Attractions

Main Attractions

Georgetown College

Georgetown College is a small Christian liberal arts college located in the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. The college offers many undergraduate degrees as well as a Masters of Arts in Education. Students at Georgetown enjoy the close community of the small campus and benefit from a 11-1 student-to-faculty ratio and a committed team of administrators to ensure they succeed. The Comfort Suites Georgetown is less than 2 miles from campus making it the perfect lodging choice for your campus visit.

Toyota Manufacturing

Plan a visit to see the largest Toyota plant in the United States while you are in Georgetown. This plant produces over 500,000 cars a year and employs almost 8,000 team members. The tour takes you through the process of building a car from start to finish and is interesting for all ages. Visit their website to start planning your tour today.

Kentucky Horse Park

Kentucky Horse Park is one of the most popular attractions in the area, especially for horse lovers. There are numerous exhibits and walking tours. Stop by the Hall of Champions to meet championship thoroughbreds. While you are at the Breeds Barn Show you'll see unique breeds, or you can take a walking barn tour and see the blacksmith team in action. Plan your trip to the Kentucky Horse Park today!

University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky is located in beautiful Lexington, KY and offers a large variety of studies to over 30,000 students. Students at UK enjoy a sense of community as well as numerous organizations and clubs to stay engaged while they are away at college. The campus and city come alive during basketball season to root on their top rated men's basketball team.

The Comfort Suites Georgetown is conveniently located just 15 miles from campus and is the perfect place to stay if you are in town for a campus tour or catching a game at Rupp Arena.

Rupp Arena

Rupp Arena is home to the 2012 National Champion University of Kentucky men's basketball program. This legendary arena has hosted the NCAA tournament with record attendance and also hosts the high school sweet sixteen each year. You can catch your favorite artist in concert, or experience a thrilling rodeo or circus with the family. Whether you want to catch a game or enjoy a night of entertainment, check the events calendar to start planning your trip.

UK Healthcare

UK Healthcare is the medical center on University of Kentucky's campus. The physicians, pharmacists, nurses and medical team work to find cures and treatments for today's illnesses through academic research.

Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm

Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm is a non-profit retirement home for former race horses. The farm is home to Kentucky Derby and Preakness Winners, Silver Charm and War Emblem, Blemont winner Sarava, and other championship horses. To plan your visit or donate to the farm check their website.

Whispering Woods Riding Stable

Be sure to add a trip to Whispering Woods Riding Stable to your itenerary while you are in Georgetown. You can take a horse ride on one of their 24 beautiful horses along the hillsides of Georgetown. There are over 250 acres to roam where you will enjoy the fresh air and picturesque views. You can rent one of their horses or bring yours along for the ride. There is a small tack shop, playground and pavillion with picnic tables to enjoy while you are there. Check their website for the schedule to start planning today!

Bi-Water Farm

During the spring and summer you'll enjoy the bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables. In the fall, pumpkins and apples are here for the picking. There are also lots of fun fall events for the whole family including hayrides, spooky farm house, sky high slide, bunnyville, pumpkin vine zip lines, chutes & slides, paintball target shooting, miniature golf, corn maze, petting zoo, and much more. Check the upcoming schedule to plan your visit.

Peddlers Mall

If you are looking for a piece to complete your collection or that special gift shop by and explore the Peddlers Mall. Here you'll find multiple antique and collectible dealers all under one roof. They are open year round except for Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Ark Encounter

Only 30 minutes from the Comfort Suites Georgetown, the Ark Encounter is an experience you will remember for a lifetime. You'll be in awe of the full-size replica of Noah's Ark, built to the same dimensions written in the Bible. It is 510 ft long, 51 ft high and 85 ft wide and is the largest timber-framed structure in the world. Here you'll experience exhibits to understand the life of Noah and how he and his family cared for the animals.

Yuko-en on the Elkhorn

Be sure to visit to the Yuko-En on the Elkhorn while you are in Georgetown. The Yuko-En on the Elkhorn is a Kentucky-Japan friendship garden and is open to the public year-round.  At the garden you'll enjoy peaceful paths, ponds and waterfalls. There are also bridges and stone gardens as well as a Tea House.

There are self-guided tours so you can go at your own pace. Dogs are welcome too, as long as they are on a leash.

Keeneland

Enjoy a day at the racetrack while you are in Lexington. Keeneland hosts 2 races, in April and in October. Keeneland's grounds are artistically landscaped and open every day to fans to take a tour or enjoy a race. In additon to the races, there are also horse sales and other events at the track. Check the calendar to begin planning your visit.

Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Company

While you are visiting bourbon country be sure to stop by Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. for a tour. Here you'll see how the beer and bourbon are made and sample unique blends that helped include Alltech on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® experience. Click here to schedule your tour.

Dr. Coleman's Lexington History Walks

Offering public and private tours, Dr. Coleman's Lexington History Walks provide insights to the life and times of the locals. There are 3 tours to choose from. The Grand Tour shares 200 years of history, where you will see historic homes. On the Lincoln and His Wife's Hometown Tour you'll walk through the same streets and learn about Lincoln's connection to Lexington and how it shaped his presidency. If you want to see the dark side take the Spirits! Scandals! Sordid Secrets! Tour. On this tour you'll learn why Lexington was called "the wicked city". Lexington was once home to duelists, gamblers and ladies of the night. Many locals still belive these spirits are still in this historic city. To plan your tour click here for more information.

Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Farm Tour

As one of the top attractions in Lexington, the Thouroughbred Heritage Horse Farm is a must see. Be sure to book your tour to learn more about the horses, racing, breeding and local history. The guides are very personable and make the tours fun for everyone. Tours sell out quickly, so advanced booking is required.

Transylvania University

Transylvania University is located in Lexington, KY and is a top-ranked university focused on liberal arts. The professors and administration are committed to guiding the students to success. Many students at Transylvania University are proud to be a part of the campus community. There are numerous organizations where students can develop their leadership skills as well as make life-long friendships. Comfort Suites Georgetown is less than 15 miles from campus, making it a great lodging when you are in town for a student tour or campus event.