About Us

Just a short drive south from Lexington, Kentucky, you’ll find Jessamine County—home to a truly unique blend of carefully preserved historical and natural landmarks, numerous cultural and historical events, over 100,000 acres of fertile diverse land bordered by more miles of Kentucky River shoreline than any other Kentucky county–and, of course, a large and diverse population of interesting and friendly folks who are happy to share their love of the area with visitors.

This website is a great starting place for anyone looking for information regarding one of Jessamine County’s historical attractions, such as National Historic Landmark Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park, High Bridge Park, and First Vineyard and Winery.

While you’re here, you can also learn more about Serenity Hill Fiber & Living History Farm, Chrisman Mill Vineyards & Winery, and the Valley View Ferry, or Jessamine County’s annual events such as the Kentucky Wine & Vine Fest and High Bridge Homecoming Festival.

Whether you simply take a quick tour of our list of Places to Visit, Adventures, Tours, and/or browse through our Calendar for a list of upcoming events, we’re sure that you’ll find something that will make you want to come and experience Jessamine County, Kentucky…where you can turn history into adventure!

For more information, you can also reach Destination Jessamine, the county-wide tourism organization created and supported by Jessamine County Fiscal Court, via email or by calling 859-885-4500.