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Horses , Parks, Wineries and a Distillery

Seven parks, four golf courses, and Outlet Mall,  two wineries and one brand new spirits distillery – Shelbyville and Simpsonville have plenty to keep visitors of every stripe busy and amazed.

Go boating, fishing, horseback riding and swimming at Shelbyville/Simpsonville/Shelby County Parks. Play on outdoor sports courts and playgrounds. Challenge yourself at nine- or 18-hole golf courses, including a championship course a Golf Digest 3.5 star-rated course.

Relax indoors or out on the beautiful grounds of a Shelby County winery or distillery. Sip at the tasting rooms, browse the gifts shop and enjoy live music by local musicians. You can also enjoy dinner in the vineyard during warm-weather Saturday night concerts. Tour a new family-owned distillery making small-batch spirits as well as craft bourbon from heirloom corn.

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Smith-Berry Winery

Smith-Berry Vineyard and Winery, a true farm winery, is located in North Central Kentucky, on the northern edge of the state’s famous Bluegrass Region.

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Jeptha Creed Distillery

At Jeptha Creed our family of brands and products is backed by a real family. A family that has a passion for tradition and believes in making the finest spirits and foods for its valued customers. Our products are our family heirlooms, and it...

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Guist Creek Lake & Marina

Guist Creek Lake is the county’s largest lake and one of its best kept secrets. In a serene, rural part of the county, deer, turkey, and other wildlife are seen frequently near the water. Our campground is available from March 1st through November for...

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Family Activity Center

Healthy minds, healthy bodies is what the Clear Creek Family Activity Center (FAC) can offer you. Part of the Shelbyville / Shelby County Parks system the FAC, as we like to call it, has a wide array of social activities, after school camp,...

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Shelby Trails Park

Unplug from the hustle and bustle and reconnect with nature on foot or horseback. Spend a little time with friends or family getting back to the basics and connect with horses. Indulge your love of horses and nature! Shelby Trails Park is a great...

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Shelby County Parks

Shelbyville / Shelby County Parks offers several other smaller parks and amenities including mini-parks and our skate park around the community. Explore their website to find all the recreation activities you need! The citizens of Shelby County are proud of their park system and...

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Shelby County Community Theatre

With various programs designed to enhance the arts and entertainment opportunities for adults and children alike, Shelby County Community Theatre has become the heart of the area’s cultural community. There’s still much more to be done!

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Weissinger Hills Golf Course

Golf Digest has given Weissinger Hills Golf Course a 3 1/2 star rating making it one of the finest public courses in the Louisville area!  Next time your at the course be sure to check out our practice green and driving range. You will...

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Clear Creek Golf Center

Prepare yourself for an unparalleled golfing experience. Our course is a pleasure for golfers of any skill level to play. Test your accuracy with our fairways, water hazards and sand traps; we have everything you need to challenge you and improve your game.

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Shelbyville Country Club

The course at Shelbyville is a modest 6400 yards from the back tees. While not difficult in length, golfers of all skill levels will find the track both fun and challenging. Winding around the signature “Horseshoe Lake” your course management and shot making skills...

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Persimmon Ridge Golf Club

Nowhere else will you find such a fully integrated offering of golf, sports, and social scene—there’s literally something for every golfer, and anyone in their family, to enjoy.

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Regal Shelbyville Stadium 8

This theater complex with multiple screens features new release films, plush seating & concession stand. Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) operates the largest and most geographically diverse theatre circuit in the United States.

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Bulleit Distillery

Bulleit™ Bourbon is distilled and aged in the Bulleit family tradition. High rye content gives it a bold, spicy character with a distinctively smooth, clean finish. Kentucky limestone-filtered water provides a foundation for the bourbon's character, while charred American oak barrels lend a smoky...

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Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass

Save in 90 well-known designer outlets including Coach, Banana Republic, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th, Nike, North Face, Under Armour, Vera Bradley and many more. Enjoy the Food Court, with center court fountains and fireplace. Ask for group tour specials.

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The Polkadotted Pineapple Boutique

An upscale Consignment shop, Polkadotted Pineapple offers new and unique designer and name brand fashions at very affordable prices! Don't miss these one of a kind derby hats ready to wear or customed to fit your needs.

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Stacy’s Simple Stuff

Stacey’s Simple Stuff offers a variety of fragrance options. Pillar Candles , Room Sprays , Jar Candles , Wax Melts, Potpourri , and more! Fabric collection is cotton country fabrics that coordinates with our Quilts, and Placemats. Additional products include Dolls, Stitcheries, and other...

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Tipsy Gypsy Boutique & Gifts

The Tipsy Gypsy offers a unique shopping experience. Country Chic meets Main Street. They offer unique styles in our clothing, jewelry, purses and more.

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Tracys Furniture

Furniture, Mattresses, Appliances, Jewelry, Home Goods and More is what you will find at Tracy’s and Maggie Bland Gifts in Downtown Shelbyville Kentucky.

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Wakefield Scearce Galleries

Wakefield-Scearce Galleries, founded in 1947, is proud of its heritage and the ability to continually serve clients from all over the US with an extensive collection of fine English Antiques – silver, furniture and accessories.

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Equestrian Touch

Specialized in equestrian embroidery designs-particularly the American Saddlebred. An Equestrian Touch offers Consignment Riding Apparel, Saddleseat, Western & Hunt Seat . They are a proud supplier of authentic WCHS embroidered items. Supplier for the US Saddle Seat Team and World Cup Saddle Seat Team.

