Frankfort, KY
Kentucky
By Gregory Martin

Frankfort offers visitors nature, activities, exciting interactive tourist attractions, and a good variety of nighttime pleasantries. Frankfort was established as the Capital of Kentucky in 1786 and its amazing history and continued growth in diversity and nationally recognized establishments make it a cornerstone of American culture. You can book your trip to Frankfort at WhatsCheaper.com for a grand getaway today.

Frankfort can be accessed through the Capital City Airport (FFT). You can book your ticket with WhatsCheaper.com by following this link (http://www.whatscheaper.com/flight.php). We can also assist with booking your hotel reservations in Frankfort. Just click here (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to utilize WhatsCheaper.com’s hotel finder.

There is no better way to start your stay in Frankfort than by learning about the Capital and the state of Kentucky. WhatsCheaper.com invites you to explore Frankfort’s Historical District. The Old State Capital is no longer used for government business, but it holds a strong national historic significance, and since 1920 has served as home to the Kentucky Historical Society. WhatsCheaper.com recommends scheduling one of the many tours the Kentucky Historical Society has to offer to learn more about this important piece of Kentucky’s history. Neighboring is the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, which also resides on the same grounds as the Old State Capital building. In conjunction with the Kentucky Historical Society is the Kentucky Military History Museum, and all are within a very short distance of each other.

Getting around downtown Frankfort can be a breeze with the Frankfort Trolley. The ride is free and passes many other interesting sites of in Frankfort. It rides past the Rebecca Ruth Candy Tour where you can witness the making of some great bourbon infused chocolates and learn the history behind the famous name. Other notable attractions along the way include the Capital City Museum, Daniel Boone’s grave which gives viewers a breathtaking view of the Kentucky River, and the Liberty Hall Historic Site.

A stay in Frankfort will not be complete without a visit to the award winning and nationally recognized Buffalo Trace Distillery. Here, you can see how the distillery’s famous bourbon is made. This family owned establishment has been in business for over 200 years and resides on a timeless 137 acre spot of land. After a friendly tour, you’ll want to make your way to the gift shop to claim your very own bottle of famous bourbon, or pick up a more conventional souvenir to recall your visit at the distillery.

Riverview Park is along the Kentucky River with plenty of experiences. There is a pier for fishing, and a boat dock. There are areas to set up for outdoor gatherings as well. WhatsCheaper.com especially recommends a trip to Riverview Park to pace its mile long historic pathway through the park, and setting your sights on a monument there, which embodies a representation of the original three Kentucky counties. Even more incentive for travelers to visit this park is the Farmer’s Market. WhatsCheaper.com advises you to check the schedule for the Farmer’s Market so you can catch it at its peak.

As your day ends, downtown Frankfort offers a variety of nighttime bars and restaurants. Whether you are taking a break from sightseeing, or looking to simply enjoy the warming nightlife Frankfort has to offer, there are an abundance of fun places and events to take part in to make the most of your evening. Catch a show or film at The Grand Theatre, which is situated just off Broadway Street and just moments from the river. Hear live music at a café, or get a glimpse of Frankfort’s rising art scene with spectacular galleries.

The comfort and warm hospitality you will find in Frankfort will make your stay here unforgettable. Book your trip now with WhatsCheaper.com to find great prices on air travel and hotel reservations.

MUST SEE IN Frankfort, KY LIST:

  • 1. State Capital Building
  • 2. Gravesite of Daniel Boone
  • 3. Grand Theater
  • 4. Rebecca Ruth Candies
  • 5. Buffalo Trace Distillery
  • 6. Elkhorn Creek
  • 7. Salato Wildlife Center
  • 8. Governor's Mansion
  • 9. Kentucky Military History Museum
  • 10. Capital City Museum

Frankfort, KY EVENT CALENDAR:

  • 1. Fishing Fun at Salato - March
  • 2. Easter Egg Hunt - March
  • 3. Frankfort Derby Celebration - May
  • 4. Oaks Day Festival - May
  • 5. KY Herb Festival - May
  • 6. Capital Expo Festival - June
  • 7. Kentucky Folklife Festival - September
  • 8. Annual Lighting of the Trace - November

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Holiday Inn Express Frankfort
1000 Vandalay Drive, Frankfort, KY
By D. Gregory Perrin

Kentucky's capital city of Frankfort is an amazing little city to visit during your next vacation. During your time there, WhatsCheaper.com recommends making the Holiday Inn Express® your hotel of choice. This hotel is located just minutes from the Capital City Airport which makes commuting easy. Check-in at the hotel starts at 3 p.m. or after on the day you arrive into the city on your vacation or business trip.

The rooms of the hotel come with either one king size bed or two double size beds. There are also suites available. The Holiday Inn Express® has cribs available for infants and rollaway cots available for extra guests in your party if you don’t want an additional room. The hotel has a color television in each room with cable including HBO® and the option to purchase pay per view movies. Patrons of the hotel can keep up to date with their emails or search for fun activities in the city. The rooms also come with a microwave and mini refrigerator so guests can warm or chill food and drinks.

There is an indoor pool available for guests to swim or just relax in after a long day of sightseeing or business. The hotel has a small fitness center with cardiovascular equipment. Also, guests can utilize the business center in the hotel for copying, printing, faxing and other services.

In the mornings, vacationers can enjoy a warm breakfast in the lobby area free of charge. Check-out from the hotel runs all morning until 12 p.m. on the day of your departure from Frankfort. WhatsCheaper.com can help you book your stay at this great hotel by just clicking this link (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to start your search for affordable pricing with us.

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