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Your Guide to Game Day at University of Kentucky

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There are many things to do in Lexington and with the University of Kentucky located in the heart of the city, heading to a football game or a basketball game to cheer on the Wildcats is a spirited event that should be added to your Lexington travel itinerary. So, whether you’re here to see a […]

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Lexington, KY Travel Guide

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Named as one of the top destinations on the rise, Lexington, KY is quickly becoming a travel destination for many. From the culinary scene to the horse tracks, Lexington, KY offers a wide variety of activities to keep you busy. Whether you are staying for a short weekend or an extended stay, read here for […]

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Top Horse Attractions in Lexington, KY

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Lexington, KY is known for many things; its bourbon, bluegrass, up and coming food scene and of course its horses. Known as the “Horse Capital of the World”, horse attractions in Lexington, KY are among the most popular things to do in Lexington. Read here for our top picks on how to explore horse country! […]

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Behind the Scenes at Bluegrass Extended Stay

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Few hotels in Lexington, KY offer the amenities we do, friendly staff, and comfortable accommodations at our affordable price. Step behind the scenes with us to see why we are the preferred choice for budget-friendly extended stays in Lexington, KY.     Guest Satisfaction Guest satisfaction is our number one focus. Our staff works hard […]

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A Local’s Guide to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Did you know that 95% of the world’s bourbon is made in Kentucky? As “America’s Native Spirit”, to be considered bourbon it must be made in the U.S. Bourbon pours through the rich history of Kentucky, from pioneer days to modern times. During your stay in Lexington, experience the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® like a local […]

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Travel Guide: Transportation in Lexington, KY

Public transportation in Lexington, KY has a long-running history that dates all the way back to the city’s first omnibuses in 1875. Today the city of Lexington offers many different modes of transportation to get you from point A to point B. Lextran Lextran, The Transit Authority of Lexington, KY is Lexington’s public transportation system. […]

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Lexington History

Known back in the day as the “Athens of the West”, Lexington is where history is made. Its nickname was given because of the town’s rich culture and lifestyle. During your stay in Lexington, discover where it all began, and visit these notable historic sites. McConnell Springs Park Go back to the source of where […]

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Tips and Tricks for Your Extended Stay

Need to plan an extended stay? Bluegrass Extended Stay is the perfect spot for your stay in Lexington, KY, offering in-room amenities that help make extended vacations or extended business trips easy and simple. Use our guide to make your extended stay the most productive and relaxing time that it can be. Bring Something from […]

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Your Guide to Keeneland

f planning a trip to Lexington, KY then a visit to the Keeneland is a must! Keeneland represents the soul of what makes Kentucky, Kentucky. Not only is this track great for first-timers but also for seasoned racetrack veterans as well. For the first-timers, we created a quick guide to help you navigate your way through, […]

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7 Must-Have Travel Items

Whether you are planning a quick weekend getaway or a longer Lexington, KY extended stay at Bluegrass Extended Stay, these must have travel items are not to be left at home! So, double check and make sure these are not left off the list for your next trip. 1. Packing Cubes Saving space is always […]

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