Local Attractions

Gratz Park Inn Is Near Rupp Arena

Nestled in the heart of horse country, Kentucky Bourbon distilleries, and all the excitement downtown Lexington has to offer, the Gratz Park Inn attracts guests from around the world.

Lexington is a top destination for Thoroughbred fans, with visitors making the trek to horse farms throughout the area.

Many of the world’s top Bourbons -- Makers Mark, Woodford, Jim Beam, Four Roses -- are made close to our hotel. Many visitors make distillery tours a part of their experience during their stay with us.

Our boutique hotel is located in the heart of the Downtown Lexington Historic District, just minutes away from the Fayette County Courthouse and Rupp Arena. Gratz Park is surrounded by Lexington’s finest restaurants, most fashionable shopping boutiques, exquisite antique shops, historic landmarks, and bustling nightlife.

The Lexington Opera House and Kentucky Theatre, Kentucky University, and Transylvania University are all within walking distance.

Area Attractions in the Bluegrass

Horse Sites

Keeneland Gift Shop
4201 Versailles Rd.
Lexington,KY 40510
Phone: 1 (859) 254-3412
Website: Keeneland Gift Shop

Kentucky Horse Park Gift Shop
4089 Iron Works Parkway
Lexington,KY 40511
Phone: 1 (859) 233-4303
Website: Kentucky Horse Park Gift Shop

Historic Sites

Ashland, Henry Clay Estate
120 Sycamore Rd.
Lexington,KY 40502
Phone: 1 (859) 266-8581
Website: Ashland, Henry Clay Estate

Mary Todd Lincoln House
578 West Main St.
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 233-9999
Website: Mary Todd Lincoln House

Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
3501 Lexington Rd.
Harrodsburg,KY 40330
Phone: 1 (859) 734-5411
Website: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill

Aviation Museum
4316 Hanger Dr.
Lexington,KY 40510
Phone: 1 (859) 231-1219
Website: Aviation Museum

Hunt Morgan House
201 North Mill St.
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 233-3290
Website: Hunt Morgan House

Historical Walking Tour
Corner of Main St. & Broadway
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: (859) 321-5897
Website: Historical Walking Tour

McConnell Springs
416 Rebmann Lane
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: (859) 225-4073
Website: McConnell Springs

Parks

Thoroughbred Park
100 Midland Avenue
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (800) 845-3959

Gratz Park
Lexington,KY 40507
Jacobson Park
4001 Athens Boonesboro Road,
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: (859) 288-2900

Shillito Park
3500 Beaver Place Road
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: (859) 223-9891?

Triangle Park
N Broadway and Main
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 859-233-7299 • 859-253-2718

The Arboretum State Botanical Garden of Kentucky
500 Alumni Dr, University of
Lexington,KY 405076
Phone: 859-257-6955 • 859-257-9339

Bourbon Distilleries


Town Branch
401 Cross Street
Lexington,KY 40508
Phone: 1 (859) 401-2054
Website: Town Branch Distillery

Buffalo Trace Distillery
1001 Wilkinson Blvd.
Frankfort,KY 40601
Phone: 1 (502) 696-5926
Website: Buffalo Trace Distillery

Woodford Reserve Distillery
7855 McCracken Pike
Versailles,KY 40383
Phone: 1 (859) 879-1953
Website: Woodford Reserve Distillery

4 Roses Distillery
1224 Bonds Mill Rd.
Laurenceburg,KY 40342
Phone: (502)-839-3436
Website: 4 Roses Distillery

Wild Turkey Distillery
1525 Tyrone Rd.
Laurenceburg,KY 40342
Phone: (502)-8392182
Website: Wild Turkey Distillery

Vineyards

Elk Creek Vineyards
150 HWY 330
Owenton,KY 40359
Phone: 1 (502) 484-0005
Website: Elk Creek Vineyards

Equus Run Vineyards
1280 Moores Mill Rd.
Midway,KY 40347
Phone: 1 (859) 846-9463
Website: Equus Run Vineyards

Talon Winery
7086 Tates Creek Rd.
Lexington,KY 40515
Phone: 1 (859) 971-3214
Website: Talon Winery

Chrisman Mill
2385 Chrisman Mill Road
Nicholasville,KY (859)-881-5007
Website: Chrisman Mill

Jean Farris Winery & Bistro
6825 Old Richmond Rd
Lexington,KY 40515
Phone: 859-263-9463
Website: Jean Farris Winery & Bistro

Lover’s Leap Vineyard
129 Lover’s Leap Rd
Lawrenceburg,KY 40507
Phone: 502-839-1299

