Are you in Lexington for a meeting, conference, or event? If you have some time to spare before your scheduled activities, this guide to Lexington, KY is at your service. Whether you only have a few hours or an entire two days to explore, this guide ensures you'll experience all the essential attractions before you bid farewell to the city.

 

USE A FEW FREE HOURS TO EXPLORE DOWNTOWN

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Downtown Lex: A Beautiful Blend of Tradition & Modernity

Lexington's downtown is the perfect mix of new and old, simultaneously having a small town feel and big city vibes. During the day there’s a plethora of shops, street art, restaurantsfood tours, and sights to see, all within an easy-to-walk distance. If nightlife is more your speed, there are bars, clubs, and plenty of spots that’d make the perfect date night.

Have a free 1/2 day? Add the Distillery District to your list

Distillery District

Indulge in the Spirited History of the Distillery District

Once abandoned, this revitalized area is brimming with new businesses and entertainment. From the historic James E. Pepper Distillery, to the deliciously inventive and occasionally boozy Crank and Boom, there’s plenty of fun to partake in. 

More time to spare? Make your way to the Summit at Fritz Farm

The Summit at Fritz Farm

Explore, shop, and dine at The Summit at Fritz Farm

Once you finish up your time downtown and at the Distillery District, check out the Summit at Fritz Farm. This shopping and dining destination is a finely curated, mixed-use destination celebrating the rich heritage of Lexington. New stores continue to open. The Summit at Fritz Farm boasts nearly 70 street-level shops, 25 dining options including chef-inspired, local and regional flavors, modern office spaces and luxury apartments.