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Your Bourbon Destination

Located in the heart of central Kentucky and less than an hour from Louisville and Lexington, ShelbyKY is the perfect Kentucky getaway. Complete with two great distilleries, action-packed outdoor adventures, and the best vacation rentals near Louisville, put ShelbyKY at the top of your list when planning a Kentucky Bourbon Trail® trip, romantic couples retreat, or a whole-family vacation.

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Welcome to ShelbyKY

Start planning your visit to ShelbyKY: Your Bourbon Destination today! Request a visitor guide below and explore all things ShelbyKY.

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Drive to shelbyky

Lexington, KY 46 mi

Cincinnati, OH 89 mi

Indianapolis, IN 143 mi

Columbus, OH 196 mi

Nashville, TN 197 mi

Knoxville, TN 218 mi

St. Louis, MO 29 1mi

Chicago, IL 326 mi

Detroit, MI 351 mi

Memphis, TN 396 mi

Atlanta, GA 427 mi

Richmond, VA 536 mi

Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) 32 mi

Blue Grass Airport [Lexington] (LEX) 42 mi

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) 86mi


Dogwood Festival returns for 2024

Shelbyville, Kentucky, a quaint and bustling town in the heart of the Bluegrass State, has set the stage for a day packed with culture, community spirit, and the celebration of local talent and heritage. This April 20th…

Things To Do

If you ever find yourself in ShelbyKY and wondering what to do, don't worry, there's plenty to keep you busy. The possibilities are endless in ShelbyKY, so go ahead and explore!


ShelbyKY offers a variety of itineraries to suit different interests and time frames. Visitors can choose from historic walks, bourbon distillery tours, outdoor activities, and rural farm tours.