Quality Inn & Suites
960 Interstate Drive
Winchester, KY 40391
Phone: (859) 737-3990
Fax: (859) 745-6296
The Gov. James A. Clark Mansion in Winchester, Kentucky is also known as Clark Mansion and Holly Rood. This historic mansion has been the residence of James Clark, the 12th Governor of Kentucky. The mansion was built using red bricks in Georgian and Federal style architecture and also features some vintage furniture. The mansion and its yard are open for tours as well as private events like weddings.
This legendary scenic beauty of Eastern Kentucky is embodied in this huge national area that covers 672,000 acres in 21 counties. Many recreational opportunities are available. Cave Run Lake and Laurel River Lake are popular attractions on the forest. Other special areas include the Red River Gorge Geological Area, Natural Arch Scenic Area, Clifty Wilderness, Beaver Creek Wilderness, and five wildlife management areas.
Historic area and state park is beautiful and educational.
Daniel Boone (1734-1820), known for his role in the exploring and settling of the Kentucky frontier decided that the settlement of Boonesborough had become far too crowded. In December 1779, Boone and his family established Boone's Station.
The Church of the Ascension is a lovely Gothic Revival style church built in 1878. The church has a long history, where it had to strive to keep itself functional. The church has come a long way since its inception. The peaceful interiors of the church are soothing and will definitely take you back in time.
Claiborne Farm includes vast greens set aside for the best race horses here in Kentucky. One of the oldest in the state, this renowned horse farm includes state of the art facilities for breeding and training champion horses. For more information, call ahead or check out their website.
Located in the heart of the Paris Cemetery, the Bourbon County Confederate Monument is a historic monument. This unique structure which resembles the chimney features the names of the warriors who lost their lives in the War. This monument is a great place to visit, one needs to tour the walking trail and visit the National Historic Place - The Paris Cemetery to view this monument which is also on the registers of the National historic Places.
Operated and controlled by the Lexington Ice Center and Sports Complex, this miniature Golf course is biblical in its theme. Having a tomb, this golf course has 3 courses, Old Testament, New Testament and Miracles, of 18 holes each. Each of these holes have illustrations of Noah's Ark, the plagues of Egypt, Daniel and the lion's den, among others. There are also little slabs engraved with Bible stories. Visitors here can enjoy their favorite game, and also listen to some Christian Rock music.
The monumental site of White Hall was constructed in the year 1798. It comprehensively encompasses a land cover of 13.6 acres (5.5 hectares). It stood as a home to the prominent Cassius Marcellus Clay, who was a politician, soldier and an anti-slavery newspaper publisher. The Hall is predominantly a 44-room mansion. The structure gracefully traces the Italianate and the Georgian styles of architecture. The site has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the year 1971.
Founded by an eminent American politician, Henry Clay, Ashland's beginnings date back to 1809, when it started out as a simple block house. By 1811, it expanded into a sprawling mansion with a surrounding garden, that occupied 600 acres (242.81 hectares) of land. The property was named after the Ash trees, that surrounded the place. Following Clay's death in 1852, Ashland has housed various occupants, and has been functioning as a historic house and museum since 1950. Visitors can enjoy tours of the magnificent mansion and take in its splendor. End your visit to Ashland, by enjoying a relaxed meal at Ginkgo Tree Cafe, located on site.
Henry and Lucretia Clay had a home at Ashland from around 1806 until 1852. At its largest, the estate covered up to 600 acres. Hemp, tobacco and grains were grown and livestock was raised. It is a registered National Historic Landmark. It is closed on Mondays.
Take a self-guided tour of the striking Loudoun House. Built in 1852, this incredible house is one of the five remaining A.J.Davis castellated Gothic villas. There are studio tours and rotating exhibits.