Bardstown, KY

3 things to do this summer in Bardstown, Kentucky

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As summer is getting closer, we want to share time with friends and family. The Bardstown-Nelson Chamber of Commerce hosts 91 member business organizations in their searchable directory. Bardstonians looking for wholesome things to do should look into visiting these 3 places this summer.

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Bardstown's awesome citizenry makes available all types of activities through day and night.WaterfordTownhomes

Bardstown Tourism states that Bardstown has over 300 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places. The city was founded in 1780, and is Kentucky's second oldest city.

1. Ride horse-drawn carriages at Around the Town Carriage

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Take a ride through Bardstown for any occasion. Just make it a horse-drawn carriage ride from Around the Town Carriage.A. Osbourne Photography/AroundtheTownCarriage

At Around the Town Carriage, patrons are offered horse-drawn carriage services. Though often times used for special occasions, anyone is invited to be a guest at Around the Town Carriage. The horse-drawn carriage ride is located at: 223 North 3rd Street in Bardstown, KY.

2. Gain appreciation for US women's achievements at Women's Civil War Museum

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Women working on assembly production post-1800, in the US.Bardstown Museum Row

The Women's Civil War Museum, is one of five exhibits on Bardstown's Museum Row. Museum Row is a collection of five attractions related to the Civil War. We might have all heard about reenactments of the Civil War. However, this special exhibit showcases from women of the 1800's and the Civil War:

Achievements in science, medicine, nursing, writing, journalism, civil rights, suffrage, the arts, military service and more.

Familiarizing ourselves with the often overlooked contributions of American women, is a great way to gain some meaning from your day in Bardstown. The Women's Civil War Museum is open from March 5 – October 31 and open Every Day 10AM – 5PM. It is located on 310 E. Broadway in Bardstown, KY. According to their website, Museum Row is the 4th largest Civil War Museum in the United States.

3. Do some watersport like paddle-boating and more, just northeast of Bardstown on Taylorsville Lake at the Endless Summer Paddle Company.

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Endless Summer Paddle Company offers paddle-board yoga. A must try for any aspiring Bardstonian.Endless Summer Paddle Company

The Endless Summer Paddle Company, at Taylorsville Lake, has a coffee shop, small boating, paddle-boarding in many forms, group and lessons, even paddle-board yoga, starting at $25.

It doesn't cost a fortune to have a good time, especially when Kentucky beauty is all around you. Visit Bardstown Tourism for more great ways to enjoy a day in Bardstown, Ky.

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Bardstown Tourism

Around the Town Carriage

Women's Civil War Museum

Endless Summer Paddle Company

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