(800) 845-3959  VisitLEX.COM 19 18 2017 LEXINGTON VISITORS GUIDE Keeneland Race Course National Historic Landmark. One of the most genteel, beautiful racetracks in the world. Live Thoroughbred racing April and October. No racing Mondays or Tuesdays. Visit the grounds year-round, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 4201 Versailles Road (859) 254-3412 (800) 456-3412 keeneland.com Kentucky Horse Park Lexington’s premiere attraction. A 1,200 acre showcase of museums, galleries, theaters and exhibits dedicated to all breeds of horse. Open year- round. Hours and days vary seasonally. 4089 Iron Works Pike (859) 233-4303 (800) 678-8813 kyhorsepark.com Kentucky Theater Lovingly renovated grand movie theater from the Golden Age presents new releases, art films and classic movies series. 214 East Main Street (859) 231-6997 kentuckytheater.com Latrobe’s Pope Villa One of the few remaining examples of the residential work of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, one of the architects of the United States Capitol. Tours by appointment. 326 Grosvenor Avenue (859) 253-0362 bluegrasstrust.org Lexington Cemetery Nationally recognized as one of America’s most beautiful arboretums. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open year-round, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 833 West Main Street (859) 255-5522 lexcem.org Lexington Center and Rupp Arena Downtown complex with hotel, retail center, convention halls and Rupp Arena, home court of the UK Wildcats men’s basketball team. Arena viewing window open year-round, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Retail center open year-round, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Sunday hours vary. 430 West Vine Street (859) 233-4567 lexingtoncenter.com Lexington Opera House Meticulously restored 1886 opera house hosts Broadway Live and Variety Live series as well as concerts and local arts performances. 401 West Short Street (859) 233-4567 lexingtonoperahouse.com Living Arts and Science Center Art and science exhibits, special events. Explore the night sky and the wonders of space with LASC’s brand new fixed dome planetarium. 362 North Martin Luther King Blvd (859) 252-5222 LASCLEX.org Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center Built in the ‘40s as a cultural centerpiece for Lexington’s African American families, today’s renovated and expanded Lyric hosts a robust schedule of shows and exhibits in its theater, museum and gallery. 300 East Third Street (859) 280-2201 lexingtonlyric.com Mary Todd Lincoln House Childhood home of Mary Todd, wife of Abraham Lincoln. The nation’s first shrine to a First Lady. Opens at 10 a.m. March 15 through November 30. Last tour at 3:00 p.m. Closed Sundays. 578 West Main Street (859) 233-9999 mtlhouse.org McConnell Springs The campsite of the first Lexington settlers, this 26- acre nature sanctuary offers an array of historical and environmental treasures. Open year-round. Trails close at dusk. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. 416 Rebmann Lane (859) 225-4073 mcconnellsprings.org Old Kentucky Chocolates Making candy in the Bluegrass for more than 40 years. Best known for their Bourbon Truffles, Chocolates and Cherries. Tours Monday through Thursday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. 450 Southland Drive (859) 278-4444 (800) 786-0579 oldkycandy.com Raven Run Nature Sanctuary This 730-acre nature sanctuary is dedicated to conservation. Walking trails are ideal for bird watching and views of the majestic Kentucky River Palisades. Open year- round 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 3885 Raven Run Way (859) 272-6105 ravenrun.org Red Mile The region’s oldest racetrack, dating to 1875. Seasonal racing. Grounds open year-round, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Entertainment complex with 902 instant racing machines is open till 2 a.m.;4 a.m. on weekends. 1200 Red Mile Road (859) 255-0752 redmileky.com Talon Winery & Vineyards Set on 300 acres of rolling farmland. Lush vineyards, tasting room and gift shop. Open seven days a week. 7086 Tates Creek Road (859) 971-3214 talonwine.com The Thoroughbred Center Go behind the scenes at this working Thoroughbred training facility. Open year-round. Tours at 9 a.m. Monday through Saturday, April through October. November through March, tours by appointment. 3380 Paris Pike (859) 293-1853 thethoroughbredcenter.com Thoroughbred Park Dedicated to the Thoroughbred industry, this park features seven life-like bronze horses approaching the finish line. Notable jockeys represented: Randy Romero, Pat Day, Bill Shoemaker, Jerry Bailey, Don Brumfield, Chris McCarron and Craig Perret. Open year- round, 24 hours a day. Corner of Main and Midland. 100 Midland Avenue (800) 845-3959 VisitLEX.com Town Branch Distillery The first distillery to be built in Lexington in nearly 100 years. Town Branch Bourbon is named for the waterway that runs through the Distillery District. 401 Cross Street (859) 255-2337 kentuckyale.com/town-branch Transylvania University Established in 1780, Transylvania is the oldest college west of the Allegheny Mountains. Call for tour information. 300 North Broadway (859) 233-8300 (800) 872-6798 transy.edu Triangle Park This green space is a hub of activity for special events. Surf the net with free WiFi and enjoy the rushing fountains. Outdoor cafe and ice rink open seasonally. 400 West Main Street (859) 233-4567 triangleparklexington.org UK Singletary Center for the Arts Hosting performers, artists, musicians and speakers in more than 400 events annually. 405 Rose Street (859) 257-1706 singletarycenter.com University of Kentucky Founded in 1865, the University of Kentucky is the largest college in the state. Walking tours available. 410 Administration Drive (859) 257-9000 uky.edu Waveland State Historic Site Outstanding example of Greek Revival architecture. Built in 1848 by a grand- nephew of Daniel Boone. Hours and days of operation vary seasonally. 225 Waveland Museum Lane (859) 272-3611 parks.ky.gov Whitaker Bank Ballpark State-of-the-art stadium home to Lexington’s minor league professional baseball team, the Lexington Legends, and a premier outdoor concert venue. 207 Legends Lane (859) 422-7867 lexingtonlegends.com Ashland,The Henry Clay Estate Talon Winery & Vineyards Lexington Cemetery Triangle Park Handicap Access Limited Handicap Access LEXINGTON ATTRACTIONS