Book a cheap rental car and enjoy the freedom to roam while you’re visiting Lexington (LEX)! Envision driving along a winding road, windows rolled down, leisurely passing scenic mountains, romantic beaches or popular roadside attractions in a comfortable rented car. Take the road less traveled, and discover more about the surroundings near Lexington!
Going about 30 miles to southwest of Lexington, you will reach Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, the biggest restored Shaker community in the USA. The village is an ideal gateway destination with its 3000 acres of verdant farmland.
Located 25 miles away to the northwest of Lexington, Frankfort is a city that is an excellent daytrip destination. Go picnicking near the Switzer Covered Bridge or pay tribute to Kentucky's Afro American martyrs at the Greenhill Cemetery. The city is also home to numerous excellent architectures like the Executive Mansion, the Floral Clock, the Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial and more.
Placed 79 miles to the west of Lexington, Louisville, the Gateway to the South, is a mix of Southern and Midwestern cultures. The city is widely popular for the horse races at Churchill Downs. You can also head to the Old Louisville and the Highlands to see some unique and excellent architecture.