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Clarion Hotel Conference Center - North

We’re the hotel near University of Kentucky for you, and you may want to stay here when looking for hotels near Kentucky Horse Park too. There’s so much to do within a few miles of this Clarion Hotel, including Rupp Arena, the Mary Todd Lincoln House and the Town Brand Distillery. You may also want to see Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, Fort Boonesborough State Park and other places of natural beauty. All this and more awaits you near our well-located place to stay.

  • Kentucky Horse Park
  • Applebee's Park
  • Victorian Square
  • Rupp Arena
  • Red Mile Harness Track
  • Lexington Center
  • Lexington CVB
  • Explorium of Lexington
  • Commonwealth Stadium UK
  • Mary Todd Lincoln House

Rupp Arena

The arena is at the center of Lexington Center, the city’s central entertainment and shopping complex. The most notable tenants of the arena is the University of Kentucky, where the Wildcats draw in some of the largest home-game audiences in the country. When it’s not home to basketball champs, the arena hosts shows and conventions as well.


Lexington Legends & 
Whitaker Ballpark

Whitaker Bank Ballpark, home of the Lexington Legends, is just 4 short miles from our hotel. The Lexington Legends are a Minor League team who play in this classic outdoor baseball diamond. If you're a long-time fan of America's pastime, this is the perfect venue to enjoy the game, a classic hot dog, and Lexington sunshine.


Jessamine Gorge

Explore this hidden gem just outside the city. The gorge trail winds through 2 miles of unique landscapes carved out by the Kentucky River, perfect for photographers and visitors just looking for a green escape. If you’re staying at our hotel on your way south, consider stopping here on your way out of the city!


Lexington Farmer’s Market

Get a taste of what Kentucky has to offer at one of the tastiest things to do in Lexington, KY. Our rich green farmlands are showcased at a number of markets throughout the week. The weekend farmer’s markets are held downtown (Saturday) and in the city’s Southwest (Sunday). During the week there are community farm stands downtown on Tuesdays and Thursdays. For details and vendors, check out the Lexington Farmer’s Market website.


The Ark Encounter

This unique theme park has 3 decks of exhibits telling Biblical tales on a full-scale ark. The Ararat Ridge Zoo and petting area, where you can up close to animals from around the world. Tours of the ark include a scenic bus ride, as well as a zip line tour through the valleys around the massive structure.


Kentucky Bourbon Trail

 Lexington is the perfect home base for exploring the history of bourbon as well as tasting innovative new styles and visiting smaller distilleries. For a true Kentucky experience, plan an itinerary with the historic distilleries that made our state famous, stops at the newer Craft Tour added to official tour in 2012, and maybe even try the most recent craft, local beers brewed in bourbon barrels.