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Mason Warren is the Marketing & PR Director for ShelbyKY Tourism.

Discover ShelbyKY's Black History

February of each year marks Black History Month, a month during which we recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of Black Americans. Accordingly, we want to highlight three key figures and institutions in Shelby County’s history who also played a significant role in the history of the United…

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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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Three things to do in ShelbyKY in 2024

As we look forward to ringing in the new year with friends, family, and loved ones, thoughts might turn to the many fun things you’ll do over the next 12 months. As you’re making plans for 2024, consider ShelbyKY for everything from horseback riding to bourbon tasting to culinary tours. Plus, enjoy…

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Best holiday shopping near Louisville in 2023

Now that the holiday season is officially underway, you’ll be gathering and making shopping lists for all the special people in your life. Get all your shopping done in one quaint community that feels like a collaboration between Mayberry, Hallmark, and Currier & Ives — ShelbyKY! From its adorable…

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Best places to eat near Kentucky's distilleries

After a long day of exploring Kentucky's distilleries, you and your travel companions will need to refuel with a hearty meal. These great restaurants near Louisville guarantee friendly service, Southern hospitality, and mouth-watering meals. ShelbyKY — Shelbyville, Simpsonville, and Shelby County —…

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Six can’t-miss events this September

Ahh, September. The unofficial start to autumn and National Bourbon Heritage Month brings crisper mornings and leaves just starting to change. Don’t miss these six must-see festivals and events in ShelbyKY this September! Read on for more details. See all the fun festivals and events in ShelbyKY…

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Five great things to do outside this summer

Nestled in the heart of Kentucky's Bluegrass region, ShelbyKY offers an abundance of natural beauty and opportunities for outdoor adventure. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, an avid hiker, or simply looking to unwind amidst scenic landscapes, charming ShelbyKY has something for everyone. Immerse…

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Start summer with a road trip!

Sometimes you just need to get away. With the easy breezy days of summer right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to plan a leisurely drive through Kentucky's famed horse and bourbon country — ShelbyKY. As the mid-point between Louisville and Lexington and within a day's drive from Chicago…

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Bring your Derby festivities to ShelbyKY!

"The most exciting two minutes in sports." "The run for the roses." It has several nicknames, but there’s just one Kentucky Derby. As one of the largest sporting events held annually anywhere in the world, with in-person crowds reaching nearly 150,000 in 2022 and millions more watching on TV. The…

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