• Regional Attractions

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    Because Danville is centrally located, we’re only a short drive from other popular regional attractions. Have your meeting and stay in Danville, and check out any of these attractions for the afternoon:
     

    • Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Harrodsburg. Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is the largest restored Shaker community, with 2800 acres of farmland and 33 restored 19th-century buildings. Visitors can view Shaker furniture and artifacts, learn how Shaker crafts were made through live demonstrations, and enjoy a variety of special music and dance performances and special activities. Approximately 13 miles north of Danville.

       

    • Old Fort Harrod State Park, Harrodsburg. This reconstructed pioneer fort commemorates the first permanent settlement west of the Alleghenies, built by James Harrod near this site in 1774. The cabins include authentic pioneer furniture and crafts people in pioneer dress demonstrate such skills as blacksmithing, quilting and doll making. Approximately 10 miles north of Danville.

       

    • Kentucky Artisan Center, Berea. A 25,000 sq. ft. facility dedicated to the handiwork of Kentucky artisans. Shopping, craft demonstrations, exhibits, regional food and travel information. Approximately 35 miles east of Danville.

       

    • Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington. Dedicated to man's relationship with the horse, the Kentucky Horse Park is unlike any other park in the world – a showcase of museums, galleries, theaters, and working farm exhibits. More than 45 breeds of horses graze upon its lush pastures. Approximately 45 miles north of Danville.

       

    • Wild Turkey Distillery, Lawrenceburg. In 1893, bourbon from this distillery was selected from over 400 whiskeys to represent Kentucky at the World's Fair. The same fine 101 proof Wild Turkey bourbon is still made today. Visitors will tour the fermentation and bottling areas as well as timbered warehouses to experience the sights, sounds and smells of a working distillery. Approximately 30 miles north of Danville.



  • Danville/Boyle County Convention and Visitors Bureau
    105 East Walnut Street Danville, KY 40422
    Phone: 859-236-7794 or 859-236-2361

    Visitors Center Open Mon - Fri 9am-Noon & 1-4pm

    Staff Contact Information: jennifer@historicdanvilleky.com | denise@historicdanvilleky.com  |   jamee@historicdanvilleky.com
     

     

     

     

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