New Albany (Indiana)
ALexington: Best Bourbon stops on Kentucky Bourbon Trail
Kentucky is unbearable in summer, unless you like saunas. Late in Aug the evenings start cooling a little and can be pleasant.
AKentucky: Amazing restaurants, experiences, museums?
Try the several bourbon makers close to Lexington. My favorite is Buffalo Trace Distillery The guide there does a wonderful humorous tour, and I think it's the best bourbon. There are several others Maker's Mark Distillery, Inc....