birthplace of Lexington. Right in the middle of town. Lots of easy trails for hiking.
Site of the first Lexington settlement hosting events, educational programs & natural springs.
McConnell Springs is a twenty-six acre natural park located at the historic springs where the city of Lexington, Kentucky was named. McConnell Springs is historically and environmentally significant to this area. The naming of Lexington is the central historic event which marked McConnell Springs'…
This natural spring was the key reason for the settling of Lexington...a water source. The park was in ruins at one point, but has been cleaned up and developed just enough to make it a desirable, safe area for short hikes. It's located in the midst of a commercial warehouse area, truly a gem tucked…
“If you find yourself in need of a dry cleaner while you are visiting this place is super close and convenient.”
“If you are looking for healthier fare you can't go wrong with Vinaigrette. They have amazing salads, soups and lemonade. It is so good that you will forget that it is good for you. The menu was created by one of Kentucky's premier chefs, Ouita Michel. They also have a vegan salad available.”
“This park is within walking distance from the neighborhood. 600+ acres with a 16 acre fenced in dog park that has a separate 4 acre fenced in area for smaller dogs as well. Soccer fields. A bike trail. A new Splash pad and playground. And an amazing equestrian program. Dogs must remain on leash. ”
“A Lexington tradition, located in an old church building on the edge of downtown. Good Italian food. The bread stick in garlic butter....”