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Metzgers

Metzger’s Country Store offers a wide array of services and is dedicated to serving the needs of horse and pet owners. Stop by for a visit and a cup of coffee or hot chocolate and cookies!

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I Do Bridal Boutique

I Do is a small town bridal boutique located downtown Shelbyville, Ky on 926 Main Street. I Do brings back the tradition of the bride and make the beginning of every girls big day as special as they have always envisioned. The focus is...

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Shelby Horse Supply

From the rolling hills and misty mornings of the Kentucky bluegrass, the finest in hand crafted equine leather goods are manufactured with quality and pride. Although a full service tack shop, for the past 35 years master leather crafter Vance Riester has been dedicated...

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Shelbyville History Museum

Welcome to the Shelby County Historical Society! The Shelby County Historical Society collects, preserves and promotes knowledge and appreciation of Shelby County and Kentucky history. The historical society was founded in 1963 as the Shelby County Historical and Genealogy Society. The society operates...

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Grove Hill Cemetery

Rich in history and is a must for those interested in genealogical research. Located on the southern edge of Shelbyville, overlooking Clear Creek, Grove Hill contains the graves of some 18,000 people. The grounds were laid out using a park like design which is...

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Whitney M. Young Center

The Lincoln Institute was a boarding school for African-Americans which operated from 1912 to 1966. The center first opened in 1972 and was named in honor of Whitney M. Young Jr., a leader of the civil rights movement, who was also a graduate of...

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Shelby County Library

This historic Carnegie Library was constructed in 1903.! Centrally located in the heart of the Saddlebred Capital of the World.

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Shelbyville Fountain

Located in the heart of beautiful downton Shelbyville, the fountain is often the location for  street dances, lively festivals, and other summertime events.

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Shelby County Clerks Office

The Clerk’s office issues County licenses (marriage) and certificates of Vital statistics (birth, death), maintains official records (of Fiscal Court, Real Estate deeds, mortgages) and oversees motor vehicle (registry, title and license plates).

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Kismet Farm-American Saddlebred Horse Farm Tour

Located in Simpsonville, Kismet Farm LLC sits in the heart of the historic American Saddlebred country. Kismet is dedicated to high quality care of our horses, and excellent service to customers. Offering full training for yearlings to aged show horses, sales and riding lessons...

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Lettleiki Icelandics

Léttleiki Icelandics, LLC is located at beautiful Swallowland Farm in the rolling hills of Shelby County Kentucky. The farm is in the heart of the Kentucky Bluegrass horse country between Louisville and Lexington. Léttleiki Icelandics is an education center for the Icelandic Horse offering...

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Kentucky Backroad Tours

Go to places where you can still cast a line to catch the evening supper. Explore Kentucky’s all-but-forgotten hidey-holes and hollers, from the hills to the stills, coal country to caves, hunting grounds to trail towns, byways and waterways, and from the mountains in...

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Blue Gables

A historic downtown Shelbyville landmark has be restored to a fabulous shopping district. The circa 1939 Blue Gables Motel, shuttered in the early 1960s, has reopen as The Shoppes at Blue Gables.

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Talon Winery

Experience more of the Talon wine you love at Talon’s picturesque Shelbyville location situated between Lexington & Louisville, KY, just off Interstate 64.

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Shops of Science Hill

Wakefield-Scearce Galleries, founded in 1947, is proud of its heritage and the ability to continually serve clients from all over the US with an extensive collection of fine English Antiques – silver, furniture and accessories.

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Andriots

From regular maintenance and repairs to renovating and redecorating, Andriots has the supplies, inspiration, and expertise you need. We can help make your home or business beautiful, inside and out, from floor to ceiling, with quality paint products, custom shades and blinds, and flooring.

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Baehrs Den

Welcome to Baehr's Den Collectibles. Our specialty is our full line of First Quality Authentic Homer Laughlin Fiesta® Dinnerware and Accessories. Additional items include: Gently Used furniture, tools, pictures, lamps and other household items.

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Give a Chance Boutique

Tyson’s Chance is pleased to announce the opening of the Give a Chance Boutique, located at 711 Main St. in Shelbyville, KY. 100% of the proceeds from the boutique benefit the life-saving mission of Tyson’s Chance Animal Foundation.

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Keepsake Shop

Every day is a special occasion to give a gift Whether you're looking for a birthday gift, wedding gift, Christmas gift, Father’s day, Mother's day, or just fa special gift for yourself, we have one to fit your taste. Come on in and see us,...

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Needle Nest

We are a full-service counted cross-stitch and needlepoint shop and have been in business since 1985.  Thank you for visiting our web site and please visit us in our shop in historic, downtown Shelbyville, KY.

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Pathelen

At PATHELEN FLOWER & GIFT SHOP, We Customize Floral Designs with You in Mind... From the Simplest Occasions to the Grandest Affairs!   We're a local Shelbyville, Kentucky florist delivering courteous, professional service and the highest quality floral and gift items since 1960. Our experienced designers can create flower...

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Pontrich Floor Covering

Locally and Family Owned. Pontrich has been an excellent choice for all your flooring needs for over 25 years. Offering free estimates on flooring and carpet cleaning. Contact one of our friendly sales associates for more information.

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flowers by sharon

Flowers By Sharon has proudly served the Shelbyville area for over 40 years. We are family owned and operated. We are committed to offering only the finest floral arrangements and gifts, backed by service that is friendly and prompt. Because all of our customers...

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