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Lexington Private Tours

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Address: 309 Twin Spires Trail, Lexington, KY 40514
Phone Number: +1 859-278-9488
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Coming to Lexington soon? There are three ways to see this very beautiful...

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!

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John Midbo--Don't leave your hotel without him!!!

We spent five days in Lexington and the morning we spent with John was the highlight! We have never hired a private tour guide in the past. I am so glad we did. He is so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Vero Beach, Florida
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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent five days in Lexington and the morning we spent with John was the highlight! We have never hired a private tour guide in the past. I am so glad we did. He is so knowledgeable about the area and its rich history. He also provided great recommendations for restaurants and other things to do while we were there.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

John met us at our B&B and we headed off on a fact filled tour of Bourbon and Horse Country, including a great tour of Keeneland (hitting some off the beaten path areas and information) and Clairborne Farm. A lot of history and current information of the horse farm owners was shared. While Clairborne Farm does not have the grandest... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

We did a tour with John and he was absolutely awesome! First we went to Keeneland to watch the morning works and that was great to see and then we did a tour at Claiborne and that was perfect! John was super knowledgeable about so much in Kentucky- not just the horses but the lay of the land. We were... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

John with Lexington Private Tours is excellent. His enthusiasm for and knowledge of Lexington is incredible. He is passionate about the horses, Keeneland and the horse farm business. We took a tour of Claiborne Farm and it too was excellent. John takes the time to take photos and emails them to you. It was an awesome experience from start to... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

We arranged to have John Midbo as our tour guide for one morning of our trip to Lexington. We had a wonderful time! He met us at our hotel and drove our car to Keeneland and to Claiborne Farm. At Keeneland we had breakfast in the cafeteria for track staff, then John guided us around the track. We saw horses... More 

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Kouts, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

John Midbo toured us in the horse country - his tour was far more than we expected. He not only was well versed on horse events, details and farms but was known by the people in the areas we visited. He directed us from place to place on roads that provided us with tremendous sites and he was able to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Unforgettable! Singed up with John (extremely easy with excellent communication) to spend the morning visiting and learning some of the most prestigious and beautiful thoroughbred sites of Ky. Decided to tour our beautiful state over my children's Spring Break, accompanied with my parents, and on the list was taking John's tour...which was one of the highlights and best decisions made!... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

We spent a morning visiting Kneeland racetrack and Claiborne farm. John was fun to be with, and had lots of information to share. We learned a lot about the horses and people that are so important to the Lexington horse racing scene. We agreed it was a very enjoyable time...and was certainly well worth the cost. Actually, for all we... More 

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DeWinton, AB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

Really enjoyed our tour with John. He customized our tour to our interests to include Keeneland racetrack with backstretch breakfast and morning workouts and a great drive through the Kentucky countryside. Went to the iconic Claiborne Farms which really made my day

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We toured with Lexington Private Tours today and John is a passionate, respectful, courteous, and knowledgeable guy. And we feel we have a new friend in Lexington. We began our search for a tour in July and after John's correspondence with us, we were excited to tour with him. He was most thorough in his suggestions to us which made... More 

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