Adrenaline seekers will not want to miss the longest go-kart track in the world. Golfers of all levels must seek out the golf club Golf Week Magazine voted the number-one public course in Kentucky in 2013. History buffs will be interested in traveling back in time through research and visiting the Old Stone Jail. These are a few of the exceptional attractions in Bullitt County, KY, near Louisville.
315 Joe B Hall Avenue, Shepherdsville, KY 40165
Home to the longest go-kart track in the world, Kart Kountry is sure to thrill visitors of all ages with its fleet of go-karts, 1.5-mile Main Track, and Kiddie Track. Kart Kountry is also home to two fanciful miniature golf courses, an arcade, batting cages and JumpShot—dubbed “the ultimate basketball experience.” Seasonally, visitors can enjoy an aquatic twist on bumper cars with Kart Kountry’s Bumper Boats.
Heritage Hill Golf Club
1040 Valley View Dr., Shepherdsville, KY
Named the number-one public course in Kentucky by Golf Week Magazine in 2013, Heritage Hill Golf Club lists a number of impressive ratings from Golf Digest, including being named among the top 10 new courses in America in 2008. Former Jack Nicklaus design associate Doug Beach planned the 7,100-yard golf course to challenge golfers of all abilities while remaining fun to play. The par-72 golf course sports bent grass greens and zoysia tees and fairways.
The Bullitt County History Museum and Old Stone Jail
300 S Buckman St., Shepherdsville, KY 40165
Housed in Bullitt County’s century-old courthouse, the museum features ever-changing displays chronicling nearly 200 years of local history from the pioneer settlers who would be among the first commercial salt producers west of the Alleghenies to Bullitt County’s role in the Civil War to modern day. In addition to the museum, visitors can tour the 19th century stone jail located at the east entrance to the Bullitt County Courthouse. The Bullitt County History Museum also boasts an impressive research room and library.
Louisville South KOA
2433 Hwy. 44 E., Shepherdsville, KY 40165
KOA Louisville South is ideal for family gateways. Hop aboard KOA’s stretch golf cart for a two-mile ride along the Salt River and observe the campground’s Indian cave dwellings burrowed in limestone cliffs. Watch movies under the stars on KOA’s outdoor screen, tie-dye a shirt to remember your camping trip or play a round of mini golf. During the summer months, KOA hosts themed weekends filled with games and other activities for kids. While the kids enjoy fun and games, the adults can enjoy KOA’s large, enclosed hot tub. Call KOA or visit them on the web for more information on amenities and rates. (Must be a KOA guest to enjoy KOA amenities, activities and events.)
Awesome Flea Market
165 Dawsom Dr., Shepherdsville, KY 40165
Conveniently located off I-65 Exit 116 in Shepherdsville, the Awesome Flea Market has something for everyone with more than 70,000 square feet of vendor space. Browse hundreds of indoor and outdoor booths every Saturday and Sunday. Open 9am-5pm.