July is National Ice cream Month

and Frankfort is home to one of Kentucky’sTop 10 ice cream places! That is what The Kentucky 100 writes… and we believe them!Any time you walk down Main Street in Frankfort, you will probably see a line outside of Hoggy’s Ice Cream.  They offer the perfect sweet treat ending to a day of touring the capital city.  Frankfort is…

Summer Summer Summertime!

Summertime in Frankfort means Farmers Markets, Outdoor concerts, BBQs, festivals, Wildlife adventures, and more. Frankfort KY kicks the festivities into high gear with the arrival of longer days and warmer nights of summer. West Sixth Farm, Josephine Sculpture Park, The Old Capitol Lawn are just a few HOT spots to enjoy this time of year in…

Visit Frankfort announces new office location.

Frankfort, KY— April 19, 2019 — The Frankfort / Franklin County Tourist and Convention Commission today announced their offices will move to 300 St. Clair St., Suite 101-102 in historic downtown Frankfort on May 15, 2019. The move comes after the sale of the City owned Gooch House at 100 Capital Ave. “Our new office…

Kentucky Distilled Weekend returns to Frankfort this April!

Get Ready for the Kentucky Distilled Weekend in Frankfort! Join us in Frankfort April 26-28, 2019 for a weekend filled with fun, history, outdoor adventure and of course bourbon! Developed to highlight Liberty Hall Historic Site’s premier fund raiser, Bourbon and Browns, the weekend offers locals and visitors lots of ways to celebrate spring. Take…

Frankfort, Kentucky is a great spot for Family Vacations

Have you found yourself planning a quick weekend getaway with the kids?  Maybe you would like to take the family on a Kentucky Journey for Spring Break instead of heading south. Hollie Riddle has put together a few sites you can catch with the family in Frankfort.  While Kentucky’s capital city is sometimes overlooked for…

Frankfort leading ‘a new wave of spirits-driven travel’

Bourbon tourism is at an all time high, and there is no better place to discover Kentucky’s signature spirit than Frankfort. Read what Elaine Glusac, writer for the New York Times, has to say. While restoring the 1887-vintage Old Taylor Distillery in Frankfort, Ky., Will Arvin and Wes Murry, partners in the business, discovered abandoned…

Frankfort offers lots of to-dos for adults

Frankfort is on the cusp of some very exciting times!  Put on your hard hat and follow along with Hope S. Phillbrick as she takes you through BIG things happening in this small town.  But don’t stop there.  We have a few surprises up our sleeve.  Come visit us soon, to see and taste for…

Frankfort, Kentucky- small town with BIG History and BIG ideas

Frankfort, Kentucky offers a variety of sites and attractions, with our more popular ones being the Capitol Building and Buffalo Trace Distillery. But we encourage you to take a closer look.  Visit Frankfort for beautiful hiking trails or fun river adventures.  Or- as Lori Erickson, Correspondent withe the Gazette discovered, visit Frankfort for the history…

An ‘artsy encounter’ with Frankfort’s great sculptures

Feeling artsy? Frankfort offers plenty for those who appreciate the various mediums used in our art scene,  However, one of our visitors truly appreciated the sculptures she encountered during her trip. Whether it’s wood, stone or metal…whether it’s carved or cast…whether it’s a monumental work of art  or a preliminary miniature maquette…I simply adore sculpture.…

Frankfort dining delivers 100-proof pure pleasure

When visiting Frankfort, you better bring your appetite. Frankfort’s restaurant scene is one you do not want to miss!  Need to narrow down your options?   Follow along with Janet Steinberg as she dines her way through a sample of the capital city’s tastiest establishments. The dining scene in small-town Frankfort, Kentucky … is down-home, yet…