Nestled on the fertile banks of the Ohio River in the "Golden Triangle," of Cincinnati, Louisville and Lexington, this rural gem boasts scenic waterways, picturesque country roads, quaint communities, and lots of friendly folks. Gallatin County has been proclaimed the Motorsports Capital of Kentucky, with the attraction of the Kentucky Speedway. Along with racing, enjoy the water sports offered by the Ohio River and use of two of our river marinas for your boating pleasure.
Gallatin County is small in size but large in hospitality. It has transformed from quiet rural farmland to a vibrant growing community. Come and visit to experience while we are "little, but in the middle of it all"
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Sugar Bay Golf Course LLC
975 Dry Creek Road, Warsaw; 859-567-2601
Sugar Bay was built in 1988. Designed by Roy Ladrigan, it is a 18-hole, par 71, public course. Mature trees throughout the course lend to short but tight holes. Several lakes and streams also come into play.
Craigs Creek Boating
Located on US 42, 1.5 miles west of Warsaw.
1,000-acre lake formed by the Markland Dam, Craigs Creek offers a
convenient stopping-off point between Louisville and Cincinnati when approached by water. Two marinas offer a restaurant, two launch ramps and boat slips. Call either marina listed for more information.
379 Knox Lillard Road at Craigs Creek - 859-567-8811
Boat launch ramp and water access.
1147 US Hwy 42W. at Craigs Creek - 859-567-7601
Boat launch ramp and water access.
3050 US 127 - 859-643-4144
Exit 57 on I-71 - 859-567-7223
US 42 at Craigs Creek - 859-567-7601
Smugglers Cove Marina and Riverfront Campground is located on beautiful Craig’s Creek Lake just off the Ohio River in Warsaw, Ky. We offer a family oriented atmosphere and a safe and secure place to enjoy boating and camping. We invite you to come and enjoy all the marina, its campground and Sunset Grille restaurant have to offer.
The property offers comfortable overnight and weekend accommodations. Pontoon boat rentals, camper rentals, a spacious RV campground area and the area’s finest casual dining restaurant. Smugglers Cove Marina and Riverfront Campground also sells used broker boats and has boating accessories available in the Ship Store on property.
Nearby, just north of the marina on the Indiana side of the Ohio River, is Belterra Casino Resort and Spa and its live entertainment, restaurants and championship golf course. The casino offers shuttle bus service from the marina. Only 10 minutes away from the marina is the new Kentucky Speedway. Just 30 river miles away by boat is beautiful Madison, Ind., the “Gem of the Ohio” that features historic buildings and unique shops.
Smugglers Cove Marina and Riverfront Campground is centrally located between Cincinnati and Louisville. Visitors can enjoy a vast array of nearby entertainment options for day-long and weekend excursions throughout the tri-state area, including casinos and entertainment venues, fine dining, shopping and major and minor league sports action.
125 KY Highway 465 - 859-643-3600
Backwood Acres Bed & Breakfast
450 Days Lane
Sparta, Kentucky 41086
Backwood Acres B&B is a lovely "Cabin in the Woods" decorated as a hunting & fishing hideaway. This one bedroom cabin has a queen-size bed. The bathroom has a clawfoot tub and shower. The kitchen area is furnished with a microwave and refrigerator. We offer a 2 acre pond for fishing and 80 acres of secluded woodlands for walks through the woods.
1519 Sparta Pike
Sparta Ky. 41086,
859-567-1124 & 859-743-0058
Magnolia Inn is a family-owned and operated bed and breakfast located in Sparta along the beautiful rolling hills of Kentucky just minutes from The Kentucky Speedway on Interstate - 71 in Gallatin County. Magnolia Inn has been in business since 2006 and takes great pride in ensuring every guest has a wonderful stay. Magnolia Inn is an affordable and timeless bed and breakfast perfect for special occasions or just a relaxing weekend away from it all.
Riverside Inn B & B
85 US Highway 42 East
Warsaw, KY 41095
Escape to Riverside Inn Bed & Breakfast located in Warsaw, Kentucky... Where casual elegance and historic tradition meet. Built in 1869, a million plus dollar renovation and expansion was completed in the Spring of 2011, making Riverside Inn Kentucky’s newest and most luxurious bed and breakfast. No expense has been spared in providing an oasis of relaxation and pampered comfort with all of the modern conveniences discriminating travelers expect. High count linens on premium mattresses, spacious new bathrooms, luxurious robes, Sony LCD tv’s and Blu-ray DVD players, and wi-fi are just a few of the amenities that our guest suites feature. With five king sized suites, one queen room with private bath across the hall (with optional second bedroom), library, billiards room, piano parlor, conference room, screened gazebo and expansive grounds….. the Riverside Inn B & B gives you plenty of room to find your private hideaway or to host your group retreat. Located directly on the Ohio River, the Riverside Inn Bed & Breakfast is about half way between the larger cities of Louisville, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio. Local attractions such as the Kentucky Speedway, Belterra Casino, and the Elk Creek and Ridge Wineries, are just a few examples of why our B & B is just moments away from all that our region has to offer. Experience a bed and breakfast beyond your expectations!
3050 US 127 - 859-643-2151
805 E. Main Street - 859-567-4263
Deaton's Market - Metro Chili
E. Main Street - 859-567-8800
205 Roberta Drive - 859-567-4451
Jewell's On Main
100 E. Main Street - 859-567-1793
103 W. Main Street - 859-567-6999
Sunset Grill On The River
US 42 at Smugglers Cove - 859-567-8044
Edge of Speedway
Hwy 1130 - 859-567-2161
Hwy 467 - 859-356-9859
Smugglers Cove Marina Campground
Located south of Warsaw, Ky - 859- 567-7601
Smugglers Cove Marina Campground located south of Warsaw, Ky
8 Drive on Slots with electric, water and sewer included overlooking Ohio River.
Boat slips, launching ramp, and rentals on site
5 Camper rentals on Ohio River.
Beautiful Sunsets over Markland Dam. Across river from Belterra Casino.
Location has Sunset Grill restaurant, bar and and hotel on premises.
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