Attractions

Lexington Cemetery

By Best of Lexington | February 28, 2019

Nationally recognized arboretum, listed in National Register of Historic Places.

Kentucky Horse Park

By Best of Lexington | February 28, 2019

THE place to get close to horses! Home of the International Museum of the Horse, American Saddlebred Museum and the National Horse Center.  See our Treasures of the Bluegrass and visit with our many friendly horses, including some rare and unusual types of breeds and our Kentucky Derby horses in the Hall of Champions.

Kentucky Artisan Center

By Best of Lexington | February 28, 2019

A 25,000 sqft facility where visitors can enjoy Kentucky history, arts & crafts and food.

Keeneland Race Course

By Best of Lexington | February 28, 2019

National Historic Landmark.  “A beautiful & genteel racetrack” with live racing in April & October.

Hunt-Morgan House

By Best of Lexington | February 28, 2019

Federal-style house, includes Alexander T. Hunt Civil War Museum.

Downtown Arts Center

By Best of Lexington | February 28, 2019

The DAC is a diverse and robust entertainment center located in the heart of beautiful downtown Lexington.  Our programming celebrates the creation, production, and presentation of innovation, and high-quality arts experiences in theater, dance, spoken word, music, the visual and new media arts.

Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning

By Best of Lexington | February 28, 2019

Historic (1902) old public library building on Gratz Park.  Full spectrum literacy center offering workshops in all seasons.  Art gallery, after-school tutoring, writer-in-residence, book exchange.

Aviation Museum of Kentucky

By Best of Lexington | February 28, 2019

Restored historic aircraft, aviation artifacts, interactive displays & gift shop.

Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate

By Best of Lexington | February 28, 2019

National historic landmark.  Located on a beautiful 20-acre wooded estate. Visitors can tour 18-room house that statesman Henry Clay lived in, along with the 6 outbuildings on the estate.  

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Old Kentucky Chocolates

By Best of Lexington | February 13, 2019

When touring our Candy Kitchen you’ll smell the delicious chocolate aroma and see how candy is made.  We have free samples of chocolates while you’re browsing through our gift shop.  We’re best known for our Bourbon Chocolates, Bourbon Cherries & bourbon Truffles.  All made with 100 proof Jim Beam Bourbon. Southland Drive Tour Hours: Monday…