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Kentucky Scenic Byway

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Hot Fall Drive

We have driven all across the Bluegrass and the best time is middle Fall or spring. This was not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve R
Macon, Georgia
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Beautiful trails and farms

Definitely drive at least part of the scenic byway so you get a feel for the KY wide open beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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Alexandra Drive, Lexington, KY
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have driven all across the Bluegrass and the best time is middle Fall or spring. This was not the best time and yet it was still spectacular! Horse Farms, Horses, Board fences and rock fences are all a glimpse of the greatness of Kentucky....More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Definitely drive at least part of the scenic byway so you get a feel for the KY wide open beautiful space. Most of the horse tours will take you along part of this route anyway, but drive it on your own if you can too.

1  Thank Author_Elaine
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

This requires a little planning. Go to the Visitors Center in Down Town Lexington in the old court house bldg. Get the map Walking Tours and Driving Maps. It will give you a 90 mile self guided tour. Without the map it's impossible to follow....More

4  Thank ILcornstalk
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We were behind Keeneland and were lucky to see some of this years foals up close @ Calumet. The road and farms were amazing and are definitely a must do.

Thank nhlefty
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Very nice scenic drive, to get away from hectic traffic and see the horse farms and forested areas. Nice way to get away from it all without going very far.

3  Thank CLK56
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Definitely worth the drive BUT locals drive like maniacs!!!! Don't expect them to slow down for you and the roads are super narrow. The farms and fields are amazing!

1  Thank Speedyhorse
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Start at Goodfellas pizza in the bourbon district. Or, Middlefork Kitchen. Both have good food. Then for a gorgeous sunset afternoon/evening drive continue out Old Frankfurt Pike to look at all of the beautiful horse farm properties. It is a nice, quaint little drive under...More

4  Thank vman92
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Take this 15 to 20 minute drive and enjoy the natural beauty of horse country. The only disadvantage is the speed limit for some parts of the drive is 55mph. This is way too fast to enjoy the scenery so we just pulled to the...More

2  Thank Janie W
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Take this 10-15 minute drive and breathe. It's right near the airport and the casino, so you can't miss it. Use the address provided in this listing in google maps and then just keep going. Open the windows, smell the air, and take it all...More

7  Thank cooleylicious
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Seriously nice route for scenic drive. Well maintained and relatively little traffic. Very good ice and snow removal. Just nice all the way around.

2  Thank Bobbie S
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3 April 2018|
Response from kbab1988 | Reviewed this property |
We ended up on the roads behind and near Keeneland horse track and found beautiful scenic areas. We made some wrong turns here and there, but kept going! Enjoy!
John T
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Response from BarbBronder | Reviewed this property |
I picked up maps from the airport and my hotel. The airport person was not sure in terms of info (a fail on the part of the KY Visitors' Bureau), but the maps were very clear. There is also a visitors center downtown. We... More