Kentucky’s Top Travel Destinations

Kentucky is not lacking in things to see and do from one end of the state to the other. There are plenty of attractions and sights that will put a familiar face to all those stereotypes we hear about on a daily basis. Whatever it is you’re looking for, we’ve rounded up some of the best Kentucky has to offer.

1. LOUISVILLE: A MUST VISIT CITY

Louisville offers vibrant neighborhoods that are rich in history and architecturally unique while also having one of the most eclectic food scenes in the country plus much more! Check out their official tourism website here to find out what you need to know about this city before your trip. Louisville Tourism Department.

2. CUMBERLAND FALLS STATE PARK

The Cumberland Falls State Resort Park is a must for anyone traveling through or heading to the eastern half of Kentucky. Located in Corbin, KY on scenic Highway 23 North, Cumberland Falls offers a spectacular view only accessible by hiking down the path to the bottom. This park also has other activities such as camping, cabins, and much more.

3. KRACKER BARN CABINS

Kracker Barn Cabins are located in Wheelwright, KY just outside of Natural Bridge State Park. Whether you want to visit Natural Bridge with family or friends or just need that perfect getaway from life, these cabins are sure to meet your needs! With views like no other and everything you could need while on your getaway, this place is a must-visit!

4. HOBBY HOUSE ON DILLON’S CREEK

Hobby House on Dillon’s Creek is located just outside of Lawrenceburg along Highway 150 in Trimble County Kentucky and offers over an acre of pristine nature with approximately 5,000 sqft living space built into the side of the hill overlooking beautiful historic Dillon’s Creek. This property offers horseback riding close by as well as fishing, hiking, biking, kayaking and much more to do in the area.

5. NATURAL BRIDGE STATE PARK

Natural Bridge State Park boasts stunning views and an array of nature’s finest attractions. Natural Bridge itself is a stunning natural rock arch that spans 65 feet across and 75 feet above the Little River below it. The park also features scenic hiking trails, cascading waterfalls, grottoes, and much more. For more information about this beautiful state park. Matt Powers, the owner of Apex Physical Therapy – Pineville, KY, states that the Natural Bridge is one of his favorite attractions in Kentucky!

6. VINEYARD HILL INN & LODGE

The Vineyard Hill Inn & Lodge was established in 2005 by Steve and Elizabeth Kuntz as a bed and breakfast destination for travelers to stop off at while passing through or making their way back home again after enjoying time spent in nearby Mammoth Cave National Park, Whitley County or anywhere else in south-central Kentucky! This quaint place has four rooms available with breakfast served every morning.

7. KOA-BRANSON RIDGE/WILLOW LAKE LODGE KOA

Here at the KOA Branson/Ridge Willow Lake, you’ll enjoy all the amenities of our campground with the convenience of being near two major attractions in Branson, Missouri: Silver Dollar City & Adventures on the Great River Road! The campground is located only a short drive from these exciting destinations and other area activities such as live theatre, shopping, and golfing.

8. HOPKINSVILLE AIRPORT MUSEUM (HEMSI)  

The Hopkinsville Airport Museum (HEMSI) is located on the grounds of the Hopkinsville-Christian County Airport. The main focus of the museum is to preserve and document the rich heritage aviation history in Christian County Kentucky. HEMSI houses an extensive collection of historic aircraft and artifacts that were used in aviation from its early beginnings until today!

9. CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF LOUISVILLE

The Children’s Museum was created over 30 years ago for families to learn together through exploration, interaction, and imagination! The facility has over 10 exhibits including a dedicated outdoor exhibit space where children can enjoy activities outside play with activities such as rope climbing, making art out of recycled materials or our very own mini zip line!

10. CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF KY – CLARKSVILLE

The Children’s Museum of Kentucky, located in Clarksville, features hands-on exhibits and programs that encourage people to learn through play! The museum is open year-round and offers birthday party packages for children from ages 3 – 12 years old. This location also has an outdoor playground including a rotating selection of specialized equipment from our other locations at no additional charge!

Germany’s Top Travel Destinations

Germany is a beautiful country with many top travel destinations. From the Bavarian Alps to the North Sea Coast, Germany has something for everyone! Top attractions include Berlin, Munich, and Hamburg. For those looking to experience nature on their trip, there are plenty of lakes and rivers to visit like Lake Constance or the Rhine River Valley. If you want to explore German culture while exploring Germany’s natural beauty then this blog post will give you an overview of some of the best places in Germany to go!

  • Munich: There’s no shortage of classic German culture to experience here with landmarks like the Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavarian Alps as well as world-class museums such as the Deutsches Museum. When it comes time to take a break from all your exploring there are plenty of pubs, restaurants (such as Kranznhof), and beer halls that will satisfy any appetite!
  • Hamburg: Hamburg is known for being one of Europe’s most popular destinations so if you’re looking for some nightlife then this should be on your list! Top attractions include St Paul i, the Speicherstadt and of course the Hamburg Harbor.
  • Berlin: Berlin’s Top attractions are some of Europe’s most iconic landmarks such as Checkpoint Charlie, Brandenburg Gate and Reichstag Building which is a great location for getting stunning views over the city! You can also spend time exploring museums (such as Gemäldegalerie) or just relax in one of its many parks that will leave you feeling refreshed after your day exploring this exciting destination!
  • Cologne: Cologne offers tons to do when it comes to its culture with world-class museums like Museum Ludwig, Roman-Germanic National Museum, Wallraf Richartz Museum and Architekturmuseum. For those who want a taste  of the local cuisine, check out one of its many beer halls or enjoy a traditional Kölsch with your friends!
  • Frankfurt: Frankfurt is full of cultural attractions from museums to opera houses that make it perfect for history buffs. You can also explore the world’s largest shopping street (the Zeil). Top travel destinations in Germany include St Paul i, the Speicherstadt and of course the Hamburg Harbor.
  • Dresden: Dresden has become famous around Europe as being home to some beautiful historic landmarks like Frauenkirche Church and Zwinger Palace which are great locations for taking photos! Top tourist spots in this city includes Semper Opera House and Royal Gardens. If you’re looking for  some new experiences, you can go on a Segway tour and visit the Brühlsche Terrasse.
  • Stuttgart has a lot of beautiful historic landmarks like the Neue Staatsgalerie Museum and Schlossplatz Square which are great locations for taking photos! Top tourist spots in this city includes Marienkirche Church, Stiftsbibliothek Library and Güntherstrasse Street with it’s many restaurants. If you’re looking for some new experiences, you can go on a Segway tour or visit the Mercedes Benz Arena. 
  • Güntherstrasse Street with it’s many restaurants. If you’re looking for some new experiences, you can go on a Segway tour or visit the Mercedes Benz Arena.
  • Frauenkirche Church and Zwinger Palace which are great locations for taking photos! Top tourist spots in this city includes Semper Opera House and Royal Gardens. If you’re looking for  something to eat, there are plenty of options like food trucks, street vendorsand even vegan cafes.
  • Schlossplatz Square which are great locations for taking photos! Top tourist spots in this city includes Marienkirche Church