Lexington Vacations

Known as the "Horse Capital of the World" for its equestrian roots, Lexington maintains an urban growth boundary that prevents downtown growth from threatening its famed horse farms. It is home to the Kentucky Horse Park and Red Mile Race Course, but non-horse lovers can also enjoy this culturally rich city. Make sure to check out the Festival of ... Read more
the Bluegrass held in Lexington every July, as well as the Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, a nature preserve that offers 11 miles of hiking trails.
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Located in the central United States, Kentucky experiences a climate typical to the region with four distinct seasons and temperatures that vary greatly between summer and winter. Winters can be cold and snowy ... Read more
with lows averaging around 23 (-5), while summers can get quite hot, humid and rainy with an average temperature of 87 (30). Spring and fall yield more pleasant weather and colorful scenery, perfect for enjoying a slew of outdoor activities, including touring Mammoth Cave, walking along the legendary Kentucky Bourbon Trail, and, of course, seeing the Kentucky Derby in May.

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Melbourne, Florida

When I think of Lexington, I think of blue grass horse country, good food, courteous people, and the University of Kentucky which is the pride of Lexington. Lexington was a city before Kentucky was a state, and today Lexington's population has grown to just around 300,000.

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Philadelphia

Fun city with an excellent BBQ scene. Oh and there are some very picturesque horse farms.

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Berea, Kentucky
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The horses are beautiful and the farms are breath taking. The Fayette Mall is the best place to shop. There are many great places to eat very close to the mall.

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Glasgow, Kentucky

i grew up in this city over 38 yrs long time

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Early morning sunrise over Lexington.

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Local from Lexington, Kentucky

The kids napping.

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Lexington sunsets. Clean and clear .

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Louisville, Kentucky
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