Ballantyne Magazine

FALL 2016

Ballantyne Magazine covers news, events, real estate, restaurants, shopping, health, schools and business in the upscale Ballantyne Area of Charlotte, NC.

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BALLANTYNE | escape BALLANTYNE | escape | escape e s c a p e Kentucky atmosphere and an upscale restaurant, Distilled, run by esteemed local chef Mark Wombles. Family-priced accommodations are available at every major hotel brand as well. After a breakfast feedbag at Doodles or Wild Eggs, head to the Lexington Visitors Center at 401 West Main Street to obtain the Bluegrass Country Driving Tour map, which details three self- guided circuits that wind through Surrounded by roing his dotted by more than 100 picturesque horse farms, Lexington is equally famous as the epicenter of Kentucky bourbon distieries. Where to Horse Around Downtown Lexington is an ideal place to stay. Baker recommends the trendy 21c Museum Hotel inside the beaux-arts Fayette National Bank Building. Other options include Campbell House, rich in tradition, or Gratz Park Inn, a historic hotel with authentic Left, Top, Right: The 21c Museum Hotel, a former bank building, features beaux-arts decor. Bottom: Horses graze at Calumet Farm, a thoroughbred site famous worldwide. Photo by Jeff Rogers, courtesy of VisitLEX Photo courtesy of VisitLEX Photo courtesy of VisitLEX Photo courtesy of VisitLEX 84 BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE FALL 2016

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