Attractions

Waveland State Historic Site

By Best of Lexington | February 28, 2019

Excellent example of Greek Revival architecture with restored slave quarters.  Built in 1847 by Joseph Bryan, a grand-nephew of Daniel Boone.

University of Kentucky Arboretum

By Best of Lexington | February 28, 2019

Open year-round with gardens and walking/jogging paths.

UK Art Museum

By Best of Lexington | February 28, 2019

Excellent collection of paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, Kentucky art & travel exhibits.

Toyota Motor Manufacturing, USA, Inc.

By Best of Lexington | February 28, 2019

Largest plant outside of Japan.  2,000 vehicles a day are produced. Tours available (reservations strongly encouraged)

Rupp Arena – Lexington Center

By Best of Lexington | February 28, 2019

Home court of the University of Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team, plays host to numerous concerts, family shows, motor sports events throughout the year.  Arena viewing window is open year-round.  

The Red Mile Harness Track

By Best of Lexington | February 28, 2019

Region’s oldest racing track, dating to 1875.  Features fast-paced harness racing.

Raven Run Nature Sanctuary

By Best of Lexington | February 28, 2019

470 acres dedicated to Kentucky River Palisades preservation.  10 miles of hiking.

McConnell Springs Park

By Best of Lexington | February 28, 2019

Educational center.  “Hands-on” exhibits, nature trails.

Mary Todd Lincoln House

By Best of Lexington | February 28, 2019

First site restored to honor a first lady.  Late Georgian-style house built in 1803.  Showcases Lincoln & Todd family memorabilia.

Lexington Farmers’ Market

By Best of Lexington | February 28, 2019

Find the freshest produce, cut flowers, organic meat, vegetables, eggs, honey, herbs, cheeses, soap and body care products.  We host musicians, local chefs and educational events for children through the season. Call for seasonal hours.