Welcome to Frankfort

The Historic Heartbeat of Kentucky!

Situated along the banks of the scenic Kentucky River, Frankfort proudly holds the distinguished title of the Capital City of Kentucky. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of history, culture, and charm that defines our beloved city.

Frankfort – The Historic Heartbeat of Kentucky

Explore Rich History. Step back in time as you wander through historic downtown Frankfort. Visit the Kentucky State Capitol, an architectural masterpiece that stands as a symbol of democracy. Explore the Old Governor’s Mansion, a testament to the city’s storied past. Make sure to visit the Capital City Museum and the Kentucky Historical Society. Also, Daniel Boone’s grave is in Frankfort, standing as a solemn tribute to the legendary frontiersman’s enduring legacy in American history.

Government and Beyond. As the political epicenter of Kentucky, Frankfort is home to the state’s governmental offices, offering visitors a unique insight into the legislative process. Beyond politics, the city boasts a vibrant arts scene, with galleries and cultural events that reflect the diversity and creativity of our community.

Natural Beauty and Outdoor Adventure. Enjoy the scenic beauty that surrounds Frankfort. Hike or bike along the Kentucky River or take a leisurely stroll through the picturesque Capitol View Park. 

Bourbon Heritage. Frankfort is a gateway to the famed Kentucky Bourbon Trail®. Discover the art of bourbon-making with distillery tours and tastings, immersing yourself in the craftsmanship that has made Kentucky bourbon renowned worldwide.

Join us in Frankfort, where history meets contemporary vibrancy, and every corner tells a unique story. Plan your visit to the Capital City of Kentucky and become a part of the enduring narrative that makes Frankfort truly special.

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