J. Alexander Chiles was one of Lexington's first African American lawyers. After being removed from a "whites only" railroad car in the early 1900s, Chiles sued and eventually argued his case before ...
HORSES, HORSES The showiest of show horses is the beautiful and proud American Saddlebred. Nothing matches a Saddlebred when he moves into one of his flashy gaits and the crowd of spectators bursts ...
Learn a little history and a lot about Lexington's cuisine scene as you stroll through downtown Lexington, stopping at a variety of restaurants for a sampling of their offerings. Saturdays at 10:30 a.m., April through October. Private tours for groups of 12 or more are offered by advance arrangement.
Learn about the history of downtown Lexington as reflected in its historic homes, churches and commercial buildings. See Henry Clay's law office, Christ Church Cathedral, Transylvania University, the pre-civil war homes of Gratz Park, and more. Regular tours offered on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays, as well as custom group and private tours by appointment.
Two Saturday tours offered. The Grand Tour at 6 pm (family-friendly) and the Spirits!Scandals!Sordid Secrets! tour at 8 pm. Both are about 1.3 miles of easy walking. No reservations necessary. Dr. Coleman is also available for special guided walks for groups.
Old Lexington Tour Company provides entertaining experiences of downtown Lexington. Choose from themed packages for families, couples or corporate functions. Romantic Date Night walking tours, a Bourbon and Cigar walk and general history tours are just a few of your options. All tours are easy and relaxing and last between 60 and 90 minutes.
250 West Main Street Ste. 2100 | Lexington, KY 40507
(800) 848-1224 or (859) 233-1221
Lexington Visitors Center
401 West Main Street Ste. 104 | Lexington, KY 40507
(800) 845-3959 or (859) 233-7299