KENTUCKY: Horse Country Itinerary

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Below is a brief description of the Kentucky Horse Country tour's itinerary, including links to interactive route maps with elevation profiles. PLEASE NOTE: All of our routes can be adjusted to make them more or less challenging. With the support of our SAG vehicle, we can provide a variety of starting and finishing points on each day to provide a customized ride.

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THURSDAY

For those who arrive early, enjoy an optional short ride along the Legacy Trail, a bike path that winds from Lexington to the Kentucky Horse Park. Or walk from our downtown hotel to nearby breweries and distilleries and the University of Kentucky campus. Or simply take in the art on display at our unique hotel.

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS: 21c Museum Hotel (Lexington)

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FRIDAY

Experience Kentucky cycling at its best as we work our way along country lanes leading from Lexington to neighboring Paris, where we'll finish the ride with lunch on their charming Main Street. Take in the sights and sounds of Kentucky horse racing at the Keeneland Track before heading to the Woodford Inn in Versailles in the heart of the Kentucky horse country.

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS: Woodford Inn (Versailles)

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SATURDAY

Ride straight from the Woodford Inn and onto some of the most picturesque roads in Kentucky, with perfectly manicured lawns, matching black fences, historic stone walls, and miles of smooth, low-traffic pavement. Take a distillery tour after the ride, or hop on the back of a horse at a private horse farm. Enjoy happy hour at an iconic brewery in downtown Lexington before dinner that evening.

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS: Woodford Inn (Versailles)

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SUNDAY

Ride from the Woodford Inn to the Kentucky state capitol building in Frankfort and on to the Buffalo Trace distillery, passing by classic Kentucky scenery along the way. After lunch in Frankfort, enjoy a private horse farm tour before heading back to downtown Lexington and the 21c Museum Hotel.

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS: 21c Museum Hotel (Lexington)

MONDAY

Enjoy one final breakfast at the 21c Museum Hotel in Lexington before heading home.

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