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 ...
This 14 passenger party bike can be chartered for special bookings such as sporting events, wedding events,bar hops, corporate outings or promotional rides. Participants can help power the bike, but it does have a motor as well.
From horse farms, to bourbon, to wineries, to historic sites, let Central Kentucky Tours show you around the Bluegrass Region. Based in Harrodsburg, the company does pickups at The Campbell House and Marriott Griffingate in Lexington, as well as Shaker Village, the Beaumont Inn and Bright Leaf Golf Course in Harrodsburg.
Narrated tours are offered Mondays through Saturdays. The van drives through two famous farms and other points of equine, historic and cultural interest and includes downtown. Tour lasts three hours. Pick ups at local hotels.
From the starting gate to the finish line, this destination management company strives to provide a unique Lexington experience. Spouse programs, tours, registration services, meet and greets, incentive trips, special event functions.
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.
Horse Country, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides a central booking outlet for member farms and medical equine clinics. The organization strives to connect visitors with the story of the horses, the land and the people of the Bluegrass Region at more than 20 locations across the Bluegrass. Visit the website to purchase a ticket for a tour.
Owned and operated by a native Lexingtonian. Each tour visits two or three horse farms and Keeneland Race Course, plus a drive-by Calumet Farm. Two tours daily, seven days a week, at 8:45 am and 12:45 pm. Lasts about 3 hours. Air-conditioned 15 passenger vans.
Rare opportunity to get inside the Thoroughbred industry. More than twenty years experience providing a 1 to 3.5 hour tours of Thoroughbred farms and Keeneland Race Course. Custom private and group tours.
Former Lexington History Museum president offers private afternoon tours in your vehicle. He'll cover the unusual, the unique, and even the extreme. See stations (forts), first houses, original neighborhoods, slave auction sites, burial grounds, bawdy houses and speakeasies and more, including the backstory to Gone with the Wind.
April through October. One hour narrated cruises on a 12 person 24-foot pontoon boat. Free. Reservations required. Departs from River View Park and cruises to Lock 4 before turning around and heading to Capital View Park.
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.
Charter this 15 passenger "bike" for a unique bar hopping experience of downtown Lexington. Plan an unforgettable outing for your next corporate event, or book the bike for a bachelor or bachelorette party. You'll spend about half your time helping power the bike, and about half your time enjoying the ambiance of some of Lexington's hottest bars. There's an "electric assist" if you need it!
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.
The event company for Bourbon enthusiasts, Rackhouse Events is a full service event production firm and destination management company that also offers tours guides. Creating one-of-a kind experiences that reflect your mission and brand. Stylish, sophisticated and Southern always go together, and Bourbon is always better in the Bluegrass!
Dynamic corporate event planning for companies of all sizes. Exclusive "behind the scenes" tours of the Thoroughbred, bourbon and auto industries. Creative team building exercises, catering, venues for any event style, entertainment and transportation options and access to all audio/visual needs.
Daily van tours are offered at 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. and depart from several easily accessible hotels. This three-plus hour tour includes a drive by Calumet, a tour of Keeneland Race Track, points of interest from the movies Seabiscuit, Dreamer and Secretariat, and an up close personal encounter with Thoroughbreds.
Hear behind-the scenes stories about the individuals and horses that make Lexington the Horse Capital of the World. Regular tours depart from the Embassy Suites. Other pick up points can be arranged in advance.