Nicholasville experiences a humid subtropical climate. This type of climate exhibits hot, humid summers along with cool, brisk winters. In between summer and winter there are mild periods, especially in autumn. It is a wonderful place to sled in the winter and enjoy hot lake days in the summer. Go watch a baseball game on a cool spring day and hike the Palisades trail in the fall.
If you were to go south of Nicholasville then you would run into the Kentucky River. Home to kayaks, boaters, and fishermen. This tributary of the Ohio River helps provide one sixth of the fresh water in Kentucky.