All Things Kentucky, Only in Oldham

Five adults in a tasting room holding glasses. Photo courtesy of Oldham County Tourism & Conventions.


Twenty minutes from downtown Louisville and an hour from the Ark Encounter near Cincinnati, you’ll discover 10-plus unique attractions that can all be found in ONE place in Kentucky — Only in Oldham

Known as the “Farm Tour Capital of Kentucky,” Oldham County offers 15 different farms to tour, including five racehorse farms. Ride a flatbed tractor through our bison farm with gorgeous Ohio River views, then tour a Hallmark® movie favorite and bourbon barn speakeasys. A visit to Oldham County is not complete without a farm tour … or two … or three.

In addition to farm tours, Oldham County offers Underground Railroad history, craft bourbon tours, Kentucky’s only meadery and cidery, the state’s largest beer garden, and Kentucky’s only town chosen by HGTV and People magazine for the 2022 reno show Home Town Kickstart. Did we mention you can visit the hat shop of the official milliner of the Kentucky Derby? 

Come rest your head and hooves at our award-winning bed-and-breakfasts, all located on gorgeous working horse farms, and enjoy dinner at Hermitage Farm’s Barn8 restaurant — a true Kentucky dining destination. Only serving local farm-to-table fare, this unique thoroughbred racehorse barn-turned-restaurant will not disappoint. Be sure to request seating in a horse stall! Grab a signature cocktail and take a stroll along the ArtWalk to enjoy the light show through the woods. 

A visit to Kentucky Artisan Distillery, located next door to Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, is a must during your stay! Home to such popular small-batch bourbons as Jefferson’s, Billy Goat Strut, and Whiskey Row, here you will find tours and tastings as uncommon as the bourbons themselves. You will surely enjoy our unique bourbon aged at sea! 

You will love the experience of our Trains on Main shopping and dining district in historic downtown La Grange. A very walkable quaint town with restaurants, boutiques, ice cream shops, local artisans, and a train museum, La Grange is the only town in the world with a freight train running ON its historic Main Street, called street running. 

Oldham County has been awarded two Underground Railroad history designations by the National Park Service’s Network to Freedom, including the only archive designation in Kentucky! Experience more at the Oldham County History Center.

To request a Visitor Guide, visit or contact Oldham County KY Tourism at 800-813-9953. Find us @TourOldhamCountyKY on Facebook.

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