Lexington: A Bourbon Lover's Paradise

For centuries, the best and brightest bourbon minds, the most skilled bourbon alchemists, and the most creative bourbon mixologists have called Lexington home. In that time, they’ve established world-class bourbon distilleries and bars, and invented some of the world’s most beloved bourbon cocktails. That’s what makes Lexington, Bourbonland.

Ways to Book

With 18 nearby distilleries to choose from, it can be hard to know where to start. That’s why we suggest either booking directly through a distillery or booking through a tour provider to curate the perfect experience for you.


Book Directly Through a Distillery 


Local Distilleries

Some of Kentucky’s top distilleries are right here in Lexington, each with their own unique charm and experiences to offer. We recommend making your reservation ahead of time, as tours often sell out!


Regional Distilleries

Lexington is right in the heart of Bourbon Country, which means we're within driving distance of almost all of the distilleries in the state. If you have some extra time, consider checking them out!

Book Through A Tour Company

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the art of bourbon-making as you embark on an immersive experience at central Kentucky's top distilleries. Sit back and relax while a tour company handles everything for you—a great benefit of having local professionals assist with your trip!

Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Today, Lexington is known for being the heart of Bourbon Country, and the producer of some of the world’s best bourbon. We’re proud to be home to a number of stops on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail and the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour.


Bourbon Bars

Interior shot of Bluegrass Tavern featuring a very well stocked bar full of bourbon.

Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Interior of Bourbon Rickhouse


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