Attractions

Museum in Lexington

Kentucky Horse Park

An educational theme park and equestrian sports center sits on 1200 acres just north of Lexington. Horses representing 50 different breeds live in the park and participate in special live shows.
Historic Building in Lexington

Ashland

Just 1.5 miles east of downtown, part historic home of one of Kentucky's favorite sons, part public park, this was the Italianate estate of famed statesman and great compromiser Henry Clay (1777–1852).
Distillery in Lexington

Barrel House Distilling Company

A micro-distiller set in the barrel house of the now defunct Pepper Distillery. It bottles moonshine, vodka and a product called 'oak rum' and is currently maturing barrels of bourbon.
Historic Building in Lexington

Mary Todd-Lincoln House

This modest 1806 house has articles from the first lady's childhood and her years as Abe's wife, including original White House pieces. Tours hourly on the hour; last at 3pm.
Farm in Lexington

Thoroughbred Center

Most farms are closed to the public, but you can see working racehorses up close here, with tours of the stables, practice tracks and paddocks.
Museum in Lexington

Headley-Whitney Museum

A jewelry designer with a remarkable collection of stones, trinkets, doll houses and sea shells.