EXPLORE LEXINGTON Downtown Lexington is close to campus, easy to navigate and home to an increasing number of local eateries, coffee shops, beloved pizza joints, live music venues, outdoor seasonal events and more. Head out in any direction and you’ll soon be surrounded by beautiful rolling hills of Kentucky horse country, where plenty of outdoor activities and adventures await.
LIKE A LOCAL These are the places you’ll take your outof-town friends when they come to visit— experiences that are uniquely “Lexington.”
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All Things “Horse” Being smack dab in the middle of horse country means there are plenty of ways to experience the beauty and charm of the “Horse Capital of the World.” Whether it’s cheering on Thoroughbred racehorses at Keeneland’s spring or fall race meets, spending time at the 1,200-acre Kentucky Horse Park or exploring one of the 450 surrounding horse farms in the area, there are endless opportunities to immerse yourself in the unique scene around you.
Historic Architecture and Parks Downtown Lexington is peppered with historic sites, hidden parks and beautifullypreserved architecture just waiting to be discovered. Explore downtown by bike or on foot and you’ll soon fall in love with Lexington’s historic charm.