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Breeders’ Cup Travel Tips: Top Lexington Tours

Breeders’ Cup Travel Tips: Top Lexington Tours– While of course the 2015 Breeders’ Cup is the main event on your agenda for the weekend of Oct. 30-31, there are also plenty of other things to do while you are visiting Lexington, Kentucky, including some great tours.

Breeders' Cup Travel Tips

There are places to tour in Lexington, Kentucky that relate to all things equine and racing, like the Kentucky Horse Park. Photo: tripadvisor.com

There are places to tour in Lexington, Kentucky that relate to all things equine and racing, like the Kentucky Horse Park. You can spend all day there visiting the gorgeous and expansive grounds and seeing the horses. There are also museums, statues, and horse shows. The experience can also be educational due to provided information on the history of past champions and much more. Just be sure to wear good walking shoes!

For another horse-related activity, try the Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Farm Tour. This particular tour features experienced and knowledgeable guides who provide great interaction with the horses on the farms. Learn about horse breeding and even get to see Keeneland in a unique way.

Another unique Lexington experience is the Big Blue Pedaler. Get in a little exercise while as a group you bike your way on a giant bicycle bus through downtown Lexington. Don’t worry if you tire out – there is an electrical assist if you need it. Guests can choose where they want to stop and how long they want to ride. It is the perfect eclectic and unique way to get fresh air while seeing Lexington.

Another great outdoors experience is Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks, a fantastic way to see all of Lexington and learn the history of the area. The tour guides are dressed in period clothing and have a vast knowledge of everything you would want to know about the history of Lexington. If you’re worried that you might get bored, don’t be! This tour is filled with charisma and speaks to the more scandalous side of Lexington.

For a variety of tours to choose from, try Blue Grass Tours. You will get to ride in one of their mini-coaches, and you can pick your tour. Blue Grass Tours offers horse farm tours, bourbon tours, historical tours, and school tours. You can even customize your tour and pay for a private experience.

Any of these great tours will be sure to create a wonderful experience for you to remember in Lexington, Kentucky.

The Breeders’ Cup will take place at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky on Oct. 30-31. The Breeders’ Cup Festival begins on Oct. 24, 2015. 

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