Looking for things to do in Lexington and the Bluegrass Region? So many attractions! 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 Company continues a splendid tradition of quality brewing producing Kentucky Ale, Kentucky Light and Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale. The brew hall viewing area, 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.
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.
Champs Entertainment Center297 Ruccio Way Lexington, KY 40503
- Phone: (866) 752-8359
State-of-the-art entertainment complex houses a rollerdome for skating as well as Laser Zone and Lost City laser tag and Lost City indoor miniature golf and a restaurant.
Downtown Arts Center141 East Main Street Lexington, KY 40507
- Phone: (859) 225-0370
Owned by the city-county government and managed by the local arts council, this building encompasses a cafe, an art gallery and offices as well as performance and rehearsal space.