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  • From Lexington: Horse Farm Tour & Keeneland Race Track Visit

    1. From Lexington: Horse Farm Tour & Keeneland Race Track Visit

    Discover why Lexington is known as the Horse Capital of the World on this three-hour tour. Start the experience with a walking tour through the ivy-covered grounds of the historic Keeneland Race Track, home to the world’s most expensive horse auctions. Next, take a peek into the lifestyle of thoroughbred horses as you go behind the scenes at a thoroughbred farm and get up close and personal with majestic horses. Later, enjoy a drive by the famous Calumet Farm and learn about the history of the farm, which was the home of a breeding and racing dynasty that dominated the sport during the 1940s, 1950s, and beyond. Continue the tour to the filming locations of the major motion pictures Secretariat, Seabiscuit, and Dreamer. Finally, visit the grave site of the 1977 Triple Crown winner, Seattle Slew, at one of the most beautiful farms in Kentucky.

    Mike was the best tour guide! Amazing experience, would definitely recommend to everyone that has the chance to go on the tour.

  • Lexington: Ashland Henry Clay Estate Ticket with Guided Tour

    2. Lexington: Ashland Henry Clay Estate Ticket with Guided Tour

    Discover Ashland, the estate of Henry Clay, the "Great Pacificator” and one of Kentucky's most famous statesmen. Enjoy a variety of narrated tours through the grounds as you explore the 18-room Italianate-style mansion which was rebuilt as a testament to the former political leader by his family. Your guided tour will grant you access to Ashland and deepen your understanding of important events in American History. The theme of the tours varies depending on the day of the week. In addition to a guided tour,  have time to explore everything from the grand drawing room to the bedrooms all highlighting the life and legacy of Henry Clay. Learn about how slavery shaped the Ashland and Clay's America. Visitors will marvel at artifacts related to Clay's legacy as a horse-breeder and scientific farmer. After touring both floors of the mansion, take a self-guided tour of the grounds taking in th...

    we learned a lot of history,also the guides were wonderful,didn’t rush us,answered our questions.

  • Lexington: Fully Guided Zipline Canopy Tour

    3. Lexington: Fully Guided Zipline Canopy Tour

    Start at the welcome center and meet your guides, get your gear on and learn a little about it. Then head down to ground school and practice your braking, this is an active participation course so you are in control of your own brake. After that, you get started on the actual course. Once you step on to the course you do not touch the ground again until you are finished. Starting off low and slow you work up to the larger zips building confidence and skill. Once you are comfortable you fly across the gorge, with incredible views there are not many things that can compare to this. Once you have completed the course you get picked up in a truck to return to the welcome center. A 2-hour adventure you won't soon forget.

    Amazing experience!! James and the instructors were very informative and nice funny people. It was a safe and exciting tour. We have never experienced zip lining before and it went much better than we expected! I was terrified but they assured me I was safe and I can do it!! Will definitely recommend and return!! Thank you guys!! You’re awesome!!

  • Lexington: The Aviation Museum of Kentucky Entry Ticket

    4. Lexington: The Aviation Museum of Kentucky Entry Ticket

    The Aviation Museum of Kentucky promotes the state's aviation history. Featuring military, classic, and general aviation aircraft, you will discover historic aircraft, memorabilia, and training equipment. During your visit, you can admire the A-4 Skyhawk of the US Navy's Blue Angels, and a T-38 Talon of the USAF Thunderbirds. The Navy F-14B Tomcat, KyAng RF-101C Voodoo, Army Cobra helicopter, and Marine F-4S Phantom II are also on display. The museum is also home to the Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame. Learn about the pioneers of Kentucky aviation like Matthew B. Sellers, first powered flight in Kentucky; Solomon L. Van Meter, Jr, inventor of the first successful backpack parachute; and Willa Brown Chappell, the first African-American woman licensed as a commercial pilot in the U.S.

    Great experience. The workers there knew their stuff and were very informative about the history behind the planes there.

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What people are saying about Lexington

Our guide, Mike, amazed us with his breadth and depth of knowledge about the horses, farms, racetrack, jockeys, betting, and the environment that makes Lexington the Horse Capital of the World, which is not just empty marketing words. He lives in the area and knows it like the back of his hand and totally provided us with the flavor and ambience. He told many wonderful stories and answered all questions skillfully and knowledgeably. He was epitome of a great guide. I can say that with some legitimacy because I was an architectural guide for over thirty years in Oak Park, Illinois. My family thanks Mike and your organization for the most enlightening three hours that we had in our week in Kentucky. We love horses and everything about them, and we learned a lot.

This was an amazing tour - especially since we had a horse trainer / owner as our guide Nick Newman. The visit to Keeneland race track was informative and we got fun behind the scenes stories. The horse farms were beautiful and we were able to spend time with the horses. Our tour was supposed to last 3 hours and it ended up being about 4 hours - not one person on the group complained about the extended time - that’s how good it was.

Our guide went above and beyond,I think everyone on the tour enjoyed it.He was so knowledgeable. If and when we go back will book another tour with ya'll. The van was first class compared to some of the other vans that we seen.So glad I booked this one

Mike was the best tour guide! Amazing experience, would definitely recommend to everyone that has the chance to go on the tour.

we learned a lot of history,also the guides were wonderful,didn’t rush us,answered our questions.