Welcome to Lexington! Kentucky's second-largest city sits in the heart of Bluegrass country, an area known as much for its lush greenery as for its distinctive culture. Home to the University of Kentucky as well as a nationally-recognized restaurant scene, Lexington has plenty to offer to visitors who want to experience the slow Kentucky lifestyle. Lexington vacation packages are the best way to bundle and save, so you can be sure to see as much of the city as possible.
When looking for hotels in Lexington, you'll probably want to find accommodations near the downtown district. That way, you can start your day exploring Triangle Park, a massive downtown green space where you can also find horse-drawn carriage tours of the city. You might also want to take advantage of Lexington's historical sites, including the Mary Todd Lincoln House, a museum dedicated to the former First Lady established in her childhood home. Other main attractions in Lexington include the many famous horse farms just outside the city, which you'll need a car in Lexington to access. The city has a long history of horse raising and racing, and these farms are a great way to relive that history.
The bluegrass region of Kentucky is famous for spawning the musical genre of the same name, and Lexington is a great place to discover the wonderful world of bluegrass music. If you're a music lover, consider planning your Lexington vacations for the second week of June, so you can catch the annual Festival of the Bluegrass. It's held at the Kentucky Horse Park and features nationally-recognized bluegrass acts, as well as local musicians.
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