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From Lexington: Horse Farm Tour & Keeneland Race Track Visit

1. From Lexington: Horse Farm Tour & Keeneland Race Track Visit

Discover why Lexington is known as the Horse Capital of the World on this three-hour tour. Start the experience with a walking tour through the ivy-covered grounds of the historic Keeneland Race Track, home to the world’s most expensive horse auctions. Next, take a peek into the lifestyle of thoroughbred horses as you go behind the scenes at a thoroughbred farm and get up close and personal with majestic horses. Later, enjoy a drive by the famous Calumet Farm and learn about the history of the farm, which was the home of a breeding and racing dynasty that dominated the sport during the 1940s, 1950s, and beyond. Continue the tour to the filming locations of the major motion pictures Secretariat, Seabiscuit, and Dreamer.

Lexington: Fully Guided Zipline Canopy Tour

2. Lexington: Fully Guided Zipline Canopy Tour

Start at the welcome center and meet your guides, get your gear on and learn a little about it. Then head down to ground school and practice your braking, this is an active participation course so you are in control of your own brake. After that, you get started on the actual course. Once you step on to the course you do not touch the ground again until you are finished. Starting off low and slow you work up to the larger zips building confidence and skill. Once you are comfortable you fly across the gorge, with incredible views there are not many things that can compare to this. Once you have completed the course you get picked up in a truck to return to the welcome center. A 2-hour adventure you won't soon forget.

Lexington: The Aviation Museum of Kentucky Entry Ticket

3. Lexington: The Aviation Museum of Kentucky Entry Ticket

The Aviation Museum of Kentucky promotes the state's aviation history. Featuring military, classic, and general aviation aircraft, you will discover historic aircraft, memorabilia, and training equipment. During your visit, you can admire the A-4 Skyhawk of the US Navy's Blue Angels, and a T-38 Talon of the USAF Thunderbirds. The Navy F-14B Tomcat, KyAng RF-101C Voodoo, Army Cobra helicopter, and Marine F-4S Phantom II are also on display. The museum is also home to the Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame. Learn about the pioneers of Kentucky aviation like Matthew B. Sellers, first powered flight in Kentucky; Solomon L. Van Meter, Jr, inventor of the first successful backpack parachute; and Willa Brown Chappell, the first African-American woman licensed as a commercial pilot in the U.S.

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There were only 5 of us on the tour, which allowed us to ask many questions and gave it a very intimate feel. Our guide was knowledgeable and had a very pleasing manner.

We arranged this tour visiting from California. Both Adam and Jyler were great and made the experience a lot of fun. Glad I tried this thanks to them.

The guide, Mike, was very knowledgeable. You could tell he really cared about the animals. Excellent tour.

Great experience with super knowledgeable and welcoming tour guides. We would highly recommend!

Great experience! Our guide was very knowledgeable.