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Lexington Travel Guide

Start the ball rolling on your spectacular Lexington trip! Let the savvy team here at Orbitz bundle the best value-for-money hotel and flight deals. Combining your bookings is one of the easiest ways to save money. Choose your preferred hotels, rental cars, airfares and experiences for savings of up to $369^! And to top it off, you're able to customize your trip by picking from 500 partner airlines and more than 500,000 accommodations across the world. You have the freedom to choose! There truly is something for everyone. Our packages offer infinite options to tailor your vacation as well as an experience you're unlikely to forget.

Where is Lexington?

So, you've been told Lexington is a great place to visit? Can't for the life of you remember where it is? Let us point you in the right direction. This destination is about 25 miles southeast of the capital of Kentucky, Frankfort. Lexington is also 25 miles southeast of Frankfort. The population of this area of Northern Kentucky is around 230,000.

Places to Visit in Lexington

Don't forget to stop by Mary Todd Lincoln House. It's a prominent local tourist attraction that's worth adding to your itinerary! Humans can't live without trees, but there's plenty about these pillars of our landscape that most of us are clueless about. Find out some of the secrets of the arboreal world at Arboretum. Want to keep the good times rolling? Relax in the quiet surroundings at Lexington Public Library while leafing through the books, journals and newspapers. But wait, that's not all! Have a look at the upcoming calendar to find out what's happening at Lexington Convention Center.

Car Rentals in Lexington

Eager to see the region your own way? Be the creator of your own adventure by checking out car rentals in Lexington with the help of Orbitz. You'll be able to go directly from the plane to the car at Blue Grass Airport. Two of the most reliable options are Dollar Rent A Car and Enterprise. They're right near the terminal, so they're hard to miss. Enterprise is situated in the city center at 1052 West High Street. If your accommodation is nearby, this is place to go to.

Where to stay in Lexington – Hotel Accommodation

With no less than 57 hotels in Lexington, you won't have any difficulties finding a place to sleep. Lock in a comfy room and start organizing the more fun stuff! If you love luxury, the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa is a fantastic option. Also try the 21c Museum Hotel Lexington. Or, if you're traveling on a budget, consider the Candlewood Suites Lexington and the Sleep Inn Lexington.

Nearest Airports to Lexington

Unexpected getaways can be thrilling, but it still pays to know a bit about where you're going. The nearest airport to Lexington is Blue Grass Airport (LEX), 6 miles west of the center of town.

Popular Places to Visit Near Lexington

Checked out all the highlights in Lexington itself? If you've got more time on your hands, there is plenty more on offer in the surrounding region. You might be unaware that you're only 25 miles from Frankfort. It's an ideal starting point to access Kentucky State Capitol. This attraction is adored by locals and tourists alike.

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Life taken an unexpected turn recently? Got to amend or cancel your booking? No need to worry — we won't charge you a fee.^ Keep in mind that your selected airline and hotel might charge you one though, so contact them as soon as you can!

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