Area Attractions


Attractions around Kentucky. Many of these places are quite old and have a lot of History surrounding them. Whether you want to tour the historic grounds of the Henry Clay Estate or Hike through Raven Run. There's something on this list for everyone!


LEXINGTON


Arboretum - The State Botanical Garden of Kentucky
100 Acres of year-round plants and color
500 Alumni Drive
Lexington, Kentucky 40502
859-257-6955

Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate
Home of Henry Clay, U.S. Senator
120 Sycamore Road
Lexington, Kentucky 40502
859-266-8581
henryclay.org

Aviation Museum of kentucky
Collecion of Modern and historic Aircraft
Blue Grass Airport
4316 Hanger Drive
Lexington, Kentucky 40510
859-231-1219
aviationky.org

Hunt-Morgan House
1814 Home of Kentucky's first Millionaire
201 North Mill Street
Lexington, Kentucky 40507
859-233-3290
bluegrasstrust.org/hunt-morgan.html

Lexington Cemetery
170 Acres of Lexington History
833 West Main Street
Lexington, Kentucky 40508
859-255-5522
lexcem.org

Mary Todd Lincoln House
Home of the wife of President Abraham Lincoln
578 West Main Street
Lexington, Kentucky 40508
859-233-9999
mtlhouse.org

McConnell Springs
The Birthplace of Lexington
416 Rebmann Lane
Lexington, Kentucky 40504
859-225-4073
mcconnellsprings.org

Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
A 734-acre nature sanctuary
5888 Jacks Creek Pike
Lexington, Kentucky 40515
859-272-6105
lexingtonky.gov


BEREA


Boone Tavern Inn
Renovated 100-year-old inn and restaurant
100 Main Street
Berea, Kentucky 40404
800-366-9358
boonetavernhotel.com


DANVILLE


Constitution Square State Historic Site
Site of 10 Kentucky Constitiutional Conventions
134 South Second Street
Danville, Kentucky 40422
859-239-7089
parks.ky.gov/findparks/histparks/cs


FRANKFORT


Kentucky Military History Museum
Kentucky military from the Revolution to Civil War
128 East Main Street
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
502-564-3265
history.ky.gov

Kentucky State Capitol
The Capitol Building was completed in 1909
700 Capital Avenue
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
502-564-3449
finance.ky.gov/properties/capitol.htm

Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History
The Commonwealth's rich history is preserved
100 West Broadway Street
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
502-564-1792
history.ky.gov


GEORGETOWN


Old Friends
A Retirement Home for Thoroughbreds
1841 Paynes Depot Road
Georgetown, Kentucky 40324
502-863-1775
oldfriendsequine.org


HARRODSBURG


Old Fort Harrod State Park
A Replica of the Original Settlement
100 South College Street
Harrodsburg, Kentucky 40330
859-734-3314
parks.ky.gov/findparks/recparks/fh

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill
America's largest restored Shaker Community
3501 Lexington Road
Harrodsburg, Kentucky 40330
800-734-5611
shakervillageky.org


PARIS


Duncan Tavern
Three-story tavern built in 1788
323 High Street
Paris, Kentucky 40361
859-987-1788
kentuckydar.org/duncantavern.htm

Hopewell Museum
The art and history of Bourbon County
800 Pleasant Street
Paris, Kentucky 40361
859-984-7274
hopewellmuseum.org


RICHMOND


Fort Boonesboro State Park
Reconstructed working Kentucky fort
4375 Boonesborough Road
Richmond, Kentucky 40475
859-527-3131
parks.ky.gov/findparks/recparks/fb

Hummel Planetarium and Space Center
Public Programs and Special Events
Kit Carson Drive
Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, Kentucky 40475
859-622-1547
planetarium.eku.edu

White Hall State Historic Site
500 White Hall Shrine Road
Richmond, Kentucky 40475-9159
859-623-9178
parks.ky.gov/findparks/histparks/wh/


SLADE


Natural Bridge State Resort Park
Home of a great sandstone arch
2135 Natural Bridge Road
Slade, Kentucky 40376
800-325-1710
parks.ky.gov/findparks/resortparks/nb


STANFORD


William Whitley House State Historic Site
Kentuckys first brick home, completed in 1794
625 William Whitley Road
Stanford, Kentucky 40484
606-355-2881
parks.ky.gov/findparks/histparks/ww


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