- Our list of the best things to do in Bardstown, Kentucky, features the top 54 nearby activities — including 25 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Bardstown, KY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 16 things to do within the city of Bardstown, KY , followed by 38 popular activities in nearby cities, including Elizabethtown, Shepherdsville, Loretto, Hodgenville, Clermont, Lebanon, Springfield, Taylorsville and Bloomfield
McIntyre's Winery & Berries 531 McIntyre Ln., Bardstown, KY MoreLess Info
Sample fruit, sweet, and dry wines made from blueberries and blackberries handpicked on the family’s farm
With a family history spanning over 400 years, the Willett Distilling Company offers now tours to its clients, in which they can experience first-hand the way whiskey is created. 3 types of whiskey and 4 specialties can be tasted in here.
94% 284 votes
J. Dan Talbott Amphitheatre, Bardstown, KY 40004 MoreLess Info
With classic productions and also new and innovative ones (such as Shrek – The Musical), Stephen Foster - The Musical may prove to be worth spending the evening outdoors and enjoying the artists' performances.
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531 McIntyre Lane, Bardstown, KY 40004 MoreLess Info
Farm grown natural berries make up much of the product at McIntyre's Winery & Berries. Learn about the science and art of wine making by touring the facilities and tasting samples of different wines.
83% 549 votes
1311 Gilkey Run Rd., Bardstown, KY 40004 MoreLess Info
Kentucky bourbon is both created and bottled at the Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center. There are various levels of tours which can cover the Heritage Center itself, a trolley tour to downtown Bardstown, and a special behind-the-scenes look at the warehouse and bottling operations.
82% 294 votes
501 E. Stephen Foster Ave., Bardstown, KY 40004 MoreLess Info
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.
87% 174 votes
310 East Broadway, Bardstown, KY MoreLess Info
The 4th largest museum of its kind in the US, the Old Bardstown Village Civil War Museum exhibits clothing, personal items and paintings from that time. The flag of the 2nd Kentucky Cavalry and the Sword of the Confederate Brigadier General Lloyd Tilgham are some of the most precious artifacts.
Founded in 2005, the Fine Arts Bardstown Society is an organization dedicated to promoting the creative arts in the local community. The society operates a gallery which features works from a large number of local artists.
The Bardstown Art Gallery showcases the work of various artists, notably Jim Cantrell. The gallery features works in various media, including oil paintings, collages, woodcuts, ceramics, etchings, and watercolors, and drawings.
70% 56 votes
Bourbon Heritage Center, 1311 Gilkey Run Road, Bardstown, KY 40004 MoreLess Info
With several guided tour options, Heaven Hill Distilleries provides the history of Kentucky bourbon presented in a film, gallery, and tasting room. In the tasting room, visitors can sample four types of whiskey produced at the distillery.