After a day of exploring Lexington put your feet up a great hotel near Blue Grass Airport.
Gratz HouseDistance from Blue Grass Airport: 6.5mi
231 N. Mill St
This lavish, privately owned house was built by a rich hemp manufacturer. Visitors will enjoy the architecture and furnishings of this southern masterpiece.
Mary Todd Lincoln House
Mary Todd Lincoln HouseDistance from Blue Grass Airport: 5.9mi
578 W. Main St
Built in 1832, this house belonged to the parents of Abraham Lincoln’s wife. It is full of period furnishings and displays Lincoln and Todd family memorabilia.
University of Kentucky Anthropology MuseumDistance from Blue Grass Airport: 6.6mi
201 Lafferty Hall
This museum has exhibits on evolution and Kentucky culture that are fun for the whole family. The museum is one of the finest of its kind in the region.
Lexington Children’s MuseumDistance from Blue Grass Airport: 6.1mi
401 W. Main St
Kids love the interactive exhibits they find at this museum dedicated to educating children. One of the favorite exhibits is the archaeology dig.
Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate Distance from Blue Grass Airport: 7.8mi
120 Sycamore Road
Ashland, the home of famous 19th-century statesman Henry Clay, is located a short distance from downtown Lexington on a beautiful 20-acre wooded estate.
Aviation Museum of Kentucky
Aviation Museum of KentuckyDistance from Blue Grass Airport: 0.5mi
This museum features restored historic aircraft, aviation artifacts and equipment, interactive displays and a gift shop. Kid and adults love the feeling of adventure inspired by this wonderful collection.
McConnell SpringsDistance from Blue Grass Airport: 5.3mi
Originally a campsite for the first settlers in the Bluegrass, this 23-acre park features an array of historical and environmental features. Trails through the park take visitors past natural springs and the remains of an historic gristmill and farm.
University of Kentucky Basketball MuseumDistance from Blue Grass Airport: 7.1mi
P.O. Box 89
The University of Kentucky Basketball Museum salutes the 96-year history of the country’s most successful men’s collegiate basketball team through interactive, high-tech exhibits, historical timelines, and artifact displays. The museum is located in the Civic Center, adjacent to the “Cats” home court, Rupp Arena.
Lexington Livery Co.Distance from Blue Grass Airport: 6.2mi
Take a tour in a horse-drawn carriage.
John Hunt Morgan HouseDistance from Blue Grass Airport: 6.7mi
201 North Mill Street
The former home of John Hunt, a Confederate General and his great-grandson, Thomas Hunt Morgan, who won a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1933 for providing the existence of the gene.
The CastleDistance from Blue Grass Airport: 4.6mi
Just west of the city on Versailles Road
A Lexington curiosity is the huge castle with eight turrets and 70-foot-tall corner towers. It was started by a Fayette County developer in 1969 as his private residence, but it was never finished.