REST & REJUVENATE

RELAX IN STANFORD

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The world is moving faster every day, but you don’t have to. Stanford’s small-town charm provides you the opportunity to slow down and enjoy life’s simple pleasures. Experience the relaxation and rejuvenation of a full-service boutique spa at Esther’s Wellhouse. Unwind while soaking in the history of landmarks like Logan’s Fort and the William Whitley House and other noteworthy spots along the Wilderness Road. The area is also blessed with a large fishing lake, as well as entertainment venues like Pioneer Playhouse and the Norton Center for the Arts.

Facial at Esther's Wellhouse

ESTHER’S WELLHOUSE

From facials and scrubs to massages and sauna sessions; Esther’s Wellhouse focuses on providing rest, relaxation, and rejuvenation for the body, mind, and spirit.

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Fort Logan

LOGAN’S FORT

Logan’s Fort was the first line of defense against any British threat coming from the south. It began when Benjamin Logan arrived in Kentucky with a survey party led by John Floyd on May 1, 1775.

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L&N Stanford Railroad Depot

L&N RAILROAD DEPOT

Stanford L&N Railroad Depot is a historic train depot built in 1911 and used by the Louisville and Nashville Railroad. Tours are available and a nearby walking trail is currently under construction.

606-365-0207

William Whitley House State Historic Site

WILLIAM WHITLEY HOUSE

The William Whitley House and Sportsman’s Hill stand today as the first brick home and circular racetrack built west of the Alleghany Mountains.

606-355-2881

man fishing on the shore

CEDAR CREEK LAKE

Cedar Creek Lake is one of Kentucky’s newest lakes. This world-class fishing lake was impounded in 2002 and is approximately 792 acres in size.

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Lincoln County Court House

LINCOLN COUNTY COURTHOUSE

Never destroyed by fire or flooding, the courthouse contains original documents dating back to 1781, and are the oldest courthouse records in the state.

606-365-4570

Pioneer Playhouse

PIONEER PLAYHOUSE

Founded in 1950 by Col. Eben C. Henson, Pioneer Playhouse of Danville is Kentucky’s oldest outdoor theatre, but it is also one of the oldest continuously operating summer stock theatres in the United States.

859-236-2747

The Norton Center for the Arts

NORTON CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Located a few minutes drive from Stanford on the campus of Centre College, the Norton Center has hosted shows from entertainers like Willie Nelson, ZZ Top, Dolly Parton, as well as world-renowned orchestras and theatre groups.

859-236-4692

Renfro Valley

RENFRO VALLEY

Located in beautiful Renfro Valley just off Interstate 75 they proudly accept the title of “Kentucky’s Country Music Capital.” The complex is situated across 90 acres and includes two unique show theaters, two RV parks, and the Renfro Valley shopping village.

1-800-765-7464

SHAKER VILLAGE OF PLEASANT HILL

Home to the third-largest Shaker community in the U.S. between 1805 and 1910, Shaker Village is a landmark destination that shares 3,000 acres of history to discover.

859-734-5411

KEENELAND

While races are conducted in April and October, Keeneland features beautifully landscaped grounds that are open to the public every day.

859-254-3412

KENTUCKY HORSE PARK

Kentucky Horse Park is a working horse farm, international equestrian competition venue, and an educational theme park opened in 1978 in Lexington, Kentucky.

859-233-4303

EXPLORE KENTUCKY

EXPERIENCE THE BOURBON TRAIL

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In Kentucky, there are more barrels of bourbon than there are people. In fact, 95% of the world’s bourbon is produced right here in Kentucky, and our guests will find themselves within a short drive of many stops on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Wilderness Trail Distillery is located in bordering Danville, while Four Roses, Maker’s Mark, Wild Turkey, and Woodford Reserve are all within an hour’s drive. Contact us to learn more.

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More Nearby Options

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First Southern Veterans Park
567 Goshen Rd, Stanford
606-365-3984

Old Presbyterian Meeting House and Museum
315 West Main, Stanford
606-365-2503

Buffalo Springs Cemetery
630 Hwy 78, Stanford
606-365-0030

Isaac Shelby Cemetery
6725 KY-300, Stanford
502-564-4940

McCormack Church
Moores Lane, Stanford