Early settlers were drawn to Jessamine County for its captivating scenery and fertile lands. Today the area continues to inspire new generations with its timeless natural beauty, friendly small-town atmosphere, rich historical legacy, and the vibrant local arts and music scenes of Nicholasville and Wilmore.
Explore the rich history and flavors of Kentucky’s winemaking region, visit with a Kentucky Derby champion, immerse yourself in the history of Camp Nelson, or just be a spectator at the PGA’s Barbasol Championship. Got the hankering for some good ol’ southern cooking? Indulge your taste buds in Jessamine County's culinary scene, featuring regional specialties and local delicacies prepared by world-class chefs. Then once the day winds down, kick back and enjoy cozy accommodations within easy reach of other major Central Kentucky cities.
From horse farms and Civil War historical landmarks to outdoor recreation and culture, there’s always more to uncover in Jessamine County. Whether you’re here for a day trip, a weekend getaway, or an extended adventure, Nicholasville and Wilmore offers new and unexpected Bluegrass experiences for first-time and repeat visitors alike.