Bloomfield Travel Guide to Exciting Attractions

This Bloomfield travel guide compiled by BBOnline will lead you to beautiful Bluegrass countryside and an unforgettable musical experience.

Stephen Foster - The Musical        
J. Dan Talbott Amphitheatre
107 East Stephen Foster Avenue
Bardstown, Kentucky 40004
www.stephenfoster.com/musical.htm

It's been 52 years and Kentucky's official outdoor musical is still going strong. The costumes are magnificent, the dancing lively and the music is by Stephen Foster, one of the greatest composers in America. The beautiful amphitheatre where the musical is playing is carved into a picturesque hillside in My Old Kentucky Home State Park, named after Foster's classic "My Old Kentucky Home."

The show runs during the summer months and hopefully you'll be in time to for this must-see affordable Bloomfield travel attraction. Bardstown is just minutes away from Bloomfield.  Take time to see the historic Federal Hill mansion in the park and maybe play a game of golf on the 18-hole golf course right near your Bloomfield Bed and Breakfast.

Taylorsville Lake State Park
PO Box 205
Taylorsville, Kentucky 40071
www.kentuckystateparks.reserveamerica.com

Just about seven miles from Bloomfield, this park features scenic views and offers opportunities for hiking, biking, horseback riding, boating and camping in the famed Bluegrass countryside. There are 16 miles of multi-use trails and you can cruise the lake. The RV campground has laundry facilities and also sites designed for horse camping complete with water, electricity and laundry.

Edgewater Resort  
1238 Settlers Trace Road
Taylorsville, Kentucky 40071  
www.edgewatertaylorsvillelake.com

This is a beautiful quiet hideout, considered by many as Kentucky's well kept secret. After all, it's the only development on the lovely Taylorsville lake. You can go canoeing, cruising, wildlife viewing, swimming, hiking and more. Or go on a picnic with a cooler filled with cold drinks and a boxed lunch provided by the resort. It's great value for families and couples and the perfect add-on to your Bloomfield travel plans. Louisville, home of the Kentucky Derby, is just 35 minutes away.

Rolling Hills Camping Resort
11 Hunter Road
Taylorsville, Kentucky 40071
(502) 477-1291
www.campingfriend.com/RollingHillsCampingResort

About 9 miles from Bloomfield, this 37-acre park features historic sites, gentle hilly terrain and a lake. The campsites are spacious and well-equipped.

Bluegrass Speedway
2221 New Haven Road
Bardstown, Kentucky 40004
(502) 349-1241
www.bluegrass-speedway.com

Every week you can catch an exciting automobile race on this high-banked ½-mile clay oval just outside Bardstown and your Bloomfield Inn.

The Homestead
3944 Bloomfield Road (Hwy 62E)
Bardstown, Kentucky  40004
(502) 349-1777  

This beautifully renovated historic Bed and Breakfast is a three-story yellow poplar log home built in 1785. The structure also has a slave wing which was added later. Tours are available throughout the year and the building is open to the public on Sundays, too. The house is a delight packed with antiques and art. Make sure you add this historic building to your Bloomfield travel itinerary.