Swoon Over Small Town Kentucky By Spending A Day At These Two Favorite Local Destinations
Not many capital cities can also call themselves a small town, but here in Kentucky, we have that honor. Frankfort is indeed our capital city, but it is filled with small town charm and a relaxed pace. The city offers history, natural beauty, a visit-worthy downtown, and many great restaurants and destinations to check out. In fact, the town makes for a great day trip or weekend getaway in Kentucky. If you live in Frankfort or do plan a trip to our capital, then you’re going to swoon over this small town street in Kentucky that includes two favorite local destinations. Stop by Gibby’s On Broadway for a tasty meal and then spend as much time as you like at Poor Richard’s Books, just across the street. Take a closer look at these two spots that are a must when spending time in Frankfort.
Gibby’s and Poor Richard’s Books are both legendary destinations in Frankfort and both are located on this small town street in Kentucky. Enjoy our state’s most iconic meal and then get lost in a classic bookstore, all while visiting our capital city – one of the best small towns in the state. Have you spent time at both of these local destinations? What are your other favorite places in Frankfort? Let us know in the comments!
For more information on Gibby’s On Broadway, visit its website here and follow along on Facebook here. And for Poor Richard’s Books, visit here and here. Gibby’s is open Monday – Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Poor Richard’s is open Monday – Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Gibby’s Address: 204 W Broadway Street, Frankfort, KY 40601
Poor Richard’s Books Address: 233 W Broadway Street, Frankfort, KY 40601
And for another excursion to do in Frankfort, this one on the creepy side, check out our previous article here.
OnlyInYourState may earn compensation through affiliate links in this article.
A Cincinnati native who has lived in Kentucky for over 10 years, Andrea's heart belongs both in the Queen City and the Bluegrass State. After earning an education degree and working in that field for a number of years, Andrea began to pursue her passion for writing over 6 years ago. Since then she has written for a number of print and online publications, as well as published a children's book.