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“A Wonderful Day in Lexington” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lexington Private Tours

Lexington Private Tours
309 Twin Spires Trail, Lexington, KY 40514
+1 859-278-9488
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Ranked #2 of 35 activities in Lexington
Type: Tours
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Owner description: Coming to Lexington soon? There are three ways to see this very beautiful part of the world: 1. Do it yourself with maps, perhaps a GPS, and a lot of patience. 2. Take a public tour and join 15-20 fellow visitors on a pre-planned tour of the area. 3. Take a private tour, planned by you and your guide, based on YOUR interests. You'll tour in the comfort of YOUR OWN VEHICLE. Your guide can drive so you can soak up the scenery, but that's entirely up to you. If #3 sounds good to you, that's where we can help. Our tours range from as little as 4 hours, to a full day, or more - depending on your interests and budget. Start your planning early. That gives us time to learn about you and your interests and create a proposal for you. You're coming to one of the most beautiful and interesting places you've ever been!
South Windsor, Connecticut
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“A Wonderful Day in Lexington”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

My husband and I spent only one day in Lexington, so we wanted to make the most of it. I knew we had a lot of ground we wanted to cover and I wasn't sure the best way to accomplish that. I happened upon a website that suggested private tours, and I'm so glad we did. We had a fantastic day in Lexington and saw everything we wanted to see. Our tour included Keenland Race Track, Clairborne Farms, the Fasig-Tipton yearling auction, and miles of gorgeous Kentucky scenery.

John is a companionable guide, with a wealth of local knowledge. Though the focus of our trip was the horse racing scene, he offered historical and general interest tidbits as we drove and I'm confident that even those with no interest in horses would have an excellent tour as well.

Visited July 2013
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“Best Tour Guide!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

John Midbo took us on a half day tour of horse farms and local sights in Lexington. He was the ultimate professional, so interesting and knowledgable, and you can tell he loves the area. One of the highlights of our visit!

Visited August 2013
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Greenville, South Carolina
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“No Better Way to See Lexington”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

What a grand day with John touring horse farms in the Lexington area in addition to other landmarks. His knowledge extends not only to the thoroughbred industry; it also includes a comprehensive knowledge and appreciation of the environs. He is very personable, punctual and accomodating to photos. You soon know this is YOUR tour, not a packaged one with others in a van. He drove our car so we could fully experience the area.We started at Keeneland, travelled to other farms and then on to Claiborne Farms where we got up close and personal with several of their stallions. The tour did not end there--there was also downtown Lexington and of U of K before John returned us to our hotel. You will want John to be your guide for a day you won't forget!!

Visited August 2013
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Green, Ohio
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“Excellent Guide!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

John's tour was above and beyond what we anticipated. His knowledge of Lexington and horse farms was exceptional. The tour and breakfast at Keenland Race Track, "meeting" the stallions at Clairborne Farms, and seeing downtown Lexington and the University of Kentucky were thoroughly enjoyable! Highly recommend.

Visited June 2013
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Medina, Ohio
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“Thank you John for a great tour!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We had a great tour with John today. He is very professional, friendly, and punctual. He spent time telling us the history and information about the horses and farms in Lexington. He took us to Keenland, past some of the famous farms, and to Claiborne. It was well worth the money spent. I would recommend his tour to anyone thinking about a private tour vs. a public tour. You take your own car and go at your own pace, with your own guide. What more could you ask for? He even gave us a gift after the tour. I won't tell what it is, but it was very nice. Don't hesitate, book with John. You will not be disappointed!!

Visited June 2013
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