Famous for the Kentucky Horse Parks and farms and scenic drives past beautiful pasture land, the Kentucky Bluegrass Region is truly a horse-lover's paradise. And, for those in the know, it’s so much more.
Lexington, Kentucky’s second-largest city and the Horse Capital of the World, offers a vibrant mix of historic sites, shopping, attractions, dining and nightlife. Visit the State Botanical Garden of Kentucky, the Railroad Museum and the world renowned Kentucky Horse Park where you can pet champion thoroughbreds. Lincoln’s Lexington Walking Tour encompasses 18 historic sites in this beautiful city.
Berea, Crafts and Folk Arts Capital of Kentucky was recently named among “The Nation’s Top 25 Arts Destinations” by American Style magazine. Visit with artisans in over 40 artists’ studios and enjoy world-class festivals in this historic college mountain town. A don’t-miss is the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea where you can view and purchase Berea crafts and enjoy dining at the Center’s café.
Explore the Capitol Grounds and the Kentucky History Center in the Kentucky capital city of Frankfort; tour Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, America’s largest restored Shaker community; enjoy exceptional thoroughbred racing in Keeneland and spend an evening at Kentucky’s oldest outdoor dinner theatre, the lively Pioneer Playhouse in Danville. Play outdoors, visit pioneer, Civil War and living history exhibits, take the Woodland Reserve Distillery Tour and enjoy your vacation in the beautiful Kentucky Bluegrass Region.
Distance from Major Airports
Blue Grass Airport is 6 miles away from Lexington and 17 miles from Georgetown
SDF is 37 miles away from Bardstown and 54 miles away from Frankfort
I-65, I-71, I-64-US-265
CODE: matthews 2397
TARC Bus System
Duncan Tavern has always been a place where the American Spirit flourishes through an in-house museum and genealogical library.
Kentucky Horse Park
Dedicated to man's relationship with the horse, the Kentucky Horse Park is unlike any other park in the world -- a showcase of museums, galleries, theaters, and working farm exhibits. Nearly 50 breeds of horses graze upon its 1,200 acres of lush pastures.
Salato Wildlife Education Center
Seasonal venue hosting indoor & outdoor natural history exhibits & programs, plus fishing & hiking.
Buffalo Trace Distillery
Time-tested distillery offering its own brand of bourbons & warehouse tours with tastings.
White Hall Ghost Hunt
Sep 29 - Sep 30, 2017
8:00 P.M. - 1:00 A.M.Have you ever wondered what goes on during a paranormal investigation? A few lucky individuals will have an opportunity to work with the professionals from Kentucky Paranormal, one night only, at White Hall. Kentucky Paranormal is comprised of two experienced teams from Paris/Lexington and London. Space is extremely limited; call the park at 859-623-9178 to make your reservation today. Tickets are $30 per person and are non-refundable. Adults only, 18 years and older.
Farm City Festival
Come on out to The Showroom for a spectacular community event that brings agriculture to the city! Sponsored by the Boyle County Farm Bureau, the Farm City Festival will host the Boyle County Farmers Market, The Mobile Ag Lab, KY RECC Reptile Trailer, and much much more!
Bourbon Country Burn
Sep 29 - Oct 1, 2017
The Bourbon Country® Burn is a three-day, fully-supported bicycle tour of the bourbon distilleries and thoroughbred horse farms of Kentucky. Explore quiet country roads and quaint communities en route to distilleries nestled amongst the rolling bluegrass hills. Daily distance options range from 20 - 100 miles and stop at up to six different distilleries throughout the event. Back at Bourbon Base Camp, located at Kentucky Horse Park, sip local bourbon from the same distilleries you biked to that day and enjoy live entertainment with friends, old and new. Registration is open to riders 21+.
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