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10 Things To Do In Shepherdsville, Kentucky!

10 Things To Do In Shepherdsville, Kentucky!

Welcome to Shepherdsville, Kentucky, the home to our communities:  Round Rock, Sanctuary at Mallard Lake, and Summer's Cabin! These communities feature floorplans from our Designer, Maple Street and Paired Patio Home Collections that offer a variety of design choices. Shepherdsville offers a prime location within a 25-minute drive to downtown Louisville and various amenities that will make you fall in love with this city and make you feel right at home in your new community. Check out these 10 things to do in Shepherdsville and see for yourself!

1. Forest Edge Winery 

Forest Edge Winery is located on the southside of Shepherdsville providing award-winning wine to its patrons. You can purchase wine from their website or visit their beautiful winery where you can enjoy wine tastings. Have an event? Book their Barrel Room which seats up to 48 people comfortably and provides a rustic touch to any event. The winery is also kid and pet friendly, making it a perfect outing for everyone! Relax on the covered patio and enjoy Kentucky sourced cheese and a nice glass of Sauvignon Blanc or a wine slushy from this Shepherdsville gem!

2. Heritage Hill Golf Club

Looking to play 18 holes of golf? Shepherdsville has a public championship golf course: Heritage Hill Golf Club. This golf course is a beautiful 7,100+ yard golf amenity, complete with bent grass greens, zoysia tees and fairways. The par-72 course has five tee boxes to ensure that golfers of all abilities have a fun time and are challenged. Heritage Hill also offers a Pro Shop as well as a convenient snack bar for a quick bite while enjoying the beautiful greens of Heritage Hill! Located on the east side of Shepherdsville, Heritage Hill is within close proximity to our three communities.

3. Lighter Than Air Balloon Adventures 

Calling all adrenaline junkies! Shepherdsville is home to a bucket list experience - Lighter Than Air Balloon Adventures. You can book your balloon adventure for up to two passengers, soar through the air at upwards of 7,000 feet and experience memories that last a lifetime. Sunrise or sunset are the recommended flight times for the best weather conditions. You can book a flight for special occasions, proposals, weddings, or just for fun! The community raves about their experience with Billy Green, the owner and pilot, and the rest of his team! This is a must do for those looking to live life on the wild side and cross something off their bucket list! 

4. Kart Kountry 

Looking for a fun activity for the family, a date night, or group outing? Kart Kountry is the place to be in Shepherdsville for all things fun such as go-karts, miniature golf, bumper boats, batting cages, and a huge arcade! There is something for everyone! This entertainment center can accommodate groups of all sizes which makes it a versatile place for a fun company outing, birthday party, or a lively Friday night. Come out and support Kart Kountry, a local gem that has been providing fun for the Shepherdsville community for over 40 years! 

5. WhoDunnit Murder Mystery Theater

WhoDunnit Murder Mystery Theater offers a unique, interactive experience perfect for those that love a good murder mystery and is located just a short drive from Shepherdsville.  WhoDunnit presents a real murder mystery in three or four acts using detailed story lines filled with clues to solve the mystery.  In between the acts a three course meal is served and the actors in character mingle with the audience allowing them to ask questions to obtain more clues in hopes of figuring out who dunnit. This theater provides fun entertainment and a fine meal for your family, date, or friends night out!

Theater Performer

6. A Dining Experience at The Kitchen Table


Located just south of Shepherdsville is The Kitchen Table Restaurant, part of the newly renovated James B. Beam Distillery campus, where diners can enjoy a whiskey-forward dining experience that is completely unique to The Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Their menu features southern-style and barbeque choices with a touch of fusion cuisine, all designed to pair well with their whiskey. Reviews from customers rave about the excellent service and the delicious food. 


7. Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest 

Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest is home to a nonprofit educational and recreational nature preserve located just south of Shepherdsville. Throughout the year Bernheim offers visitors unique opportunities to connect with nature with its nature-based programs, special events, and annual festivals. Enjoy the outdoors  exploring over 40 miles of hiking trails, fish in Lake Nevin, or tour the public art displays located throughout the park.  Get a locally sourced and tasty bite to eat at Isaac's Cafe. This 16,140-acre nature preserve receives over 500,000 visitors a year from all over the world. The Visitor Center and Gift Shop, Canopy Tree Walk, Children's Play Garden, and Edible Garden are just some of the must-sees at Bernheim! 

8. Enjoy a Cup of Coffee at Cedar Grove Coffee House 

Cedar Grove Coffee House is a Shepherdsville staple for a fresh cup of coffee. This local, family-owned business offers in-house roasted coffee, smoothies, fresh sandwiches and tasty treats. The ambiance inside this coffee shop is very homey providing the perfect place to relax and enjoy a cup of joe.  They also have an outdoor patio available to use if the weather permits. Stop in, drive-thru or delivery is available!

9. Savor a Fresh Donut from Donut Express 

Donut Express is another local, family-owned Shepherdsville staple that provides a good selection of freshly made donuts at a reasonable price with friendly service included. Be aware that they only take cash. Their donuts are something you'll want to set your alarm for because they sell out quick! 

donuts stacked

10. Shepherdsville Park 

Shepherdsville Park is situated alongside the Salt River providing a tranquil setting perfect for walking the dog, or for the children to play.  This park features a playground, sheltered picnic area, picnic tables, grills, benches, a gazebo and a paved walking trail to Salt River. Throughout the year various events are held at Shepherdsville Park including a Christmas lights display and music festivals.  This park is a great place to enjoy the great outdoors! 


There are so many things to love about Shepherdsville, Kentucky! Does Shepherdsville sound like the perfect city for you? If so, Fischer Homes is calling your name. With three new home communities to choose from there is an option for everyone. Choose from a variety of floorplans and price ranges to find the perfect home that fits your wants and needs.


Interested in building a home in the Shepherdsville, Kentucky? Visit our website or call us at 502-806-8466 to talk with one of our New Home Advisors today!

Fischer Homes builds in Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus, Indianapolis, Atlanta, Louisville, and St. Louis. The Leland floorplan featured above is part of the Masterpiece Collection. This open concept plan boasts a large island kitchen, a bright morning room, and a two-story family room with a stunning wall of windows. Entertainment and privacy perfectly coexist in this new home plan with gracious living spaces and quiet bedroom retreats. Find your perfect new home floorplans in your region here!

Stay tuned for more lifestyle content from Fischer Homes. Remember that throughout our journey as your builder, we want to ensure that your experience doesn’t end when you move into your new home. Fischer Homes is forever focused on continuing to go Beyond the Build, by continuing to build the best customer experience possible.

Fischer Homes is forever focused on continuing to go Beyond the Build, by continuing to build the best customer experience possible.


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