100 Allstar Way
Nicholasville, KY 40356
Phone: (859) 887-0700
Fax: (859) 881-0735
Confederate Memorial in Nicholasville is a historic statue located in Jessamine County, Kentucky. The memorial consist of a 11-foot (3.4-meter) granite pedestal and seven-foot (2.1-meter) bronze statue of a soldier with a knapsack and hat. It was built in 1896, and 3500 spectators came to witness the occasion of its dedication. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 17, 1997.
Ichthus Farm finds itself spread over a luscious 11 acres in the city of Wilmore. This farm comes alive annually during the legendary Ichthus Music Festival that takes place over 3 days. Fully equipped with ample parking, handicap accessibility, smokers corners, tents and stages, this venue is highly sought after especially by organizers of big events which require all logistics to be in place.
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is one of the most scenic and historic site of Shaker religious community. With its ancient buildings and countryside, this site is designated as National Historic Landmark District. The site also has many inns, dining places, stores and many fun-filled activities to indulge in for a perfect getaway experience. Check the website for more.
Talon Winery and Vineyards features a lush vineyard, inviting tasting room and gift shop located in the original 18th century farmhouse. Entertain a small group in the private tasting room or create your own event at the open-air pavilion with fully equipped kitchen.
Open March through November. Features open/covered slips, a boat launch, guide service, store & bait shop and snack bar.
This beautiful Greek revival home was built in 1847 by Joseph Bryan, a grandnephew of Daniel Boone. Tours of Waveland focus on the Bryan family and life on a 19th-century Kentucky plantation.
Open June-September from 9 to 5 daily. Features fresh homegrown vegetables. A Pumpkin Festival occurs in October daily by appointment, which offers hayrides, a petting zoo, hay maze, pumpking store and pick your own pumpkins.
The monumental site of White Hall was constructed in the year 1798. It comprehensively encompasses a land cover of 13.6 acres (5.5 hectares). It stood as a home to the prominent Cassius Marcellus Clay, who was a politician, soldier and an anti-slavery newspaper publisher. The Hall is predominantly a 44-room mansion. The structure gracefully traces the Italianate and the Georgian styles of architecture. The site has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the year 1971.
The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Arboretum, or the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Arboretum. The 100 acre (40 hectare) expanse of the garden is divided into various areas such as the Home Fruit and Nuts Garden, Herb Garden, Woody Plant Collection and much more. The garden is open to the public for free and also frequently organizes special programs for kids, priced at a low amount.
Operated and controlled by the Lexington Ice Center and Sports Complex, this miniature Golf course is biblical in its theme. Having a tomb, this golf course has 3 courses, Old Testament, New Testament and Miracles, of 18 holes each. Each of these holes have illustrations of Noah's Ark, the plagues of Egypt, Daniel and the lion's den, among others. There are also little slabs engraved with Bible stories. Visitors here can enjoy their favorite game, and also listen to some Christian Rock music.
The Arboretum is one of the most spectacular gardens in the nation, boasting year-round color and plants. Everyone can enjoy year-round activities. The Arboretum was created in 1991 as a joint effort between the University of Kentucky and the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government.
Founded by an eminent American politician, Henry Clay, Ashland's beginnings date back to 1809, when it started out as a simple block house. By 1811, it expanded into a sprawling mansion with a surrounding garden, that occupied 600 acres (242.81 hectares) of land. The property was named after the Ash trees, that surrounded the place. Following Clay's death in 1852, Ashland has housed various occupants, and has been functioning as a historic house and museum since 1950. Visitors can enjoy tours of the magnificent mansion and take in its splendor. End your visit to Ashland, by enjoying a relaxed meal at Ginkgo Tree Cafe, located on site.