“America’s Byways are roads to the very heart and soul of America”

Old Frankfort Pike is among 34 new National Scenic Byways and 15 All-American Roads recently added to the Federal Highway Administration’s America’s Byways collection. America’s Byways are a distinctive collection of American roads, their stories, and treasured places. Under the National Scenic Byways Program, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation recognizes certain roads as National Scenic Byways…

Visit Frankfort, February 2021 edition- So Much to Love

Whether you are ready to travel now, or at the beginning stage of planning, we want you to know that your health and safety, your peace of mind, is our number one priority. Our Tourism partners are staying up-to-date with the ever-changing CDC guidelines as well as Kentucky’s Healthy at Work guidelines. We care about…

Frankfort’s Bridges Earn International Honors

Frankfort’s bridges earn international honors, article published by Frankfort’s State Journal, written by Austin Horn   As a city on the Kentucky River, Frankfort has always had to rely on bridges to connect people to different parts of the city. Now those bridges have gained some international acclaim, with Frankfort taking home three awards in…

Cabin Fever? We’ve Got Ya Covered!

Visit Frankfort offers suggestions for your cabin fever:  Get moving outdoors for fresh air and change of scenery. Explore downtown.     You must check out our latest additions,  Mortimer Bibb’s Public House and The Cooperage Bar It’s not just distilleries… who made the short list of “Must visit” Bourbon-themed locations when curating your next Frankfort…

Happy Holidays, 2020

The holidays have a way of making us look back on years passed, reminiscing on good times spent with family and friends. And of course, all that good food! This year, the Visit Frankfort team shared some of their favorite desserts, and memories of the holidays.  This is our way of thanking you for being…

A November to Remember

2020 has been a year that most of us probably do NOT want to remember.  But we cannot allow the pandemic to keep us down.  We need some Holiday magic!  Frankfort KY brings you an entire month of weekend festivities to get you in the spirit! Art walks, Bourbon auctions, specials in the downtown shops…

Visit Frankfort -October 2020 edition

Things look different these days, for everyone.  But Frankfort KY is still open and still welcoming visitors, safely, of course! There are more outdoor opportunities and healthy options for visiting the Capital city.  Take advantage of the cool Fall temps and head up to West Sixth Farm for another great location offering hiking and biking trails.…

September is National Bourbon Heritage Month!

Visit Frankfort for Bourbon: Frankfort is home to the World’s most decorated Bourbon Distillery.  But Frankfort is also home to craft distilleries offering even more of the liquid gold for your taste buds.  No matter what your preference may be, you cannot go wrong with visiting Frankfort to celebrate National Bourbon Heritage Month! Discover distilleries,…

See What’s Open Now in Frankfort KY

Check out The Women Suffrage History Walk in Downtown Frankfort KY, Virtual Tours and lessons on local history for your classroom, and more in this month’s Visit Frankfort newsletter.   The Tourism industry will have it’s “Great Comeback” and when it does, Frankfort Kentucky will be here for you.  We already are here for you!  Our…

More Frankfort Attractions Open in July

Destinations are re-opening using safety precautions and guidelines Kentucky is slowly opening back up to visitors.  Frankfort attractions and hotels want you to know that you are welcome, when you feel you are ready to travel We see our industry partners working daily to abide by the new safety measures put in place to keep us…