10 Best Places to Propose in Lexington KY (2023)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



Lexington, Kentucky is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for waterfronts, lakes, gardens, parks or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. But where, exactly, should that most important question be asked? This guide describes some of the best places in Lexington to ask that special woman or man.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in Lexington for Outdoor Lovers
  • State Botanical Garden Of Kentucky
  • Keenland Race Course
  • Triangle Park
  • Castle & Key Distillery
  • Horse Farm Tour
  • Mary Todd Lincoln Park
  • Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
  • Romantic Destinations in Lexington
  • Holly Hill Inn
  • Dudley's on Short
  • Jacobson Park Lake
  • Best Places to Propose in Lexington

Romantic Locations in Lexington for Outdoor Lovers


1. Arboretum: State Botanical Garden of Kentucky

With its stunning gardens, walking paths, and peaceful ambiance, the Arboretum provides a serene setting for a romantic proposal.


2. Keeneland Race Course

The iconic horse racing track offers picturesque landscapes and a historic atmosphere. Consider proposing on a quiet day when the track is not busy.


3. Triangle Park

Located in the heart of downtown Lexington, Triangle Park features fountains, greenery, and a central location for a memorable proposal. Choose a secluded spot amidst the beautiful greenery and walking trails.


4. Castle & Key Distillery

If you're both whiskey enthusiasts, the Castle & Key Distillery offers a unique backdrop with its historic distillery and gardens.


5. Horse Farm Tour

Lexington is known for its horse farms. Arrange a private horse farm tour and propose amidst the rolling hills and thoroughbred horses. Propose at the farm for a romantic moment.


6. Mary Todd Lincoln Park

This park honors the former First Lady and provides a quiet and scenic spot for a romantic proposal. The park features well-tended gardens with a variety of plants and flowers. These gardens create a colorful and vibrant backdrop for your proposal, particularly during the blooming seasons.


7. Raven Run Nature Sanctuary

For nature lovers, Raven Run offers hiking trails, scenic overlooks, and a chance to propose in a peaceful natural setting. Raven Run features several scenic overlooks that provide breathtaking views of the Kentucky River Palisades and the surrounding landscape. These overlooks can serve as a stunning location for your proposal, especially if you want to incorporate sweeping vistas into your moment.


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Romantic Destinations in Lexington

Lexington is full of romantic gardens, restaurants, and lakes. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal over a glass of wine, a spectacular garden, or at a beautiful restaurant.

8. Holly Hill Inn

This charming historic restaurant offers farm-to-table cuisine and an intimate atmosphere, making it an ideal spot for a romantic and special proposal.


I've purchased two vintage rings from Suzanne over the past decade and my wife has loved both. Great service, communication and speedy delivery.”

 Lee S verified buyer

9. Dudley's On Short

Known for its sophisticated ambiance and creative American fare, Dudley's provides a stylish backdrop for your proposal.


10. Jacobson Park Lake

Located within Jacobson Park, this peaceful lake offers walking paths, benches, and a tranquil setting for a romantic proposal. It's a great place to propose, especially if you want a romantic and scenic setting.


Best Places to Propose in Lexington

Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, Lexington has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.



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Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.


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