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James Burnie Beck

by Stuart, History Blogger

During the 19th century, the Scottish-born James B. Beck was a Lexington lawyer and a respected national politician.

Born in Dumfrieshire, Scotland, on February 13, 1822, Beck received his early ...

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Link, the Percheron

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES This handsome horse is Link, who is new to theBreeds Barn at the Kentucky Horse Park this year.

Link, who stands about 18 hands tall, is a Percheron, whichis one of the breeds of the ...

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Accident or Murder?

by Stuart, History Blogger

In 1854, a New York Times article described the death of Lexington resident James O. Frazer. Although Frazer's demise appeared to be accidental, both Frazer's wife and his overseer were later ...

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Transportation Options

    Above All Charters

  • 128 Vincewood Drive
  • Lexington, KY 40536
  • (859) 312-9592, (866) 618-8463
  • Visit Website
  • Contact: Terry Aldridge
  • Fully licensed, insured and equipped motor coaches piloted by bonded and experienced drivers with local ties. Fleet includes 32 passenger mini-coach and 49 or 54 passenger motor coaches.

    Avis Rent A Car

  • 1059 South Broadway
  • Lexington, KY 40504
  • (859) 281-1681, (800) 331-1212
  • Visit Website
  • Contact: Tiffany Yarbrough
  • Two locations: Airport and South Broadway. One-stop shop for rental/sale cars, trucks and passenger vans for your transportation needs.

    Big Blue Pedaler

  • 266 Jefferson St
  • Lexington, KY 40508
  • (859) 469-6929 
  • Visit Website
  • Contact: Lloyd Woods
  • 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.

    Blue Grass Tours & Charter

  • 817 Enterprise Dr.
  • Lexington, KY 40510
  • (859) 252-5744 
  • Fax: (859) 255-4748
  • Visit Website
  • Contact: Pam Upton
  • Charter Service (motor coaches, minibuses, vans). Meeting and convention planning. Step-on guides. Limousine service, spouse tours, customized local tours and much more!

    Bluegrass Cab

  • 1420 Versailles Road
  • Lexington, KY 40502
  • (859) 231-8888 
  • Visit Website
  • Use their app or website to estimate your fare. Quick efficient service.

    Budget Rent-A-Car

  • 1059 South Broadway
  • Lexington, KY 40504
  • (859) 252-8408, (800) 527-0700
  • Fax: (859) 231-5354
  • Visit Website
  • Contact: Nancy Jones
  • Airport location.

    Celebrity & Boss Limousines

  • 212 Normandy Court
  • Lexington, KY 40515
  • (859) 272-1000 
  • Visit Website
  • Contact: Dan Repass
  • State of the art vehicles loaded with luxury amenities. Party buses, vans and traditional limos.

    Cornett's Limo/Airport Shuttle

  • 461 Bradley Court
  • Lexinton, KY 40508
  • (859) 967-6195 
  • Contact: James Cornett
  • "Stretch" limousine available for parties, corporate transportation and airport transfers, including shuttles between regional airports.

    Croswell VIP Travel Services

  • 975 West Main Street
  • Williamsburg, OH 45176
  • (800) 782-8747, (800) 782-8747
  • Fax: (513) 724-3261
  • Visit Website
  • Contact: Anne Werring
  • Perfecting the art of safe travel. Charter buses.

    Discount Cab

  • 201 Quebec Way
  • Lexington, KY 40515
  • (859) 305-1213 
  • Visit Website
  • Contact: Lahoucine Elkohli
  • Taxi service. $2.50 dispatch fee; $2.50 per mile. Hourly and daily rates also available.

    Enterprise Rent-a-Car

  • 4000 Terminal Drive
  • Suite 106
  • Lexington, KY 40510
  • (859) 425-4077, (800) 325-8007
  • Fax: (859) 233-2385
  • Visit Website
  • Airport location.

    Gold Shield

  • PO Box 2145
  • Lexington, KY 40588
  • (859) 255-6388 
  • Fax: (859) 271-6990
  • Visit Website
  • Contact: George Doyle
  • Limousine service. Sedans, Lincoln limousines that hold up to 10 people, 14 passenger Hummer, Sport Utility Vehicles, 15 passenger van.

    Hertz

  • 4000 Terminal Drive
  • Lexington, KY 40510
  • (859) 254-3496, (800) 654-3131
  • Fax: (859) 254-5060
  • Visit Website
  • Contact: Debbie Reese
  • Airport location.

    Lexington Thirsty Pedaler

  • 148 Jefferson Street
  • Lexington, KY 40508
  • (859) 619-4161 
  • Visit Website
  • 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!

