Visit Owensboro, Kentucky and you will find The Bluegrass Capital of the World. The Western Gate of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Legendary Barbecue. Award winning parks, restaurants, performing arts, and fine arts. Fall festivals…all this and so much more! Just a two-hour drive from Louisville, Owensboro is a community of 60,000, big enough to offer plenty of excitement while keeping a warm and friendly small town vibe. You can plan your day with a little help from the friendly folks at Visit Owensboro, visitowensboro.com, or get a head start with this suggestion below.
Along with bluegrass and bourbon, Owensboro is well known for its barbecue, proudly boasting the title Best BBQ in the World. Old Hickory Bar-B-Que, a family owned restaurant since 1918, is a local favorite offering traditional barbecue fare such as chicken, turkey, pork, beef, mutton, and ribs for dine in, take out, and drive-thru. Old Hickory also offers custom cooking; bring in your own meat and they will barbecue for you using their own award winning methods. oldhickorybar-b-q.com
Story by Patti Hartog | photo courtesy of usarestaurants.info
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