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Louisville CVB

Greater Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau

Louisville’s rich Bourbon culture is pervasive not only in its deep Bourbon history and recent influx of downtown distilleries, but also in its restaurants, bars, attraction, and even its music. Louisville is the perfect place to start or end your Kentucky Bourbon Trail adventure, making it an Official Gateway to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Check out their website for more info – – 301 South Fourth Street, Louisville, KY 40202, 1-888-LOUISVILLE (568-4784)

Marriot Louisville East

Marriott Louisville East

Welcome to Kentucky’s newest luxury and ONLY Bourbon themed full-service hotel, the Marriott Louisville East! Located off I-64 and Hurstbourne Lane, the hotel is a perfect location for your start or finish of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® tour.  Come and try a true taste of Kentucky at Marriott’s unique restaurant and bar, Charr’d Bourbon Kitchen and Lounge.  Here you’ll find over 80 Bourbons under one roof as well as Bourbon-enhanced cocktails and food.  Come and see the hotel who recently won Best New Marriott Product for 2012!

Bardstown - Sample Our Spirit

Bardstown-Nelson County Tourist & Convention Commission

In Bardstown, the Bourbon Capital of the World™ and Most Beautiful Small Town in America, you have many opportunities to enjoy a hands-on tour and Sample our Spirit at one or more distilleries that are part of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® experience or the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour™. Surround yourself in our Bourbon Heritage and see why Bardstown is to Bourbon what Napa Valley is to wine. Bardstown-Nelson County Tourist & Convention Commission, One Court Square, Bardstown, Ky 40004, (800)638-4877


Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourism

Welcome to Shepherdsville-Bullitt County! Located on I-65 just 20 minutes south of downtown Louisville, we offer visitors the convenience of being near a thriving metropolitan area while lodging amid the gentle atmosphere of Southern hospitality. Surrounded by the scenic beauty of our natural landscape, visitors can enjoy great hotels, a plethora of dining options, outlet shopping, four award-winning wineries, a nationally acclaimed golf course, and a world renowned arboretum and research forest. All this and more make Bullitt County’s Clermont, Shepherdsville and Brooks areas great stops on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail tour. Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourism 395 Paroquet Springs Drive Shepherdsville, KY (502) 543-8687 (800) 526-2068


Lebanon Tourist & Convention Commission

Located in the geographical heart of Kentucky and now an Official Trailhead of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail™, Lebanon is in the Heart of the Bourbon Belt. With Maker’s Mark & Limestone Branch distilleries located here, as well as the Kentucky Cooperage, we’re as close to Bourbon as it gets. Encounter a rich Bourbon experience, deep spiritual legacies, and a community that thrives on its unique history and heritage. Lebanon Visitor Center, 239 N Spalding Ave., Suite 200, Lebanon, KY 40033, 270-692-0021


Holly Hill Inn

Holly Hill InnThe Holly Hill Inn in Midway, established in 2001, is a fine dining restaurant housed in one of Midway’s oldest homes. Renowned Chef Ouita Michel and her staff specialize in elegant fare using locally grown produce and meats, with a seasonal menu, award-winning wine list and full bar service with an extensive Bourbon collection. Ask about our Wine Guild and 1785 Bourbon Society tastings and events! Exit 65 off I-64. Reservations suggested at (859) 846-4732. Visit for directions and menus.
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Wallace Station Deli & Bakery

Wallace StationWallace Station Deli & Bakery is housed in a historic country store along scenic Old Frankfort Pike. Opened by Ouita and Chris Michel in 2003, Wallace is known for its jumbo panini sandwiches, burgers, salads, irresistible bakery case and breakfast sandwiches. Visitors will find our own Bourbon Mustard on sandwiches and in jars available for purchase. Desserts include huge homemade cookies, brownies, pies and more. Our Danger Brownie is topped with a Bourbon Bon Bon! Guy Fieri of “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives” said our Big Brown Burger was “one of the Top 5 I’ve ever had!” Just minutes south of I-64 off Exit 65. Beer, outdoor dining available. Open 7 days a week. Visit for hours and menu.

Picnic on the Porch

Picnic on the Porch at Woodford Reserve Distillery

porch1Enjoy a delicious lunch along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail at Woodford Reserve Distillery’s Picnic on the Porch! Chef Ouita Michel’s culinary team prepares fresh sandwiches, soups, snacks and desserts using the best local ingredients. Many menu items have been created with a hint of Bourbon, such as our Bourbon Chili! Dine inside or on the distillery’s expansive porch overlooking the scenic grounds and beautiful Glenn’s Creek. Open 7 days a week year round. Special events and tastings scheduled throughout the year; visit for more information.

