BEST WESTERN Paris Inn
2011 Alverson Drive, Paris, KY 40361-2207
Phone: 859/987-0779 | Fax: 859/987-6566 | 49 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM | Check In: 3:00 PM | Online Reservations
BEST WESTERN Paris Inn- newly renovated & located in the "Bluegrass State" and conveniently situated in historic Paris off the bypass. Amenities include: free continental breakfast, free high-speed Internet access, & outdoor pool. Easy access to Lexington, KY and the Kentucky Horse Park. We are conveniently located on Highway 27/68 bypass and just 14 miles from Interstate 75/64 at Exit 113.
We offer the best of both worlds whether you are on business or vacation. The BEST WESTERN Paris Inn offers a deluxe continental breakfast including fresh Belgian Waffles, free in-room coffee, free local calls, free in-room Wi-Fi, and cable television with free HBO®.
Just two miles away from downtown Paris, you can enjoy a day of Antiquing and unique shops throughout downtown! Experience the excitement of horse racing and visit Keeneland, we are only 16 miles from Lexington. The BEST WESTERN Paris Inn is within walking distance to many restaurants, banking facilities, beauty salons and laundromats, as well as one mile from the local ice-cream parlor, public golf course, and Super Wal-Mart®. Enjoy shopping, museums and golf.
The staff takes pride in providing personalized service, which has become a hallmark of the BEST WESTERN Paris Inn. Enjoy your stay.
Hotel Amenities & Services
- Complimentary continental breakfast includes fresh Belgian waffles, juices, bread or sweet rolls, coffee
- Outdoor pool
- Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
- Ice/vending machines
- Truck/RV parking
- Free parking
- Meeting facilities
- Banquet facilities
- Fax services , nominal fee
- Photocopy services
- Inter/Exter corridor
- Express check out
- High-speed Wi-Fi Internet access
BEST WESTERN Paris Inn
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BEST WESTERN Paris Inn
Conveniently located, the best western paris inn in Paris, Kentucky is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:
Longitude: 38.203965 / Latitude: -84.276205
Driving Directions to Hotel
From: Cincinnati, OH. Take Interstate 75 South to Exit 126 in Georgetown. Turn right off ramp and then turn left on Route 460 for 16.2 miles. Follow Route 460 to the Paris bypass (Highway 27/68). Turn right onto the bypass, after one mile turn right onto Alverson Drive. The BEST WESTERN Paris Inn is on the right.
From: Richmond, KY. Take Interstate 75 North to Exit 113. Turn left onto Highway 68 East/27 North for 12.9 miles,At the second traffic light turn left onto Paris Bypass(U.S. 68/27 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd) for ½ mile. Go thru one traffic light Turn left onto Alverson Drive. The BEST WESTERN Paris Inn is on the right.
From: Ashland. Take interstate 64 West to Exit 96B follow 627 North for about 14.9 miles. When entering Paris, turn left at the third traffic light, High Street. Take High Street to Paris Bypass(U.S. 68/27 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd)Turn right onto the Paris Bypass(U.S. 68/27 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd). Go thru one traffic light Make a left turn onto Alverson Drive. The BEST WESTERN Paris Inn is on the right.
From: Frankfort. Take Interstate 64 East to Interstate 75 South. Take Exit 113. Turn left onto Highway 68 East/27 North for 12.9 miles, At the second traffic light turn left onto Paris Bypass(U.S. 68/27 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd). Go thru one traffic light Turn left onto Alverson Drive. The BEST WESTERN Paris Inn is on the right.
From: Lexington From I-75N, Take exit 113 Turn left onto Highway 68 East/27 North for 12.9 miles, At the second traffic light turn left onto Paris Bypass(U.S. 68/27 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd). Go thru one traffic light Turn left onto Alverson Drive. The BEST WESTERN Paris Inn is on the right.
BEST WESTERN Paris Inn
We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.
Most Popular Area Attractions
Shop at the Bluegrass Famers' Market.
Residents and visitors in the lively city of Lexington have access to fresh fruits, vegetables and more, from April through October. Stroll through the Bluegrass Farmers' Market, southeast of Georgetown, to find a variety of 100% locally grown herbs, honey, fruit, eggs, vegetables, jams and even grass-fed beef.
All of the products sold at the market are locally grown and fresh in eastern Kentucky, promoting the efforts of the state's farmers. In addition, each market vendor is a member of the Kentucky Proud program, promoting safe foods native to Kentucky. Market shoppers will also find plants, soaps and flowers.
Enrich your cultural experience during your visit to downtown Lexington. Begin by visiting the Downtown Arts Center, housed in the Embry-Lowenthal Building. Choose one of the 250 seats in the Performance Theater's "Black Box" theater, for an enjoyable theater production. Make the short drive in from Paris or Georgetown.
