Kentucky Bed & Breakfast Blog

Your Guide to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Bourbon is the drink of Kentucky! Take a look at our guide you can find some of the best breweries in each of the main cities on the trail from Louisville to Lexington and more!

The Best Horse Races in Kentucky

If you spend any amount of time in Kentucky, then you'll know that our biggest claim to fame is horse racing. The problem for you shouldn't be IF you should go to a race, but which one you should choose.

The Kentucky Bourbon Trail: Craft Tour

The Craft Tour is one segment of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail that you won't want to miss. While many guests may be content grabbing a glass of Kentucky candy in the city, the Craft Tour will guide you a bit more off the beaten bath.

Your Guide to Central Kentucky National Parks

Central Kentucky may lack a big city, but it's rich in attractions, including two major national parks: Mammoth Cave and Abraham Lincoln Birthplace. Our guide offers insights on making the most of your visit to these natural and historical gems in the Bowling Green, Cave City, and Elizabethtown areas.

Your Guide to the Ark Encounter

The oft-told Bible story of Noah building the vessel, finding animals, and surviving a devastating flood has never felt more real than at Ark Encounter. You'll be able to walk through the massive ship, wander the beautiful gardens, explore the zoo's animals, and so much more.

The Best Train Rides in Kentucky

Why spend all the time driving and hiking around Kentucky when you can just sit back and leisurely watch the lush scenery pass you by? The best way to experience the lovely rolling hills and scenery of Kentucky is by hitching a ride on a scenic train. It's quick, elegant, and fun!

Tour the Best Lexington Horse Farms

Kentucky is the land of the horse, and Lexington is its capital! As you drive into the city, you'll no doubt see horse farms throughout Bluegrass Country. If you want to experience Lexington to the fullest, you need to visit some of the local horse farms.

Your Guide to Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington

Experience the equestrian legacy of Lexington, the capital of horse racing. Learn about horse racing's rich history at the Kentucky Horse Park, where you can explore the sport's origins, discover legendary racers and remarkable steeds, and even enjoy the thrill of horseback riding.

National Corvette Museum

Are you a fan of sports cars? The National Corvette Museum has many hands-on activities for you to experience.

If looking at the cars isn't enough, you can drive one yourself on the track across the street. This is the dream for many racing enthusiasts.

The Music of Kentucky - Festivals and Bluegrass History

What is bluegrass music? It's a blend of blues, country, and jazz that pulls from numerous cultures, completely harmonizing in an emotional sound.

Some of Kentucky's greatest attractions are focused on its music, and while bluegrass is the local specialty, you are likely to find any kind of sound you want served up.

Kentucky Wine Trail

Have you ever wanted to feel fancy and taste the height of luxury? Then you must try wine tasting. Kentucky has some of the best wine in the country.

Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War:
A Kentucky History Trip

Abraham Lincoln is no doubt one of the most consequential and renowned figures in United States history. Learn about his personal struggles and how he managed to keep the country from splitting apart.

Horsin' Around in Kentucky

Horses are a deep part of Kentucky's culture. People from around the world come to Kentucky to watch and learn about race horses, to meet professional derby riders, and even get on the saddle themselves. Come see what it's all about!

The Fried Chicken Trail

Want a true southern culinary experience? If so, the Fried Chicken Trail is the place you should head. Your journey through the heart of Kentucky will teach you about Colonel Sanders, and give your mouth a taste of the innovative ways Kentucky chefs have tried to revolutionize fried chicken.

Ultimate Guide to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Enjoy the burning sensation of bourbon when you visit all the distilleries on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.

7 of the Absolute Best Golf Courses in Kentucky

Kentucky is a beautiful state for golfing. The rich green grass and fair weather make it the perfect thing to do.

Best Art Galleries

Looking to be inspired for your next art piece? Head to one of the art museums in Kentucky. Take a look at our choices for best art galleries in Kentucky down below.

Best Summer Music Festivals in Kentucky

There's nothing like a summer festival in Kentucky! Whether you like rock 'n' roll, bluegrass, or even brass band music, you'll find a festival that's perfect for you!

Visit Vent-Haven, the World's only Ventriloquist Museum

Curious about ventriloquism? Come discover some of the world's most famous dummies and the men and women who made them talk! Vent Haven is the first and only museum of ventriloquism in the world!

