Top Reasons to Stay at The Farm, LLC
- The Farm, LLC is nestled on more than 90 acres deep in Kentucky’s Bluegrass Country, amid blue-green hills dotted with horse farms, whitewater rivers, and limestone caverns.
- National Geographic included the area on its list of best spring trips for 2013.
- Set in a stately antebellum mansion, the guest rooms and suites feature period furniture, pastoral paintings, and beautiful views of the farm fields and grounds. Select rooms are outfitted with whirlpool tubs.
- The separate Belle’s Cottage offers more privacy and a kitchenette.
- Cows, rabbits, miniature horses, pigs, peacocks, and other barnyard animals live on the farm.
- With one of this Getaway’s options, you’ll get a bourbon-distillery tour for two. Back at the farm, you’ll be treated to a private tour, goat cheese and sparkling wine, daily breakfast, and one supper.
- The optional golf package helps you hone your game with a 30-minute lesson and an 18-hole round. The package also includes lunch and drinks at the course and daily breakfast.
Danville, Kentucky: Bourbon Distilleries and Horse Farms in Kentucky’s Bluegrass Country
Danville—located less than an hour south of Lexington—is nicknamed “The Birthplace of the Bluegrass” for its blue-green hillsides and because it served as the first state capitol of the commonwealth. Right here in Kentucky’s Bluegrass Country are numerous horse farms and centuries-old distilleries. Along the nearby Kentucky Bourbon Trail, you can sample chocolate-bourbon balls and tour the headquarters of Maker’s Mark, Jim Beam, and many more.
Downtown Danville feels like something out of a Norman Rockwell painting with pastel-painted storefronts, boutiques, cafés, and a wine shop. One log building here was the first post office west of the Allegheny Mountains in 1792. Main Street is dotted with art galleries and mom-and-pop bakeries that have been around for more than a century.
It’s worth it to take a trip north to Lexington, the second-largest city in Kentucky. The unofficial horse capital of the world, Lexington boasts world-famous thoroughbred farms and racetracks, including the Kentucky Horse Park. The International Museum of the Horse pays homage to these elegant creatures with exhibits that feature saddles from early American farm horses and Mr. Ed’s house slippers.