Frankfort, Kentucky’s capital, is located just northwest of Lexington. It’s situated along the Kentucky River, and it’s known to be one of the birthplaces of bourbon, to have excellent horseriding, and for some of the most pristine wine countries in the state. Visit Frankfort for its timeless historic sites, eclectic shops, delicious restaurants, and a thriving arts scene. Frankfort is an ideal vacation spot for family fun, a couples' getaway or even a long weekend with friends. This is what a river town looks like all grown up. It was also home to Kentucky's most famous painter, Paul Sawyier.
As far as activities go, there is a lot to choose from when visiting Frankfort. Whatever you decide to do, there will always be plenty for you and the whole family to do while visiting here.
While visiting here, you are definitely going to want to check out the Daniel Boone Memorial, it's a must see and a great time for everyone in your group. There are many local historical sites to check out, or you could bring the whole family and check out the animals at Salato Wildlife Center. One popular activity for families is taking a tour of the Rebecca Ruth candy factory, home of the original Baby Ruth candy bar.
If you’re looking to spend some time outdoors, head over to Cove Springs Park, which is a 240-acre nature preserve. Here you’ll find opportunities to hike, bike, have a picnic, throw a frisbee, and sign up for an educational class at the welcome center.
Whether it is a family vacation, just you, or a larger group of people visiting Frankfort, be sure to check out the vacation rentals on AllTheRooms.com. You will always find the perfect place to call home while visiting Frankfort Kentucky. Whether it's small or large quarters, you are looking for, a vacation home with all the amenities or perhaps something you need something completely different. You can be sure you are finding the perfect vacation rental on AllTheRooms.com.
The best time to visit Frankfort is during the summer months, although it gets pretty hot and muggy, as summers can get up to the mid-90s. Frankfort has a lot to offer year-round, and there will always be something to do whatever time of year you visit. Winter can get fairly cold, so as an alternative you can visit during the spring or fall.
There are some great places for foodies to check out when visiting Kentucky's capital. Pollo Bandido is known for having some of the best American BBQ food in the area, and you'll often times see lines out the door. If you love BBQ, then you're also going to want to check out Staxx, it consistently ranks among the most popular places to eat in Frankfort. There are many other restaurants to choose from including Garcia's, Adelia's Cafe, and Jim's Seafood.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Frankfort. The warmest months in Frankfort are April and June, when temperatures reach 98 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 1 ˚F. The wettest month in Frankfort is November with 7.83 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.08 inches of rain.
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At AllTheRooms.com we have vacation rentals from all of the best providers - Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. AllTheRooms has 177 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Frankfort, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to extravagant Airbnbs and hotels. For those traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Frankfort is available at $33 per night. In general, an accommodation in Frankfort will cost you $103 per night.
Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Frankfort can pick from 61 places to stay that include WiFi. 17 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. Fitness fanatics can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 7 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you're planning on getting to Frankfort by car, be sure to choose from 64 accommodations that provide parking. We track 9 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 14 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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