About Lexington


Let's have a look around into background of Lexington
  • County: Fayette county
  • State:  Kentucky
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 37.9886892  27.9472222
  • Longitude: - -84.4777153
  • Time zone: US/Eastern
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours

Weather in Lexington

  • Climate: Humid Subtropical climate
  • Best Time to Visit: January to April

Location

Known as the “Horse Capital of the World”, Lexington is consolidated with Fayette County and is the second largest city in Kentucky.

Distance from Lexington center to Airport

Blue Grass Airport (LEX/KLEX)

Driving Distance:  11 miles /18 km

Driving Time: 16 minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish, French

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Blue Grass Airport  (LEX/KLEX)
  • Rail:  The nearest passenger train service is Amtrak's Cardinal,
  •  Road: Bus –Lextran, Greyhound

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2

Nearby Tourist Cities

Winchester, Richmond

Emergency Contact Numbers in Lexington city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Airport: + 1 859-425-3100
  • Hospital:  +1 859-226-7000 (Good Samaritan Hospital )

Events

Let’s see what Lexington has to offer to the tourists

  • The Festival of Bluegrass (music festival)
  • Lexington Christmas parade
  • Festival Latino de Lexington

Tourist Attractions

  • Ashland
  • Mary Todd Lincoln House
  • Keeneland (horse racing track)

Theatre & Concerts

  • Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra 
  • Kentucky Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Lexington

  • Gumbo Ya-Ya
  • Local Taco

Top Shopping Centers in Lexington

  • Fayette Ball
  • The Square

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Aviation Museum of Kentucky
  • The Headley-Whitney Museum
  • Woodland Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Red beans with Smoked Sausage – Gumbo Ya Ya
  • Tequila Lime Chicken – Local taco
  • Gyros – Athenian Grill

Sports Club

Lexington Athletic Club

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $1.77 / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: $3.38 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $1,480
  • Cheap meal: $15.00
  • Gasoline: $0.62 / liter
  • 3 course meal: $60.00

Information about Jersey

Nearby Tourist Cities

New York, Newark

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Newark Liberty International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak’s Silver Star
  • Road: Bus –Greyhound Lines

Airport

Airport: Newark Liberty International Airport

Driving Distance: 8 miles /13 km

Driving Time: 22 minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 
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