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Lexington, Kentucky

Welcome to Lexington, Kentucky, Y'all

Plain and simple, we love this city. And when you’re fiercely passionate about something, you can’t help but brag about it. That philosophy is what spurred the idea of #ShareTheLex. It’s simple—if you love it, share it. And we’ve asked locals, visitors and Lexington enthusiasts to help us tell the story of our city by sharing what they love about exploring, eating, drinking, staying and playing here.

We’ve got a laundry list of accolades that paint an impressive picture of why Lexington is so awesome. We’re the Horse Capital of the World, the Best Place in America to Grab a Drink, the Birthplace of Bourbon. Our dining scene, Beyond Grits, is second to none. But the true allure of Lexington lies in its authentic, extraordinary experiences that surround what makes us famous. The experiences you can’t find in guide books. The experiences that make locals proud to call this place home.

We love Lexington. So, let us #ShareTheLex with you. We invite you to get to know this city through the eyes of locals, writers, photographers, chefs and bloggers. Plus, browse our ever-growing list of local guides that feature curated Lexington experiences. You may get inspired to come see what all the fuss is about. And we’d be glad to have you.

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ArticlesBeyond Grits: Articles

Spice Up Lexington Life

Hidden inside a co-owned Asian grocery store is an authentic international dining experience with infinite flavors.

UK student Alex Francke delves into what makes Lexington a great college town.

ArticlesHorse Capital: Articles

The Magic of Keeneland

Keeneland is quintessential Kentucky horse racing – and something all visitors to Kentucky must experience.

ArticlesBeyond Grits: Articles

Raising the Barn

Kentucky’s first artisanal food hall at the Summit at Fritz Farm boasts all-local food, a cozy bourbon bar and a one-of-a-kind experience.