Charming Victorian-era buildings and homes, traditional-style lampposts and bricked sidewalks enhance Georgetown’s Main Street; you’ll discover charming antique shops, art galleries and boutiques. An eclectic array of dining options awaits you: from Fava’s, a 100-year-old favourite eatery of locals and visitors alike, to Rodney’s featuring upscale dining. Over 60 restaurants ensure you’ll find something for everyone.
Kentucky is renowned for horses and bourbon, and Georgetown is no exception. Just minutes away, the Kentucky Horse Park, a 1,200-acre educational theme park, hosts over eighty of the nation’s finest annual equestrian shows and events including the world renowned Rolex Three Day Event. Closer yet is Old Friends Retired Thoroughbred Farm. If you are lucky, founder Michael Blowen himself will give you a tour. Hall of Famer and Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Silver Charm is now greeting his fans at Old Friends. According to local lore, Georgetown is also where Baptist minister Rev. Elijah Craig produced the first Kentucky bourbon in 1789. Georgetown will soon return to its roots with the opening of Royal Spring Branch Distillery in summer of 2015.
While visiting Georgetown don’t miss the opportunity to take a guided tour of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky. During the motorized tram tour you will see the remarkable manufacturing process from beginning to end.
Adding to Georgetown’s charm are numerous annual events and festivals that offer a wide array of family-friendly fun.
For more information visit www.georgetownky.com or call toll-free at 888-863-8600.