After the production, satisfy your hunger with a delicious meal at Alfalfa's Restaurant on the first floor of the building. Schedule plenty of time to stroll through the Ann Tower Gallery, located on both the lower and upper floors of the building. While upstairs, check out the latest art in the SKO Art Gallery. Make the most of your time in eastern Kentucky.
Unleash your children's creativity in downtown Lexington. Plan for hours of hands-on fun at the Explorium of Lexington. This wonderful interactive educational museum, is one of the oldest of its kind in the country. As many as 85,000 people visit this incredible center each year. Drive in and explore from nearby eastern KY cities Paris or Georgetown.
Schedule plenty of time to explore the variety of exhibits, including Passport to the World, Building Better Bodies, Flight Simulator, The Bubble Zone, Wonder Woods, Brain Bike, Science Station X and Natural Wonders. The center also offers art classes and art camps through its Open Art Studio. Plan to attend the museum during one of the year-round special events, for even more fun.
During your travels of eastern Kentucky, reconnect with the past by visiting some of Lexington's historical sites. A must-see site is the Hunt-Morgan House, located in downtown's historic antebellum Gratz Park Historic District. This beautiful Federal style house was built in 1814 by John Wesley Hunt, the first millionaire west of the Allegheny Mountain Range. It's a short drive from nearby cities like Paris and Georgetown.
The first Kentucky citizen to be awarded the Nobel Prize, Dr. Thomas Hunt Morgan, was born in the house in 1866. Tour this magnificent home to see the Palladian window above the front door, the 19th century paintings and antique furniture, including original pieces from the family. Tour the Alexander T. Hunt Civil War Museum, located upstairs, to view the collection of Civil War memorabilia.
See the races at Keeneland.
Enjoy a night of fun in Lexington, watching live Thoroughbred horse racing. Make your way to the Keeneland Race Course, where exciting racing action has taken place since the course opened in 1936. This incredible race course is located across Interstate 60 from the Blue Grass Airport, southwest of Georgetown. While in town during April or October, head to the track to watch the live races.
Throughout the year, enjoy a self-guided or guided tour of the Keeneland's paddock area to see where the horses are trained, during their morning workout. Kids love the trackside show-and-tell show, the activities and meeting the Keeneland mascot, Buckles. Stroll through the Keeneland Library to view over 15,000 volumes of books, newspapers articles, thousands of photographs and videos. This wonderful eastern Kentucky attraction is also an ideal venue for weddings, events and meetings.
Since 1938, the vibrant city of Lexington has provided educational entertainment for the children of the city. The invaluable Lexington Children's Theatre, not far south of Georgetown, is home to wonderful theatre productions. Throughout the years, the theatre has showcased a variety of family productions, including Noah's Flood, The Snow Queen, and Little Women. It's the premier children's theatre in eastern Kentucky.
In addition to theatre productions, the Lexington Children's Theatre also offers year-round workshops and classes, for those interested in learning about the behind-the-scenes action of the theatre. Children and adults interested in performing onstage are also given the opportunity to audition for the theatre's Discovery Shows, held throughout the year. Whether attending a workshop, theatre performance or special event, be sure to include a visit to this wonderful Lexington theatre.
The historical city of Lexington has roots dating back to 1775, several years before Kentucky became a state. In 1782, the town was officially established and by 1820, it was one of the largest of all the towns located west of the Allegheny Mountain Range. These historical facts on the development of this fine city, are on display throughout the Lexington History Center. Visit from nearby Paris or Georgetown.
Make your way to downtown Lexington to visit this wonderful center, housed in the former Fayette County Courthouse. Schedule plenty of time to tour the Kentucky Renaissance Pharmacy Museum, the Isaac Scott Hathaway Museum, the Lexington Public Safety Museum and the Lexington History Museum. These fine museums provide a wealth of information on the rich history of Lexington, in the Bluegrass Region of eastern Kentucky.
Get to know the Bluegrass Region of eastern Kentucky. While in Lexington, stop by the Lexington Visitors Center in Victorian Square, to learn all there is to know about the "Horse Capital of the World." Step inside the center to stroll through the interactive displays, watch the videos, view the colorful murals and browse the selection of maps and brochures. Drive in from nearby Paris and explore Lexington.
Friendly Visitor Information Specialists are available to answer questions on the many city attractions, events and landmarks. Whether taking the children to the Lexington Children's Theatre, having fun at Keeneland Race Course, touring the Hunt-Morgan House or strolling through the American Saddlebred Museum, there is plenty to do.
