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Frankfort Travel Guide

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.

Things to Do in Frankfort

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.

Best Places to Stay in Frankfort

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.

Best Time to Visit Frankfort

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.

Food in Frankfort

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.

Price and Availability in Frankfort

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Frankfort tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Frankfort tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Frankfort is in April, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Frankfort is in the high season in September. Frankfort has its low season in February, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Frankfort

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Frankfort. The warmest months in Frankfort are June and July, when temperatures reach 96 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 12 ˚F. The wettest month in Frankfort is May with 7.63 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 1.77 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Frankfort

Pick the perfect vacation rental for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and others. Frankfort has 177 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, luxury travelers and everything in between. If you are trying to keep costs down, the cheapest place to stay in Frankfort comes in at $33 a night. The average price of an accommodation is $103 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 61 accommodations in Frankfort that have WiFi. 17 places to stay include a morning meal. Choose from 7 accommodations that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you're planning on getting to Frankfort by car, be sure to choose from 64 accommodations that provide parking. We have 9 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with your best friend, then be sure to select one of the 14 pet-friendly accommodations available.

In Frankfort AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 3 providers, including 59 places to stay from Airbnb, 5 accommodations from Priceline and 5 places to stay from Agoda.

122 of the places to stay in Frankfort have been rated by previous guests. They rated 84% as excellent or good. 45 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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