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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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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.

ArticlesBest Place to Grab a Drink: Articles

Whiskey Bear Brings Bourbon to the Barn

At Whiskey Bear, Kentucky bourbon is the name of the game.

ArticlesArts and Culture: Articles

Horse Country Through the Eyes of Mary Jane Speer

Instagram personality Mary Jane Speer shares photography tips with us.