The Beaumont Inn is the perfect getaway for Bourbon lovers touring the Bourbon trail and for those who want to relax and experience the history of the Inn and the surrounding town. Conveniently located near several Bourbon Distilleries, Horse Farms, Keeneland, Centre College and Shaker Village, the Beaumont Inn is the destination for your Fall vacation. Making your trip even more enticing, this September the Inn is featuring our Fall into Autumn promotion. This includes 20% off your room rate plus a $10 per person food voucher for use in our restaurants. The Fall into Autumn promotion runs each week in September, Sunday through Thursday.
Once you’ve settled into the Beaumont Inn, its time to explore Harrodsburg. Our inviting town offers many wonderful activities to enjoy this Fall. From Devine’s Corn Maze, which is perfect for families and opens mid September, to Oktoberfest (October 12-14) in downtown Harrodsburg, there is always something for a guest to enjoy. The quaint and historic downtown is the perfect place to stroll after dinner at the Old Owl Tavern.
Kentucky and Bourbon go hand in hand and the Beaumont Inn is the signature lodging destination for the ultimate Bourbon experience. Start with a private tasting with Dixon Dedman at the Beaumont Inn and then map your travel through Kentucky Bourbon Country. We will make it easy for you and will schedule Central Kentucky Tours to guide you through all the delicious tastings the Bourbon trail has to offer. You’ll leave feeling like a Bourbon aficionado thanks to the expertise of Inn owner Dixon Dedman.
Kentucky is not only known for its Bourbon but also as the horse capital of the world. Always wanted to see one of those beautiful horses up close and hear about how they became champions? A horse farm tour gives you that chance to look behind the curtain of training the world’s best racing horses. Go to our Kentucky Horse Farm Tour page and also check out online the website, Visit the Horse Country, who will be your guide on your personalized horse farm tour. Or drive from the Beaumont Inn to Keeneland, which kicks off its thoroughbred racing season October 5 through 27. This is a great time to place a bet on your favorite horse. Not sure how? No problem, see our Tips for a Day at the races page that will be your step by step Keeneland guide.
Need some time just enjoying the outdoors of the bluegrass? Just 15 minutes from the Beaumont Inn, Shaker Village is a great place to explore, hike, or wander as you step back in time to Shaker life. This Fall cruise on the Dixie Belle Riverboat Rides, or see the sights on their horse-drawn wagon rides and evening hayrides.
Only twenty minutes away, Danville, KY is the home to Centre College, the Great American Brass Band Festival, and the Kentucky State BBQ Festival. Love BBQ nachos and live music? The Kentucky BBQ Festival is September 7-9, 2018 at Wilderness Trail Distillery. You can enjoy all the BBQ you can eat before heading back to the Inn for a good night’s rest. More of a music fan? Downtown Danville hosts a variety of live and free outdoor concerts including Thursday Night Live September 20 (featuring Vinyl Richie), HarvestFest on September 22 (featuring Brandon Lay), and Thursday Night Live October 18 (featuring Powerplay).
Or are you more of a history buff? The 156th Battle of Perryville is October 6-7, 2018, and is your chance to go back in time. The weekend will include battlefield tours while also providing the chance to become a Civil War soldier in the Life of the Soldier Program, an interactive program where visitors can relive the past as a Civil War soldier.
Whether your interest lies in the Bourbon Trail, horse racing, family fun, history, or outdoor exploring, the Beaumont Inn remains the quintessential place to stay while exploring all the Bluegrass state has to offer. You may not want to leave the Inn though. Our front porch rocking chairs, beautiful grounds, spa, historic antiques, private bourbon tastings, and delicious food may keep you on the grounds of the Inn throughout your stay.