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Bardstown, Kentucky

Bardstown KY is a great place to visit for its unique culture and history. The town is home to the acclaimed My Old Kentucky Home State Park, which offers a variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Plus, Bardstown is known for its bourbon distilleries and has some of the best restaurants and pubs in the state.
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Fun Facts About Bardstown Tourism

Bourbon Capital of the World

Bardstown is known as the "Bourbon Capital of the World" and is home to several distilleries, including Maker's Mark, Barton 1792, and Willett. The Kentucky Bourbon Trail, which attracts thousands of tourists each year, includes stops in Bardstown.

Annual Bourbon Festival

Held in September, this week-long event celebrates the city's bourbon heritage and attracts thousands of visitors each year, featuring tastings, workshops, and other bourbon-related activities.

Summertime Destination

Although specific numbers are not available, it is likely that the busiest seasons for tourism in Bardstown are during the spring and summer months when the weather is more pleasant for outdoor activities, such as visiting distilleries, exploring historic sites, and attending outdoor events like "The Stephen Foster Story."

North Pole Express

During the holiday season, typically from late November to December, families can enjoy a magical train ride to "The North Pole" with festive decorations, holiday treats, and a visit from Santa Claus himself. The event is a beloved local tradition and attracts visitors from around the region, making it a unique and fun experience for families during the holiday season.

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Official Bardstown Tourist Website

If you want more information about everything Bardstown has to offer, check out their official tourist website.  
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