LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – Lexington made the cut for Reader’s Digest’s 14 most underrated U.S. travel destinations, and the article did not shy away from heaping praise on the “Southern gem”.

Reader’s Digest highlighted Lexington’s cool public art, unique shopping, and dining experiences.

More importantly, the spirit of the “Horse Capitol of the World” was not lost upon the magazine as the article pointed out Lexington’s easy access to the great outdoors and its over 400 horse farms.

For outdoor fans, the publication included the Boone Creek Gorge canopy tour and jaw-dropping views from the Kentucky Red River Gorge.

For more underrated travel destinations the U.S. has to offer, including Savannah, Georgia, and Estes Park, Colorado, visit the Reader’s Digest article.