Belle of Louisville Riverboat Tours

See Louisville like never before from the deck of the Belle of Louisville, a steamboat over 100 years old. There's historic tours, sunset sailing, captain's dinners and pancake breakfasts waiting!

Best Free Things to Do in Kentucky

Kentucky is full of things to do, even if you're on a budget. You can go on a hike, go to a museum, or art gallery, take a picture in front of a floral clock and more! We made a list of our favorites things to do in  each region of Kentucky.

Discover the Charm of Old Louisville

Explore the largest neighborhood of Victorian era homes in the country! Old Louisville is full of amazing architecture, great restaurants, and plenty of activities and events. Visit the place where the old is made new again!

Mammoth Cave National Park

This national park is one that shouldn't be passed up! Mammoth Cave is the biggest cave system in the world and the park itself if full of full. You can canoe, kayak, fish, swim, hike, bike, and more. You'll never forget your trip to Kentucky!

Visit the Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo

This zoo offers the unique experience of getting up close and personal with a variety of exotic animals such as kangaroos, emus, and colorful lorikeets. Visitors can also explore the Mammoth Onyx Cave. Visit the Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo for an unforgettable experience.

A Guide to Spring Fun in Kentucky (2021)

From festivals and fireworks to fishing and fresh flowers - There's nothing quite like spring in Kentucky. Check out some of the fun activities Kentucky has to offer in 2021!

Best Winter Activities in Kentucky

Just because it's colder outside doesn't mean there isn't plenty to do in Kentucky. Don't miss out on great winter adventures including light displays, caves, hiking, and more!

Give the Gift of a Getaway

Give the gift of a getaway this holiday season. But you don't have to wait until Christmas. Our gift certificates make a great gift for birthdays, anniversaries, special occasions, or any other time you want to send somebody you love, maybe even yourself, on a great bed and breakfast retreat!

Top 5 Must-See Kentucky Museums

Kentucky is home to some amazing museums! whether you want to learn about the history of the Kentucky Derby or see how they make Louisville sluggers, you'll be surprised at how interesting Kentucky's history really is!

Top Christmas Towns in Kentucky

Enjoy the holidays in Kentucky! From horse-drawn carriage rides to productions of "A Christmas Carol," Kentucky is bursting with Christmas spirit. You can even visit the world's only underground Christmas lights display.

Winter Hotspots: Fishing in Kentucky

The winter months can be the best time of year to target large fish in Kentucky. The state has some impressive fisheries that produce record sized fish, despite the cold weather.

Fall is Harvest Season in Kentucky

Experience the fantastic fall fruits and veggies produced in Kentucky. Apples, pumpkins, squash, and more ripen up and many local farms allow you to visit and pick some fresh produce for yourself and your family. It doesn't get much fresher than that!

Fall in Kentucky - Scenic Drive

As the weather turns cool, the autumn colors come out in full force. Whether you're looking for a weekend getaway or a nice Saturday drive, Kentucky's stunning fall colors will give you a great reason to get outdoors. Nearly everywhere in Kentucky is beautiful, but there are a few drives in particular that will make you stop and get out your camera.

10 Inspiring Things to do in Kentucky this Spring

Kentucky is famous for its bourbon, natural wonders, and music. With so many things to see and do, Kentucky serves a perfect getaway destination. After all the excitement of visiting Kentucky, you'll need somewhere to stay for the night. Nothing makes a trip complete, like staying at bed and breakfast. Escape the stresses of everyday life at one of our beds and breakfast locations, and while you're here, be sure to check these ten best things to do in Kentucky this spring. Book your room today!

10 Reasons Spring is the Perfect Time to
Visit a Bed and Breakfast

Are you thinking of getting away for the spring? How about taking a little trip to Kentucky? The state is full of many activities, including the Kentucky Derby, history, mountains, caves, farms, manors, and lots of outdoor activities! To make your trip an even more memorable experience, plan on staying at one of Kentucky's many beds and breakfast! Find the perfect B&B for you, and start planning your getaway!

10 Unique Things to Do in Louisville Kentucky

Louisville is Kentucky's largest city, and thus is a major tourist destination. The cultural roots of Louisville run deep, offering guests a delightful glimpse into its heritage. Whether you want to be in the city or just outside, there are no finer or more authentic places to land than a Kentucky Bed and Breakfast. Book your room today!

2019 Performances at Kentucky Center for the Arts

If you haven't discovered the incredible Kentucky Center for the Arts, this fall is the perfect opportunity. It's located in Louisville, and its tenants include powerhouse operations like Broadway Across America, Kentucky Opera, Louisville Ballet, and Louisville Orchestra.

