Bourbon n’ Breakfasts – BnB’s Along The Kentucky Bourbon Trail

March 16, 2015 | By More
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Blaze your Path through Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail with the Help of These Spirited B&B’s.

With the spike in bourbon and whiskey sales over the past five years, one of the largest trends in travel has been the pilgrimage to Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail. From bachelor parties, to mancations, to girlfriend getaway weekends, everyone wants to know more about America’s favorite brown spirit.

Kentucky Bourbon Trail

The Kentucky Bourbon Trail runs between Lexington, KY and Louisville, KY and features renowned distillers such as Maker’s Mark, Wild Turkey Bourbon, Woodford Reserve, Jim Beam, Bulleit Frontier Whiskey, and Four Roses Bourbon. It has hosted nearly 2.5 million visitors in the last five years alone, making it one of the fastest-growing tourist attractions in the United States. So while you make a plan to sip and stay your way through Kentucky, reserve your spot at one of these well-known bed and breakfasts that have a history as smooth, full, and rich as the tasty bourbon nearby.

Fall in Love with Lawrenceburg Bed & Breakfast

Lawrenceburg Bed and Breakfast

Located right in the center of the Bourbon Trail (20 minutes from Lexington and 45 minutes from Louisville), the Lawrenceburg Bed & Breakfast in Lawrenceburg, KY is the ideal place for any foodie that wants to round out their bourbon tasting with home-cooked treats prepared by innkeepers Ron and Marlene Yung. Start each day with a full four-course gourmet breakfast before you take off for the distilleries. Come back later for the wine and cheese social hour, home-baked desserts, and 24-hour complimentary coffee and snacks. You can enjoy all of this either by the fireplace in the common area or by the one next to the king-sized bed in your room.

Tantalize Your Taste Buds at Bourbon Manor Bed & Breakfast Inn

Bourbon Manor BnB

With a name like Bourbon Manor Bed & Breakfast Inn, you know that this property was designed with Kentucky’s distillery tourists in mind. Located in Bardstown, KY, it has a Bourbon Lounge and Dessert Bar featuring several Bourbon-themed food items that range from Bourbon Pancakes doused in hot caramel sauce to Bourbon Apple Cake. Innkeepers Todd Allen and Tyler Horton offer packages that work directly with the distilleries, and they will help you plan out the perfect tour to suit all your Bourbon needs. With Jacuzzi tubs in your room and massage and spa services available, there is no doubt you will be toasting to the relaxing amenities of this B&B.

Snug Hollow Farm Bed and Breakfast

Snug Hollow Bed and Breakfast

Recently voted “1 of the 5 Most Romantic Getaways of the South” by Southern Living Magazine, and one of the “50 Best Girlfriend Getaways” by National Geographic, the Snug Hollow Farm Bed and Breakfast in Irvine, KY is celebrated for pampering single travelers and couples alike. Enjoy views from the front porch or your own private balcony while you savor a breakfast made from scratch by innkeeper Barbara Napier, or her famous gourmet vegetarian lunches and dinners. Drink a glass of bourbon anywhere on this sprawling property – from The Farmhouse, which features a sunroom and library, to The Cabin by the Creek with its wraparound porches shielded by the trees – to make your stay suited to your own tastes.

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 Matt LoDolce is as an Account Executive for BnBFinder.com, one of the world’s most comprehensive B&B directories. You can read more about B&Bs and travel at the BnBFinder blog. Follow along on Twitter at @BnBFinderFacebookPinterest and Google+.
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