2. Bardstown, Kentucky
Bardstown is a home rule-class city in Nelson County, Kentucky, United States. My Old Kentucky Home State Park is located in Bardstown. Bardstown is undoubtedly the most authentic bourbon destination in the world, with beautiful rolling hills and rickhouses leading the way to a picturesque downtown that resembles a Norman Rockwell painting. The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. The Civil War Museum in Bardstown is the fourth-largest Civil War museum in the United States.