• Kentucky Horse Park

Lexington Holidays

Nestled in the heart of Kentucky’s beautiful Bluegrass Region this cosmopolitan city offers the perfect blend of city and country.

Lexington’s historic downtown area offers a mix of charming neighbourhoods rich with art galleries, parks, theatres and restaurants with one of the largest malls in the State just a short drive away. Venture just a few minutes outside of the centre of Lexington and you will discover acres upon acres of pristine pastureland, and a quintessential view of the Southern countryside complete with white fences, impressive barns, and hundreds of horse farms. There’s a reason Lexington is known as the Horse Capital of the world and there are plenty of ways to see horses, from getting up close to former champions at the Kentucky Horse Park, to all the action at Keeneland Race Course and much more.

Destination Highlights
  • Visit Kentucky Horse Park
  • Stroll through Downtown Lexington for charming shopping and dining
  • Stop by a working distillery for a tasting
  • Catch a race at Keeneland Racecourse

Time Zone

GMT - 5 hours

Flight Time

Indirect flights available from Ireland.


USD - US Dollars

Visa Information

Irish Passport holders require an Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) to visit Memphis. You can obtain an ESTA from www.cbp.gov/esta



Health Information

No vaccinations are required for travel to Lexington. All travellers should be up to date with routine immunisations. It’s important to contact your GP to check for the latest recommendations.

Tour one of the many horse farms which surround Lexington and find out for yourself why this city has been called the 'Horse Capital of the World' or take a stroll through the historic downtown area to visit some of the charming art galleries, parks and restaurants which call the area home. If you are in need of a bit of retail therapy, head to Fayette Mall just a short drive from the center of Lexington or visit Clay Avenue Shops just off Main Street.

  • Kentucky Horse Park

    Kentucky Horse Park

    Set in the heart of Kentucky’s Bluegrass Region on more than 1,200 beautiful acres you will find the Kentucky Horse Park. This spectacular Lexington attraction is home to the world renowned International Museum of the Horse, the American Saddlebred Museum, Al-Marah Arabian Horse Galleries and Wheeler Museum. Outside of the fantastic museums on offer, you can also meet thoroughbred legends at the Hall of Champions, discover interesting breeds at the Parade of Breeds Show and even enjoy horseback trail and pony rides.

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