Best Western Shepherdsville
211 S Lakeview Drive, Shepherdsville, KY 40165-7128
Phone: 502/543-7097 | Fax: 502/543-2407 | 84 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM | Check In: 3:00 PM | Online Reservations
Located 11 miles south of Louisville on I-65, the Best Western Shepherdsville offers quality accommodations, great rates and guaranteed friendly service for those traveling the KY Bourbon Trail, attending major Louisville area events, visiting KY Kingdom Amusement Park,Elizabethtown Sports Park, or seeking the best location for group and reunion housing.
Guests of the pet-friendly the Best Western Shepherdsville hotel in Shepherdsville, KY will find that each well-appointed guest room comes complete with quality upscale bedding, expanded cable, satellite television with 37-inch HD flat screen TV's, and free wireless high-speed Internet access.
Start the day off right with a complimentary full hot breakfast, and then head back to take a dip in our seasonal outdoor swimming pool (check for opening and closing dates). or get energized in the on-site exercise facility.
Guests traveling on business will also appreciate this hotel's close proximity to Louisville International Airport and area businesses, including Gordon Food Services, UPS Air Hub, Zappos/Amazon, GSI Commerce Inc. and Best Buy.
Truck drivers looking for a break from the road will love our large parking lot, which can accommodate rigs of any size.
Just a short drive from the hotel, the best of the area awaits. From the historic KY Bourbon Trail to Kart Kountry, historic Bardstown, Churchill Downs, Bernheim Forest and the KY Derby, the Best Western Shepherdsville offers easy access to it all. The KY Expo Center is just 13 miles away, which is home to popular annual events.
If you are seeking accommodations for Louisville events, a short 15 minute drive can mean big savings during the KY Derby, Mid-America Truck Show, State Farm Machinery Show and the Street Rod Nationals.
Hotel Amenities & Services
- 100% smoke free hotel
- Complimentary breakfast
- Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee
- Outdoor pool Pool is seasonal. Check with hotel direct for dates of opening and closing.
- Exercise facility
- Interior corridor
- 24-hour front desk
- Express check out
- Cable or satellite television
- Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
- Business center, complimentary, 24-hour
- Printer available
- Fax services
- Computer available
- Computer modem hookups
- Sightseeing tours arranged
- Parking for the physically challenged, complimentary, 24-hour
- Ice/vending machines
- Free parking, outdoors
- Outdoor parking, complimentary, 24-hour
- Truck/RV parking, complimentary, 24-hour
- Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
- Complimentary coffee in lobby
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Conveniently located, the best western shepherdsville in Shepherdsville, Kentucky is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:
Longitude: 37.994115 / Latitude: -85.701795
Driving Directions to Hotel
From: Interstate 65. Take Exit 117. The Best Western® Shepherdsville is at the intersection of Interstate 65 and State Route 44.
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Most Popular Area Attractions
Particularly great for any spring or summer visit to Kentucky, the Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest is must-visit destination. Found almost directly should of Louisville, and a short drive from Shepherdsville, the Bernheim Arboretum and Forest yields full days of tours, hikes, and educational talks.
Spread across 14,000 lush acres of central Kentucky land, the Bernheim Forest features a wide range of hand crafted statues, walk ways, museums, and is ideal for bird watching. Bernheim also features night programs, like the Full "Falling Leaves" Moon Hike, held on every full moon night.
Louisville area aviation enthusiasts have a reason to celebrate. The Elizabethtown Regional Airport, located in Elizabethtown, south of Louisville, provides general aviation services for those with a passion for being in the air. This 210-acre airport, originally known as Addington Field, was established in 1982. The airport features a single asphalt runway used by the airport's fixed base operator, Elizabethtown Flying Service.
For those looking for an adrenaline rush and an incredible good time, try skydiving. If you're not ready to try the exciting sport, at least visit the airport to see the skydivers practice their skills, in the air above the airport. When you visit the Elizabethtown Regional Airport, you'll be a short drive from nearby Shepherdsville.
Plan out your next visit to Kentucky. Of the many attractions you can see and explore in the Bluegrass State, one might stand out above the fold – especially if you're the sporting type. Make your way to Elizabethtown, just south of Louisville, and check out the very fun and popular Elizabethtown Sports Park.
This park is a major highlight of the Elizabethtown area, and it was designed to host a range of sports festivals, from the national to smaller, local events. Spread across 158 acres, this sports park is massive and a true sight to behold. There are 12 baseball diamonds, 12 multi-sport fields, all with plenty of lighting for night games.
Arguably one of the most famous and well-known military installations found in the U.S., Fort Knox is an iconic and must-visit destination in Kentucky. Found west of Shepherdsville, and south of Louisville, Fort Knox is massive – it sprawls across 109,000 acres.
You can easily find Fort Knox along Highway 31W, only minutes inland from the Ohio River. One of the highlights found within Fort Knox is the General George Patton Museum, which yields insights into the life and career of Patton, the U.S Army Calvary, and the U.S. Army Armed Forces.
While in the Louisville region of Kentucky, take time to taste Kentucky. The Greater Louisville and Eastern Kentucky areas are home to six fine Kentucky bourbon distilleries. Bardstown has been home to the Heaven Hill Distilleries, since 1934. With the vision and drive of the Shapiras brothers, a fine Kentucky bourbon was produced a year later in 18 barrels. The distillery is located on land once owned by William Heavenhill, and is a short drive from Shepherdsville.
