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One of many scenic streets in Bardstown, Kentucky
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Bardstown was named the “Most Beautiful Small Town in America” in 2012 for the Rand McNally/USA Today Best of the Road competition, and Travel + Leisure said the city has “America’s Most Beautiful Town Square” in 2013.

Making bourbon barrels in Bardstown, Kentucky
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Because bourbon-making began here, and Bardstown is the home of nine distilleries (and counting), the city markets itself as the “Bourbon Capital of the World.”

The McLean House in downtown Bardstown, Kentucky
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More than 200 downtown Bardstown buildings are on the National Register of Historic Places.

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