Things to Do Lexington, KY
Quick Area Guide
- Rupp Arena (About 4.6 mi from hotel)
- Town Branch Distillery (About 5.2 mi from hotel)
- Red Mile Harness Race Track (About 5.8 mi from hotel)
- Fayette Mall (About 9.1 mi from hotel)
- Kentucky Horse Park (About 11.5 mi from hotel)
- Keeneland Race Course (12.1 mi from hotel)
- Hamburg Pavilion (2 mi from hotel)
- Woodford Reserve Distillery (30.6 mi from hotel)
- Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill (31.5 mi from hotel)
Places of Interest
- Rupp Arena
4.6 miles from hotel
2430 W. Vine St.
Home of the University of Kentucky Wildcats. This 23,000 square-foot arena houses concerts, family shows, and everything in between.
- Town Branch Distillery
5.2 miles from hotel
401 Cross Street
Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. is the producer of award-winning beer and spirits and one of the few joint brewing and distilling operations – or “brewstilleries” – in the world. Since its founding in 2000 by Irish entrepreneur Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder and president of Alltech, its Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale® has grown to become the brewery’s flagship brew, capitalizing on the brewery’s proximity to fresh Kentucky bourbon barrels.
- Red Mile Harness Race Track
5.8 miles from Hotel
21200 Red Mile Rd.
This horse race track hosts harnessing racing, a type of horse racing where horses must pull two wheeled carts called skullies while racing. The track was founded on September 28, 1875. The track is the second oldest harness racing track in the world and the oldest horse racing track in Lexington.
- Fayette Mall
9.1 miles from Hotel
23401 Nicholasville Rd.
This gorgeous mall is open from Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 9 pm, and Sunday from 12 pm to 6pm. It features many stores including Banana Republic, Dillards, Express, JC Penny, Macy's, and a food court with several restaurants.
- Kentucky Horse Park
11.5 miles from hotel
4089 Iron Works Pkwy.
The place to get close to horses, this is the leading tourist attraction for all things "horse." This park features some of the finest equipment facilities in the nation. Hours are 9 am to 5 pm from March 12 to November 2. Hours from November 3 to March 11 are 9 am to 5 pm, during this time park is closed on Monday, Tuesday, and Holidays.
- Keeneland Race Track
12.1 miles from hotel
4201 Versailles Rd.
Founded in 1936, this historic race track offers live racing throughout April and October. The track also offers guided and self-guided tours throughout the year.
- Woodford Reserve Distillery
30.6 miles from hotel
7855 McCracken Pike
The oldest and smallest distillery in Kentucky traces it origins back to 1797 when Elijah Pepper began distilling in Woodford County. At the Woodford Reserve Distillery you will experience the only copper pot still and triple distillation process used to handcraft bourbon today. Tour and Gift Shop Hours are from 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday, distillery closed on holidays.
- Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill
31.5 miles from hotel
3501 Lexington Rd.
Shaker Village is the site of a religious community of shakers that was active from 1805 to 1910. This National Historic Landmark offers tours of it's Living History Museum daily from 10 am to 4 pm. Shaker Village also offers seasonal village admission, wagon rides, and riverboats ride during the months of April through November.