Though it may not be at the top of your list when considering other more traditional fall getaway destinations, Kentucky is simply magical during the fall. 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, a collection of Inns that offer the most unique lodging and unbeatable hospitality around the state. Come chase Kentucky's fall leaves with us, and book your room at one of our properties today!
10 Places to See Fall Leaves in Kentucky
Given that half of the state of Kentucky is covered in forest, it's no wonder that the state is a great place to admire the fall leaves. Kentucky is actually home to over 100 different species of trees, including magnificent stands of hardwood forest which comes to live with fiery shades of red, orange, and yellow each fall. Fall Colors usually start to show themselves in early September, and continue well into October, and sometimes even into November. Whether you're looking for a passive way to enjoy Kentucky's fall leaves or want to jump right into the thick of fall color adventures, there's something for everyone in this incredible state. Here are 10 of our favorite ways to see the fall leaves this year:
Visit an Orchard, and taste the spoils of Kentucky this fall.
Go wine tasting, and participate in harvest events at Kentucky's wineries this fall.
Enjoy fall horse-racing at Keeneland Race Track, often considered one of the most beautiful racecourses in the country.
Kayak down the Kentucky River Palisades outside of Lexington. This beautiful stretch of river offers a dramatic backdrop for the splendid fall leaves of autumn.
Enjoy the scenery on two wheels. Kentucky is home to some of the best scenic biking trails in the country, and this fall is the perfect opportunity to explore.
Go horseback riding this fall at the Kentucky Horse Park, or one of the many stables in Kentucky's fabled horse country.
Go boating on one of Kentucky's scenic lakes, including the breathtakingly beautiful Lake Cumberland. If you haven't seen it in its fall glory, you are most certainly missing out.
Fall Colors at a Kentucky Bed and Breakfast
When you stay at one of our Bed and Breakfast properties, you won't have to travel far to see the best fall colors in all of Kentucky. More often than not, you can enjoy the beauty of fall leaves right outside the door. And while seeing Kentucky's beautiful fall leaves is a delight, nothing will be better than enjoying a restful few days at one of our lodging properties, where you'll enjoy impeccable service and unbeatable Southern hospitality. Come see the difference between traditional lodging, and a Kentucky Bed and Breakfast. You'll never stay anywhere else. Find a Bed and Breakfast in Kentucky, and book your room today.