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Hotel Details Local Guide

Location

  • This hotel is in a suburban location
  • Distance from the Hotel: 2.2 MILES
  • Local Time Zone : GMT-5

Airport

Blue Grass Airport (LEX)

Attractions

Keeneland

The Kentucky Horsepark

Rupp Arena

Triangle Park

Mary Todd Lincoln House

Ashland

Aviation Museum of Kentucky

The Red Mile

Kentucky Theater

Hunt Morgan House

Lexington Opera House

University of Kentucky Art Museum

Whitaker Bank Ballpark

Boyd's Orchard

Commonwealth Stadium

The Arboretum State Botanical Garden of Kentucky

Victorian Square Shoppes

Boone Station

American Saddlebred Museum

Bluegrass Heritage Museum

Woodford Reserve Distillery

Buffalo Trace Distillery

Four Roses Distillery

Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distillery Company

Wild Turkey Distillery

Herrington Lake Marina

What's New

Victorian Square off Main St. has been getting a face lift with new shoppes and restaurants. The University of Kentucky has added several new student housing buildings and are updating Commenwealth Stadium (a.k.a. C.M. Newtown Field). Fayette Mall continues to add newrestaurants and stores. Outlets of the Bluegrass opened July 2014 in Simpsonville, KY less than 1 hour away.

Tips

In Lexington the weather from May to September has highs in the 70's to 80's with lows being in the 50's to 60's. Then from October to April highs are 40's to 60's with lows being in the 20's to 40's. April and October months are when the horse races run at Keeneland so be sure to book early since it is a high room demand time period for the city.

Don't Go Home Without

Don't leave Lexington without visiting Keeneland or The Kentucky Horsepark and doing a walk around the University of Kentucky. Thursday Night Live, located off Main Street at The Pavilion, has great outdoor concerts and vendors that runs March to October each year.

Must See

For history enthusiasts there are several historical sites in Lexington. The Mary Todd Lincoln House, Ashland, Boone Station and the Hunt Morgan House are a few. You can take in a movie at the Kentucky Theater or a show at the Lexington Opera House. For those that like to shop you can visit Victorian Square or take in boutique shopping at the corner of Maxwell St. and Woodland Ave.

Must Do

There are several fun things to do in Lexington. For families you can enjoy Keeneland, The Kentucky Horsepark, The Red Mile, The Children's Museum of Lexington, events at Rupp Arena, Triangle Park and horse farm tours through Bluegrass Tours. For adults there are Bourbon and Wine tours through Bluegrass Tours as well. In the winter Triangle Park has an outdoor ice skating for all to enjoy.

Theme Park

Kentucky Kingdom

Distance from hotel: 74.67 MI/ 120.17 KM North East

Race Tracks

Keeneland

Distance from hotel: 5.29 MI/ 8.51 KM North East

The Red Mile

Distance from hotel: 3.27 MI/ 5.26 KM South

Sports Venue

Rupp Arena

Distance from hotel: 2.05 MI/ 3.3 KM North East

Museum or Gallery

Distance from hotel: 5.43 MI/ 8.74 KM North East

Sightseeing Tours

Distance from hotel: 2.4 MI/ 3.86 KM North East

Movie Theaters

Cinemark Lexington Green Movies 8

Distance from hotel: 8.38 MI/ 13.49 KM North East

Regal Hamburg Pavilion Stadium 16

Distance from hotel: 7.82 MI/ 12.59 KM South East

Park Details

Masterson Station Park

Distance from hotel: 3 MI/ 4.83 KM North East

Triangle Park

Distance from hotel: 2.21 MI/ 3.56 KM South East