Directions to Ashland

Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate is easy to locate at the corner of Sycamore and Richmond Roads in Lexington, Kentucky (120 Sycamore Road). Richmond Road is an extension of Main Street (US 25/KY 922). Ashland is approximately 1.5 miles southeast from downtown Lexington.

Coming from the South (Tennessee) on I-75 North:

Take I-75 Exit 104 (Athens-Boonesboro, KY 418), turn left toward Lexington and go 7.5 miles. This becomes Richmond Road (US 25). After going under the New Circle Road bridge (KY 4), look for the big brown sign on the right that says “Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate 1.5 miles ahead.”

As you enter the residential area, stay in the left lane; Ashland will be on your left (look for a large wooded property). There is an Ashland sign on the corner of Woodspoint Road; go one more block, to a black and gold Ashland sign in the center median at Sycamore Road. Turn left on Sycamore Road. Follow the sign to the parking lot.

Coming from the North (Ohio) on I-75 South:

Take I-75 Exit 115 (Newtown Pike, KY 922), turn right toward Lexington. As you near the downtown area (you will see downtown ahead on your left), get in the left lane and prepare to turn left at Main Street, where KY 922 merges with US 25. Follow Main Street which becomes Vine Street (US 25 South) through downtown and stay in the right lane the whole time. As it exits downtown Vine Street turns sharply to the right, rejoining Main Street. After making that right turn, go about 12 blocks (counting on the right).  Main Street becomes Richmond Road.  You will see the Ashland sign on the right at Sycamore Road, turn right on to Sycamore Road and follow the sign to the parking lot.

Coming from the West (Louisville) on I-64 East:

I-64 merges with I-75. Get into right lane to exit at 115 (Newtown Pike, KY 922), turn right toward Lexington. As you near the downtown area (you will see downtown ahead on your left), get in the left lane and prepare to turn left at Main Street, where KY 922 merges with US 25. Follow Main Street which becomes Vine Street (US 25 South) through downtown and stay in the right lane the whole time. As it exits downtown Vine Street turns sharply to the right, rejoining Main Street. After making that right turn, go about 12 blocks (counting on the right) and this becomes Richmond Road. Look for the Ashland sign on the right at Sycamore Road, turn right on to Sycamore Road and follow the sign to the parking lot.

Coming from the East (Winchester) on I-64 West:

Take I-64 West to Exit 81 (Richmond/Knoxville) on to I-75 South. Exit Man O’ War Boulevard (KY 1425). Turn right on to Man O’ War and go about 2.5 miles to Richmond Road (US 25). Turn right on to Richmond Road and travel approximately 3 miles to Ashland. After going under the New Circle Road bridge (KY 4), look for the big brown sign on the right that says “Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate 1.5 miles.” As you enter the residential area, stay in the left lane; Ashland will be on your left (look for a large wooded property). There is an Ashland sign on the corner of Woodspoint Road; go one more block, to a black and gold Ashland sign in the center median at Sycamore Road. Turn left on Sycamore Road. Follow the sign to the parking lot.

In Lexington:

Ashland is about halfway between downtown Lexington and New Circle Road (KY 4) on Richmond Road. Take New Circle Road (KY 4) to Richmond Road. Go toward Lexington approximately  1.5 miles. As you enter the residential area, stay in the left lane; Ashland will be on your left (look for a large wooded property). There is an Ashland sign on the corner of Woodspoint Road; go one more block, to a black and gold Ashland sign in the center median at Sycamore Road. Turn left on Sycamore Road. Follow the sign to the parking lot.