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“What a beautiful drive”
Review of Old Frankfort Pike

Reviewed 19 March 2015

We loved this drive and can't wait to return. Rolling hills, stone fences, picturesque horse farms, real Kentucky bluegrass. Found it by mistake.

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank jtfranco
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Reviewed 2 March 2015

We love great scenic drives and this is the best in Kentucky. A small road through rolling hills and horse farms (some of the top thorough bred farms in the world). A must do if you are in the lexington area. Its also nice in that it is the old route between lexington and Franfort so you can stop by Frankfort's old downtown before driving on the hwy back to Lexington. Give yourself about 2 hours for the roundtrip.

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed 26 August 2014

Rolling hills and lovely horse farms on this scenic drive out of Lexington. A nice, relaxing drive on a Sunday afternoon.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank bonnie c
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Reviewed 6 June 2014

Old Frankfort Pile - My wife found this drive almost by accident. We had dinner in Midway and then went south out of town on Midway Road for 2 miles and then turned right on to Old Frankfort Pike and took it all the way back into Frankfort. There is an old tavern on the corner which is worth a look. The drive is very picturesque, lots of stone walls on both sides of the road and also lots of horse farms.

Pishgah Pike - If you go south out of Midway on Midway road and turn left (instead of right) on Old Frankfort Pike and follow to Pishgah Pike and turn right and follow to highway 60. There are some awesome horse farms along this stretch and near the end Pisgah Presbyterian Church (and cemetery).

McCraken Pike - Another great pike drive is to turn left out of the Woodford Reserve Distillery and follow McCracken Pike (KY 1659) which turns into Glenns Creek Road (KY 1659). The first part of the drive is pretty normal but after a bit you will see the Old Taylor Distillery on the left (some good photo opportunities) and then if you keep going you will see some more old distillery buildings. If you stay on this road you eventually get back into Frankfort.

Date of experience: May 2014
3  Thank 917jerryk
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Reviewed 19 September 2013

Stunning drive through the Kentucky horse country. Rolling hills, Kentucky bluegrass, and thoroughbreds grazing on the side of the road.

You'll pass by some of the most famous horse farms and historic stone walls. The narrow road and tree canopy add to the mystique. On a nice day, this is one of the most beautiful rides anywhere. If you have some extra time, have a visit to one of the nearby bourbon distilleries such as Woodford Reserve.

Date of experience: August 2013
4  Thank Brian H
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