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Things to Do

Looking for things to do in Lexington? Check out our Top Ten List or our Suggested Itineraries to get you started. Overwhelmed? Give us a call and talk to a real, live Lexington Visitor Information Specialist, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern Time), Saturday between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., and on Sundays in the summers, between noon and 5 p.m. (800) 845-3959.

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Locals know it...Lexington is a vibrant city with Southern charm and hospitality. We honor our heritage of horses, bourbon and history. Traditonal? Maybe. But boring? Never!

Top Ten
Top Ten Things To Do
As you might expect in the Horse Capital of the World, we have horses! But in Lexington's Bluegrass Region, there are hundreds of exciting things to do, see and experience. Lexington is Kentucky's centerpiece, offering all the best Kentucky has to offer. Need a little guidance? Here's our Top 10 list to get you started... 1. See nearly 50 breeds.... more
Suggested Itineraries
There's a lot to do in Lexington, Kentucky! You've already discovered that! Perhaps the challenge now is not "what" to do, but "how". These itineraries will help you plan your visit to Lexington. Our city's land and lifestyle have gained global recognition, and we can help you cover the bases: horses, history and bourbon. Plan a.... more
Brwgrass Trail
The Brewgrass Trail
True: we are known as the birthplace of bourbon. But we are home to master brewers as well as master distillers! Craft breweries are now scattered across Kentucky, and more and more thirsty travelers are seeking out small craft brewers and locally-made beers in addition to sampling our classic bourbons. The Brewgrass Trail is dedicated to.... more
Visit Wineries
The fertile soil of the Bluegrass Region that gave birth to the Bourbon industry and the Horse industry is now proving its merits to wine makers. Though the wine industry here may be considered to be fairly new, the truth is that Jacques Dufour was growing wine grapes in this region as early as 1798. Plan to visit some of our charming wineries and.... more