111 West Stephen Foster, Bardstown, KY 40004. Call today (502) 348-5551 or (800) 948-5551.

About Bardstown

About Bardstown & Surrounding Communities

Located in the heart of the Kentucky, Bardstown offers the ultimate small-town getaway. In just an afternoon, one can easily understand why Rand McNally and USA Today declared Bardstown the Most Beautiful Small Town in America. Throughout Nelson County, there are more than 300 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, with nearly 200 of them located in the historic downtown district. Enjoy the Southern charm that can only be found in a small town, along with several stops along the Bourbon Trail.

Community Accolades

  • “Best Small town in America” Rand McNally and USA Today
  • Located in the heart of the ”Bourbon Capital of the World”
  • one of the “Top 20 Coolest Small Towns in America” by Esquire Magazine
  • Every year make’s the list of the “Top 20 Best Small Towns in America”


Recommended Links to Local Attractions
and Community Resources


Historic Neighboring Towns

Local Attractions


Bourbon Related Attractions & Events


Kentucky Wine Trail

Transportation Options


Lincoln Heritage Trail


Civil War Museums & Historic Sites


Horse Enthusiasts


Bardstown Area Golfing Options

Outdoor Recreation & Adventure