Positioned in the heart of Kentucky’s Bluegrass region, on the outskirts of Lexington, Nicholasville is Kentucky’s seventh fastest growing city. In addition to a great quality of life, the area is known for its rural beauty, music heritage and historical significance. It is home to Champions at Keene Trace which is located in Nicholasville but only 20 minutes from downtown Lexington.
Lexington, home of legendary horses and world-famous bourbons, offers visitors a Southern experience with a sophisticated flair. Known simply as the Bluegrass, Lexington is the Horse Capital of the World and the region is home to the most famous horse farms in the world as well as the famed Keeneland Race Course. The sporting culture extends to the University of Kentucky which is the gold standard for college basketball with eight National Championships and the most wins in the history of the sport.
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Experience all of the attractions you know about and discover all those you don’t. We know what you’re thinking: Kentucky is all about bourbon and horse racing, right? Well, there’s no denying that fun things to do in Kentucky start with these storied attractions. You can tour the Kentucky Bourbon Trail and learn about the Bourbon Country culture, not to mention taste what all the fuss is about. Travel through soft rolling hills of Horse Country and visit the Kentucky Horse Park for an intimate experience with past Kentucky Derby winners. Tour the hallowed grounds of Churchill Downs racetrack, or watch the action at a storied track like Keeneland. However, Kentucky’s fun doesn’t stop with bourbon, horses and history. We’ve got a lot more exciting vacation ideas up our sleeve whether you’re on a romantic vacation, traveling with friends, or searching for fun kids vacations that will keep parents happy, too. Play a round of golf on championship courses featuring scenic views and Appalachian Mountain backdrops. Taste the flavors of Kentucky vineyards in the state’s wine country. Discover family-friendly sports attractions such as the Muhammad Ali Center and Louisville Slugger Museum in the city of Louisville. Or make a day out of upscale shopping, fine dining and art galleries at… well, almost anywhere! Stay in affordable hotels and motels, charming bed and breakfasts, rustic campgrounds, cozy cabins in the mountains or even one of our upscale state resort parks-it all depends on what kind of experience you’re looking for. Let us be your guide to the best Kentucky has to offer.