About Bardstown

Bardstown, the Most Beautiful Small Town in America

Located in the heart of the Bluegrass State, Bardstown offers the ultimate small-town getaway with an atmosphere that seems to have magically leaped from the paintings of Norman Rockwell and the pages of Mark Twain. In just an afternoon, one can easily understand why Rand McNally and USA Today declared Bardstown the Most Beautiful Small Town in America.


Bardstown offers year-around events, shopping, local restaurants, nightlife and Bourbon distilleries. There’s always plenty to do in this small town. Don’t miss a moment, plan your trip today!