Glamping and more in Lebanon, Kentucky (II)

Glamping and more in Lebanon, Kentucky (II)

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Glamping and more in Lebanon, Kentucky

 

Lebanon offers many unique and attractive venues for the couple searching for a unique wedding experience.

 

One of the newest venues, Limestone Branch Distillery is located right in crossroads between the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® and the Bourbon Craft Tour® routes. Limestone is a small family-owned and operated distillery. This hidden gem sells something a little different than Bourbon. Limestone offers Moon*Shine and Sugar*Shine. You can get your "Revenge", at Limestone, which is their closest bourbon product. The distillery also makes Climax Moonshine for Discovery Channel; "Moonshiners" star Mm Smith and a delicious new product "MoonPie Moonshine" in vanilla, chocolate or banana, made in cooperation with Chattanooga Bakery, the original MoonPie makers.

 

Glamping and more in Lebanon, Kentucky

 

Lebanon is in the heart of Bourbon Country. One of the world's most famous distilleries is only a short ten-minute drive from downtown Lebanon. Maker's Mark Distillery, located in Loretto, offers visitors tours of the bourbon making process and a chance to see how they dip the bottles in that famous red wax. You can even dip your own bottle in the gift shop.

 

Bourbon is only as good as the barrel it's aged in Independent Stave Company in Lebanon has been making bourbon barrels for a century. The Factory Tour gives visitors the chance to see how bourbon barrels are made, from shaping the staves, charring the inside, placing final hoops, and ensuring the barrel is liquid-tight without handmade sealers.

 

Glamping and more in Lebanon, Kentucky

 

One of the county's most famous residents, Ernie Brown, Jr., a.k.a. Turtleman, has his own exhibit at the Marion County Heritage Center. Brown was made famous by his role on Animal Planet's Call of the Wildman. The exhibit features items from Brown's childhood, his first turtle shows, a mock-up of the TV set, and a life-size stand-up perfect for a photo op. The Heritage Center is also home to memorabilia, artifacts, books and manuscripts depicting Marion County history and a genealogy room. The Center houses the collection of Don Johnson, one of the world's top trumpet players and a collection of memorabilia from another Marion County native, Eddie Miles, one of the country's most famous Elvis impersonators.