Horse Panoramic with Lexington Skyline

Accolades

We think our city is special, but here's proof! Many top publications have recognized Lexington as a unique destination. We are smart, friendly, welcoming, and enjoy a great standard of living.  Add to that our wonderful equine and historic attractions, superior facilities, and pleasant climate, and you end up with a wonderful place to host a memorable meeting. Meeting Planners who have worked with the team at VisitLEX give Lexington a 92% approval rating as a meeting destination!

Member of the Meetings and Conventions Magazine Hall of Fame for Gold Service Awards

Southern Living's Best Cities of the South 2018 - Southern Living

#8 Best in the US: The US Destinations you need to see in 2018 (Bourbon Country) - Lonely Planet

One of the best 11 U.S. cities to visit in 2018 - Smarter Travel

#5 Best Run Cities - Wallet Hub 2017

#7 Top Small American City of the Future - fDi Intelligence 2017

#26 Most Exciting Food Cities in America - Zagat 2017

#2 Most Charitable City in America - Deseret News 2016

#5 Best City for 20-Somethings - Move.org 2016

#27 Most Literate City - Central Connecticut State University study 2015

#6 Most Inspiring Cities for Young Artists - USA Today 2015

Top 50 Places of a Lifetime/America- National Geographic Traveler

#11 Percent of population over age 25 with an Advanced degree among cities over 250,000 - US Census 2013

See more Lexington rankings on on CommerceLEX 

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