Thursday, October 14

A Gamecock Gal's Guide to Lexington

Considered the "Horse Capital of the World", Lexington has a lot to offer besides My Old Kentucky Home and a Call to Post. If you're making a trip to the home of the Wildcats, take some time to explore the city. From bourbon to boutiques, there truly is something for everyone!

Going to Kentucky and not drinking bourbon is like ordering a Pepsi in Atlanta. You don't do it, folks. Thankfully, they have this nice tour called the Kentucky Bourbon Trail to help everyone out. We put together an earlier post on the trail here and remember, it's all about 25 miles from Lex, so don't drink and drive. That's what a car service is for!

Tolly Ho Grab a bite at this Lexington staple and you won't be disappointed. Voted the Best Burger in Kentucky by USA Today, Tolly Ho also serves up sandwiches, sides, desserts and breakfast 24 hours.
395 S Limestone | 859.253.2007

Lynagh's Owned by former Kentucky quarterback, Bill Ransdell, Lynagh's has been a UK staple for 29 years. With over a 100 beers and a full menu, it's the perfect place to catch some games before the game.
384 Woodland Avenue | 859.255.6891

Jonathan's at Gratz Park Looking for something a little more upscale? Don't miss Jonathan's for a delicious culinary experience. They also have Pimento Cheese Grit Fries which pretty much includes all of our favorite foods in one dish! Heavenly!
120 W 2nd Street | 259.252.4949

Bella Rose Come here for designer fashions such as Milly, French Connection, Tracy Reese and Britt Ryan. Why? Some occasions just call for fancy.
126 W Maxwell Street | 859.255.2565

Mod Boutique They are the trendiest folks in Lexington. Stop by for a lesson in "Denimology" and peruse their extensive collection of designer jeans.
828 E High Street | 589.335.6631

Graves Cox The ultimate store for the discerning gentleman. Open since 1888, this family owned operation also carries one of our favorite vendors for a dapper man, Southern Proper.

Keeneland So it's horses you're wanting after all? Located about 6 miles west of Lexington, in the heart of horse country, you'll find Keeneland will satisfy all of your horse racing needs.

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