Nestled in the rolling hills of Kentucky, Lawrenceburg proudly dons the crown as the Distilling Capital of the World. Picture this: bourbon flows through town like a smooth southern drawl. Whiskey enthusiasts, brace yourselves—this spirited town is your haven, with distilleries popping up like liquid gold mines. Dive into a bourbon trail adventure at Wild Turkey, Four Roses, or the Lawrenceburg Bourbon Company. Sip on rich, oaky notes while soaking in the deep history and craftsmanship that make Lawrenceburg the pulsating heart of bourbon country.
But wait, there's more! Amidst the rolling landscapes of Anderson County, you'll stumble upon two award-winning wineries, Rising Sons and Lovers Leap. These family-owned gems invite you to explore the nuances of local wines amidst picturesque vineyards. After a day of spirited adventures, swing by Bluegrass Sabor for a cozy meal and a friendly face.
As the sun dips below the horizon, Lawrenceburg's whimsical side emerges. Brace yourself for Bigfoot legends that'll tickle your imagination. Residents and visitors alike wonder if they might catch a glimpse of the elusive creature among the lush greenery. Join other creature seekers at the annual Wildman Days Street Festival in June, or, if you're feeling extra daring, check out the Anderson Hotel—a paranormal playground for those with a taste for the eerie. Pro tip: The Reubens and Jambalaya Soup at Heaven’s to Betsy located on the ground floor of the hotel are legendary.
In the midst of spirited adventures and mysterious legends, Lawrenceburg's historic downtown shopping district stands tall, a living testament to its rich history. Quaint storefronts on Main Street extend an open invitation for exploration, offering a charming blend of the past and present. Architecture and history buffs will love strolling past more than a handful of historic downtown homes “Built by Bourbon”. Whether you're sipping bourbon, chasing Bigfoot, or perusing historic shops and eateries, Lawrenceburg welcomes all with open arms. Located just a beautiful 25-minute drive from Lexington and 45 minutes from Louisville, this spirited Kentucky town is ready to charm your socks off!