TripBuzz found 25 things to do with kids in or near Bardstown, Kentucky. From Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory to Louisville Mega Cavern, Bardstown offers a variety of fun, kid-friendly things to do in the area—including 10 family activities perfect for kids with ratings over 90%.
There are 31 different types of family-friendly things to do with kids in or near Bardstown, KY. The most popular types of activities for kids and families include: Museums, Parks, Specialty Museums and Stadiums & Fields.
There are 0 things to do with kids in Bardstown, and 4 things to do with kids in nearby cities within 25 miles, including: Shepherdsville, Springfield, Taylorsville and Elizabethtown.
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.
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.
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.
Covering 170 acres, of which 93 are picnic areas, the Freeman Lake Park also has playgrounds, shelters, a dic golf course, and other amenities. The Lincoln Heritage House and the Sara Bush Johnson Log Cabin are also on the site.
The large cave at the Louisville Mega Cavern is home to the world's only completely underground zipline and adventure tour. The attraction features five ziplines and three adventure bridges during the two hour tour while less adventurous visitors can take the historic tram ride tour.
There are currently more than 1,500 animals at the Louisville Zoo. In addition to the animal exhibits within their replica environments, visitors can experience popular movies and documentaries at the on-site 4-D theater.
The home of the Kentucky Derby is the Churchill Downs racetrack. Horse races are held throughout the year with the crowning event being the annual Kentucky Derby while Family Fun Days are held each week during the Spring Meet.
The Kentucky Derby Museum is the exclusive provider for the famous Churchill Downs Race Course. Tours include the track itself and the museum which details the journey of a race horse from birth to the finish line.
The 389.13-acre Cherokee Park has an archery range, basketball courts, biking trails, dog park, fishing lake, picnicking facilities, hiking trails, horseback riding trails, horseshoe pits, tennis courts, and splash pads. The park is home to the Nettleroth Bird Sanctuary.