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Kentucky Bourbon Trail

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Franklinville, NY
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Kentucky Bourbon Trail

We are traveling the bourbon trail in a couple weeks with a very flexible itinerary. What towns have some nice "country" shopping? i.e. old time general stores, home decor, quilt shops. Which towns are a good base camp? We will probably stay aprox. 3-4 nights, and would like to only relocate once. Thanks!

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1. Re: Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Most people either stay towards Louisville or Lexington, Bardstown works well also. We just spent four days in Lexington doing some bourbon tours and other events. We didn't mind driving a bit so we focused on those between Lex and Frankfort. We really enjoyed Lexington and are planning on coming back in the future.We only did Buffalo Trace and Woodford Reserve, but we'd previously done Makers Mark at Bardstown. Decide if you want more of a metropolitan area with a little bit of a drive (our choice) or a more rural area, like Bardstown. Both good, to each their own.

Lexington, Kentucky
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Midway sounds like what you're looking for! You'll find the shops under business: http://meetmeinmidway.com/

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Bardstown is the Bourbon Capital of the World and was also named the Most Beautiful Small Town in America by Rand McNally and USA Today. It has a historic downtown full of restaurants, taverns and boutiques. www.visitbardstown.com

Louisville, Kentucky
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I second the Bardstown suggestion. It's a great little town with tons of shops and restaurants, plus it's within 30 minutes of 5 distilleries; others are within an hour.

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Bards town is the place to stay, to visit and enjoy some quaint downtown restaurants.

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