Fayette County, Horse Capital of the World, is a vibrant county nestled in the heart of Kentucky's famed scenic Bluegrass Region. Just minutes from the center of Lexington the counties largest city are acres and acres of manicured pastureland, miles of white fences, magnificent barns, dozens of ways to see horses, the 1,200 acre Kentucky Horse Park, the Thoroughbred Training Center, Keeneland Race Course and more.
Though surrounded by 450 horse farms, Lexington is surprisingly cosmopolitan. Accustomed to hosting international royalty, Lexington boasts a wide variety of superb dining opportunities and unique shopping experiences. Historic downtown Lexington is a compact mixture of art galleries, parks, theaters, restaurants, business offices and charming neighborhoods. Five minutes from downtown you’ll find the largest mall in the state of Kentucky.
History buffs will enjoy exploring why Lexington has held its cultured reputation since the early 1800’s.