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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Thoroughbred Park 100 Midland Avenue (800) 845-3959 VisitLEX.com This park, dedicated to the Thoroughbred industry, features seven life-size and 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. Corner of Main and Midland. Town Branch Distillery 401 Cross Street (859) 225-2337 kentuckyale.com/town-branch The first of Lexington's new distilleries to be built in Lexington in nearly 100 years. Town Branch Bourbon is named for the waterway that runs through the Distillery District. Transylvania University 300 North Broadway (859) 233-8300 | (800) 872-6798 transy.edu Established in 1780, Transylvania is the oldest college west of the Allegheny Mountains. Call for tour information. Triangle Park 400 West Main Street (859) 233-4567 triangleparklexington.org 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. UK Singletary Center for the Arts 405 Rose Street (859) 257-1706 singletarycenter.com Hosting performers, artists, musicians and speakers in more than 400 events annually. University of Kentucky 410 Administration Drive (859) 257-9000 uky.edu Founded in 1865, the University of Kentucky is the largest in the state. Walking tours available. University of Kentucky Art Museum Singletary Center (859) 257-5716 finearts.uky.edu/art-museum An impressive permanent collection is augmented by special traveling exhibits. Open Tuesdays through Sundays. Free parking on Patterson Street. Waveland State Historic Site 225 Waveland Museum Lane (859) 272-3611 parks.ky.gov/parks Outstanding example of Greek Revival architecture. Built in 1848 by a grand- nephew of Daniel Boone. Hours/days vary seasonally. Whitaker Bank Ballpark 207 Legends Way (859) 422-7867 lexingtonlegends.com State-of-the-art stadium home to Lexington's minor league professional baseball team, the Lexington Legends, and a premier outdoor concert venue. (800) 845-3959 VisitLEX.com | 29

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