Looking for things to do in Lexington and the Bluegrass Region? So many attractions! Use our Trip Planner so you don't lose track of all the things you'd like to do during your visit to Lexington. Have you thought about a horse farm tour?
Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Company401 Cross Street Lexington, KY 40508
- Phone: (859) 255-2337
Established in 1794, Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Company continues a splendid tradition of quality brewing producing Kentucky Ale, Kentucky Light and Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, now Bourbon, too. The brew hall viewing area, distilling facilities, bottling operations, gift shop and an Irish sampling pub are available for tours. Bus tours and walk-ups invited.
American Saddlebred Museum4083 Iron Works Parkway Lexington, KY 40511
- Phone: (859) 259-2746
- Toll Free: (800) 829-4438
This privately owned museum located on the grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park is a colorful and contemporary showcase of the American Saddlebred, Kentucky's native breed of horse. The Museum houses the largest collection of Saddlebred artifacts in the world including trophies, photographs, tack, artwork and a library of over 2,400 volumes used for bloodline and genealogical research.
ArtsPlace161 North Mill Street Lexington, KY 40507
- Phone: (859) 255-2951
Housed in a Beaux Art classical style building dating to 1904, ArtsPlace is a multi-purpose arts center. Headquarters for LexArts, the city's arts and cultural council, it is also home to a number of member arts organizations. An art gallery showcases the works of Central Kentucky artists.
Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate120 Sycamore Road Lexington, KY 40502
- Phone: (859) 266-8581
Note:Closed Monday Oct 28 through Thursday Oct 31 to put in a new heating and air conditioning unit. Ashland, the home of famous 19th-century statesman Henry Clay, is located a short distance from downtown Lexington on a beautiful 20-acre wooded estate with an English parterre garden. The home is filled with Clay family belongings and memorabilia.
Aviation Museum of Kentucky4029 Airport Road Lexington, KY 40510
- Phone: (859) 231-1219
Located at the Blue Grass Airport, this museum features aircraft, aviation artifacts and equipment, simulators, interactive displays and a gift shop.The changing collection of modern and restored historic aircraft includes a 'Blue Angels' A-4 Skyhawk and a rare Crosley Moonbeam biplane.
Barrel House Distilling Co.1200 Manchester Street Lexington, KY 40504
- Phone: (859) 259-0159
Honoring Lexington's distilling tradition that dates back to the late 1700's, this distillery is located in the old barreling house of the old Pepper Distillery in Lexington's Historic Distillery District. Currently distilling Devil John Moonshine, Pure Blue Vodka, OAK Rum plus a "yet to be named" bourbon currently aging for a release date of fall 2014. Tasting room and gift shop.
Black Barn Winery4200 Newtown Pike Lexington, KY 40511
- Phone: (859) 552-2525
Crafting one wine per year, by design. Big full-bodied dry reds are made with old-world traditions using fresh grapes brought to Kentucky from California. The winery is located inside a renovated tobacco barn on a Lexington horse farm, and yes, the barn is black.
Blue Stallion Brewing610 West 3rd Street Lexington, KY 40508
- Phone: (859) 608-8490
Claiming â€śwe no longer accept that a casual beer needs to be yellow with no character or flavor,â€ť Blue Stallion specializes in crafting quality European-style lagers and ales. The taproom offers an evolving menu of approachable in-house, local and out-of-town beers. Munich Dunkel and German Pilsner are two of their signature brews.
Bluegrass Farmers' Market3450 Richmond Road Lexington, KY 40509
- Phone: (859) 278-4846
Fresh produce produced by Kentucky farmers. No out-of-state products are sold. Open seasonally.
Boone Station240 Gentry Road Lexington, KY 40502
- Phone: (859) 527-3131
This 46-acre State Historic Site near Athens, Kentucky, was an early settlement of 15 to 20 families and the home of Daniel Boone from 1779 to 1782. Daniel Boone's brother, Samuel, is buried here. Self-guided walking trails.