Howard Johnson Inn Lexington
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Today, our second day of our travel across America, we stopped in Kentucky. Kentucky is also known as the " Bluegrass State." Kentucky is known for breeding horses, tobacco farms, fine bourbon, and the Kentucky Derby. We stopped in the Capital ...
... distillery, started in 1812. Steve, our Guide, was VERY passionate about his bourbon. In the storage area, we shared the "Angels Chair". The aroma of thousands of barrels of Bourbon in various stages of aging is quite amazing. Then, the tasting, followed by the mandatory stop in the gift shop to purchase a bottle (and some Bourbon Balls). NIce day. Texas Roadhouse next door to hotel. All good.
We stayed at Bill and Kat's horse farm for four days. First time we had dried camp and the campsite was the best! On Kentucky bluegrass overlooking the horses in their paddocks. I didn't know KY was so beautiful! Kat's horse Queen Song just had a foal. Queen Song is a pedigree thoroughbred but was let go by Clairborne Farms for unruly behavior. But after coming to their farm she calmed down and has become a great mom. QS is white but her foal ...
... didn't starch the bra!!! May 3 - Arrived New York and met up with Mal and Gail at the Marriott. All pretty tired after spending the entire day travelling. May 4 - Gail and I did a bit of shopping today at Macey's then met up with Mal for lunch. New York is such a mess there are road works on just about every street and even half of Times Square is ...
... I came back burnt and touch of sun stroke. Pink is the colour for Oaks day. They have special drink for Oaks which is pink made up from Vodka and not sure what else. Mint Julip is the Derby drink - Bourbon and mint etc. I did try it but it was very strong yuk, yuk, yuk. The Lobster sandwich is very popular - this is lobster and Mayo on a sweet bun. Not bad. The race meetings ...