Beer Cheese Trail - Come experience why Winchester, KY has been dubbed the Official Birthplace of Beer Cheese.
Visitors can embark on the Beer Cheese Trail, sample delicious, unique recipes from five restaurants and receive stamps in their cheese log. Once the log is filled, visit the Winchester Tourism Office to claim a free Beer Cheese Trail t-shirt. The tour is self guided and the stops can be in any order. Cheese logs are available at all participating restaurants: DJs Bar & Grill, Engine House Deli, Hall's on the River, JK's at Forest Grove and Woody's Sports Bar & Grill.
Winchester Cemetery Tours - Rich in history, the cemetery encompasses the story of our 200 year old community through those who have been memorialized within its grounds. 625 W. Lexington Avenue, Winchester, KY 40391, or call 859-744-6889
Stone Fence Driving Tour – As if the alluring scenery were not enough to draw you into rural Clark County, the stone fences that lace farms and pastureland make for an additional fascinating and visually appealing attraction. Built according to methods brought to the area by Scottish immigrants in the 1700’s and 1800’s, the fences came to be associated with African American stonemasons, who made their own contributions to the construction technique. Pick up a brochure at the Winchester-Clark County Tourism Commission, 2 South Maple Street, learn how to spot the difference in turnpike, plantation, and edge-type fences, then go and enjoy the Central Kentucky scenery and these enduring examples of human ingenuity and sound engineering. Click to download brochure
Civil War Driving Tour – Take a couple of hours and travel Clark County’s scenic byways and back roads to significant Civil War locations: historic homes, cemeteries, fortifications, buildings, and other sites. Learn the story of the Hanson brothers, how three of them came to wear the Blue, while two wore the Gray. Get information at the Winchester-Clark County Tourism Commission, 2 South Maple Street, Winchester, KY 40391, or call 800-298-9105
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Ale-8-One Tour - Ale-8-One, the soft drink unique to Kentucky, has been bottled in Winchester since 1926. Tours of the factory are offered on Fridays at 10:50 a.m. with advance notice. (859) 744-3484 www.ale8one.com
Guided Cell Phone Tours – Modern technology provides you with a knowledgeable companion as you explore Winchester’s past. Pick up a brochure at the Winchester-Clark County Tourism Commission, 2 South Maple Street, and for each point of interest, enter a corresponding number on your cell phone keypad. There are cell phone tours for downtown Winchester – on the national Register of Historic Places – and for the Civil War fort at Boonesboro. Call 859-592-9166 for complete details.