Reconnect with the history of Lexington during your visit to eastern Kentucky by touring some of the historical landmarks of the city. The Hunt-Morgan House, Latrobe's Pope Villa and the Mary Todd Lincoln House are among some of the must-see landmarks. This historical late Georgian home in downtown Lexington was the childhood residence of the wife of Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth United States President. When the doors of this home museum opened to the public in 1977, it became the first home museum in the country to honor a First Lady. Visit from nearby Paris or Georgetown.
This beautiful 1806 home was originally built as a inn until Robert S. Todd purchased the home in 1832. Mary Todd Lincoln lived in the home from her birth in 1818 until 1839, when she moved to Springfield, Illinois. The rest of the Todd family lived in the house until Robert Todd died in 1849. Tour this magnificent fourteen room home to see the family photographs and original furniture. At the end of the tour, visit the Museum Store to browse the selection of books and educational items.
Take a break from traveling Interstate 75, south of Lexington, to enjoy time outdoors in the Bluegrass Region. Visit the Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, encompassing 734 acres of land in eastern Kentucky. This wonderful sanctuary preserves the beautiful Kentucky River Palisades region along the Kentucky River. This region is home to forests of blue ash, yellow poplars and tulip trees, plants, great blue herons, kingfishers and endangered peregrine falcons.
Before beginning your exploration of the sanctuary, check in with the Nature Center to view the displays and hands-on exhibits, becoming familiar with the area. After time in the Nature Center, lace up your comfortable shoes for hiking along the ten miles of trails, to experience the beauty of the sanctuary. Visit from nearby Paris or Georgetown.
What better way to celebrate your visit to Lexington, the "Horse Capital of the World," than by a day at the races. Visit the Red Mile Harness Track, located northwest of downtown Lexington, to watch the excitement of harness horse racing. When the signature one-mile, red clay oval track at Red Mile opened in 1875 for the Great Fall Trots, it became the world's second oldest track. Visit from nearby Paris or Georgetown.
Before the races begin, tour the beautiful historic Round Barn, listed on the National Register of Historic Places or consider having your next private party or event in the barn. Additional event space is also available in the Clubhouse and Clubhouse Bar. If live racing isn't on the schedule during your visit, watch the exciting action of televised simulcast racing. Make the most of your time in eastern Kentucky.
Connect with the cultural opportunities available in Lexington, the "Horse Capital of the World." Tour the University of Kentucky to see The Art Museum, located on campus. Tour this fine museum to view the current exhibitions, collections and displays of art. Schedule your visit during one of the many events hosted at the museum throughout the year, for a wonderful day at the museum.
The museum's permanent collections include American Impressionism, Regional Art, Photography, Ethnographic Art, Decorative Art, Abstract Expressionism, Italian Baroque, Outdoor Sculpture, Modern and Contemporary, Old Masters and Sculpture. It total, the museum showcases over 4,500 objects, prints, drawings, paintings, photographs and sculptures. The Art Museum at UK is a short drive from Paris and Georgetown.
Horses in the Bluegrass region of eastern Kentucky continue to be an important component in the city of Lexington. Since 1969, The Thoroughbred Center located northwest of downtown Lexington, has provided the facilities needed for equestrian training. Originally named the Kentucky Horse Center, it began with a 5/8-mile track, barns, tack rooms and a pavilion for up to 920 people. Throughout the years, the center was expanded to accommodate up to 1,800 horses and the track was enlarged to become a one-mile-track.
Enjoy a tour of this incredible facility to see the action behind-the-scenes. Tour participants have the opportunity to see the Thoroughbred horses during their morning workouts, speak to a horse trainer and tour the barns and paddocks. The Thoroughbred Center is also a wonderful location for social events, weddings, conferences, seminars and concerts. Find all the equine-fun at the Thoroughbred Center with short drive in from Paris.
While exploring downtown Lexington, schedule time to learn about one of the local artists and art educators. American Artist John Regis Tuska was a Professor of Art at the University of Kentucky, for thirty years. Schedule an appointment to tour Tuska House, John Tuska's former residence and art studio, to better understand his work as an artist. The Tuska House is a short drive away from nearby Paris and Georgetown.
Stroll through the art studio to view the three hundred works of art, in the permanent collection. Pieces include ceramics, sculptures and paintings. While in town, make your way to the University of Kentucky to view the collection of Tuska's materials, videos, prints and slides from his tenure at the University. Enjoy your time exploring Eastern Kentucky.
