Famously referred to as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington is a historic Kentucky town. The horseracing and breeding culture has always been a mainstay of Lexington, and there is a plethora of stables located within the Bluegrass Country. Many travelers come for the famous horse races at the Keeneland Track on Versailles Road and the Red Mile Harness Track. Options for Lexington hotels include bed and breakfast inns and hotels to suit any budget.
Guests at hotels Lexington can attend a variety of events at the Lexington Convention Center located within the middle of the city. The Lexington Convention Center hosts large trade shows, conventions, and business meetings.
Visitors to hotels in Lexington are encouraged to try the city's unique signature dishes like the Hot Brown Sandwich at the Brown Hotel and the local Burgoo stew. Make reservations at Columbia's Steak House on North Limestone for a great steak dinner.
The state's oldest bluegrass music festival takes place each June, featuring three stages of music with concession vendors and a children's music camp. The popular Mayfest Arts Fair features arts and crafts booths, free carriage rides, and a Maypole dance.
Victorian Square Shoppes in downtown Lexington is an entertainment district with plenty of shops, restaurants, and bars. Shop for unique gifts at the Only in Kentucky store on West Main Street.
See the University of Kentucky Wildcats basketball team at Rupp Arena, or catch a football game at the Commonwealth Stadium. The University of Kentucky is a founding member of the Southern Conference.