Bardstown: The Festive Fall Destination for Any Traveler

The fall season is almost here. But if recent years are any indication, it won’t last long. It seems that every year, the Kentucky autumn gets shorter and shorter.

When the weather changes and the leaves turn, it’s only natural to explore the great outdoors. And the only thing better than that is exploring the great outdoors in Bardstown, Kentucky. Packed with places to go, things to do and sights to see, Bardstown not only offers year-round attractions, but a variety of seasonal activities. No matter what your cup of tea (or bourbon), Bardstown has all the makings for a memorable and magical season.

For guests looking to get in touch with nature, Bernheim Forest has several fantastic events throughout the year. Aside from their miles of trails and campgrounds, their annual ColorFest which is Bernheim’s longest running festival is in the Fall and includes live music, hands-on nature activities, delicious local food and drink, and regional art and craft vendors.

Those with an artistic flair will love Bardstown’s Arts, Crafts, and Antiques Fair. Voted Kentucky’s Best Festival for the last several years, You’ll join 30,000 other guests as you peruse food, embroidery, wood, jewelry, pottery, metal workings and more. It’s a perfect Fall celebration for the whole family!

Our Downtown completes any small-town experience with its fine shops and restaurants, varying from an assortment of cuisine and local flavor. While the countryside hosts a number of world-renowned distilleries with modest, local origins that boast impressive experiences.

As fall rolls in, Bardstown rolls out the red carpet, offering seasonal fun for any visitor. Whether it’s your first trip or your 100th, there’s something new and exciting to see and do. It’s the fall setting in a small town that is sure to please anyone! Bardstown is able to satisfy that outdoor craving, packing the most into your fall holiday season.