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Lexington, KY

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Lexington, Kentucky is the undisputed Horse Capital of the World. This is definitely the place to live if you love all things equine, but it's also an excellent place to set down roots if you're a fan of bluegrass music and smooth Kentucky Bourbon. Though the population in Lexington has swelled to nearly a half million over the years, this city has managed to retain its rural character and its plethora of horse farms as it has grown.

Apartments in Lexington KY


Springs At Winchester Road
Beds: Studio-3  •  Baths: 1-2


Grand Reserve At Pinnacle
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2.5


Lakepointe Luxury Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


The Village Luxury Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

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Ridgewood Apartments
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1-2


Campus Court at Red Mile
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-3

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Getting Around in Lexington, KY

The easiest way to get around Lexington is by car. The city sprawls out over a large distance, giving the local horses plenty of room graze. Though a personal car may be the preferred method of transportation, Lexington does have a system of public busses and vans known as LexTran. These busses will take you anywhere you want to go in and around the city, though it may take you a little longer to get there than it would by car.

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Horse Culture

<p>For over a hundred years, Lexington has been breeding some of the best Thoroughbreds in the world. Today, horse owners and enthusiasts alike can get up close and personal with these majestic animals by heading out to the Kentucky Horse Park. The park features shows, games, rides, and plenty of opportunities to give a friendly pat to a mare and her foal. If you'd like a chance to see Thoroughbreds at their finest, Lexington is also home to Keenland, which hosts thrilling horse races in the spring and fall.</p>

Bourbon Culture

<p>In addition to horses, Kentucky is also known for its Bourbon. There are a number of distilleries in Lexington, including Four Roses, which is famed for its smooth, smokey whiskey. Generations of Kentuckians have been making excellent Bourbon at Four Roses for over 100 years. Legend has it, the distillery got its name when the founder's bride-to-be arrived at a ball wearing a corsage of four red roses. If you've ever wondered how Bourbon is made&ETH;and just what makes it different from run-of-the-mill whiskey&ETH;a tour at the Four Roses distillery is a must.</p>


<p>Lexington may be a city of movers and shakers, but it's also a town of Shakers. Men, women, and children who follow the Shaker faith and traditions call this place home and the neighbors are always invited to come down and pay them a visit. At the Shaker village, visitors can learn about this unique way of life while getting to know some of the peaceful people who live and work on the farm. The village is also open for overnight stays, and hosts a one-of-a-kind concert called Bluegrass in the Barn. Be sure to line up for tickets early as they sell out fast!</p>