Bardstown Area Information

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Bardstown-Nelson County Tourism
One Court Square, Bardstown, KY 40004
Phone 800-638-4877 or 502-348-4877

Bardstown was voted “Most Beautiful Small Town in America” and is the second oldest city in Kentucky with a population of 13,000. They are known as the “Bourbon Capital of the World.”

There is much to do in this small town from hometown restaurants, festivals, and historic sites. Come for the day or stay for the weekend, no matter what you won’t be bored.

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Where to Eat:
Alexander Bullitt’s Brewery & BBQ
Bardstown Burger
Bourbon Brick Oven Grill
Bullitt Winery & Bistro
Cafe Primo
Down Home BBQ
Hadorn’s Bakery
Hurst Soda Fountain
Kurtz Restaurant
Mammy’s Kitchen
Milantoni Italian Restaurant
Old Talbott Tavern
Scout & Scholar
Stephen Foster Restaurant
The Bar at Willett
The Kitchen & Bar at Bardstown Bourbon Company
The Rickhouse Restaurant & Lounge

Where to Stay:
Bourbon Manor B&B
Colonel’s Cottage Inns
Jailer’s Inn B&B
Kentucky Bourbon House Inn
Maxwell Inn Bed & Breakfast
New Hope Bourbon Stop
Old Talbott Tavern
Red Rose Inn B&B
Talbott Inn
The Huston House
The Veranda Bed & Breakfast

Where to Play:
3rd Street Tap House
Abby of Gethsemani
Around the Town Carriage
Bardstown Bourbon Company
Bardstown Museum Row
Barton 1792 Distillery & Visitor Center
Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral
Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest
Bourbon Festival
Chuckleberry Farm & Winery
Civil War Museum
Forest Edge Winery
Heaven Hill Distillery Bourbon Heritage Center
Hurst Drug Store & Soda Fountain
Kentucky Bourbon University
Kentucky Railway Museum
Lux Row Distillers
McIntyre’s Winery & Berries
My Old Kentucky Dinner Train
My Old Kentucky Home State Park
Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History (Spalding Hall)
Preservation Distillery
Sisters of Charity of Nazareth
Springhill Winery
Stephen Foster Story
The Blind Pig Bourbon Speakeasy
Wickland, Home of Three Governors
Willett Distillery Visitor Center & Whiskey Shop

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