Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Not just horses.....

Yes, we are the Horse Capital of the World. Undeniably.  But we have a cuisine scene that is nothing short of extraordinary, not just for a city "of our size", but for any city any place!

Just a recent example...check out this from Conde Nast Traveler
then plan to stop at County Club when you are in Lexington.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Horse Capital of the World: A Bucket List Destination

Lexington made USA Today's Top Ten for the best U.S. monuments and landmarks!  Have you visited the Horse Capital of the World?
See the article and read it for yourself!

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Photos, photos, photos of the Horse Capital of the World

Have you see the new visitLEX.com? There are hundreds of photographs on our new site.  Some are organized into albums for browsing. 

One album lives on the home page under “Explore”. Clicking on the photo of our beautiful Convention Center launches a viewer.  You can click through the entire album called Downtown Lexington.  At the bottom of the viewer you have access to other albums: Attractions, Bourbon, Horses, Keeneland Race Course.

Your might want to explore this album:

Click on the images, and explore what happens when you click on Details, or Share, or Search at the top of every image.

As BigLEX likes to say: Seeing is believing!

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

New Website!

So much to see. So much to do. The new visitlex.com can help you plan your vacation, or meeting, in Lexington, KY.  Go on...poke around! The photos are beautiful, the content rich.   There are lots of new features and plenty of photo albums to browse. Here's just one example.

Friday, April 25, 2014

See us in a new light!

The Convention and Visitors Bureau for Lexington has a new name, VisitLEX, and very soon, a new look!  Keep your eyes open.  We will soon launch a brand new www.visitlex.com.  All the great content you've come to expect to help plan your trip, and even more! Colorful, interactive, in-depth...we think you'll be impressed.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Thoroughbred Park in Lexington, KY

Many beautiful statues of Thoroughbred in this park, but also alot of great information important characters in the development of the Thoroughbred Industry and the Horse Capital of the World.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Horses Horses Horses! Margaret Buranen blogs about horses on visitlex.com.

Yes Lexington is the PEERLESS destination for horse lovers. Sure, we have museums, an incredible culinary scene,  art galleries and live theater, a skateboard park, historic homes open for tour, arboretums..... But if you are a horse lover, Lexington is a bucket list destination.  And once you are here, your must do list should include:
Kentucky Horse Park
The Red Mile
The Thoroughbred Center
Thoroughbred Park
The International Museum of the Horse
a tour of a private horse farm
breakfast at the Track Kitchen.

But that is just a suggested list to get you started.

At visitlex.com you can read about all the aspects of the horse culture that gives Lexington it's magnetic appeal to horse lovers around the globe. Margaret Buranen blogs about special events, breeds, people the news, horse attractions, competitions, arts shows....everything related to horses, horses, horses! Check it out!