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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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Great Morning in Lexington with John Midbo

What a great start John provided for our visit to Lexington. Breakfast at Keeneland race track (bring a hearty appetite) followed by a tour of the racetrack as John shared his... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Pocono Lake, Pennsylvania

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Pocono Lake, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great start John provided for our visit to Lexington. Breakfast at Keeneland race track (bring a hearty appetite) followed by a tour of the racetrack as John shared his hometown knowledge with us about the track. Next John guided us through Claiborne Farms the home of many Derby/Triple Crown winners. We got to see and get up close... More 

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Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Maybe the only thing more impressive than John Midbo's knowledge and insight into all that is Lexington is his obvious passion for his adopted hometown. During a 4-hour tour of Keeneland Race Track, Claiborne Farm and surrounding areas, John shared history and tidbits of the horse world in a relaxed, entertaining manner. He not only knows his stuff, he loves... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

John Midbo met us at our hotel and took us on a wonderful, very informative tour of Keenland Race Track. He gave us a lot of information, and even took photographs of us while we were taking our own photos. We ate breakfast at the track kitchen (wonderful food) then toured the track itself. On our way to Caliborne farm... More 

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Durant, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Jim is a wonderful tour guide. We will use him again when we are in Lexington. He is very knowledgeable about Lexington and the surrounding areas.

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Granger, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Great guide, wonderful sites. THIS is how to discover the area. Highly recommend. John was very knowledgeable and courteous. Discuss your interests and prepare for a wonderful day.

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Franklin, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Started at Keeneland for breakfast at the Track Kitchen. Awesome home cooking at a really unreal low price. Loved it. John Midbo was prompt to our hotel, what a nice gentleman. Great knowledge of the area and the horse industry. Followed breakfast with some time watching the beautiful horses work out from upfront on the rail. We are planning to... More 

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Oviedo, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

We found John through the Visit Lexington website. We considered a number of tours - all with good reviews but decided against one of the bus tours as we thought we would enjoy a private tour more. From a cost standpoint, the private tour is actually a better value for families. John met us at our hotel and took us... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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