R&R Limousine

R & R Limousine

Book Your Kentucky Bourbon Trail tour now with R&R Limo!R & R Limousine  is an Official Sponsor of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® tour. Providing service to the extreme, they have ten packages to choose from, so you’re sure to be able to visit the distillery of your favorite Bourbon, or let them design a custom package tailored just for you based on the time you wish to spend. Check their website for details or call 800‐582‐5576.

Beaumont Inn

Beaumont Inn

Located in Historic Harrodsburg, the Beaumont Inn is a Central Kentucky staple.  Owned and operated by the Fourth and Fifth Generations of the Dedman family, Beaumont Inn has been a Kentucky tradition for over 95 years.  Enjoy the Beaumont Inn’s white-table-clothed Main Dining Room or sample their more relaxed fare in either The Old Owl Tavern or The Owl’s Nest Pub where you can also sample any of their collection of fine Kentucky Bourbons from a list that totals well over 50 selections.


Danville-Boyle County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Downtown Danville

Danville is located within 90 minutes of every single Kentucky Bourbon Trail® distillery, making it the ideal launch pad for all things bourbon. For those on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail®, Danville is conveniently located midway between Lexington and Louisville, two of the main cities you’ll be visiting. Accommodations range from traditional hotels to quaint, historic bed and breakfasts; colorful downtown is brimming with locally owned shops and restaurants; and a wealth of cultural and historic attractions awaits you. Come see us! Danville-Boyle County Convention & Visitors Bureau, 105 East Walnut St, Danville, KY 40422, 859-236-7794

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Mint Julep Tours

Want to leave the driving, planning, scheduling with confirmed reservations, safe transportation and worrying about directions to someone else? Contact Mint Julep Tours–they plan the entire adventure, start to finish, so you can relax and leave the trip to them. Be sure to check out some of their specialty tours like the Maker’s Mark After Dark Experience. For more details visit the MJT website or call 502.583.1433 book-now

Anderson County Tourism Commission

Anderson County Tourism Commission

Nestled in the rolling hills of Central Kentucky sits Lawrenceburg, a quaint and historic community. It’s a place where the Bourbon is as old as the community and the wine is nationally acclaimed. Where one family’s tobacco-growing heritage has spawned a world renowned cigar factory. Also, where there resides a permanent living tribute to Kentucky’s soldiers, who have fallen in the war on terror. Visit our downtown to shop for antiques or dine at one of our local eateries. The hospitality is warm and the location is scenic.

Old Talbott Tavern

Old Talbott Tavern

The Old Talbott Tavern has been nationally recognized for its significant place in American History. Since the late 1700s, the Old Talbott Tavern on Court Square in Bardstown has provided shelter, food and drink to American travelers. It has been a silent witness to a stunning array of historical personages and events right out of the pages of American history. In the dining room our kitchen staff has developed some new delicious and exciting tastes to our traditional foods. Our Bourbon Bar is the world’s oldest and sure not to disappoint. As all taverns, we still offer food, lodging and event management for larger groups.


Kentucky Bourbon Marketplace

While in Bardstown make sure to check out the Kentucky Bourbon Marketplace! Located in the newly renovated Mary May House in the heart of downtown historic Bardstown. Stop in and shop for bourbon souvenirs and gifts. Visit our boutique liquor store and end your visit at our unique bourbon bar sampling the best Bourbons the Kentucky Bourbon Trail has to offer! Visit website for more information.

Woodford Inn

The Woodford Inn

The Woodford Inn is a historic Kentucky bed & breakfast nestled among the beautiful horse farms of central Kentucky. We’re located just outside of Lexington, KY in the heart of historic Versailles. The Woodford Inn is just a short drive to several famous area attractions including the Kentucky Horse Park, Keeneland Race Course, and several of the bourbon distilleries near the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® tour. Be sure to stop into Addie’s, our restaurant that features a full Bourbon bar and fantastic food.

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Masterson’s Catering

hero-breakfastbuffetLouisville’s leader in event catering, Masterson’s has built a reputation on providing high quality event dining with prompt, professional service.

Masterson’s offers menu options from elegant dining to company picnics. And with more than 75 years of experience serving the area, we are listed as a preferred caterer at every major event space across Louisville and Southern Indiana.

