Find your Outdoor Adventure in Kentucky

With thousands of miles of land and water trails and an incredible range of activities to choose from that will most certainly get your adrenaline pumping, there is no better place to be this spring than the beautiful state of Kentucky.  Kentucky's unbridled spirit doesn't stop in Kentucky's rolling horse country, but rather extends to every facet of life across the state of Kentucky.  Come for the outdoor adventure in Kentucky this spring, and discover Kentucky's unique personality. To complete your adventure, book a stay at any of our incredible Kentucky Inns.

Creative Outdoor Adventure

The best part about the outdoor adventures available to you in Kentucky is the sheer variety.  Where else can you find a variety of land and water trails, as well as a good assortment of those unusual but exciting adventures like caving and rock climbing?  No matter the region you visit across the state, you're sure to find an adventure that suits you. Kentucky has a tremendous variety of land trails, many of which are suitable for a variety of adventure-seeking travelers.  In total, Kentucky's trail system expands over an unbelievable 12,000 miles, opening up the hills of Kentucky to seemingly endless opportunities for outdoor adventure, including hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Some of the top places to explore, such as the Cumberland Gap, played a critical role in America's westward expansion, making for an interesting tie in between Kentucky's heritage and the world of outdoor adventure.  The most popular of Kentucky's parks and trails include Sheltowee Trace Trail, which stretches through the Daniel Boone National Forest, the Pine Mountain Trail, which is part of the Great Eastern TrailLand Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, and the Big South Fork National Recreation Area. It's a little known fact that Kentucky has more miles of navigable water than any other state in the U.S., including popular water-laden states like Florida.  Whether you're looking for a leisurely paddle or a more adventurous trip through white water rapids, there are more than enough options for a water-based outdoor adventure to keep you busy and having fun in Kentucky.  Popular destinations include Barren River below the Dam, the Cumberland River below the falls or the Cumberland tailwaters, and Green River, parts of which will take you through the beautiful Mammoth Cave National Park. For those looking for a more exhilarating ride, don't miss the rapids located on the Russell Fork in Breaks Interstate State Park, Elkhorn Creek, or the Big South Fork. If you're looking for a guide to help you navigate the bountiful waters of Kentucky, a company like Canoe Kentucky might be exactly what you're looking for.
As if the above options weren't enough outdoor adventure for the average traveler to Kentucky, there's more.  When choosing your next adventure, you'll have the chance to choose between traversing the world's longest cave system, or rock climbing to incredible heights and views. Kentucky's top caving can be found at Mammoth Cave National Park, Carter Caves State Resort Park, the Hidden River Cave, the Lost River Cave, and the incredible underground world at Louisville Mega Cavern. If climbing high above ground sounds more appealing to you, then Kentucky certainly has ample rock climbing opportunities.  The Red River Gorge is the top destination for rock climbing in the country, and is consistently ranked as one of the top 10 destinations for climbers around the world. Just as there is a unique adventure for everyone in Kentucky, there is a unique choice for lodging, too. Whether you're looking for something cozy and rustic or luxurious and modern, you'll find your perfect home away from home amongst our member Inns.  Find what speaks to you, and book your room at one of our spectacular Kentucky Bed and Breakfasts today.