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Horse Capital of the World
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry. Surrounded by a picturesque countryside dotted with hundreds of renowned horse farms, Kentucky's second-largest city boasts a compact downtown district filled with shops, theaters, and sports venues. Two large universities attract a growing number of foreign students, flavoring Lexington with a college-town atmosphere and providing it with a much richer culture than most visitors expect from a city of just over 300,000 people. There are plenty of things to do in the pedestrian-friendly downtown, but to appreciate the profound impact the horse industry has had on this town, you'll want to explore the rural areas outside the city proper. Take a look at our United States itinerary builder to refine the details of your trip to Lexington.
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