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Lexington, Kentucky

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Lexington at a Glance

Lexington, Kentucky is best known for its horses and bluegrass. It was here that Bluegrass music was born. Lexington, the world capital of racehorse breeding and burley tobacco was named by patriotic hunters who camped here in 1775 shortly after hearing news of the first battle of Revolutionary War at Lexington, Massachusetts.

Places to Stay in Lexington

Because Lexington is a fairly large city, you can find just about every type of lodging, from major chains to small regional and independent properties. We will limit our choices here to lodging directly off Interstate 75.

Country Inn and Suites | I-75 Exit Guide
Country Inn and Suites at I-75, exit 110 in Lexington, Kentucky

I-75 – Exit 115 (Newtown Pike):
Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, Embassy Suites, Fairfield Inn and Suites, Four Points by Sheraton, GLo Best Western, LaQuinta Inn and Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa

I-75 – Exit 113 (US Route 68):
Days Inn and Suites, Ramada Inn, and Red Roof Inn

I-75 – Exit 110 (US Route 60):
Baymont Inn, Comfort Inn and Suites, Country Inn and Suites, Fairfield Inn and Suites, GuestHouse Inn and Suites, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Microtel Inn and Suites, Motel 6, Quality Inn, Super 8 and SureStay Plus Hotel

I-75 – Exit 108 (Man O War Boulevard):
Courtyard Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, Holiday Inn, Homewood Suites, Hyatt Place, Residence Inn, Sleep Inn, TownePlace Suites

I-75 – Exit 104 (KY Route 418):
Comfort Inn, Days Inn, EconoLodge and LaQuinta Inn and Suites

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Places to Eat in Lexington

Again, because Lexington is a fairly large city, you can find just about every type of restaurant, from major chains to small regional and independent properties. We will limit our choices here to lodging directly off Interstate 75.

Logans Roadhouse - Lexington, KY | I-75 Exit Guide
Logans Roadhouse at I-75, exit 108 in Lexington, Kentucky

I-75 – Exit 115 (Newtown Pike):
Cracker Barrel, Denny’s, McDonald’s, The Sports Page Bourbon Bar & Grill, Subway

I-75 – Exit 113 (US Route 68):
Horseshoe’s Kentucky Grill & Saloon, Waffle House

I-75 – Exit 110 (US Route 60):
A&W Restaurant, Arby’s, Bob Evans, Cracker Barrel, First Watch, Jersey Mike’s Subs, McDonald’s, MOD Pizza, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, Shanghai Bistro, Smashing Tomato Pizza, Starbucks, Subway, Waffle House, Wendy’s

I-75 – Exit 108 (Man O War Boulevard):
Arby’s, BD’s Mongolian Grill, Big Boy, Blaze Pizza, Bonefish Grill, Burger Theory, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Chick-fil-A, Costco Food Court, Culver’s, Fazoli’s, Double Dogs, Gold Star Chili, Johnny Carino’s, KFC, Logan’s Roadhouse, McDonald’s, Old Chicago Italian Restaurant, QDOBA Mexican Eats, Outback Steakhouse, Rafferty’s, Red Lobster, Starbucks, Steak ‘n Shake, Taco Bell, Ted’s Montana Grill, TGI Fridays, Tekka Japanese Grill & Sushi, Waffle House, Wendy’s

I-75 – Exit 104 (KY Route 418:
McDonald’s, Wendy’s

Places to Go in Lexington

Huge caverns and Appalachian hikes attract adventurous tourists. History buffs can walk where Daniel Boone hunted and enjoy all the sites that he may have encountered. Visitors can also take a step back in time at the birthplace of one of our President’s, Abraham Lincoln; Ashland, Henry Clay’s estate; the Hunt-Morgan House, the Bodley-Bullock House and Waveland. For the Bourbon connoisseurs, Lexington has a fine variety of distilleries – offering samples to those who visit. If fast paced excitement, is more to your style then be sure to play the odds while enjoying a cup of burgoo at the Kentucky Derby.

Lexington, Kentucky | I-75 Exit Guide

Lexington is outlined by winding roads, miles of white-planked fences, rolling countryside and picturesque horse farms. Lexington does, however, offer numerous cultural activities including the Lexington Philharmonic, the newly-expanded Lexington Children’s Theatre, the Lexington Children’s Museum, Broadway Live, and the Ballet Theatre of Lexington.

For the sports enthusiasts, Lexington provides entertainment by keeping fans cheering in the stands for The American Hockey League’s Kentucky Thorough blades and the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team. In the stadium, football enthusiasts can enjoy Southeastern Conference football at the newly expanded Commonwealth Stadium on UK’s campus.

Lexington’s charms its visitors both by the close proximity of the area’s rural surroundings and by the metropolitan conveniences of a dynamic city.

Getting Around Lexington

You can get just about anywhere you want from Lexington. The City is served by major Interstate highways… I-75 runs north-south and I-64 runs east-west. Access to central Lexington is from I-75/I-64 exit 115 (Newtown Pike), exit 113 (US Route 68), I-75, exit 110 (US Route 60), I-75, exit 108 (Man O War Boulevard) and I-75, exit 104 (KY 418).

All routes (exits) radiate from the city center.

Lexington Links

Visit Lexington
Official website of the Lexington Visitors Center

Lexington, Kentucky
Official website of the City of Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington Herald-Ledger
The Lexington Herald traces its roots to 1870 and the Lexington Leader to 1888.

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