Lexington Walking Food Tour: History and Gastronomy Discovery
453 Ratings
Embark on a captivating journey through downtown Lexington's history while indulging in a culinary adventure. Discover award-winning eateries, unique foodie items, and fresh local produce.
Duration: 3 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • Triangle Park - Learn the story of RCO Benjamin on the first African-American Heritage marker and hear about past history of the park.
  • The Square - Hear the history behind these longstanding buildings.
  • Old Fayette County Court House - Interesting place to visit. Historic courtyard
  • 115 US-25 - Visiting the historic Skuller’s Clock
  • Lexington Opera House - Visit the Opera house
What's Included
  • Lunch included
What's Not Included
  • Alcoholic Beverages
Additional Information

Immerse yourself in the intriguing history of central Lexington as we embark on a gastronomic journey through five incredible food locations in the course of an afternoon! Experience outstanding restaurants, authentic food treasures like the buzz button, freshly made pastries from local family businesses, farm-to-table vegetables from Kentucky, and more! Between the courses, hear engaging stories about Lexington’s historical figures and tour iconic sites such as Skuller’s Clock, The Square, and Phoenix Park.

VisitLEX Lexington Visitors Center
West Main Street
Meet at the Lexington Visitors Center in the historic Courthouse Square.
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

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(453 Ratings)
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May 22, 2024
Fun tour - What a fun tour! Kayleigh, our guide, was a sweetheart, full of energy and information. Learned a lot about the history of Lexington in between some interesting and tasty bites. Our tour was altered, as we had requested an earlier time to start. Thanks for accommodating us and still presenting a fun and delicious time. A good time was had by all.
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May 19, 2024
The tour is great - I would do this tour again. The tour was great! Dana is an awesome guide. The food was really good, the drinks and experiences were also fun.
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May 17, 2024
Wonderful tour!! - Oh my Gosh!! I almost couldn’t take it all in! My tour guide was fabulous and the tour, with all its history, not to mention the food, was fabulous!! Just the right way to introduce the city!! Great restaurant spots with delicious food and the stories… OMG… the stories about Lexington.! Don’t wait.. BOOK NOW!!
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May 17, 2024
Lexington tour at its finest - What a great tour! We booked a private walking/history tour so we could see and do what we were interested in and at our own pace. Erin was so accommodating and delivered exactly what we asked for. Her delivery is so enthusiastic and exciting that you can't help but be drawn into all the history and stories about Lexington. The time went by so fast and at the end we felt we were touring with a friend vs a tour guide we just met. Definitely worth the money and definitely do at beginning of stay so you get a good lay of the land and great food/drink recommendations. Thx for a great time Erin.
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May 15, 2024
Legends fun and more! - Great fun! Recommend for team building, company learning, and community engagement!! Erin is fun to work with. She creates an environment for learning.
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May 15, 2024
Walking history tour - Alanna was great! We learned so much history of Lexington. The food was great along the tour would highly recommend it The food was great!
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May 14, 2024
Wonderful tour. - Wonderful tour. Kaylee did an amazing job of giving history of the area and keeping us focused on the food and drink. I highly recommend this fun adventure.
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May 13, 2024
Excellent combination of hidtory, food and fun. - Excellent combination of Lexington history and food. Our guide, Kaylee, is great ... knowledgeable, articulate, enthusiastic and alot of funny! Highly recommend this tour.
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May 11, 2024
KAYLEE was very Informative and great personality! - The tour was very amazing and informative. KAYLEE answered all questions with great knowledge and made everyone feel at ease!
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May 10, 2024
Definitely recommend! - Had a great tour with Dana! Excellent food samplings, nice variety, and very informative about the history and culture of the area.
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up to 12 guests
1 Adult
July 2024