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|Lexington City Facts|
|Country||USA (United State of America)|
|Total Area||285.5 sq miles|
|Lat Long Coordinates||35.1494° N, 90.0489° W|
|Time Zone||EST (UTC−05:00)|
|Major Religion||Roman Catholic, Christian|
|Museums||Aviation Museum of Kentucky,The Headley-Whitney Museum,Water Fuel Museum|
|Universities||University of Kentucky,Lexington University|
Lexington is a city in the U.S state of Kentucky. Founded in June 1775 in Virginia, the town of Lexington was established on May 6, 1782.
Tourists on their arrival to the city choose Lexington hotels as their place to halt. The hotels provide outstanding reception to its guests and a wonderful ambience, which linger in their minds even if they checkout these hotels. Embassy Suites Hotel Lexington, SpringHill Suites Lexington Downtown, Holiday Inn Express Lexington Downtown, Marriott Griffin Gate Resort, Hilton Suites Lexington Green, Hampton Inn Lexington, Radisson Plaza Lexington, Homewood Suites Lexington, Days Inn Lexington South, Comfort Inn, Motel 6 Lexington East and Hilton Garden Inn Lexington are the renowned hotels in the city.
Places To Visit:
Aviation Museum of Kentucky, The Headley-Whitney Museum, The Hunt-Morgan House, Lexington Cemetery, University of Kentucky/Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Arboretum, Lexington History Center, Martin Castle, Mary Todd Lincoln House, Ashland, UK Basketball Museum, Water Fuel Museum, International Museum of Horse and Waveland State Historic Site are the main museums that preserve ancient artifacts of the city. The city is home to two famous horseracing tracks such as the Red Mile Harness Track - the oldest horseracing track in the city and Kentucky Horse Park. Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, golf courses at Shillito Park and Veterans Park, Jacobson Park, Masterson Station Park and Coldstream Park- the three dog parks, Woodland Park- the only public skate park are the outdoor attractions of the city. The Kentucky Horse Park that features American Saddlebred Museum, the Draft Horse Barn and the show ring Parade of Breeds are worth seeing.
A tour to Lexington must include the bright and colorful outdoor festival that takes place annually. Few of them are Mayfest,Festival of the Bluegrass,"Southern Lights: Spectacular Sights on Holiday Nights",The Lexington Christmas Parade,"It's A Grand Night for Singing",Thursday Night Live,Festival Latino in September,Gallery Hop,Beaux Arts and Tournament of Champions
Last Updated On : March 13, 2013