welcome to the edge of bourbon country
Kentucky has a lot of nicknames, but probably one of the most popular is "Bourbon Country." In Northern Kentucky, we're proud to be the edge of Bourbon Country, an Official Gateway to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail and home to some amazing history & distilling rebirth. Everyone planning any kind of bourbon weekend or vacation needs to come to NKY! Even if you're just passing through, be sure to stop at one of our unique distilleries, bars, and restaurants for an authentic taste of bourbon country.
A short walk across the river from downtown Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky gives you the opportunity to enjoy the big-city feel with small-town warmth & hospitality. There's plenty to do, see, eat, and drink to keep you occupied on your own bourbon adventure.
Five Great Reasons to Plan a Bourbon Vacation in NKY
Northern Kentucky's unique bourbon experience, The B-Line is a collection of distilleries, bars, and restaurants offering the freshest tastes in bourbon culinary delights. Participants can download an interactive Line Guide with discounts and collect stamps to earn bourbon swag. Learn more and view itineraries at findyoursippingpoint.com.
Come Find Bourbon
Covington, Frankfort, and Bardstown have the quintessential experiences for a complete Bourbon Country experience. Follow an example of the Covington leg of the itinerary here.
The “Select Six,” have banded together to do a special collection of barrel picks this year. This joining of great bourbon minds includes BB Riverboats, NEAT Bourbon Bar, Rich’s Proper, Union 42 Bourbon & Brew, Midway Cafe in Fort Thomas, and Mainstrasse Village Pub. Find a delicious choice at any of the Select Six stops by following our itinerary here.
Northern Kentucky is home to some epic bourbon events, including Kentucky's Edge, the Bacon, Bourbon & Brew Festival, and the NKY Bourbon Festival, just to name a few. If you're looking for more bourbon events, check out a bourbon-dedicated event calendar at findyoursippingpoint.com/b-there/.
Beyond the list of members of The B-Line and Select Six, Northern Kentucky has numerous bourbon-centric establishments waiting to pour for you. Check them out below: