Looking for a small town getaway? Here are 7 places in Kentucky you should visit

Bardstown It's easy to find bourbon in the "Bourbon Capital of the World." The popular Heaven Hill distillery offers tours and tastings, but Bardstown Bourbon Company and Lux Row Distillers are also worth visiting. The Bourbon Museum is dedicated to its history.

Bellevue This Ohio River town is peaceful outside Cincinnati. Kentucky's most charming town, according to Southern Living in 2023.

Berea In Berea, Kentucky's "Folk Arts and Crafts Capital," several artists have created Instagram-worthy sculptures, murals, and architecture. Outdoor enthusiasts should walk the Pinnacles of Berea, Outside magazine's top path in the state.

Danville For anyone looking to experience Kentucky history and enjoy some locally-made bourbon in the same day, Danville may be the town for you.

Murray The little town of Murray has enough of international cuisine for foodies. Town has tikka masala, falafel, focaccia, and Chicago deep dish pizza.

Hodgenville The log home Lincoln grew up in may evoke Kentucky's frontier. The Lincoln family collected water from the Sinking Spring at the historic park.

Versailles The medieval-looking Kentucky Castle is a four-star hotel where you can live like royalty. There are plenty of budget-friendly activities in Versailles.