    Lextran

  • 109 West Loudon Avenue
  • Lexington, KY 40508
  • (859) 255-7756 
  • Fax: (859) 233-9446
  • Visit Website
  • Contact: Carrie Butler
  • Public bus system and shuttle services and the free Colt Trolley. The Transit Center (the main hub for all buses) is at 150 East Vine Street. Call 859-255-7756 for trip planning assistance.

    Lighter Than Air, Inc.

  • 881 Newtown Pike
  • Lexington, KY 40511
  • (859) 272-7777, (800) 949-8773
  • Fax: (859) 233-4777
  • Visit Website
  • Contact: Frances Pinczewski
  • Catered events, fun food concessions, inflatable rides, tents, tables and chairs. Specialty promotions featuring a carnival theme. Balloon decorating and helium services. Now available: limousine and SUVs for charter.

    Miller Transportation

  • 111 Outer Loop
  • Louisville, KY 40214
  • (800) 544-2383, (800) 544-2383
  • Fax: (502) 368-7253
  • Visit Website
  • Contact: John Miller
  • Luxury charter motorcoaches, school buses & shuttle service.

    National Car Rental

  • 4000 Terminal Drive
  • Lexington, KY 40510
  • (859) 254-8806, (800) 227-7368
  • Fax: (859) 231-9881
  • Visit Website
  • Airport location.

    Premiere Transportation

  • 1500 Breda Drive
  • Knoxville, TN 37918
  • (865) 694-0304, (888) 771-0588
  • Visit Website
  • Contact: Ken Fitzpatrick
  • Specializing in limousine buses. Move your guests and meeting attendees in luxury.

    Shockey Tours & Charters

  • 11117 Decimal Drive
  • Louisville, KY 40299
  • (502) 267-4007, (800) 633-4147
  • Fax: (502) 267-7009
  • Visit Website
  • Contact: GaryJohn Lameyer
  • Deluxe motor coaches. Charter and custom designed tours. Day trips and overnight tours for individuals and groups.

    Superior Van & Mobility

  • 1180 E New Circle Road
  • Lexington, KY 40505
  • (859) 253-1832, (888) 742-8267
  • Fax: (866) 588-1597
  • Visit Website
  • Accessible van rentals.

    The Free Enterprise System

  • 3271 Georgetown Road
  • Lexington, KY 40511
  • (800) 448-5728, (800) 448-5728
  • Fax: (812) 283-1556
  • Visit Website
  • Contact: Karen Scott
  • Group transportation services from deluxe coaches to vans to trolleys. Can bring in up to 30 coaches, accommodating 10-10,000 people.

    Thoroughbred Limousine

  • 4300 Palm Springs Point
  • Lexington, KY 40515
  • (859) 273-3690 
  • Visit Website
  • Contact: Joseph Busenhart
  • Limousine service including Chrysler 300 limos, Hummers, Cadillac Escalades and much more!

    Toby Tours

  • 145 Carter Avenue
  • Louisville, KY 40229
  • 502-955-5339, (800) 955-8680
  • Visit Website
  • Contact: Joy Franklin
  • Group tours for inbound and outbound packages. Convention shuttles. One to three day Kentucky packages. Call for free brochure.

    Wheel Chair Getaways

  • 1180 East New Circle Road
  • Lexington, KY 40505
  • (502) 363-4646, (800) 458-1115
  • Visit Website
  • Daily, weekly, monthly and long-term accessible van rentals. Leading wheelchair van rental company in the United States with branches in almost every city in the U.S.

    Wheels

  • 1450 Newtown Pike
  • Lexington, KY 40511
  • (859) 233-3433 
  • Fax: (859) 254-8354
  • Visit Website
  • Contact: Rick Sheehe
  • Transportation for the disabled. You must register in advance of your arrival in Lexington. Twenty-four hours advance notice is required to schedule service.

    Wildcat Cab

  • 799 Enterprise Dr
  • Lexington, KY 40510
  • (859) 231-8294 
  • Fax: (859) 233-9362
  • Visit Website
  • Contact: Don Daugherty
  • Taxi service. $2.50 dispatch fee and $2.50 per mile as of June 2010.

    Wombles Transportation

  • 144 Eisenhower Court
  • Nicholasville, KY 40356
  • (859) 887-4611 
  • Fax: (859) 885-2398
  • Visit Website
  • Contact: Gera Fulk
  • Charter buses.

    Yellow Cab

  • 799 Enterprise Dr
  • Lexington, KY 40510
  • (859) 231-8294 
  • Fax: (859) 254-9596
  • Visit Website
  • Contact: Don Daugherty
  • Taxi service. $2.50 dispatch fee and $2.50 per mile.