How This Small Kentucky Town Quietly Became The Coolest Place In The South

Small towns are the heart of Kentucky as so many of us grew up in them, and continue to support these beloved communities. There’s one particular small town in Kentucky that is ideally situated between Louisville and Lexington, and also very close to our capital, Frankfort. The town of Shelbyville is a horse-lover’s dream destination, but there’s so much more to this enchanting area. So much so, that this little slice of Kentucky heaven has quietly maintained its historic charm, while thriving with modern expectations. If you haven’t spent time here yet, you’ll definitely want to take a second look.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

The community of Shelbyville and the surrounding area is the perfect blend of history, charm, and modern attractions. Have you visited this small town? Or perhaps you grew up in the area! We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments. And which small towns should we check out next?

If you’d like more information on Shelbyville or would like to plan a visit, visit the town’s website here.

And for more charming small towns in Kentucky, check out our previous article here.