Grab your bags and head to Versailles, KY! A charming suburb of Lexington, Versailles is a destination all to itself. Home to some of the best racing horses in America, as well as top wineries and breweries, it’s a beautiful destination for your getaway. Find the perfect place to stay at a luxurious Select Registry bed and breakfast in Versailles, KY.
Welcome to Versailles, KY
Grab your bags and head to Versailles, KY! A charming suburb of Lexington, Versailles is a destination all to itself. Home to some of the best racing horses in America, as well as top wineries and breweries, it’s a beautiful destination for your getaway. Enjoy the wide, grassy fields, the incredibly beautiful horse farms and the locally made bourbon. Whether you’re hoping for a lot to do during your time in Versailles or looking to put your feet up and relax, Versailles truly has something for everyone. And if you’re a horse racing fan, this is the pinnacle stop for you!
Things to See & Do
Drive through the absolutely breathtaking countryside. The beautiful farmlands are home to many of the Kentucky Derby winners. Several of the farms have tours allowing you to see the champions up close. Be sure to check out WinStar Farm, a historic site where you can tour the champion stallions and even take a shuttle around the incredibly gorgeous farm.Looking for a non-equestrian activity? The town of Versailles is known for their antique shops. Wander along the charming downtown and peruse the boutique stores. There’s bound to be a souvenir for that hard-to-buy-for person back home or an antique deal you just can’t pass up.
Where to Eat & Drink
World-renowned Woodford Reserve Distillery is in Versailles (and part of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail) and offers daily tours featuring the crafting of their legendary Kentucky Bourbon. Be sure to stop by for a tour and for guests 21 and over, a taste. While you are there, check out their Mixology Presentation to see their recommendations for creating delicious cocktails with their bourbon.In downtown Versailles, there are endless options for fantastic places to eat. Indulge in some down-home, Kentucky barbecue or Southern comfort food. Or, opt for a steak and seafood. Whatever you’re craving, you can find it in Versailles.
Best Time to Visit
There is always something happening in Versailles! Spring brings with it the excitement and anticipation of the beginning of horse racing season. If you love the races, this is the perfect time to come! In the summer, tourist season is at a high and there are always lots of fun events in downtown Versailles. Fall brings beautiful colors and perfect temperatures for touring the horse farms and antique shopping. In the winter, enjoy a winter wonderland in the most romantic horse country in America.
Where to Stay
Your visit to the charming and beautiful countryside of Versailles, Kentucky, begins when you choose one of our Select Registry Versailles bed and breakfasts. Our inns, b&bs and boutique hotels in Versailles, KY are known for our world-class amenities, excellent customer service and delicious homemade breakfasts every morning of your stay. Browse our selection below and find the best bed and breakfast for your exciting visit to Versailles!