REST & REJUVENATE
RELAX IN STANFORD
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, 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.
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.
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.
LINCOLN COUNTY COURTHOUSE
Never destroyed by fire or flooding, the courthouse contains original documents dating back to 1781, the oldest courthouse records in the state.
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.
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 and Dolly Parton, as well as world-renowned orchestras and theatre groups.
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.
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.
While races are conducted in April and October, Keeneland features beautifully landscaped grounds that are open to the public every day.
KENTUCKY HORSE PARK
Kentucky Horse Park is a working horse farm, international equestrian competition venue and an educational theme park that opened in 1978 in Lexington, Kentucky.
EXPERIENCE THE BOURBON TRAIL
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.
More Nearby Options
First Southern Veterans Park
567 Goshen Rd, Stanford
Old Presbyterian Meeting House and Museum
315 West Main, Stanford
Buffalo Springs Cemetery
630 Hwy 78, Stanford
Isaac Shelby Cemetery
6725 KY-300, Stanford
Moores Lane, Stanford