13 counties in Northern Kentucky resting along the tranquil Ohio River. The unbelievable attractions and scenery will have you hooked after the first visit!
Covington and Newport are at the center of the Northern Kentucky River Region, where you’ll find all the best aspects of metropolitan life – just with few of the big-city hassles. It’s home to the Newport Aquarium (which houses the largest collection of shark rays in the world, not to mention penguins, jellyfish and plenty of other exotic watery critters); eclectic shopping and entertainment at Newport on the Levee, dining for every taste and budget, and attractive lodging choices that include fine riverfront hotels offering panoramic views.
Famous for the Kentucky Horse Parks and farms and scenic drives past beautiful pasture land, the Kentucky Bluegrass Region is truly a horse-lover's paradise. And, for those in the know, it’s so much more.
Distance from Major Airports
Blue Grass Airport is 6 miles away from Lexington and 17 miles from Georgetown
SDF is 37 miles away from Bardstown and 54 miles away from Frankfort
I-65, I-71, I-64-US-265
CODE: matthews 2397
TARC Bus System
Newport On The Levee
Newport on the Levee is a shopping center located on Third Street in Newport, Kentucky. It is located adjacent to the Purple People Bridge along the Ohio River and has a view of Ohio River
The Mega Cavern is a former limestone mine in Louisville, Kentucky. The cave stretches under parts of the Watterson Expressway and the Louisville Zoo.
Kentucky Derby Museum
The Kentucky Derby Museum is an American Thoroughbred horse racing museum located on the grounds of Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky
Kentucky Bourbon Trail
Kentucky Bourbon Trail road trip and stop in on ten of the state’s distilleries including Maker’s Mark, Jim Beam, Bulleit, Four Roses, Town Branch, Wild Turkey, Evan Williams, Heaven Hill and Woodford Reserve. The Kentucky Bourbon Trai is a journey that lets you experience the bourbon making process, learn about the recipes, view the facilities, amazingly beautiful surrounding landscapes, and stick around for after-tour tastings of the best Kentucky Bourbon.
Full Day Kentucky Bourbon Tour
Oct 5- Nov 10th, 2017
Distillery stops may include: Maker's Mark, Jim Beam, Heaven Hill, Woodford Reserve, Buffalo Trace, Wild Turkey, Limestone Branch, Barton 1792, Bulleit, Town Branch or Barrel House.Your Mint Julep Tours guide will lead the way sharing tons of bourbon knowledge not covered on distillery tours and filling in the blanks between each stop. He or she will take care of all the details – from timing to admissions and more. You just sit back and enjoy your fully-guided day exploring Kentucky! With more than 900 five-star reviews, our expert team goes above and beyond to ensure your day is fun, educational and hassle-free.
Oct 13, 2017 - 7:00 P.M.
Will you let him in? Can you lock him out?
PUSH Physical Theatre presents its original acrobatic spectacle, Dracula. Experience the classic tale of seduction, desire and madness as you’ve never seen it before by the masters of motion theatre. By combining speechless artistry with traditional dialogue-driven theatre,
Bourbon Rocks & Ruins
Mint Julep Tours has introduced its latest exclusive experience Bourbon Rocks & Ruins uncovering the history of O.F.C. Distillery. Bourbon enthusiasts and historians alike will enjoy this special tour digging into the excavated ruins of Col. E.H. Taylor’s late 1800s operation, nicknamed Bourbon Pompeii, on the grounds of the current Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort. Bourbon Rocks & Ruins departs Thursday, Nov. 2 from the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville at 3:45 p.m. and returns at 9:30 p.m. The cost is $175 per person. A portion of the proceeds from each ticket will benefit the Woodford County Heritage Committee.
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