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Between the world-renowned horse farms, serving central and eastern Kentucky and home to the Aviation Museum of Kentucky you’ll find Lexington Airport (LEX). Getting off your plane and seeing the Keeneland Race Course means you’ve made it to Blue Grass Airport. Less than four miles from Lexington city, you’ll only be a short drive away from this wonderful destination. You can get there in no time thanks to our rental cars. Find the desk at Lexington Airport to get your journey started right away.

What to See in Lexington

Did you know that Lexington is known as the 'Horse Capital of the World'? In and around the city, there is plenty to see for horse lovers since the horse industry is one of the main industries in Lexington. You simply can’t visit Lexington and skip anything that is related to these wonderful creatures. Many horse farms are open for visits and allow you a sneak peak of the world behind horse racing and contests. Also, the Kentucky Horse Park is a great attraction for those interested in learning more about horses and hosts many special events throughout the year. Not surprisingly, it is the lead tourist attraction.

After your crash course on horse care, it’s time for a trip to the Keeneland Race Track. You’ve probably seen this track after your arrival at Lexington Airport since it’s only a four-minute drive away. Besides racing, there are several other events worth planning your trip around. Be sure to check the annual calendar in advance and while you’re in the city to be up-to-date.

Of course, Lexington offers more than horses. It has a wide selection of local hotspots, such as tasty restaurants, cozy bars, and several breweries. The latter is favored by tourists since you can learn all about the beers and breweries during one of the tours. Obviously, a tasting is involved.

Car Rental with Orbitz

The easiest way to get to all the best places in Lexington is by car. Luckily, with our services you’ll be well on your way in a great car. A spacious SUV for the entire family? Consider it done. Do you prefer a small yet comfortable car? We’ve got great deals and offer the best cars at affordable rates for your individual style of travel. We’d like to make your trip to Lexington an unforgettable one.