Lockbox Restaurant, Lexington
After the sales, head downtown to what we think is the best upcoming restaurant in Lexington. Led by executive chef Jonathan Searle, the menus at Lockbox showcase a deep network of local providers and the bounty of ingredients fed by Kentucky’s limestone-rich soil. The menus change frequently, depending on what's in season
The Summit at Fritz Farm, Lexington
The Summit at Fritz Farm is central Kentucky’s newest upscale shopping and dining experience, which includes over 70 street-level shops with more than 30 dining options featuring chef-inspired, local and regional flavors. Also on the grounds is “The Barn” an artisan food hall with all local, independent restauranteurs, craft ice cream, pasture-raised fried chicken, Greek street food, Japanese ramen, and more. A new addition is the Honeywood restaurant garnering rave reviews for a menu of locally sourced foods blended perfectly by acclaimed chef Ouita Michel.
Red River Outdoors
Kentucky’s Red River Gorge will amaze you with its breathtaking landscape, Natural Bridge and other unique geological features. Visitors can enjoy hiking a nature trail, camping at a scenic campsite, cozy cabin rentals and more while visiting the Red River Gorge .Red River Outdoors offers guided tours of the Red River Gorge including rock climbing, rappelling, canoeing and coming soon, recreational tree climbing.
Flame Run, Louisville
After being inspired by the art at Maker’s Mark, visit Flame Run in Louisville which offers guided and self-guided tours, hands-on “walk-in” classes and workshops, a gorgeous gallery of flame-worked glass art and a chance to watch master craftsmen in action. Watch glass blowing from a balcony overlooking the studio, take a tour or sign up to create a masterpiece of your own during Walk-In Workshops.
The Beaumont Inn, Harrodsburg
Consistently ranked as one of the best inns and restaurants in the South, the Beaumont Inn main dining room features classic Kentucky cuisine and southern hospitality inside a grand historic 1845 building. Enjoy a laid back and casual atmosphere in the Old Owl Tavern or simply relax on the beautiful front porch. Schedule a special bourbon tasting of their own high end bourbon, “The Old Owl”.