Sporting Venues

Applebee's Park
207 Legends Lane
Lexington,KY 40505
Phone: 1 (859) 231-6997
Website: Applebee's Park

Rupp Arena at Lexington Center
430 West Vine St.
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 233-4567
Website: Rupp Arena at Lexington Center

Arts/Cultural

Kentucky Theatre
214 East Main St.
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 231-6997
Website: Kentucky Theatre

Opera House
401 West Short St.
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 233-4567
Website: Opera House

Lexington Children's Theatre
418 West Short St.
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 254-4546
Website: Lexington Children's Theatre

Antique Shops

Greentree Antiques
521 West Short St.
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 455-9660
Website: Greentree Antiques

Belle Maison Antiques
525 West Short St
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 252-9030
Website: Belle Maison Antiques

Heritage Antiques
208 East Main St.
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 253-1035

Irish Acres
4205 Ford Mills Rd.
Versailles,KY 40383
Phone: 1 (859) 873-7235
Website: Irish Acres

Lenabelles Antiques & Interiors
730 National Ave.
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 253-0137

L.V. Harkness
531 West Short St.
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 225-7474
Website: L.V. Harkness

Meadowthorpe Antique Mall
1455 Leestown Rd.
Lexington,KY 40511
Phone: 1 (859) 255-2607

January
437 West 2nd Street
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 859-381-9719

Shopping and Leisure

Fayette Mall
3401 Nicholasville Rd.
Lexington,KY 40503
Phone: 1 (859) 272-3495

Hamburg Pavilion
2100 Sir Barton Way
Lexington,KY 40509
Phone: 1 (859) 351-4330

Victorian Square Shoppes
401 West Main St.
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 252-7575
Website: Victorian Square Shoppes

Clay Avenue Shops
Clay Avenue off East Main
Lexington,KY 40507

Joseph Beth Booksellers
161 Lexington Green Circle
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859)-273-2911
Website: Joseph Beth Booksellers

The Arboretum
500 Alumni Dr.
Lexington,KY 40503
Phone: 1 (859) 257-6955
Website: The Arboretum

AJ’s Casuals
867 E. High Street
Suite 120
Lexington,KY 40502
Phone: 859-253-1798

Bella Rose
126 W. Maxwell St. 1
Lexington,KY 40508
Phone: 859-255-2565
Website: Bella Rose


L.V. Harkness
531 West Short Street
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: (859) 225-7474
Website: L.V. Harkness

Spa and Hair

Voce Salon
124 Clay Avenue
Lexington,KY 40502
Phone: 1 (859) 252-8623

Dining

A la Lucie
159 North Limestone
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 252-5277
Website: A la Lucie

Alfalfa's Restaurant
141 East Main Street
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 252-5277
Website: Alfalfa's Restaurant

Atomic Cafe
265 North Limestone St.
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 254-1969
Website: Atomic Cafe

Bellini's
115 West Main St.
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 388-9583
Website: Bellini's

Cheapside Bar & Grill
131 Cheapside
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 254-0046
Website: Cheapside Bar & Grill

DeShas
101 North Broadway
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 259-3771
Website: DeShas

Dudley's Restaurant
259 West Short Street # 125
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 252-1010
Website: Dudley's Restaurant

Joe Bologna's
120 West Maxwell St.
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 252-4933
Website: Joe Bologna's

Le Deauville
199 North Limestone St.
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 246-0999
Website: Le Deauville

Malone's
3347 Tates Creek Rd.
Lexington,KY 40502
Phone: 1 (859) 335-6500
Website: Malone's

Merrick Inn
1074 Merrick Dr.
Lexington,KY 40502
Phone: 1 (859) 269-5417
Website: Merrick Inn

Portofino
249 East Main St.
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 253-9300
Website: Portofino

Ramsey's Diner
496 East High St.
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 259-2708
Website: Ramsey's Diner

Columbia Steak House
201 North Limestone Street
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 253-3135
Website: Columbia Steak House

Bars, Pubs & Night Life

Atomic Cafe
265 North Limestone St.
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 254-1969
Website: Atomic Cafe

Cheapside Bar & Grill
131 Cheapside
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 254-0046
Website: Cheapside Bar & Grill

Horse & Barrel
101 North Broadway
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 259-3771

The Chase Tap Room
101 North Broadway
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 621-5831

DeVassa Bar & Cafe
101 North Broadway
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 455-9139

Penguin Piano Bar
517 West Main St.
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 327-3333

McCarthy's Irish Pub
117 South Upper St.
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: 1 (859) 258-2181

Trust
123 West Main Street
Lexington,KY 40507
Phone: (859) 329-9670
Website: Trust

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