Best Kentucky Getaways

Top Kentucky Getaways
This list represents the most popular Kentucky getaways and travel destinations. Use this list to plan your next Kentucky vacation. Select a state and/or an activity from the pull-down lists below to find even more top getaway ideas.
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1. Mamoth Cave National Park Family Vacation
Mammoth Cave is the kind of place you’re likely to visit time and again, yet do something new and different each time. The cave—the ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Mammoth Cave, KY - Fun With the Family Kentucky

2. Louisville, Kentucky Weekend Getaway
With its river-city heritage, Louisville, Kentucky, like Cincinnati, Ohio, bubbles with activities, sites, and shopping—far more than ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Louisville, KY - Day Trips from Indianapolis

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 3. Mammoth Cave, Cave City, and Horse Cave, Kentucky Weekend Getaway
The best reason to head to Kentucky’s “Cave Country” is to experience the wonder of Mammoth Cave, said to be the longest known cave ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Cave City, KY - Day Trips from Nashville

4. Cincinnati & Fairfield, OH, and Newport & Covington, KY Weekend Getaway
Cincinnati seems like a stretch for a day trip because it is in another state, but it is really less than two hours away. Situated ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Cincinnati, OH - Day Trips from Indianapolis

5. Ashland City & Dover, Tennessee, and Land Between the Lakes (Golden Pond), Cadiz, & Grand Rivers, Kentucky Weekend Getaway
Located on the Cumberland River, Ashland City is best known as a place to get tasty fried catfish, and a number of restaurants there ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Golden Pond, KY - Day Trips from Nashville

6. Bardstown, Springfield, Hodgenville, and Knob Creek, KY Weekend Getaway
Bardstown, Kentucky's attractions and nearby spots associated with Abraham Lincoln are so unusual and interesting that the extra driving ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Bardstown, KY - Day Trips from Cincinnati

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South of the Bluegrass, amid the rolling farmlands and the tortuous course of the Kentucky River, lie fascinating little towns, each ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Berea, KY - Day Trips from Cincinnati

8. Natural Bridge and Red River Gorge Geologic Area Weekend Getaway
This is a trip for someone who wants to commune with nature, to wander the majestic wilderness, to breathe the scent of dogwood and ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Slade, KY - Day Trips from Cincinnati

9. Black Mountain - Kentucky Highpoint Scenic Drive
Highpoint rank by height: 27th. There is some confusion about the exact location of the highpoint on this fairly flat site. We walked ...
Published by Colorado Mountain Club Press Lynch, KY - Highpoint Adventures: The Complete Guide to the 50 State Highpoints

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 10. Mammoth Cave National Park Scenic Drive
This is probably the largest system of caves in the world, but not even scientists are sure about that because not all of it has been ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Mammoth Cave, KY - Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks

11. Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky Weekend Getaway
Mammoth Cave National Park, in south-central Kentucky, has something you can’t lay eyes on anywhere else on the planet: a hole in ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Brownsville, KY - Fodor's Great American Vacations

12. Natural Bridge & Red River Gorge, Kentucky Weekend Getaway
A boulder-strewn wild river, cascading waterfalls, 300 million year old sandstone formations of soaring cliffs, rock towers, looming ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Slade, KY - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Ohio

13. Lexington, Kentucky Family Vacation
Lexington, Kentucky’s second-largest city, is set in the heart of Bluegrass horse country. If your kids get starry-eyed watching a ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Lexington, KY - Great Family Vacations: South

14. Koomer Ridge Campground Camping
The Red River Gorge Geological Area has, among other things, more natural arches within it than anywhere else in the East. The work ...
Published by Menasha Ridge Press Slade, KY - The Best In Tent Camping: Kentucky

15. Glendale, Hodgenville, New Haven, Trappist, and Bardstown, Kentucky Weekend Getaway
A little less than two hours from Nashville , you will find the quaint community of Glendale, a National Historic District. Antiques ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Bardstown, KY - Day Trips from Nashville

16. New Harmony & Evansville, IN and Henderson, KY: A Tale of Three River Towns Weekend Getaway
Tucked away along the Wabash River in Southern Indiana is New Harmony, founded in 1814 by George Rapp, leader of a German Lutheran ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Henderson , KY - Quick Escapes: St. Louis

17. Paducah, Kentucky Weekend Getaway
History tells us that in 1827 General William Clark bought some 37,000 acres of Western Kentucky land for $5.00. The area included ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Paducah, KY - Day Trips from Nashville

18. Kentucky Travel Guide by Fodor's Weekend Getaway
This travel guide is a chapter on Kentucky excerpted from the book "Fodor's USA." It covers the entire state of Kentucky region by ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Frankfort, KY - Fodor's USA

19. Kentucky Travel Information by Rough Guides Weekend Getaway
Two hundred years after it was wrested from the Native Americans, Kentucky still hasn’t quite made up its mind as to whether it belongs ...
Published by Rough Guides Lexington, KY - The Rough Guide to USA

20. Louisville and Fort Knox, Kentucky Weekend Getaway
Lying along the Ohio River, threshold of the South, Louisville is a curious blend of influences that is neither northern nor southern— ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Louisville, KY - Day Trips from Cincinnati

 
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