Kentucky's roots date back to 1775, when American pioneer and frontiersman Daniel Boone first explored and settled the area. Daniel Boone surveyed 2,000 acres of land, located south of downtown Georgetown, for his nephew Daniel Boone Bryan. Once Bryan died, his son Joseph Bryan, Sr. demolished the original stone home to build the Greek Revival style Waveland Mansion. The estate was owned by a few different families throughout the years, until 1971 when it was established as the Waveland State Historic Site.
Make your way to this beautiful 10-acre site to view the mansion and grounds to see what life was like on a plantation in the 1840s. In addition to the mansion, enjoy a guided tour of the brick servants quarters, the smokehouse, the ice house and the barn. While on the grounds, take a break for a picnic lunch on the lawn, while the kids play on the playground. Before leaving, browse the selection of items in the Gift Shop. Enjoy spending time at this wonderful historical site during your eastern Kentucky travels.
Tap into the local tastes of the city of Lexington. Visit the West Sixth Brewing Company for a free guided tour to learn about the brewing process and enjoy a tasty beer sample. This wonderful brewery specializes in a selection of hand-crafted beers, including West Sixth IPA, Deliberation Amber, Dead Heat Wheat, Smithtown Brown, Pay It Forward Porter and Burley Barley Wine. It's a short drive away from nearby Paris, too.
Stop by for a tour and check out the Tap Room to sample this delicious beer along with a soft pretzel or beer cheese, made with their IPA beer. The brewery is located in the re-furbished Rainbo Bread Factory 90,000-square-foot building, north of downtown Lexington in the Northside Neighborhood. Have fun exploring all of the wonderful attractions in eastern Kentucky.
Spend quality time with friends and family on your next visit to Lexington and eastern Kentucky. Make your way to Whitaker Bank Ballpark for a fun day of baseball. This wonderful stadium has been home of the Lexington Legends minor baseball team, since it opened in 2001. Join more than 6,900 fellow fans to cheer on the Legends.
Fans thirsty for a beer and up-close action, make their way to the "Budweiser Stables" area along the first base line to watch the game from the picnic tables. The "Kentucky Ale Taproom" restaurant also provides delicious food for patrons. Kids love playing on the playground, obstacle course and bouncer located near the third base line. Have fun during your eastern Kentucky travels, with a great day at the ballpark – a short drive from nearby Paris and Georgetown.
More Area Attractions & Services
- 0 mile(s) from Massage services
- .1 mile(s) from bank
- 1 mile(s) from barber/beauty shop
- 1.5 mile(s) from Housten Golf Course
- 2 mile(s) from Hopewell Museum
- 2 mile(s) from Duncan Tavern & John Fox, Jr. Genealogical Library
- 2 mile(s) from Wallis House & Arboretum
- 2 mile(s) from Shady Brook Golf Course
- 2 mile(s) from Colville Covered Bridge
- 4 mile(s) from amusement park
- 6 mile(s) from Cane Ridge Meeting House & Museum
- 10 mile(s) from Fasig-Tipton Horse Sales
- 12 mile(s) from Kentucky Horse Park
- 15 mile(s) from Rupp Arena , Home of University of Kentucky Wildcats Basketball
- 20 mile(s) from Keeneland Thoroughbred Horse Racing
- 25 mile(s) from Fort Boonesboro State Park
Local Area Recreation Opportunities
- Outdoor pool
- Across the street from Huddle House, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
- Across the street from Great Wall, Buffet, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner,
- .5 mile(s) from Dairy Queen, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
- 1 mile(s) from Jerry's Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, family food
- 1.5 mile(s) from Perico's, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
- 1 mile(s) from McDonald's, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
- 1.9 mile(s) from Hardee's, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
- 2.5 mile(s) from Clay's Family Steakhous, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
- 1 mile(s) from Arby's, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
- 1.5 mile(s) from Papa John's Pizza, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
BEST WESTERN Paris Inn
Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Paris. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.
Local Events Worth Considering:
2015 Outdoor Family Adventure
A bevy of family-friendly activities are hosted at Cumberland Falls State Park near Corbin for two days. Don't miss archery, Fire Tower walks, birding, astronomy, and more. The fun begins at 10 a.m.
2015 Christmas in Columbia
Various activities and events are held over the weekend in Columbia, including a Parade Under the Lights. Activities begin at 9 a.m.
2015 Ward Hall Candle Light Tours
The 1857 mansion Ward Hall in Georgetown opens its doors for three weekends in December for candle-lit tours, beginning at 6 p.m. The tours take place December 5 and 6, 19-22, and 12 and 13.
Annual Somerset-Pulaski C of C Christmas Parade
A festive day in Somerset beginning with the Annual Christmas Parade taking place downtown, culminating with the Lighting of the Community Christmas Tree in Fountain Square. The fun begins at 5 p.m.
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