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Asbury University
1 Macklem Drive
Wilmore

Founded 1890. Originally named Kentucky Holiness College, the school was renamed to honor the founder of American Methodism, Bishop Francis Asbury. Enrolls 1,300. Christian Liberal Arts.
Asbury College Equine Center Guided scenic trail rides and bird-watching on horseback trail rides, as well as summer horse camps. Call (859) 858-3511.
Asbury Theological Seminary
204 N. Lexington Ave.
Wilmore
Asbury Seminary, founded in 1923, is a multidenominational, multicultural graduate school offering masters and doctoral degrees. Asbury Seminary has over 1,700 students and offers classes on three campuses, Kentucky, Florida and Virtual. (800) 227-2879
Blue Grass
Sportsmens League
Wide range of outdoor sporting activities for the outdoorsman.
Camp Nelson Civil War
Heritage Park

Located on US 27, 5 mi. south of Nicholasville
(859) 881.9126
Union Troopsmen in reinactment at Camp NelsonFeatures a Union Army Civil War supply depot and training camp. White House, c. 1850, used as the officers’ quarters by Union troops during the Civil War and restored as an interpretive center. Camp Nelson Cemetery is adjacent to the site. Interpretive trail system open to dusk. White House open Wed. – Sat. 10 – 4.
Chrisman Mill
Vineyards and Winery

2385 Chrisman Mill Rd.
Nicholasville, KY. 40356
859.881.5007
Wine Tasting and Special Dinner Nights, featuring Italian Cuisine, Homemade Desserts, Available for Weddings & Parties
Disc Golf Lake Mingo Disc Golf Course and Riney-B Disc Golf Course.
First Vineyard
5800 Sugar Creek Pike
Nicholasville, Kentucky
859.885.9359
First Vineyard is the birthplace of the wine industry in the United States. Visit the website, call or email to find out what’s going on. (859) 885-9359, Email: [email protected]
Great Golf Opportunities Jessamine County’s Golf Offerings.
Harry C. Miller
Lock Collection

Lockmasters, Inc.
1014 South Main Street
Nicholasville, Kentucky
Museum featuring the World’s Largest Lock Collection.
High Bridge &
High Bridge Park
KY 29, South of Wilmore
view of trestle at High Bridge ParkHigh Bridge, built in 1877, was the highest trestle in the world. Reconstructed Victorian pavilion extends 35 ft. beyond a cliff with views of the trestle, Kentucky River and Palisades.
Kentucky Pro
Football Hall of Fame

508 North Main Street
Nicholasville
Kentucky is the only state that has its own Pro Football Hall of Fame and it’s located in Nicholasville. Established in 2003, inductees have included Lenny Lyles, Babe Parelli, Tom
Hammond, Tim Couch, Shaun Alexander and Howard Schnellenberger. Future plans call for a museum. (859) 887-4351
Jakes Cigar Bar & Lounge
263 East Brannon Rd., Nicholasville
Large selection of cigars & spirits. Located in Brannon Crossing Shopping Center.
Jim Beam
Nature Preserve

US 27 to Hall Lane
Protects portion of the Palisades of the Kentucky River. Feeding habitat for rare bat species. Open to public for hiking, birding and nature study.
Kentucky River
Palisades

US 27, KY 29 & US 68
PalisadesSpectacular limestone cliff formations cut out by the Kentucky River.
Old Jessamine
County Jail

200 South Main Street
Nicholasville, Kentucky
front view of Old Jessamine County JailA restored 1870 jail and 1873 jailer’s residence. Listed on the National Reg. Houses local history museum.
Polvino Family Arts Center
109 South Main Street
Nicholasville, Kentucky
polvino_102Monthly exhibits, summer art camps for children, workshops and art classes for all ages, and the home base for the Downtown Art Walks.
Parks of Nicholasville
and Jessamine County
Nicholasville/Jessamine County Parks & Recreation is comprised of sixteen parks. Each park has its own unique beauty and special attributes to offer for the enjoyment of all citizens of Nicholasville and Jessamine County. Please visit one of these jewels and discover the ‘hidden’ treasures throughout Nicholasville and Jessamine County.
Riney B Aquatic Center
300 Martin Luther King Blvd.
Nicholasville, Kentucky 40356
859-887-2853
Jessamine County Aquatic Center water slideFor more information, contact The Jessamine County YMCA at 859-885-5013
Shopping Opportunities Jessamine County’s shopping offerings.
Special Events Jessamine County’s Special Events Calendar.
Springhouse Gardens
185 West Catnip Hill Road
Nicholasville, Kentucky 40356
859-224-1417
A place for plants and people. Founded by Richard J. Weber, who has had a lifelong love of plants and nature.
Sugar Creek Resort
5800 Sugar Creek Pike
Nicholasville, Kentucky
859.885.9359
PalisadesGuided trail rides and dinner rides for adults, hay rides, canoes, kayaks, bon fires, hot dog roasts, and a conference room that comfortably accommodates up to 50 people.
Valley View Ferry
KY-169 South
Valley View FerryKY-169 S. from Nicholasville at the Kentucky River. 11 miles to the ferry. The oldest continuous business in Kentucky since 1785.