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 Best Things To Do In Kentucky This Spring
We've said it before, and we'll say it over and over again: Kentucky is a truly incredible state, with a wonderful variety of things to see and do. It doesn't matter which season you visit us in, but we happen to think spring is pretty special. It's beautiful after a long winter, when Mother Nature begins to reawaken and the weather begins its gradual warmup. There are way more than these 10 things to do in Kentucky, but this list should at least give you a good start of how to plan your vacation to Kentucky.
1. Bowling Green, KY Get a history lesson and check out some of our most famous museums, including the National Corvette Museum and the Kentucky Museum. Bowling Green also happens to be the home of The Lost River Cave and Mammoth Cave National Park, both of which offer an exceptional glimpse into Kentucky's stunning underground!
2. Kentucky Bourbon Trail One of the most popular tourist destinations in Kentucky, the Kentucky Bourbon Trail is the perfect place for anyone who loves bourbon and good cocktails. There are a number of historic and wonderful distilleries to visit near Bardstown, as well as an urban Bourbon trail in Louisville.
3. Mammoth Cave National Park While you're in Bowling Green, don't miss your opportunity to explore the most popular tourist attraction in the state, which also just so happens to be the most extensive cave system in the world.
4. Muhammad Ali Center Learn about the life of this legend in his hometown state of Louisville. This award-winning museum is located on museum row, and features 3 stories of exhibits that lead right to heart of this extraordinary legend.
5. Kentucky Horse Park A visit to the Kentucky Horse Park is one thing that should be at the top of every list for people visiting Kentucky. It's both a working horse farm and educational theme park and museum that is perfect for the inner horse lover in you.
6. Kentucky Derby This historical event happens on the first Saturday in May and is an exceptional event worth attending at least once in your life. Dress up in your fanciest clothes and don your most extravagant fascinator (hat), and head infield to watch the fastest 2 minutes in sports! If you don't happen to have tickets or your timing is off for the Kentucky Derby this year, you can still Churchill downs and/or the Kentucky Derby Museum.
7. Castle & Key in Frankfort Every bourbon lover should start their journey at Castle and Key in Frankfort, a building that houses more than a century of distilling history. Take advantage of this beautiful weather and take a behind the scenes tour of this historic property.
8. Land Between the Lakes This spring is a wonderful time for bird and wildlife watching, and one of the best places in the state to do that is the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.
9. Daniel Boone National Forest Explore the magnificent cliffs, gorges, rivers, and ravines of Kentucky. The Daniel Boone National Forest is home to some of the most rugged and spectacular scenery in all of Kentucky. It's home to places like the Red River Gorge and the Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail.
10. Abraham Lincoln Birthplace This wonderful place in rural Central Kentucky is built as a shrine to honor the humble beginnings of our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. Come learn more about him and his beginnings at this National Historical Park.