Rosemary Clooney House Museum – This non-profit foundation lead by Dr. Steve Henry and his wife Heather French Henry, was established to preserve Rosemary Clooney’s house and to open it to the public so they could see memorabilia from her life and career. This home, located on Riverside Drive, was her retreat from the demands of her career. Today, the home features artifacts depicting the life of an extraordinary woman.
Mohrfield Home & Main Garden – This beautiful, privately owned and maintained garden is open to the public year-round and is just one of Augusta’s many stunning gardens and parks!
1811 Jail & Appleman Park- The old Bracken County jail was was built in 1811, located in Appleman Park and housed prisoners well into the 1970’s. The courthouse burned in 1848. The jail survived the fire and was used by the City of Augusta until 1967. The upper floor of the jail was where the jailer and family lived and the bottom floor was the jail. The jail's history is tied to the Underground Railroad and prior to 1838, slaves were captured and sold here. In 2009, the jail was restored and placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Shopping and Dining District – If you are looking for a unique shopping and dining experience, a stop at Augusta’s downtown district is the stop for you! As you make your way up and down Main Street, explore the shops filled with Kentucky products, antiques, and art.
Baker Bird Winery – The Baker Bird Winery is the oldest commercial estate winery in America with its original land. It was built by German immigrants that settled in the area and produced fine wines of the America’s Rhineland in the mid-1800s. Here, you will enjoy wine tastings, historical tours, and the beautiful atmosphere of this historic winery.
Augusta Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Augusta, Kentucky is located in Bracken County at the confluence of the Ohio River and Bracken Creek. The city offers and incredible long-range view of the picturesque river valley, known to be one of the most stunning views of the valley in the state of Kentucky. Augusta was regarded as one of the most popular shipping ports during the agricultural growth era. Tobacco, hemp, livestock, and wine were frequently exported from Augusta to surrounding areas. Today, the city continues to grow and welcomes visitors of all ages!
PREMIUM EXPERIENCE EXCURSION
Ark Encounters: A Journey of Biblical Proportions
Join us today on a journey of biblical proportions as we travel to Kentucky's Ark Encounters. As we arrive, amaze at the full-scale ark replica which stretches across the horizon, offering a remarkable glimpse into the past. Spend the afternoon exploring the modern engineering marvel at your leisure and uncover the story of Noah and the animals residing onboard. You will not want to miss this larger-than-life adventure!
APPROXIMATE DURATION 4.75 hours
CAPACITY 50 Guests
12:00 PM – 4:45 PM
SIGHTS YOU WILL SEE
Scenic Kentucky Landscapes
THINGS YOU WILL EXPERIENCE
Ark Encounters: Full-Scale Ark Replica, Free Time to Explore at Your Leisure, Life-Like Animal Replicas, 132-Ark Bays and Exhibits, Ark Encounter’s Gift Shop
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