Lexington Visitors Guide

2019

The official visitor guide for Lexington, Kentucky, Horse Capital of the World. Tourist and meeting planner information on planning a trip to Lexington, KY.

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Whether you're here for the horses, our historic sites, family fun or scenic beauty, Lexington will deliver. This is just a sneak peek at all the things to do in the Horse Capital of the World. Be sure to double-check days and hours of operation before making your travel plans. For even more attractions, go online at VisitLEX.com. Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Company 401 Cross Street (859) 225-2337 kentuckyale.com Continuing a tradition established in 1794 by the Lexington Brewing Company, this facility features a brewery tour, a distillery tour and a gift shop. American Saddlebred Museum 4083 Iron Works Parkway (859) 259-2746 | (800) 829-4438 asbmuseum.org Located at the Kentucky Horse Park. Showcases the "American-made", elegant and athletic Saddlebred breed of horse. Open year-round. Days/hours vary seasonally. The Arboretum 500 Alumni Drive (859) 257-6955 arboretum.ca.uky.edu Expansive arboretum features a variety of native trees, gardens and walking/jogging paths. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. ArtsPlace 161 North Mill Street (859) 255-2951 lexarts.org Home of LexArts, the city's arts and cultural council. Performance spaces, dance studios, a gallery showcasing Central Kentucky artists and office space for arts organizations. Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate 120 Sycamore Road (859) 266-8581 henryclay.org Home of famous 19th-century statesman Henry Clay. Located on a beautiful 17-acre wooded estate near downtown. Seasonal outdoor café. Hours/days vary seasonally. Closed January and February. Aviation Museum of Kentucky 4029 Airport Road (859) 231-1219 aviationky.org Features restored historic aircraft; aviation artifacts and equipment; interactive displays; gift shop. Open year-round. Hours/days vary seasonally. Behind the Blue Grass Airport. Barrel House Distilling Co. 1200 Manchester Street (859) 259-0159 barrelhousedistillery.com In the historic Distillery District. Tours and tastings Wednesday through Sunday. Gift shop. Bluegrass Distillers 501 West 6th Street (859) 253-4490 bluegrassdistillers.com Craft bourbon tours highlight the science of distilling, the art of tasting and the history of distilling in Lexington. Souvenir cocktail glass included. Closed Mondays. Boone Creek Outdoors 8291 Old Richmond Road (855) 494-7539 boonecreekoutdoors.com Soar on ziplines and traverse bridges with an experienced guide as you make your way through the native hardwood canopy of the Boone Creek and Kentucky Palisades area. Carriage House Theatre 154 West Bell Court (859) 257-4929 studioplayers.org Home to Kentucky's oldest community- involved theatre. Regular season runs September through May. Explorium of Lexington 440 West Short Street (859) 258-3253 explorium.com A children's museum with two floors of hands-on exhibits on dinosaurs, bubbles, the moon and more. Open year-round. Closed on Mondays during the school year. Farmers' Markets (859) 608-2655 | (859) 278-4846 Lexington has numerous colorful markets downtown and around the city. Fruits and vegetables, herbs, flowers, jams and jellies, honey, Kentucky specialties and more. L E X I NGT ON AT T R AC T IONS 26 | Travel Inspiration Guide

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