Frankfort is the capital of Kentucky and the beautiful home of many outdoor activities, such as horseback riding, camping, historical museums, bring the kids and enjoy everything Frankfort has to offer.
Frankfort is rich with historical museums and wonderful bed and breakfasts. Louisville Road and U.S. 60; Situated above the Kentucky River valley, has an overlook that gives visitors a spectacular view of the picturesque city of Frankfort and the State Capitol.
Experience the walking tours that will introduce you to the area's history and dining. Enjoy many styles of restaurants. Frankfort offers Memphis pulled pork bbq, oyster po-boys, organic hamburgers, crawfish pie and the ever famous KY bourbon pie, at fine diners to the casual pizza place for the whole family to enjoy.
Kentucky calls Ruth Hanly Booe who passed away in 1972 the "Mother of Bourbon Balls." Ruth's idea of mixing candy and Bourbon Spirits secured her place in history as a world famous confectionery master. Come and visit the wonderful, unique taste at Ruth's Candy at the Rebecca Ruth Candy Cafe.
Come and enjoy shopping at the Factory Outlet Mall in nearby Georgetown, Kentucky located just 20 miles East of Frankfort. The 2010 World Equestrian Games are coming to Kentucky. The world equestrian games have never been played outside of Europe. Frankfort, Kentucky will be a part of this fantastic Equestrian history.
For those that crave the nightlife, the city of Frankfort offers a great selection from your local bar and grill to the more upscale meeting places is Mojo's Emporia. Mojo's offers an upscale atmosphere with a great dance floor. Mojo's is costly so be prepared to spend some money for a night out.
Frankfort is a very special place to come and relax and breathe in the fresh air, enjoy restaurants, shopping the outlet mall, dancing the nightlife, or just experience the quieter side and experience the breathtaking view of the Kentucky River Valley and the historical museums. Bring the family or that special someone and come and see what Frankfort has to offer.