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The American Saddlebred Museum
and Gift Shop
America's Most Beautiful and Versatile Show Horse! Located on the grounds of The Kentucky Horse Park,
4093 Iron Works Pkwy. Lexington, KY 40511
Call us at 859-259-2746 or 800-829-4438
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Aviation Museum of Kentucky
Blue Grass Airport
Hanger Drive
(859) 321-1219

Known as the "arts and crafts capital of Kentucky", Berea is a haven for some of America's finest craftspeople. Visitors are welcomed at the nearly 20 studios and workshops.
Directions: 40 miles South of Lexington - I-75 South to Exit 76 or 77. Go left off Exit. Go about 1.5 or 2 miles. You will see Old Town Welcome Center on the left. Turn left onto North Broadway. Go to the bottom of hill to the 4-way stop and turn left.  (606) 986-2540

Bluegrass Scenic Railroad & Museum, Versailles, Kentucky
The Bluegrass Railroad Museum offers an exciting journey through the rolling hills and beautiful farmland known as The Bluegrass Region of Central Kentucky
For Reservations call us at 800-755-2476 or 859-873-2476
And visit us at

Visit the beautiful countryside & historic downtown with our Horse Farm Tours!
Daily Tours, Morning & Afternoon available.
Reservations are Required!
Contact us at: (859) 252-5744 and on the internet:

Scenic Horse Rides and Working Horse Ranch!  Learn Naturally!
Make Bonfires and Enjoy Picnics! Check out our Educational Center!
We’re located above Ft. Boonesborough off Hwy. 627 (Combs Ferry)
OR I-75 Exit 97
Closed Mondays, Except Holidays
(859) 527 – 6339     We’re on the internet! 

(606) 986-2540
Known as the "arts and crafts capital of Kentucky", Berea is a haven for some of America's finest craftspeople. Visitors are welcomed at the nearly 20 studios and workshops.
Directions: 40 miles South of Lexington - I-75 South to Exit 76 or 77. Go left off Exit. Go about 1.5 or 2 miles. You will see Old Town Welcome Center on the left. Turn left onto North Broadway. Go to the bottom of hill to the 4-way stop and turn left.

The Headley-Whitney Museum
4435 Old Frankfort Pike, 40510
(859) 255-6653

Heaven Hill Distillery
America's largest family owned distillery!
Founded by the five Shapira brothers just after the Repeal of Prohibition in 1935.  Our Southern hospitality greets all visitors to Heaven Hill Distilleries located in Bardstown, Ky. Heaven Hill sits on property that once made up a Virginia plantation, and today remains under the management of the founding family.  Approximately 10% of the world's future Bourbon supply is aging at Heaven Hill, making us the second largest holding of Bourbon whiskey in the world!
For More Information:
Heaven Hills Distilleries, Inc.- Attn: Tours Dept.
Highway 49, Loretto Road - P.O. Box 729, Bardstown, KY 40004-0729
Jim Beam
Spanning more than seven generations and 200 years, The Beam Family Bourbon is a legend!  When Jacob Beam, a farmer and corn mill operator, brought his first bourbon to market in 1795 on the frontier of what is now central Kentucky, he had no way of knowing he was establishing a family legacy!
Experience the Jim Beam Difference!  Free Admission!
The Jim Beam American Outpost
Clermont, Kentucky 40110
Phone: 502.543.9877
Weekdays and Saturdays: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sundays: 1 – 4 p.m.
Closed: New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
KEENELAND - A National Historic Landmark
Lexington, Kentucky.
For more than six decades, Keeneland has been recognized as one of the most beautiful racing facilities in the world! People travel from all over to visit this picturesque Thoroughbred race course! Watch horses and jockeys compete for a place in history!
Contact us at:
P.O Box 1690 Lexington, KY 40588-1690
4201 Versailles Road Lexington, KY 40510
859-254-3412 or 800-456-4312
Fax 859-288-4348  - 

The only park of its kind in the world, the Kentucky Horse Park
is a working horse farm and educational theme park dedicated to man's relationship with the horse. Set on more than 1,200 acres
in the heart of Kentucky's Bluegrass region, the park in a learning experience for everyone, from beginners to Equine experts!
Featuring nearly 50 different breeds of horse at work and at play, the park showcases the horse in daily equine presentations!
Two outstanding museums, twin theaters, and an exciting array of horse shows! The Kentucky Horse Park is a fascinating place to visit, a place that's "always in season."  For anyone who admires horses, a day at the park is the experience of a lifetime.

4089 Iron Works Pkwy., Lexington, KY 40511
www.kyhorsepark.com, 859-233-4303 or 800-678-8813 toll free.
* Dates, times and prices subject to change without notice
The Kentucky Horse Park is located off Interstate 75 at Exit 120, just minutes from downtown Lexington.