2020 NASCAR Events at the Kentucky Speedway

Two of NASCAR's three largest National Series', the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and the Xfinity Series will be making their way to the Kentucky Speedway during the 2020 racing season. Make your trip to these NASCAR events part of your vacation in Kentucky, and stay at a Kentucky Bed and Breakfast.

5 Reasons Not to Choose AirBnB in Kentucky

Airbnb has become an increasingly common choice for travelers all across the globe. It's no different here in Kentucky, but we're here to argue that there's still plenty of value in choosing a traditional Bed and Breakfast; especially a Bed and Breakfast with a solid reputation for unbeatable hospitality and service. That's exactly what you'll find when you stay with us at any of our Kentucky Bed and Breakfasts.

5 Things You Must See at Mammoth Cave National Park

If you are making a visit to the Bluegrass State of Kentucky then you cannot leave without a visit to Mammoth Cave National Park. There's something that's just magical about going deep underground, where few have actually traveled. We have no doubt that you'll remember this trip to Kentucky for years to come. Browse our listings, and choose your favorite place to explore today.

6 Kentucky Waterfalls You Must See

The fantastic beauty of the Bluegrass state is something you would not want to miss. One of the best ways to have a taste of this beauty is by visiting the most memorable Kentucky waterfalls. Kentucky's most beautiful waterfalls are located all around the state, with plenty more hidden gems and sweet surprises than the few we have listed here. We invite you to make the most of your trip by staying at one of our Bed and Breakfasts.

Biking Around Kentucky

Whether you're looking for a leisurely ride through Kentucky's scenic countryside or an adventure on Kentucky's mountain trails, there's something here to keep every cyclist content for days on end. Many of the best trails and routes also happen to be near a number of our member Inns, making your choice for accommodations easy.

Chasing Fall Leaves Around Kentucky in 2019

From the mountainous terrain in eastern Kentucky to the rolling hills of Bluegrass Kentucky, there are a number of wonderful ways to enjoy the sights and sounds of fall across the state. It all begins when you choose to lodge at a Kentucky Bed and Breakfast. Come chase Kentucky's fall leaves with us.

Explore Lost River Cave in Kentucky

If you're looking for a creative way to beat the summer heat in Kentucky, consider heading underground and exploring the beautiful Lost River Cave. Not only do they offer the only underground boat tour in the state of Kentucky, but they also have a variety of other activities, such as ziplining, to enjoy.

Fall Horseback Riding in Kentucky

Horseback riding in Kentucky is a way of life, and we're ready to help you live this piece of your dream. Book your getaway to Kentucky's horse country!

Fall is the Perfect Time for Bourbon Tasting in Kentucky

Today, there are over 20 working distilleries in Kentucky that offer public tours and bourbon tasting. Book a room at our Kentucky Bed and Breakfasts today!

Get 2020 Kentucky Derby Tickets Now!

Are you making plans to head to the 2020 Kentucky Derby? It's a popular event, so now is the perfect time to get started on the planning. The Kentucky Derby is the pinnacle of horse racing in Kentucky each year, and it is held at the legendary Churchill Downs. When looking for accommodations, try something unique and experience what it's like to stay at one of our Kentucky Bed and Breakfasts. Our Inns offer the best hospitality in the state. Book your stay today!

Get to Know the Kentucky Bluegrass Region

If you're looking to discover the cultural roots of Kentucky, the Bluegrass region is for you. These roads are steeped in tradition, and home to things like bluegrass music legends, horses, bourbon, and so much more. The Bluegrass Region is also home to some of the finest Bed and Breakfasts in Kentucky. Check availability, and book your room today!

Hiking Trails in the Daniel Boone National Forest

If you're looking to discover the cultural roots of Kentucky, the Bluegrass region is for you. These roads are steeped in tradition, and home to things like bluegrass music legends, horses, bourbon, and so much more. The Bluegrass Region is also home to some of the finest Bed and Breakfasts in Kentucky. Check availability, and book your room today!

Horseback Riding at Kentucky Horse Park

Have you ever wanted to climb on a horse and take off in the gently rolling hills of Kentucky's horse country? This winter might just be the perfect opportunity to go horseback riding in Kentucky! Horseback riding in Kentucky is a way of life, and we're ready to help you live this piece of your dream. Our listing of Kentucky Bed and Breakfast's includes some of the finest choices for lodging in Kentucky's Horse Country. Use our convenient search tool, find what will work best for your needs, then book a vacation for yourself and/or your favorite horse lover.

