- TripBuzz found 49 things to do with kids in or near Winchester, Kentucky, including 40 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lexington, Richmond, Nicholasville and Paris.
- From Three Trees Kayak & Canoe to Bluegrass Heritage Museum, the Winchester area offers 47 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Parks, Theaters and History Museums.
- A bedroom community of Lexington, Winchester is home to a bluegrass museum, local museum and opera house. Its historic downtown has a mixture of residential homes, public parks and retail businesses including antique, gift and clothing shops. Winchester is also home to several breweries, art galleries, greenhouses and a farmer's market.
Housed within a structure built in 1813, the Mansion Museum is a small museum featuring a collection of artifacts dating from the 15th century through the early 1900's. The museum offers a particularly notable collection of firearms.
An exact replica of the 1774 fort, the Old Fort Harrod State Park features hand-made cabins and blockhouses, with everything needed inside, built with hand-made utensils. Some of the facilities can be rented.
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.
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220 S Chiles Street, Harrodsburg, KY 40330 MoreLess Info
Founded in 1908, the Harrodsburg Historical Society is an organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of the local area. The society operates and provides tours of the Old Mud Meeting House, a historic meeting house built in 1800.
Situated on 240 acres, Cove Spring Park offers a variety of terrain that includes forested ravines, wetlands, springs and waterfalls. The park provides hiking trails, picnic facilities, interpretive shelters, an archery range and restrooms.
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1026 County Park Road, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 MoreLess Info
Anderson County Community Park is a relaxing, family-friendly park. The park features expansive grassy areas for picnics, walking paths, basketball court, soccer field, skate park and baseball diamond.
Founded at the middle of the 20th century, the Pioneer Playhouse is the oldest outdoor theatre in Kentucky. It is now has a pre-show dinner program, while staging shows most of the week, indoors or outdoors whenever the weather permits it.
Since 1980 patrons have enjoyed live performances - plays and other special events - at the West T Hill Community Theatre. It was named for its founder, a theater devotee, historian, and scholar of fine arts.
125 S. Second St, Danville, KY 40422 MoreLess Info
A National Historic Landmark, the McDowell House Museum was built between 1792 and 1820, in three stages. It is dedicated to Dr. Ephraim McDowell, the first man to perform an ovarian tumor removal.