Attractions

Attractions

The Nature of Bullitt County

Updated May 13, 2019

When planning your vacation, consider Shepherdsville and Bullitt County, just 20 minutes
from downtown Louisville, KY. From weekend getaways to week long adventures, we have you covered.

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Louisville Mega Cavern Underground Zip-Line Course

Louisville Mega Cavern Underground Zip-Line Course

Posted Feb 19, 2019

By: Kirsten E. Silven

Housed in a former limestone quarry, the 100-acre Mega Cavern in Louisville is home to the world’s first underground zip-line course, offering adventure-seekers a spectacular and truly unique experience. Although it’s not a natural cave system, the Mega Cavern is nothing short of breathtaking, with towering columns of sheer rock to support the massive underground space, whichlies beneath 10 lanes of the Waterson Expressway (I-264) and parts of the Louisville Zoo!

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Huber's Starlight Distillery: Indiana's Contribution to the Craft Spirit Boom

Updated Oct 18, 2018

Starlight Distillery was established in 2001, beginning with brandy distilling. It was a thoughtful decision to produce spirits in the Huber family winery, established in the 1970’s, as a natural extension of their very popular wine production.

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Huber's Orchard & Winery is Celebrating It's 175th Anniversary This Year!

Updated Oct 18, 2018

Huber’s Orchard and Winery is excited to announce the celebration of their 175th anniversary this year! The Huber homestead, founded in 1843 by Simon Huber, has diversified into a multi-generational business now being led by 6th & 7th generation family members. There was a special celebration and the team at Huber’s Orchard & Winery had some fun stories to share and activities to experience for all guests who visited on Friday, June 15th from 10am-6pm.

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The Proof is in The Barrel: History of Kentucky Bourbon

Posted Apr 11, 2018

One of our area’s most notable products and industries is the manufacturing and distribution of Bourbon. While Bourbon can be made anywhere in the US, it is most commonly associated with Kentucky. It has been estimated that over 90% of all Bourbon produced originates in Kentucky. Only whiskey produced in the United States can carry the name Bourbon. Bourbon was named America’s native spirit by an act of Congress in 1964.

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Wagner's Pharmacy and the Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville

Wagner's Pharmacy and the Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville

Posted Mar 20, 2018

There’s much, much more to a visit to Churchill Downs than just a seat in the grandstands! The history of the racetrack and the Kentucky Derby is quite lengthy and the stories they tell are fascinating and captivating.

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Evan Williams Bourbon Experience Review: The Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Evan Williams Bourbon Experience Review: The Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Posted Oct 20, 2017

Even people who have never set foot in Kentucky know that the Bluegrass State loves its bourbon, and the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience in Louisville is designed to give attendees a real taste of this rich heritage as the first official stop on the well-traveled Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Here is our review of the immersive Evan Williams Bourbon Traditional Tour & Tasting experience!

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Wineries of Bullitt County, Kentucky

Wineries of Bullitt County, Kentucky

Updated May 22, 2017

Everyone knows that Bullitt County is synonymous with bourbon, but it’s also home to some seriously scenic and award-winning wineries. Although the countryside in Bullitt County is definitely gorgeous, venturing about 10 minutes past the southern edge of Metro Louisville offers much more than just a pretty view. Here, wine connoisseurs will thrill to the superb taste and quality of the wine that is made right here in Kentucky.

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