From My Old Kentucky Home State Park to Bardstown Bowling Center, the Bardstown area offers 49 different types of family activities, including: Bowling, Golf, Historic Sites and National & State Parks.
Nicknamed the 'Bourbon Capital of the World', Bardstown is a fourth-class city with a population of under 12,000. Located a little over one hour south of Louisville, the town was formerly established in 1788 after the land was granted to David Bard in 1785. The city is the primary setting of the Ed Mann's novel, First Angel.
Hiking Areas, Golf Courses, Parks, Historic Sites, National & State Parks, Golf
The Federal Hill Mansion is the central attration at My Old Kentucky Home State Park. The antebellum South comes to life with the detail throughout the house, and outdoor activities like picnicking and birdwatching are available on the grounds.
Bardstown Bowling Center is a great place for bowlers of all ages, as it features several lanes for bowling, an arcade, and good food and drinks to enjoy with friends. The facility also hosts birthday parties and bowling leagues.
Hiking Areas, National & State Parks, Historic Sites
Covering 153 acres, the Lincoln Homestead State Park features the house where the president's mother lived, and also a replica of his father's 1782 cabin. A museum, a gift shop, a playground and other amenities are found also in here.
Open on Saturdays, Awesome Flea Market hosts a large market that features the goods of local craftsmen and businesses from the community. With 500 vendors on location, visitors can purchase gifts, clothing, fresh produce, antiques, and more.
Besides the 1.5 mile-long track, the Kart Kountry also has an archery range, arcade games, a mini golf course, batting cages, bumper boats, and several other attractions, such as the Castle Clash, a medieval water fight.
Open seasonally, Kart Country Family Entertainment Center is an amusement and games complex that features a variety of attractions. Visitors can ride go-karts, visit batting cages, ride bumper boats, play miniature golf, and visit the arcade.
With a 3,030 acre lake adding to its own 1,200 acres, the Taylorsville Lake State Park is suited for both water and land activities: in here are found trails which add up to 16 miles, boats for renting and fishing, playgrounds and many others.