Looking for things to do in Lexington and the Bluegrass Region? So many attractions! Have you thought about a horse farm tour?
Canoe Kentucky7323 Peaks Mill Road Frankfort, KY 40601
- Phone: (502) 227-4492
- Toll Free: (888) 226-6359
Paddle down the Kentucky Elkhorn Creek in a canoe, kayak, or raft! Whitewater trips and float trips as well as fishing and swimming. Groups welcome.
Capital City Museum325 Ann Street Frankfort, KY 40601
- Phone: (502) 696-0607
At present, the Capital City Museum occupies the former Gayle Drug Store building. Over the next few years, the museum will expand its exhibits into the old Capital Hotel, built in the 1850s to provide comfortable accommodations for the Kentucky General Assembly and others doing business with state government.
Castle Hill Farm Winery3650 Lexington Road Versailles, KY 40383
- Phone: (859) 576-0010
Offering over ten varieties of wine. Enjoy a wine tasting in the Camelot Room with a fireplace, and 3 sets of French doors that open up to outdoor patios.
Chateau du Vieux Corbeau471 Stanford Avenue Danville, KY 40422
- Phone: (859) 236-1808
This winery is on the grounds of the Crow-Barbee House, a historical treasure dating back over 200 years.
Chrisman Mill Vineyards and Winery2385 Chrisman Mill Road Nicholasville, KY 40356
- Phone: (859) 881-5007
This winery has the old world feel of the Tuscan valley. Beautiful tasting room overlooking the vineyards. The gift shop stocks a wide variety of gourmet foods and wine themed items. Saturday lunch and Tuscan dinners by reservation at the cafe.
Civil War Fort at Boonesboro1250 Ford Road Winchester, KY 40391
- Phone: (859) 744-0556
- Toll Free: (800) 298-9105
African American soldiers constructed this fort in 1863 to protect the Kentucky River ford and ferry at Boonesboro from Confederate invasions. Visit the remnants of the earthen work fortifications on self-guided tours.
Constitution Square134 South Second Street Danville, KY 40422
- Phone: (859) 236-7794
Danvilleâ€™s location on the Wilderness Road made it a logical choice for Kentuckyâ€™s first seat of government. Constitution Square includes a meetinghouse, courthouse, jail post office, school house and other historic structures.
Daniel Boone's Grave215 East Main Street Frankfort CemeteryFrankfort, KY 40601
- Phone: (502) 227-2403
Gravesite of Daniel and Rebecca Boone in a setting overlooking the city of Frankfort. Other notables buried in the cemetery are artist Paul Sawyier, Joel T. Hart, Theodore O'Hara and Vice President Richard M. Johnson and seventeen Kentucky Governors.
Deer Run Stables2001 River Circle Drive Richmond, KY 40475
- Phone: (859) 227-7636
Trail rides, hay rides and horse boarding. Scenic trails through woods and creeks with views of an old rustic cabin, pre-civil war cemetery, and crystal clear creeks.
Duncan Tavern323 High Street Paris, KY 40361
- Phone: (859) 987-1788
This extensively renovated three-story stone tavern was built in 1788 by Major Joseph Duncan. Located in a prominent position on courthouse square, the tavern served as a gathering place for local citizens and travelers including early pioneers Daniel Boone, Simon Kenton and Michael Stoner.