COUNTDOWN TO KENTUCKY DERBY 2020 IS ON!
If you are planning to attend the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky then you are in for a magical day! We all know that the Run for the Roses is touted as the "fastest two minutes in sports", but that is only part of what makes the magic. Beautiful horses, gorgeous outfits, good food, and of course, the Mint Julep. The Mint Julep has been the traditional beverage of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby for nearly an 100 hundred
#NATIONAL PANCAKE DAY 2020
This morning at Charred Oaks Inn in Lexington, Kentucky we celebrated #National Pancake Day offering Shrove Tuesday Pancakes for our sweet entree. These "pancakes" are made in the European tradition of using a thin batter similar to crepes and served with a sprinkling of granulated sugar and a squeeze of fresh lemon. Breakfast is served in the Inn's Dining Room or in bed daily from 8:00AM - 10:00AM If you are an early riser, no worry - coffee and tea are available in the g
SPRING IS COMING! SPRING IS COMING!
It was a beautiful day here in Lexington, Kentucky today! The sun was shining, the skies were blue, the temperature hit 50 degrees, more and more baby horses were out and about in the fields with their moms and at Charred Oaks Inn a delightful discovery was made! A clump of crocuses was uncovered! Spring is definitely on the horizon, so now is the time to think about visiting the Horse Capital of the World. Whether it is to visit horse farms, take in a day or two at the r
CELEBRATE WORLD-CLASS RACING THIS SPRING IN LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY!
Keeneland is a National Historic Landmark in the Horse Capital of the World, Lexington, Kentucky known for its beautifully landscaped grounds that are open to the public every day. It also hosts spectacular racing in April and October and this year in November, 2020, Keeneland will once again be the site of Breeders'Cup - the races where the best of the best in horse racing compete! The spring meet will run from April 2 - April 24. There is no racing on Mondays and Tuesdays
HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!
All of us at Charred Oaks Inn wish you a beautiful day filled with all the love and happiness you deserve! Charred Oaks Inn is a Select Registry bed and breakfast, open year round, and situated 15 minutes from Downtown Lexington, Kentucky in horse country. The inn is minutes from Keeneland, Coolmore America/Ashford Stud (home of American Pharoah and Justify), WinStar Farms, Godolphin, Woodford Reserve, Buffalo Trace, Castle & Key, Four Roses, Rupp Arena, and The Kentucky Hors
CELEBRATE YOUR VALENTINE THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY AT CHARRED OAKS INN
The calendar may say that February 14th is Valentine's Day, but at Charred Oaks Inn we say that everyday in February is Valentine's Day! Our guest suites at the Select Registry Bed and Breakfast located on the west side of Lexington, Kentucky are spacious, elegantly appointed and very quiet. Each of the four rooms are outfitted with four poster king size beds, en suite bathrooms, smart TVs for streaming, Nespresso machines, and stocked mini fridges. Several rooms have fire