EMBARK ON A JOURNEY TO MAYSVILLE
Your next adventure is waiting in Maysville, Kentucky with its extraordinary businesses, sights and a history that dates back to the beginning of our country. Imagine traveling in time from 1776 to present, getting a glimpse of ages past in architecture and early history.
A visit to Kentucky is not complete without bourbon, so jump aboard the B-Line (Northern Kentucky’s New Bourbon Trail) at the birthplace of bourbon and taste more than 300 years of a family honed skill at the Old Pogue Distillery. The company remains solely owned and operated by 5th and 6th generation Pogue family members. With every sip, you can taste the high degree or heritage craftsmanship. For a truly unique experience, opening in Fall of 2018, the Kentucky Gateway Museum Center in Maysville will have an entire section dedicated to all things bourbon. Discover how Maysville’s location played a key role in Kentucky’s Amber History.
While you are at the museum, a must see is the Kaye Savage Browning Miniature Collection. Immerse yourself into this unrivaled display of thousands of 1\ab scale miniatures that will take you to the past, present and imaginary world. The level of detail in every piece is amazing and one could spend hours in this world-class exhibit.
Creativity runs deep in Maysville and we have a strong arts, theater and entertainment community. A visit to the Washington Opera House, the 5th oldest continuously running theatre in the United States, to watch a performance by the Maysville Players Theatrical Group is a must. They just happen to be the oldest theatrical group in the state of Kentucky. Also, stroll through our numerous galleries with one of a kind art pieces or pop by any of our incredible taverns for a cold beverage and great conversation.
Foodies are sure to be taken by any one of our restaurants. We have establishments serving up top secret recipes passed through generations, distinctive dishes native to the area and simply mouthwatering cuisines that may require an extra notch on your belt.
We also love a good street party and our special events are staples in the summer and fall. Wine tasting and music flow at “Maysville Uncorked,” BBQ fills the air at “Pig Out On Main,” all things German encompass “Oktoberfest” and frontier heritage takes over historic Old Washington at the “Simon Kenton Festival.” We even have sternwheelers that make Maysville a frequent stop while traveling along the Ohio River.
Maysville, Kentucky is much more that another small town — it is an experience for all who visit. Call us today and let us tailor an adventure just for you!
Contact the Maysville-Mason County CVB at 1-606-563-2596 or visit cityofmaysville.com.