Dining and a Cultural Points of Interest in Downtown Lexington within walking distance of the hotel:

The Lexington Visitor’s Center is located in the historic courthouse at 215 Main Street, about 2 blocks southeast of the Hilton- https://www.visitlex.com/about/visitors-center/.

An interactive map of downtown featuring restaurants, night clubs, shopping, parking and more can be found at https://www.downtownlex.com/map/.

There are many locations for drinks and dining within walking distance of the conference hotel in downtown Lexington.  Visit www.VisitLex.com for information on local restaurants and https://www.visitlex.com/sp/flipbook/beyond-grits/?page=96 for a handy map of spots downtown.

The Thursday Night Live Concert Series will be taking place from 5-8 pm at Cheapside Park (about one block away from the Hilton) on August 22. Enjoy free live music and local food and beverages available for purchase from a variety of vendors on-site.  

The Lexington Brewing and Distilling Company, which is about a 15 minute walk from the Hilton, has an evening tour of their brewery and distillery that starts at 6:00 pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.  Space is limited so reservations should be made at https://www.lexingtonbrewingco.com/tour/twilight-tour. Cost is $11 plus tax for adults.  Multiple tours are also offered during the day. To see if one fits your travel schedule, visit https://www.lexingtonbrewingco.com/tour.

The Mary Todd Lincoln House is located at 578 West Main Street, just past the Convention Center. There are multiple tours during the day. Tours size in limited to 15 people, but tickets may be purchased at the door or online at https://www.mtlhouse.org/. Information on a Lincoln-themed self-guided walking tour can be found at https://static1.squarespace.com/static/53cebf9fe4b0b0acb5559c74/t/592881c11b631b1a25a95c23/1495826926508/Lincoln_Walking_Tour_printable_version.pdf.

Lextran is Lexington’s public bus system. See http://www.lextran.com/routes for routes and schedules.

Information on local attractions outside of downtown Lexington:

 Kentucky Horse Park https://kyhorsepark.com/

Horse Farm Tours- https://www.visitlex.com/idea-guide/horse-farm-tours/

Kentucky Bourbon Trail- https://kybourbontrail.com/