Your Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Vacation Starts in ShelbyKY!

Shelbyville is the home of Bulleit Distilling Company and their award-winning Bulleit Frontier Whiskey. Distilled and aged in the Bulleit family tradition using a distinctive high rye recipe, the state-of-the-art distillery received the 2020 “Highly Commended” award for Sustainable Distillery of the…

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The American Saddlebred Capital of the World

Shelby County, Kentucky, is known internationally as the American Saddlebred Capital of the World®, home of the “Horse that America Made.” Rich in heritage and an important part of Shelby County history, the American Saddlebred, once known as the “Kentucky Saddler,” descended from riding-type horses…

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Explore the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® this winter

Fall, with the annual Bourbon Festival and September’s Bourbon Heritage Month, gets most of the attention when it comes to the Bourbon Trail. However, we think winter is one of the best times to visit the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, and there’s no better home base than ShelbyKY! Warm, friendly people…

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There's no place like ShelbyKY for the holidays!

Ah…Christmas in Bluegrass country, the warm and fuzzy feeling that Hallmark movies are made of! Imagine strolling down Main Street with its charming shops decorated with fresh greenery and sparkling lights, popping into a cozy restaurant for lunch or dinner, or browsing through an antique store:…

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ShelbyKY's hidden gems

If you're planning a Bourbon Trail trip, put ShelbyKY at the top of your list. In addition to Jeptha Creed Distillery and Bulleit Distillery, ShelbyKY has dozens of well-known eateries — including Claudia Sanders Dinner House, founded by the actual Colonel Sanders — and hidden gems alike. Below are…

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Give thanks on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail

There’s no place like a welcoming, warm, community feeling at Thanksgiving, and ShelbyKY abounds with friendly spirit — both the feeling and Kentucky's native spirits with two distilleries. Crisp mornings, warm afternoons, and chilly evenings — just perfect for a Kentucky Bourbon Trail® getaway this…

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Eat 'round the world in ShelbyKY

What do fresh pasta from Italy, yuca fries from Peru, and pho from Vietnam have in common? You can find all three in ShelbyKY! With a multitude of international dining options available throughout Shelbyville, Simpsonville, and Shelby County, Kentucky, there’s something for every adventurous foodie…

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A Taste of the Bourbon Trail

Autumn is the perfect time for a road trip, and the Bourbon Trail in Kentucky is a great reason to make your weekend getaway plans to Shelby County – ShelbyKY. If you missed Bourbon Heritage month and the Bourbon Festival in September, don’t worry! You can still follow the Kentucky Bourbon Trail to…

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