Kentucky State Parks are Perfect for a Spring Adventure

From the Ohio River to the Appalachian Mountains, Kentucky is a treasure trove of nature's wonders. Visiting Kentucky State Parks is the best way to see all of Kentucky's natural beauty and history, with sights and activities for all ages. When planning your trip to Kentucky, enhance your experience by staying in a Kentucky Bed and Breakfast, where you can feel at home in some of the most beautiful places in the country.

Spend the Holidays at a Kentucky Bed and Breakfast

There's no better place to unwrap new memories of the holidays than at our member Bed and Breakfasts, where hospitality takes center stage. Book today!

The 10 Most Romantic Places in KY

Here in Kentucky, romance is part of our DNA, and we know the most romantic places in KY to visit, too! Take one look around you, and you'll start to see why. A visit to Kentucky means being surrounded by lush rolling hills, southern charm, and horseback rides, bourbon, and sensational scenery. All of those things scream romance. But, if you need another reason to come spend a few romantic days with us, how about a stay at one of our Romantic Bed and Breakfasts?

Things to Do in Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

Kentucky was once a major thoroughfare for pioneers and settlers moving west, and thus is home to some significant historical places. Places like Cumberland Gap National Historical Park were once vital connections in the era of Amerca's westward expansion. Today, these places serve as connections to our rugged past, leaving visitors in awe of their sheer beauty and rugged terrain.

Top Microbreweries to Visit in Kentucky

Kentucky is known worldwide for its incredible bourbons and bourbon-based cocktails. Each year, more than one million people make the trek to Kentucky's bourbon country. But there's another drink worth traveling to Kentucky for, and that is craft beer. Microbreweries have been slowly creeping into the spotlight around America, and Kentucky is no different. This summer, visit the top microbreweries around the state.

Tour the Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Kentucky Bourbon is the stuff of legends. Visit the signature distilleries along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail this fall, and learn more about this incredible piece of Kentucky's history. The unique accommodations offered by the Kentucky Bed and Breakfasts along the Bourbon Trail are second to none. Find your favorite property, and book your trip today.

Visit My Old Kentucky Home State Park

Whether you're planning an extended vacation or just a day trip, there is no shortage of sights to see in Kentucky bourbon country. If you find yourself in the Bardstown area, you owe it to yourself to visit My Old Kentucky Home. Once you've gained a little perspective on this beautiful piece of Kentucky's history, you'll be free to spend the rest of your time enjoying the beautiful town of Bardstown and Kentucky's delicious Bourbon Trail. And, of course, make your trip truly complete by staying at one of our local Bed and Breakfasts! See all your options, and book your stay today.

Where to Find Fall Foliage in Kentucky

Though not always considered a primary fall foliage destination, there are a number of reasons to plan a fall escape to Kentucky's colorful countryside.

Your Guide to Romance at Kentucky B&B

Are you looking for the perfect destination to rekindle or nurture a little romance in your relationship this fall? We think you'll find exactly that in Kentucky; more specifically, at a Kentucky Bed and Breakfast. After all, romance is our business. You won't find anyone catering to romance the way we do at Kentucky's unique collection of Bed and Breakfasts.

Your Spring Itinerary for the Kentucky Bourbon Trail

If you're a Bourbon drinker or curious about this staid Kentucky tradition, then the Kentucky Bourbon Trail is definitely something you need to experience this spring! Journey through 18 distilleries. Stroll, smell, sip and savor the tradition, history, and echoes of Kentucky's past. Browse through our incredible collection of Kentucky Bed and Breakfasts, and book your bourbon-tasting adventure with us today!
Bike Tour in Kentucky Horse Country This Fall

Enjoy a bike tour through Kentucky's horse and bourbon country, where you'll enjoy postcard-perfect vistas, and the perfect taste of fall in Kentucky.
Paddling in the Scenic Kentucky River Palisades

Kentucky has a variety of lakes and rivers, perfect for paddling. Considered to be one of the most beautiful places in the state, and certainly the quintessential paddling destination for adventurers of all skill levels, the Kentucky River Palisades is the perfect place to dip your oar. Nearby, you'll find a number of exquisite Kentucky Bed and Breakfasts, which make the perfect choice for lodging.
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