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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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Driving Directions to the Lexington Visitors Center

VCparkatdoorWhen you are in Lexington, be sure to stop by and see us at the Lexington Visitors Center in the heart of downtown. We are located at 401 West Main Street, facing Triangle Park in historic Victorian Square. Friendly Visitor Information Specialists are happy to answer your questions and give suggestions on things to see and do in Lexington. Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. During the summer months we are also open on Sundays from noon to 5 p.m.


Directions to the Lexington Visitor's Center

From the North, from Cincinnati
From the West, from Louisville
From Blue Grass Airport
Using Exit 113, Broadway
From the South via I-75 Northbound

Directions from the North, from Cincinnati via I-75 Southbound .....

  • I-75 merges with I-64 just north of Lexington. After the interstates merge, take the first Lexington exit: Exit 115 (Newtown Pike). At the end of the exit ramp turn right and travel about 3 miles towards downtown Lexington.
  • Continue on Newtown Pike until you come to the intersection of Newtown Pike and West Main Street. There are tombstone companies to your left and right (Lexington Cemetery is nearby). Turn left onto West Main Street.
  • Stay in the left lane. After two blocks, at Triangle Park, turn left at the traffic light onto Broadway.
  • Make an immediate left onto Main Street and move to the right lane.
  • The Lexington Visitors Center is on the right side of the street in Victorian Square, facing Triangle Park.

Parking is available at meters in front of the Visitors Center, at meters around the corner on Algonquin and on Short Street, and in the Victorian Square parking garage at Short and Broadway (enter the garage from Short Street).

 

For a street map of the central downtown district in PDF format, showing your approach from the North and Exit 115, click here.


Directions from Exit 113 (Paris/Broadway).....

  • From I-75/64 the North Broadway exit is Exit 113.
  • At the end of the exit ramp, follow the signs "to Lexington"
  • Follow North Broadway into downtown Lexington (about 3 miles). As you come into the downtown area get into the right lane.
  • At the intersection of Broadway and West Main Street, turn right onto West Main Street.
  • The Lexington Visitors Center is to your right in Victorian Square across from Triangle Park.

Parking is available at meters in front of the Visitors Center, at meters around the corner on Algonquin and on Short Street, and in the Victorian Square parking garage at Short and Broadway (enter the garage from Short Street).

 

For a street map of the central downtown district in PDF format, showing your approach from the North and Exit 113, click here.


Directions from the West (from Louisville via I-64E).....

  • As you are traveling east on I-64 it merges with I-75 (North/South interstate).
  • After the two interstates merge, take the first Lexington exit: Exit 115 (Newtown Pike).
  • At the end of the exit ramp turn right and travel towards downtown Lexington.
  • Continue on Newtown Pike until you come to the intersection of Newtown Pike and West Main Street. There are tombstone companies to your left and right (Lexington Cemetery is nearby). Turn left onto West Main Street.
  • Stay in the left lane. After two blocks, at Triangle Park, turn left onto Broadway.
  • Make an immediate left onto Main Street and move to the right lane.
  • The Lexington Visitors Center is on the right side of the street in Victorian Square, facing Triangle Park.

Parking is available at meters in front of the Visitors Center, at meters around the corner on Algonquin and on Short Street, and in the Victorian Square parking garage at Short and Broadway (enter the garage from Short Street).

 

For a street map of the central downtown district in PDF format, showing your approach from Louisville via Exit 115, click here.


Directions from the South, via I-75 Northbound.....

  • For the most direct route, take the first Lexington exit: Exit 104
  • Follow the signs "to Lexington", taking a left at the end of the exit ramp. You are coming in on Richmond Road
  • After approximately 6 miles, you have reached downtown Lexington, and the famous Thoroughbred Park is to your right with its bronze horse statues. At this point, Main Street becomes one-way and you should make your way to the far right lane.
  • Continue on Main Street to North Broadway. You will see Triangle Park ahead on your left and Victorian Square ahead on your right.
  • Cross through the intersection. The Lexington Visitors Center is on the right side of the street in Victorian Square across from Triangle Park.
  • Parking is available at meters in front of the Visitors Center, at meters around the corner on Algonquin and on Short Street, and in the Victorian Square parking garage at Short and Broadway (enter from Short Street).

For a street map of the central downtown district in PDF format, showing your approach from the South and Exit 104, click here.


Directions from Blue Grass Airport .....

  • The Visitors Center is 5.9 miles from the airport. From the exit of the airport, turn left on to Man O War Boulevard.
  • Turn right at the traffic light onto US 60, Versailles Road.
  • Follow Versailles Road. After approximately four miles, the road curves sharply to the right and becomes West Maxwell, a one-way street. Get in the left lane.
  • At the traffic light, turn left onto South Broadway and stay in the left lane.
  • Travel three blocks to West Main Street and turn left.
  • The Lexington Visitors Center is on the right side of the street in Victorian Square across from Triangle Park.

Parking is available at meters in front of the Visitors Center, at meters around the corner on Algonquin and on Short Street, and in the Victorian Square parking garage at Short and Broadway (enter the garage from Short Street).

For a street map of the central downtown district in PDF format, showing your approach from the airport, click here.

Visitor Planning Guide

Our comprehensive Visitor Planning Guide is printed once each year. This colorful magazine has suggestions for dining and shopping, sample itineraries, information on attractions in the region, a complete list of accommodations, and more!  You can register to receive a Visitor Planning Guide by mail. Or, view the entire Guide online.   

 

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