Trip Ideas

Oldham, KY is Social Distancing by Nature!
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Safe Memories Made Only in Oldham County

20 minutes from Louisville & only 1 hour from Cincinnati & the Ark Encounter.

Experience the Best of Oldham, KY

Here in Oldham County you will find Trip Ideas full of all-things Kentucky with a unique twist –  craft bourbon distillery tours, 13 farm tours, award-winning botanical gardens, breweries & meaderies inside greenhouses, “Trains on Main” shopping & dining in downtown, art galleries, farm-to-table dining on historic horse farms, cool Underground Railroad history and museum, and fall ghost tours! Our trip ideas go on and on!


Oldham has always been a safe go-to destination on I-71 for folks wanting to bypass the city without sacrificing unique Kentucky attractions for all ages. You will love our award-winning bed & breakfasts, clean hotels without crowds, and fabulous mom-and-pop dining. Did you know we are the Farm Tour Capital of Kentucky as well?


An additional PERK to staying with us is that you are just MINUTES from popular regional attractions such as the Kentucky Derby Museum and Churchill Downs, Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, and the Ark Encounter – a must see if you haven’t! We can offer you more Trip Ideas based on your interests, too!


Speaking of the Ark Encounter, we are a popular place to stay for the 40 Days & 40 Nights of Gospel Music just a 70 minute drive from our hotels August 2nd – September 10th in Williamstown, KY! Yes, stay with us, out of the traffic, and drive to the World’s Largest Christian Music Festival, while also getting to enjoy Oldham’s farm tours, downtown historic shopping & dining, and farm-to-table dining!

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    Kentucky is chock full of unique, one-of-a-kind things to see and do all over the state! The largest piece of sporting equipment can be found in Louisville at Louisville Slugger Museum. The largest boat in the world is in Williamstown…the Ark Encounter. The most exciting two minutes in sports is the Kentucky Derby.


    However, just 20 minutes from downtown Louisville and 70 minutes from the Ark Encounter, you will find Oldham County, Kentucky on I-71.  If you’ve never visited Oldham County, Kentucky, this “Only in Oldhamlist is a GREAT place to start! Looking for outdoor adventure in Louisville, check us out!

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    Your Getaway Assistant!

    We encourage you to browse through our website and enjoy our Live Chat should you need it! Kim Buckler Hydes, Executive Director of Oldham KY Tourism, is your getaway assistant! Welcome to Oldham County!


    Kim Buckler Hydes, Executive Director
    Oldham County KY Tourism
    Call (502) 222-0056 or toll-free at (800) 813-9953


    Feel free to stop by our Oldham County Visitors Center located at 6826 W. Highway 22 in the Maples Park (white cottage), Crestwood KY  40014

    Planning A Group Trip?

    Planning a trip or event for a group of 10 or more? Call Kim directly at (800) 813-9953 for group rates. We’d love to give you insider information – we actually live here!