Georgetown/Scott County is perfect to visit just about any time of the year. Located in the central part of the state and surrounded by bluegrass, black paddock fences and dry-stone fences, country roads and rolling pastures, Georgetown is all scenic landscapes and small-town charm.
Spring, summer, fall and the holidays – each season brings something for everyone in the group to enjoy.
After the cold and quiet of winter, Kentucky bursts to life in the spring. Temperatures hover in the upper-sixties to mid-seventies, making for pleasant outdoor activities.
Stroll along the storefronts of Georgetown’s picturesque historic downtown, where the streets are lined with baskets spilling over with colorful blossoms and locally owned shops, art galleries, museum and restaurants are ready to be explored.
Meet the stars of the racing world at Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm. Kentucky Derby winner and iconic megastar Silver Charm is among this farm’s 200-plus famous residents.
Go behind the scenes with a tram tour and exploration of eight exhibits at the newly renovated Toyota Kentucky Experience Center at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky – the world’s largest Toyota manufacturing plant.
It wouldn’t be summer in Kentucky without plenty of sunshine and climbing temps –
Find seasonal cut flowers at Gray Arbor Farm, famous for its wrapped bouquets and DIY buckets just waiting to be filled with colorful blooms; snip your own fragrant lavender bundles at Lavender in Bloom, where thousands of lavender plants blooming in all shades of purple present an enchanting sight.
The Kentucky Horse Park features dozens of different breeds of horses at work and at play, the Park showcases the horse in daily equine presentations, horse drawn tours, museums dedicated to the history of the horse, and horseback and pony rides.
The trees are ablaze in shades of red, russet, yellow, orange and purple, the air is apple crisp, and the temperatures are perfect for adventures down on the farm or along the trail.
Board a hayride and trundle into the fields at one of Georgetown’s Farms: Bi Water Farm & Greenhouse, with greenhouses, farm market and homemade fudge; Elmwood Stock Farm, featuring “From the Ground Up” tours; and Evans Orchard & Cider Mill, the only farm in central Kentucky with a cider mill.
Enjoy fall color and activities at one of Georgetown’s farms or orchards.
November and December can be mild in Kentucky – although dipping temperatures and an unexpected snowfall can’t be ruled out.
The Southern Lights Holiday Festival has been named one of Kentucky’s Top 10 Winter/Holiday Events by Kentucky Travel and Tourism.. Travel along three miles of holiday displays then take part in park activities featuring local crafts, model trains and more.
ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter wows with its life-size ark and beautiful gardens illuminated in rainbow-colored lights, festive food and drinks, traditional Christmas carols, a fair trade market, gift shop and more.
See decorated trees amidst the glow of candlelight during Ward Hall’s Candlelight Tours. Set in Kentucky’s grandest home and decorated from basement to attic, including lit candles, live greenery and fresh fruit and stockings hung by each chimney.
Get your groups ready to enjoy Georgetown, Kentucky all year long!