Photo Op in the Paddock at Keeneland

Things to Do

Note: In these times of uncertainty, do check ahead before planning a visit or activity.  The Lexington Visitors Center is currently open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. and closed on Saturdays.

Looking for things to do in Lexington? Check out our Top Ten List or our Suggested Itineraries. Overwhelmed? Give us a call and talk to a real, live Lexington Visitor Information Specialist, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern Time), Saturday between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., and on Sundays in the summers, between noon and 5 p.m. (800) 845-3959.

Dig in! Add the places you want to visit to your Trip Planner or share with friends. Looking for a Calendar of Events? Click on Events and browse what's going on during your visit to Lexington.

Locals know it...Lexington is a vibrant city with Southern charm and hospitality. We honor our heritage of horses, bourbon and history. Traditonal? Maybe. But boring? Never!

Top Ten Things To Do

In Lexington's Bluegrass Region, there are hundreds of exciting things to do, see and experience. Based on visitor feedback, we created a Top 10 list to get you started. Take a look... more

Suggested Itineraries

You've already discovered there's a lot to do in Lexington! Now the challenge is not "what" to do, but "how".  We can help you plan a getaway. You'll go back home with memories of an eclectic destination that manages to be both worldly and quaint at the same time... more

Brewgrass Trail

We are home to master  brewers  as well as master  distillers ! More and more thirsty travelers are seeking out small craft brewers and locally-made beers in addition to sampling our classic bourbons... more

Visit Wineries

The fertile soil of the Bluegrass Region that gave birth to the Bourbon industry and the Horse industry is now proving its merits to wine makers. Did you know Jacques Dufour was growing wine grapes in this region as early as 1798?  more

Seeing is believing -
Check out a real-time feed of cool things going on in Lexington. It’s not ALL about horses! more

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