Throughout the years, three generations of Shapiras have continued the family run business, as Max Shapira remains President of the company. Heaven Hill has become America's seventh largest spirit supplier with the sale of bourbons, in addition to a variety of other spirits. Stop by the distillery's Heritage Center to taste this fine bourbon, during one of the four tours. Heaven Hill is just one of the stops along the famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail.
The rich history of bourbon production is alive and well in the Louisville area. One of the most recognizable and best-selling brands of bourbon whiskey, is Jim Beam. The history of Jim Beam dates back to 1795, when Jacob Beam sold his first barrel of whiskey, Old Jake Beam, from the Old Tub distillery. During and after Prohibition, James B. Beam kept the family business going, including rebuilding the distillery near Clermont in 1933. The whiskey name, Jim Beam, is in honor of him. Make the short drive in from nearby Shepherdsville.
The current master distiller, Frederick Booker Noe III, continues his family heritage as the seventh generation Beam distiller. The Beam family has also contributed to the success of the Heaven Hill Distilleries, since members of the Beam family have been the master distillers, since its beginning. Visit the Jim Beam Distillery, south of Shepherdsville, to see historic T. Jeremiah Beam house, the 1880's copper still and the old rack house, built by Jim Beam. Be sure to taste the Small Batch Bourbon, before leaving. Enjoy your time along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.
Kentucky is home to a wide range of exciting and unforgettable attraction, many of which are fit for all members of the family. During your next stay in the Bluegrass State, head for Kart Kountry and experience one of the very best. Kart Kountry is a family entertainment center found in Shepherdsville.
Opened in 1980, Kart Kountry is a can't-miss destination for families in the Louisville area. You'll find miniature golf, an arcade, bumper boats, and everyone's favorite – Go-Karts. Kart Kountry's claim to fame is the 1.5-mile long go-kart track, the longest such track in the world.
Named after the limestone water crucial for distinct Kentucky Bourbon, Limestone Branch Distillery – located near Shepherdsville in greater Louisville – is making and aging bourbon and rye whiskey; however, they’re also distilling moonshine, which is growing again in popularity.
The distillery's Moon Pie Moonshine, including flavors like banana and chocolate, adds a twist to two longtime Kentucky favorites. Tours are available at the top of every hour from 10am-5pm Monday through Saturday and 1pm-5pm on Sundays; they’re free and include several small samples.
Travelers to the Greater Louisville area have plenty of reasons to celebrate. Not only is the Louisville area beautiful with its rolling hills, the area is home of many fine distilleries. Maker's Mark Distillery is one of them. T. William "Bill" Samuels Sr. established Maker's Mark in 1954, after he purchased the "Burks' Distillery," in Loretto. The first distinguishable square bottle of small-batch bourbon whiskey, with the red wax seal, was finished in 1958. It was Samuels Sr.'s wife Margie who thought of the whiskey's name, the label and had the idea for the red wax seal.
Maker's Mark is made with red winter wheat instead of rye and is aged in the warehouses for six to seven-and-a-half years, contributing to the full-flavored taste. In 1974, the National Register of Historic Places included the distillery in its listing. In 1980, the distillery became the first active distillery listed designated as a National Historic Landmark. After visiting the distillery, admire the surroundings on a short drive to Shepherdsville.
Plan out your next visit to Kentucky – you'll have a wide range of exciting and can't-miss attractions to explore. In Shepherdsville, just south of downtown Louisville, be sure to check out the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, one of top meeting and event venues in the state.
You can find the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre just off the Salt River, and just east of Kart Kountry, another top attraction in the state. At the Centre, you'll find 40,000 square feet of meeting, exhibit, and banquet space available – this really is the premier location in the event you need to host a gathering in Shepherdsville.
Aviation fun is alive and well in the Louisville area. While commercial flights are available from Louisville International Airport, the city of Bardstown features Samuels Field. This municipal airport, located south of Louisville, provides general aviation services near beautiful Sympson Lake. This 110-acre airfield is home to Honaker Aviation, the fixed base operator and the Louisville Soaring Club, a glider club.
Those pursuing their private pilot's license, do so through Honaker Aviation's Flight School. They provide the ground training, in addition to the flight training, to get the air time and practice needed, to attain their goal. FBO services include rental hangars, aircraft maintenance, rental cars, courtesy cars, a pilot lounge, conference room and catering. All the aviation fun is a short drive away from Shepherdsville.
Founded in 1936, the Willett Distillery remains a small, craft distillery in the heart of Bourbon Country. Located along KY 49 in the city of Bardstown in greater Louisville, Willett produces the Willett brands as well as Johnny Drum, Old Bardstown, and several other small batch brands – including Rowan’s Creek and Noah’s Mill. Drive in from nearby Shepherdsville.
Tours last between 45 minutes to an hour. They run from 10am to 4pm, Monday through Saturday year round and 12:30pm to 3:30pm on Sundays, except January and February. Tours cost $7 with military members with valid ID are free. It is recommend to call ahead for Friday or weekend tours. The Willet Distillery is just one stop on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.
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