The Nature of Bullitt County - Louisville Article
The Nature of Bullitt County Follow @nyccitiview
When planning your vacation, consider Shepherdsville and Bullitt County, just 20 minutes from
downtown Louisville, KY. From weekend getaways to week long adventures, they have you
Take a tour of the Jim Beam American Stillhouse. This 200 -year-old landmark features the fascinating art of bourbon making as well as the Beam family history. Hey! You can even try a sip. Jim Beam is the gateway to and the most convenient stop on the famed Kentucky Bourbon Trail.
While you’re sipping, you might as well visit one or all of our four award winning wineries, Wight-Meyer, MillaNova, Forest Edge or Brooks Hill. Each of these wineries offer a large array of award winning wines. It’s easy to pair Jim Beam and Four Roses with the wineries on the Bullitt County Wine and Whiskey Trail. Visit them all and receive a free souvenir glass.
Bullitt County is also the home to Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest. Check out the AIA platinum award
winning Visitor Center, or take a walk among the tree branches on their Canopy Tree Walk, or enjoy a little bit of the 15 miles of hiking and biking trails.
Fire Studio & Gallery offers visitors the opportunity to get up close while artisans make hand blown glass artwork. Shop in the gallery and attend your own art class, where you can
blow your own Christmas ornament.
For some retail therapy, Zappo’s 6pm.com Outlet has shoes and apparel at up to 70% off daily. The House of Quilts, much more than just quilts, has designs by Donna Sharp at true outlet pricing.
Get your motor running at Kart Kountry, home to the nation’s longest go cart track. Add their putt putt course and
arcade with trampoline basketball and you have the makings for a day you won’t soon forget.
If fast racing go-carts are a little too quick of a pace for you, slow down on our championship golf courses. Heritage Hill golf course has been named as one of the top golf courses in the state and nation by several groups and publications.
As you can see, Bullitt County offers a bounty of things to do for everyone, appealing to all ages and interests. Once you’ve experienced it, you’ll be coming back again and again!