Whether rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, birthdays or corporate gatherings, when you want to make it memorable, make it Masterson’s.

After all, great taste runs in the family.

Art Eatables

Art Eatables

Arteatables-Louisville-Bourbon-Choclates-26Kentucky’s premiere bourbon chocolatier! If you are looking for a small company dedicated to making small batches of balanced bourbon chocolate truffles, you have found the right place. Art Eatables is located in downtown Louisville.

631 S 4th St.
Louisville, KY 40202

(502) 589-0210



Ale8 bottle shotAle-8-One soft drink has been bottled in Winchester since 1926 and is the only soft drink invented in Kentucky still in existence. Today the great, great nephew of G. L. Wainscott still mixes up the closely guarded family secret using Wainscott’s hand-written notes for this ginger-blended recipe.

This Kentucky beverage is under limited distribution making it a staple item for travelers to pick up while in the Bluegrass state. While watching the horse races at Keeneland you will often hear locals ordering “Ale-8-One with bourbon, please.”

Tours of the factory are offered on Friday mornings by appointment. The Ale-8-One Company Store is located in the main office building at 25 Carol Road, Winchester, Kentucky. For more info, visit their website.



Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History

Spalding Hall is home to the Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History and the Bardstown Historical Museum. Our Museum of Whiskey Hisory boasts a 50-year collection of rare whiskey artifacts dating from pre-colonial days to post-Prohibition days. The museum features rare antique bottles, a moonshine still, advertising art, novelty whiskey containers. A definite stop for bourbon enthusiasts.

Bardstown’s Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History was named Whisky Magazine’s 2014 “Visitor Attraction of the Year.”

November 1st – April 30th: Tues-Sat 10am till 4pm, and Sun Noon till 4pm
May 1st – October 31st: Mon-Fri: 10am – 5pm, Sat: 10am – 4pm, and Sun: Noon – 4pm

For more details visit our website.

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Enoteca - barEnoteca is a wine and Bourbon bar on Jefferson St., in the downtown Lexington, KY near the Town Branch Distillery and all downtown hotels. Enoteca also serves a Spanish-inspired small plates tapas menu, perfect for assembling a meal as large or small as you might want after a day of distillery tours.  We have one of the finest Bourbon selections in Lexington, from your daily drinking Bourbons to your premium hard-to-find bottles.  Enjoy some of Kentucky’s native spirit in one of our cozy dining rooms or on our famous patio!

191 Jefferson St
Lexington, Kentucky 40507
Sun-Mon 4-10
Tues – Sat 4-12

Bourbons Bistro

Locally Owned and Internationally Known…

Bourbons Bistro makes its home in historic Clifton in a building dating back to the 1870’s. With a selection of more than 130 bourbons, including a barrel selection program, Bourbons Bistro is Louisville’s foremost bourbon bar. Our ever-revolving seasonal menu is bourbon inspired and locally sourced. Outdoor and private dining is available. Come see why we have been awarded the Gold Medal from Whisky Magazine’s “Whisky Bars of the World”.

2255 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206

Open seven days a week!
Happy Hour Everyday, 4:30pm-7pm

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Harrison-Smith House

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Harrison-Smith House is the realization of one group’s belief that Kentucky has as much to offer in the food and beverage world as anywhere in the world. Bardstown, where the restaurant is located, is the official Bourbon capitol of the world and that helps define what the group sees as the local cuisine and much of what influences their menus. Surrounded by the best distilleries in the world as well as some of the best farmland, there is an abundance of local, responsibly raised meats, fruits and vegetables that the restaurant utilizes in addition to the native spirit. At the core, though, is the group’s belief that hospitality is job one and service to the guest paramount. Harrison-Smith House strives to be a very “of the place” restaurant possible and to show off all that Kentucky has to offer.

103 E Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004

Wednesday        4p-9p
Thursday             4p-9p
Friday                    4p-10p
Saturday              4p-10p

Group lunches, dinners and catering available




Eschewing formal French technique in lieu of the most fundamental of cooking methods – live wood fire – the culinary team fully explores and exploits the nuances of the method, from red hot flames to smoldering ashes.

Dedication to the farm-to-table concept carries over to the craft cocktail program, which focuses on pre-prohibition style beverages.  Each handmade cocktail, often served in custom glassware, has complex and unique flavor profile sure to please your palate.

616 Main St.
Paris, KY 40361

Tuesday — Saturday Hours
Lunch 11-2  |  Dinner 5-10  |  Craft Bar 11-Late  |  Happy Hour 3-7