The largest restored Shaker community, with 3,000 acres of farmland and 34 restored 19th-century buildings. Shaker Village hosts a wide variety of music and dance performances, hands-on classes and special events and has 33 miles of trails for hiking and horseback riding (bring your own horse). Dining is available. Kentucky River excursions aboard the paddle wheeler Dixie Belle are given from April through October.
April 1 through October 31 open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Reduced admission after 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Closed on Mondays in the winter. Closed December 24-25.
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25 miles southwest of Lexington