Georgetown/Scott County Tourism Celebrates The Power Of Travel
GEORGETOWN, KY – May 17, 2023 – Georgetown/Scott County Tourism is celebrating National Travel & Tourism Week on May 22nd 9am-5pm with a day of FREE snacks, crafty workshops & photobooth fun at the Georgetown/Scott County Welcome Center!
Celebrating National Travel & Tourism Week
Located at 399 Outlet Center Dr, Georgetown/Scott County Tourism will be welcoming visitors all day (9am-5pm) with FREE coffee, donuts, crafts to make & take, photo-booth fun, ice cream, popcorn, desserts and more throughout the day! Visitors are encouraged to stay, mingle and learn how travel has such an important impact on our Scott County community.
National Travel & Tourism Week is an annual event that is celebrated throughout the nation, bringing light to the power of travel and the amazing economic impact it can bring to communities across America.
What Travel Looks Like In Georgetown/Scott County
Situated in the midst of Kentucky Horse Country and positioned as the perfect middleground to explore all Central Kentucky has to offer, Georgetown serves up uniquely Bluegrass experiences straight from the barrel. Visitors can meet champions of the turf at Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm and feed carrots to such equine celebs as the oldest living Kentucky Derby winner Silver Charm. Discover where Bourbon was first created by Rev. Elijah Craig and shop, dine or play in the heart of Historic Downtown Georgetown’ eclectic collection of local businesses, boutiques and foodie-favorite eateries. Or simply enjoy the outdoors with challenging mountain bike trails, serene gardens and horseback experiences.
Learn more about all the experiences Georgetown offers at www.GeorgetownKy.com. Then share your own experience when traveling to Georgetown with #NTTW23, #GoToGtown, #GeorgetownKy and #TravelKy.
Georgetown/Scott County Tourism
ABOUT GEORGETOWN, KY | Birthplace of Bourbon. Kentucky’s Horse Headquarters. Georgetown is both of these, and more. Sitting in the midst of Horse Country, Kentucky’s fastest growing city is home to horse-centric attractions and events, including the Kentucky Horse Park, Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm, Kentucky Three Day Event, Festival of the Horse and the National Horse Show. Its beautifully preserved Victorian-era downtown is filled with dozens of locally-owned shops, galleries and restaurants. “Only here” attractions: Toyota Motor Manufacturing Tour/Experience Center; Yuko-en—the official Kentucky-Japan Friendship Garden; Heirlooms & Gretchen’s authentic stained glass shop. Outdoor adventure: Elkhorn Creek; Skullbuster Mountain Bike Trail; Kentucky Proud family-fun farms. Historical sites: Ward Hall Greek Revival Mansion Tour; Scott County/Georgetown Museum; 1917 Rosenwald School. Coming: Blue Run Spirits Distillery. Accommodations: 38 unique stays, 18 brand name chain hotels, two campgrounds. www.facebook.com/gotogtown