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This summer, make plans to experience the rich history and awesome beauty with these Kentucky vacation spots and ideas. Book today and get out here for some fun and adventure!
Hopkinsville, Kentucky is home of the “point of greatest eclipse” for the 2017 Solar Eclipse. We’re already planning for your visit; our southern hospitality will make you and your group welcome, and your Solar Eclipse experience memorable. With over 15 festivals planned for eclipse weekend, special events, camping and RV sites available, all in addition to our lovely downtown, beautiful landscapes, and small town charm mixed with great location, we are excited to turn in to Eclipseville in August! http://www.guestquest.com/listings/hopkinsville-christian-county/
Fort Knox is home to the U.S. Bullion Depository, which stores 7 trillion dollars worth of gold bullion (not open to the public.) The Radcliff/Fort Knox Community also offers the General George S. Patton Museum of Leadership, Armor Memorial Park, the Kentucky September 11th [...]
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Prestonsburg, Kentucky has the origins of, yes, three genres of music! Come to the source of great sights and sounds! This summer The Jenny Wiley Theatre features Peter Pan and South Pacific (June 12 – Aug 2). The Mountain Arts Center will be featuring the Kentucky Opry and a new lively show Front Porch Pickin (June 27 – Aug 30). Prestonsburg is located along Kentucky’s Country Music Highway so stop at Loretta Lynn’s Home Place and other country music attractions!
Find spirited adventure on our NEW Moonshine Hideaway Tour! Learn all those secrets distilled into the original brew. How did something like NASCAR become an offshoot of the moonshine trade? See where the whole Kentucky bourbon mystique was born. Prestonsburg is home to Jenny Wiley State Resort Park and Dewey Lake for water sports. Prestonsburg has over 10 miles of hiking trails and a mountain [...]
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The perfect vacationÂ is the Kentucky Lake area – it is naturally perfect for you to create a unique vacation experience. Kentucky Lake draws in millions of visitors each year.
There is always something to do day or night with attractions such as mini golf, go-karts, live country music shows, a local drive-in and our state resort park. Whether it’s socializing around the campfire, laying out by the pool or tubing and skiing along 2,300 miles of shoreline, there is something that every member of the family will enjoy.
Fishing is what we are known for and that is our main draw. Every year, Kentucky Lake is one of the Top Ten Bass and Crappie lakes in the United States. It is also home to the largest tournament organization in the world, FLW Outdoors.
We also have hunting, mountain biking, road cycling, ATV riding, horseback [...]
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Enjoy our Wine and Bourbon Passport Tour of Shepherdsville, KY: Jim Beam Country! Visit the Jim Beam American Stillhouse, Four Roses Bottling & Warehousing Tour and visit our four award-winning wineries! Just minutes south of Louisville off I-65, Shepherdsville offers over 1,000 affordable hotel rooms, dining and attractions for the entire family.
Looking for adventure with the kids? Explore the great outdoors this spring at Bernheim Arboretum and Forest, home to over 14,000 acres of vibrant gardens, tranquil lakes, and miles of scenic trails. There’s also a children’s playground, year-round events and an award-winning visitor’s center. Want more excitement? Race around the longest go-cart track in the USA at Kart Kountry! Is shopping more your speed? Shop Zappos 6pm.com Outlet for up to 70% off daily on brands you know, & save in the bargain room at Donna Sharp’s House of Quilts while enjoying the quilt museum and gift shop.
Comments Off on Come outside and play at Land Between The Lakes of Western Kentucky and Tennessee!
Land Between The Lakes of Western Kentucky and Tennessee is a national recreation area that offers a variety of outdoor recreation and environmental education opportunities. Enjoy 170,000 acres of forests and open lands, as well as 300 miles of undeveloped shoreline. You can enjoy camping, boating, fishing, sightseeing, hiking and biking.
Whether you look for wildlife at Elk & Bison Prairie, explore the universe at Golden Pond Planetarium, discover outdoor excursions at Woodlands Nature Station or tour The Homeplace living history farm – we offer an attraction for everyone! Hundreds of miles of hiking, biking, equestrian and off-highway vehicle trails wind through Land Between The Lakes. Nature Watch Areas let you get closer to wildlife and scenic shorelines. Water recreation, boating, fishing, camping and hunting opportunities abound.
Enjoy the conveniences of developed campgrounds – including special campgrounds for horse and off-highway vehicle enthusiasts – or [...]
Comments Off on Prestonsburg, KY – Sunshine, Moonshine, Music & Mountains!
With great sights and sounds, Prestonsburg, KY is a destination you don’t want to miss.
The city is home to The Mountain Arts Center, Kentucky Opry and Jenny Wiley Theatre and located along the Route 23 Country Music Highway. Tour Loretta Lynn’s Home Place in Van Lear to see where the country music icon started. With a variety of talent, there are shows for everyone’s interests.
In addition, enjoy the serene beauty of the mountains year-round at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park. Picturesque Dewey Lake provides the perfect place for watersports and pontoon rentals, and you’ll enjoy its newest attraction, The Moonshine Hideaway Tour. Or take part in an Elk Watching adventure! For a science experience out of this world, visit the East Kentucky Science Center & Planetarium.
Enjoy many fine places to lodge, eat and enjoy the great hospitality. Call us for detailed information at 800-844-4704 or visit www.prestonsburgky.org.
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Plan your next adventure in beautiful south central Kentucky where you can zipline through the treetop canopy along Mammoth Cave National Park, an International Biosphere.
Get up close and personal with kangaroos, emus, wallabies and other Outback friends at Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo, an interactive Australian-themed animal park.
Discover underground wonders at our “show caves” Mammoth Onyx Cave, Cub Run Cave and Hidden River Cave. Choose a walking tour or get down and dirty on an off-trail Wild Cave Tour. Learn about cave history, geology and wildlife at the American Cave Museum.
Trace the pathway of a cave under your feet along Horse Cave’s streets and sidewalks in the National Register District, and listen to stories of the history, feuds and folklore of this colorful historic town on the award-winning Horse Cave Stories Cell Phone Tour.
Add a stop in historic Munfordville, where Civil [...]
Comments Off on Kentcuky Caves: They’re Not Just Holes in the Ground
I’ll have to admit that I’ve always thought all caves were alike. After all, a hole in the ground is a hole in the ground. Well, I’ve found out this is just another thing I’ve been wrong about! Hart County Kentucky’s three show caves are just like my children — they’re not at all alike, but they’re each special in their own way! Evidently, Kentucky caves have close relationships with water. Sometimes it drips down through the ground to form beautiful stalactite and stalagmite formations. You’ll find loads of those at Cub Run Cave and Mammoth Onyx Cave. And sometimes rivers bore through forming passageways. You’ll find that at Hidden River Cave. The rushing river there was once harnessed to generate electricity to the tiny town above, Horse Cave. It’s great to know the caves are open year-round, and the temperature stays the same, about 58 degrees. I’m always looking for a beautiful multi-season adventure, [...]