Frommers has rated the American Whiskey Trail one of the top 13 international and domestic travel destination of the year from nominations submitted by travel editors and authors.
The American Whiskey Trail highlights the important and fascinating role distilled spirits beverages have played in American history from the Colonial era to the Whiskey Rebellion through Prohibition and into contemporary society.
"We picked the American Whiskey Trail because it highlights a fascinating
-- but an often overlooked and still ongoing -- part of U.S. history,"
said Frommer's Editorial Director. "Points along the trail make prime destinations for a leisurely road trip in some of the most charming parts of the country."
Probably the most popular destination on the American Whiskey Trail is George Washington's distillery at Mount Vernon in Virginia. George Washington was the new country's first large distiller and his reconstructed distillery demonstrates the complete distilling process. Other points on the trail are located in a number of states as well as in the Caribbean.
More information about the American Whiskey Trail can be found at www.americanwhiskeytrail.com.
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