- Our list of the best things to do in Frankfort, Kentucky, features the top 106 nearby activities — including 48 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Frankfort, KY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 24 things to do within the city of Frankfort, KY , followed by 82 popular activities in nearby cities, including Lexington, Versailles, Georgetown, Shelbyville, Lawrenceburg, Midway, Lawrenceburg, Harrodsburg, Taylorsville and Nicholasville
Explore the history, culture, and politics of Kentucky's history at Liberty Hall Historic Site. Visit the residence of one of America's founding fathers, John Brown, and discovered a look into our colonial past.
The Governor's Mansion in Frankfort is the oldest official governor's residence in the United States. Public tours take place twice a week, covering the history, fine art, architecture, and furniture of the building.
Capital City Museum offers an intimate look into the city's foundation and history. The tour takes place over many different floors. Visitors can determine their own pace and enjoy a quick walk-through or a more in-depth experience.
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Kentucky Historical Society collects, preserves, conserves, interprets and shares information, memories and materials from Kentucky's past to assist those interested in exploring and preserving that heritage. The Society has museum collections, an oral history collection, libraries and special collections.
An ode to the history and growth of Kentucky state, the Old Governor's Mansion stands tall and strong. From 1798 to 1914, 35 of the state governors occupied and entertained at the mansion, making it a big part of the state's past.
Lakeview Park is a county-owned park that offers its guests a number of facilities and amenities to use. These include baseball and soccer fields, a skate park, a 2-mile walking trail, and a nine-hole golf course/driving range.
Featuring baseball and softball fields, Capitol View Park offers a variety of different fields and sports areas. They also have soccer fields and basketball courts. Visitors sometimes see deer on their nature trails.