Gallop Down to the Kentucky Horse Park and Enjoy a Hotel Package

Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa in Lexington, KY offers "A Gift from the Desert" Kentucky Horse Park Package

Jun 15, 2010, 10:45 ET from Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa

LEXINGTON, Ky., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- No visit to Kentucky would be complete without a trip to the Kentucky Horse Park. Guests of Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa are invited to spend the day at the Park and then unwind at the property with their new "A Gift from the Desert" Kentucky Horse Park Package, which features:

  • Deluxe Lexington accommodations
  • Breakfast for two adults and two children in JW's Restaurant (cannot be used for room service)
  • Two general admission tickets to the Kentucky Horse Park (children under six are free) for each night's stay
  • Kentucky vacation package rates from $199
  • Valid through September 20, 2010

General admission includes admittance to the spectacular new exhibition, "Gift from the Desert: The Art, History, and Culture of the Arabian Horse," featuring more than 400 artifacts and works of art from 25 leading museums around the world.

The following attractions are also included with admission: Horse drawn tour, Hall of Champions Presentation, Parade of Breeds show, access to draft horse and carriage barns, walking farm tour with Farrier's Shop and Tack shop, International Museum of the Horse, and other various horse shows and events.

The exhibit runs through 10/15/10. For more information, please visit Or, for further hotel package details, visit

About Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa

Enveloped by the rolling meadows of Bluegrass Country, and unmatched in its Southern hospitality and genteel ambiance, the Griffin Gate Marriott is a true urban oasis, located close to area highways, yet secluded enough for guests to experience a scenic resort feel. Featuring the most meeting space of any Lexington hotel, Griffin Gate provides abundant choices for meetings and events. Choose from a climate-controlled pavilion, outdoor patio, golf course pavilion, traditional ballroom or the Mansion, a meticulously-restored 19th century antebellum mansion. Don't forget to play some of the finest greens around at the Rees Jones-designed golf course, indulge in a treatment at The Spa at Griffin Gate, or relax poolside.

For more information or to make a reservation, call 859-231-5100 or visit

SOURCE Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa