- Our list of the best things to do in Lexington, Kentucky, features the top 139 nearby activities — including 62 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Lexington, KY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 40 things to do within the city of Lexington, KY , followed by 99 popular activities in nearby cities, including Frankfort, Versailles, Georgetown, Richmond, Winchester, Nicholasville, Lawrenceburg, Harrodsburg, Midway, Lawrenceburg and Paris
Brandon Thomas Art 169 East Reynolds Road, Lexington, KY MoreLess Info
Professional painter offers four to five hour canvas painting classes with schedule tailored to customer’s needs, open during business hours
As a historic theater, Kentucky Theatre is filled with classic architecture and showcases a mix of independent and blockbuster hits. The concession stand serves popcorn, and alcoholic beverages like wine and beer.
Founded in 1780, Transylvania University is a private university known for its extensive Greek life offerings, with over 70% of its students enrolled in a fraternity or sorority. The institution, whose name athletic rival is Centre College, features a library that was dedicated by Dwight D. Eisenhower.
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4083 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY 40511 MoreLess Info
Located in Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, The American Saddlebred Museum, Gift Shop and Gallery is the ideal showplace for saddlebreds in Kentucky. Along with longstanding raffles, dance parties and annual art auctions, the museum established a new exhibit dedicated to Oak Hill Farm in February 2014.
The Headley-Whitney Museum offers unique exhibits centered around hand-crafted jewelry and other miniatures like dollhouses. Open daily to visitors, the grounds also feature a library, rose garden, and shell grotto.
The Red Mile is the longest standing race track in Lexington and is host to the nation's largest Saddlebred horse show each summer. It is known for its capability for group entertainment via race bets, a broad banquet facility and its historical round barn.
An eight-screen movie theater, Movie Tavern Lexington displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers self-service and mobile ticketing, stadium seating, event hosting, a bar and a full dining menu.