Kentucky Speedway
2216 Dixie Hwy
Ft. Mitchell, KY
(859) 647-4309

Distillery Est. 1812 National Historic Landmark
Surrounded by lush, Thoroughbred horse farms,
a welcome that can only be described as gracious and
a timeless craft in a timeless place!  What more could you ask for? Located in the heart of Kentucky's scenic Bluegrass Region.
Open Tuesday – Saturday. Closed Major Holidays
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tours Times 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., & 3 p.m.
Open Sunday. April – October 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday Tour Times - 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m.,
Join us for Picnic on the Porch. Tuesday – Saturday
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. April – October
We’re located at: 7855 McCracken Pike, Versailles, KY 40383
Phone: (859) 879-1812  -- 

Lexington Ballet
161 North Mill Street
(859) 233-3925

Lexington Children's Museum
Victorian Square
440 West Short Street
(859) 258-3256

Lexington Children's Theatre
418 West Short Street
(800) 928-4545

Lexington Legends Professional Baseball
Applebee's Ballpark
(859) 252-4487

Lexington Opera House
201 West Short Street
(859) 233-3535

Lexington Philharmonic
161 North Mill Street
(859) 233-4226

Living Arts & Science Center
362 N Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
(859) 252-5222

Loudon House Gallery
209 Castlewood Drive
(859) 254-7024

VISIT MAKER'S MARK and see America’s award-winning Bourbon being handmade!
Our free tours are conducted at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday year-round. Sunday tours are conducted March-December only at 1:30 pm., 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.  Closed on Sundays January-February. Holidays closures: Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. The gift gallery is open the same hours and days as tour times.
Contact our Visitors Center, Maker's Mark Distillery, Loretto, Kentucky 40037, Phone:  (270) 865-2099.  - 
*No liquor sales on Sundays. Must be 21 to dip your own bottle.

The first site restored in honor of a First Lady!
Admission Charged. Group Rates available. Group tours are made by appointment all year round.
Our mailing address is:
Mary Todd Lincoln House
P.O. Box 132, 578 West Main Street, Lexington, KY 40588
Phone:. (606) 233-9999

The Red Mile (Harness Racing)
1200 Red Mile Road
(859) 255-0752

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill
A National Landmark from boundary to boundary, it is the only site where all visitor services are provided in original buildings.
We’re located on U.S. Highway 68, 25 miles southwest of Lexington and 7 miles northeast of Harrodsburg, Kentucky. It is easily accessible from I-75 and I-64.
Visit our website at
Shaker Village of Pleasant hill
3501 Lexington Road, Harrodsburg, Kentucky 40330
Phone:  (800) 734-5611

Singletary Center for the Arts
Rose Street & Euclid Avenue
(859) 257-1706

The Thoroughbred Center & Theatre for Children
3380 Paris Pike
(859) 293-1853

University of Kentucky Art Museum
Rose Street & Euclid Avenue
(859) 257-5716

University of Kentucky Basketball Museum:

Bounce into the UK Basketball Museum and pay tribute to the exciting history of college basketball’s premier program. Go one-on-one with Wildcat legends via virtual reality. Relive UK Basketball’s biggest moments and so much more
For group sales, rental information and general admission, please call the Museum at (606) 225-6570 or (800) 269-1953.

The Sleep Inn Lexington is ideally located at the intersection of I-75 (exit 108) and I-64. We are situated directly across from Kentucky's second largest outdoor mall- The Hamburg Pavilion! This ever-expending center features a wide variety of retail stores, theaters, and restraints. The hotel is delighted to provide complimentary Driving Tour Maps at the front desk for those who wish to experience the scenic beauty of nearby horse farms. Come and enjoy our beautiful city and stay with us at an unbeatable value!

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Just 50 minutes from Lexington, the Red River Gorge Zipline takes you across 5 separate ziplines and multiple canopy bridges. Our professionally guided 2 – 3 hour tours will soar you through the air at speeds up to 55 mph and at heights up to 300 feet above the gorge. You have never had so much fun. Contact us at
606-668-6222 or on the internet at

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Lexington Golf!

There are several beautiful and challenging golf courses in the Lexington area, many with close proximity to the Hilton Garden Suites and Lexington Sleep Inn.  Grab your golf clubs and head to Lexington, Kentucky for a great
“Stay and Play” getaway!

Avon Golf Course
5751 Briar Hill Pike
(865) 299-8356

Bull at Boone's Trace Golf Club
175 Glen Eagle Blvd.
(859) 623-4653

Gibson Bay Golf Course
2000 Gibson Bay Drive
(859) 623-0225

Houston Oaks Golf Course
555 Houston Oaks Drive
(859) 987-5600

Kearney Hill Links
3403 Kearney Road
(859) 253-1981

Lakeside Golf Course
3725 Richmond Road
(859) 263-5315

Marriott's Griffin Gate Golf Club
400 Wilson Downing Drive
(859) 272-3115

Picadome Golf Course
469 Parkway Drive
(859) 288-2990

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