Things to Do

Horses, bourbon, bluegrass and more—the best of Kentucky is right here in Lexington. Here’s a few of our recommendations for how to make the most of your visit. Or blaze your own trail with our Calendar of Events. See something you like? Use our Trip Planner to stay organized and share with friends.

Top 13 Things to Do

Horse farm tour

Horse Farm Tours

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Bourbon Distilleries

Group of people touring Woodford Reserve Distillery

Historic Homes

Ashland - Henry Clay Estate

Brewgrass Trail

Two women cheers their beers and smile inside the tasting room of Mirror Twin Brewing.

Free Things To Do

A woman photographs her friend posing for a photo in front of a series of huge, vibrant murals.

Things to Do This Weekend

Lexington is famous for its bourbon and horses, but there’s so much more to do here! From live music at The Burl, to shopping at Greyline Station, to checking out a new restaurant or the Lexington Farmers Market, you’ll never run out of ideas. So...


Not sure where to start? Check out some of our favorite local attractions and things to do here in the Horse Capital of the World.

“No one does bourbon and horse racing better than Lexington.”

- The Washington Post