Southern Starts in Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky is a true Southern city, known for its stunning landscapes, championship horses and a culture rich in Bluegrass tradition. Lexington resounds with emerging artists, world-class events and eclectic dining. Known as the Horse Capital of the World, you can meet past Kentucky Derby champions or maybe even catch a glimpse of a future winner on the world’s most famous horse farms and racetracks. Beyond its rich equine heritage, Lexington boasts the perfect place to begin your exploration of the birthplace of Bourbon, America’s only native spirit. Come see why Southern Starts Here.

For more information, call the Lexington CVB at 1-800-845-3959 or visit

Lexington CVB
301 East Vine Street
Lexington, KY 40507

 Follow the Country Music Highway “Road to Fame” to Prestonburg, Kentucky

The attractions in Prestonsburg can suit the travel thirst for all ages. The diverse and fun places to visit range from water recreation, music entertainment, elk watching, harness racing, craft shopping, golf, and all kinds of special events.

Speaking of thirst, have you ever wondered why so many national artists hail from right here in Eastern Kentucky? Well, we think it’s in the water! So, beginning in 2012 our US 23 Country Music Highway “Road to Fame” talent search contests will be searching for the next Loretta Lynn, or Ricky Skaggs, or even Dwight Yoakum. Competitions begin soon, with the grand finale June 16 at the Mountain Arts Center. Go to for details.

Enjoy the fine places to lodge and eat and enjoy the great hospitality. Call us for detailed information at 800-844-4704 or visit


Looking for the perfect vacation destination? Want to get away from the daily grind and take a break from the hustle and bustle?  The Marshall County/Kentucky Lake area offers a variety of attractions and activities for the whole family to enjoy.

KentuckyLake offers visitors great lodging, dining and recreation, right in the center of it all! The possibilities are virtually endless. You can completely relax at any one of our 50+ resorts, motels, bed and breakfasts, campgrounds and condominiums. Dive into the countless options of recreational activities from volleyball to jet skiing, boating, tennis, golf, fishing and hunting or just relaxing.

Whatever season, whatever reason, the Marshall County/Kentucky Lake area is the right choice for your next vacation.

Marshall County Tourist Commission
93 Carroll Rd., Benton, KY  42025

Lexington’s Bluegrass Region has something for everyone. Enjoy charming vineyards, superb shopping at locally owned boutiques, relaxing spa treatments, legendary horse farm tours, fine cuisine and more.

Lexington’s affordable hotels and Bed & Breakfasts offer vacation packages – many including dining, shopping, golfing and touring options. Accommodations range from budget to luxury.

Drive past our beautiful horse farms and spend an afternoon playing with our famous four-legged friends. Discover the region’s history, arts and crafts.

Lexington has a wide variety of entertainment when the sun goes down including concerts, festivals, performing arts, comedy clubs and more.

Log on to our website and discover the bounty of Lexington’s Bluegrass Region.

Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau

301 East Vine Street

Lexington, Kentucky 40507

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