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Lexington takes pride in time-honored traditions, and Bourbon is one hand-crafted Kentucky product that is revered around the world. Lexington's proximity to the world's finest Bourbon distilleries makes it the perfect base for exploring the rich heritage of America's native spirit. The mystique of the region's historic distilleries, with tantalizing smells, secret recipes and legendary characters, is attracting visitors in record numbers.

Bourbon Tours
Bourbon Tours
However You Take It, A Bourbon Tour "Let dreamers whine/Of the pleasures of wine/For lovers of soft delight/But this is the song/Of a tipple that's strong/For men who must toil and fight./Now the drink of luck/For the man full of pluck/Is easy to nominate/It's the good old whiskey of old Kentuck/And you always drink it.... more
History
Bourbon History
While we don't claim that Bourbon was invented in Lexington, we do claim that it was born of Kentucky's natural bounty and the skill of our early settlers. Plan a trip to explore the birthplace of Bourbon with Lexington as your home base. Experience our Bourbon distilleries, Bourbon bars and regional cuisine, and you'll gain an appreciation of America's.... more
Bourbon Country Just Add Bourbon
Bourbon Country/Lexington
Explore the birthplace of Bourbon with Lexington as your home base! Within 35 miles of Lexington, Kentucky, you can enjoy tours and tastings at nine working distilleries.  Stay in Lexington and explore the origins of the United States' only native spirit  While we don't claim that Bourbon was invented in Lexington, we do claim the.... more
Itinerary
Bourbon Itinerary
A two night, two day bourbon itinerary discovering seven bourbon distilleries, all within 25 miles of Lexington, Kentucky. The Bluegrass Region's reputation for fine horses and fine bourbon whiskey is known world-wide. Magnificent horse farms and charming bourbon distilleries share a place in this extraordinary landscape of gently rolling.... more
Bourbon Bars
Bourbon Bars
All Bourbon is whisky, but not all whisky is Bourbon, it just wishes it were! If you are going to sip Bourbon in Kentucky, where it was born, here are some things you need to know: -The label can't say "bourbon" unless it is distilled in the United States, and it can't say "Kentucky Bourbon" unless it is distilled in Kentucky..... more
Bourbon Trail
Bourbon Trail
Explore the rich tradition and proud history of "America's Official Native Spirit" on the Kentucky Bourbon TrailĀ® tour, featuring a number of signature distilleries nestled among beautiful Bluegrass Region scenery. Kentucky's legendary distilleries have crafted the world's finest Bourbons for more than 200 years, using secret recipes and.... more