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!…