The Best Waterfalls in Kentucky

June 21st, 2018 by B&B Association of Kentucky

Waterfalls in KentuckyWith access to some of the country’s best venues for rock climbing, road and mountain biking, hiking, white-water rafting, paddling, and more, Kentucky is the place to be this summer. Whether you’re looking for action packed adventure or a quiet, relaxing escape into nature, there’s definitely something for you here.  A perennial favorite summer activity in Kentucky is taking a hike that ends with a beautiful waterfall (where you have the option of cooling off, even if just with the mist). Whether you’re in them, on them, or just admiring them, the waterfalls in Kentucky are an integral part to an enjoyable summer vacation. Come explore with us!  Book your room at any one of our welcoming Kentucky Bed and Breakfasts today.

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A Bed and Breakfast, or a Vacation Rental?

June 15th, 2018 by B&B Association of Kentucky

Bed and Breakfasts Vs. Vacation Rental in KentuckyHave you been thinking of taking a trip to the great state of Kentucky? And are you having a hard time finding that perfect place to stay? Look no further! 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. Staying at vacation rentals such as AirBnB or VRBO have become an increasingly popular option for travelers.  While there are certainly circumstances where these types of vacation rentals can be ideal, the next time you want to visit Kentucky, try staying at our traditional Bed and Breakfast instead. Staying at a local Bed and Breakfast will give you a truly distinctive experience that is reflective of your destination. Let us show you how great a stay at a Bed and Breakfast can be. Book your next vacation at one of Kentucky’s finest Bed and Breakfasts, where hospitality is our primary concern.

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Visit Harrodsburg, Kentucky’s Oldest Town

May 30th, 2018 by B&B Association of Kentucky

Visit the town of Harrodsburg in KentuckyOne of the most popular regions to visit in Kentucky is the Bluegrass heart of the state, near the city of Lexington.  Here, there are an unbelievable number of interesting things to do and see. Kentucky’s bluegrass region is home to beautiful thoroughbred racehorse farms, and classic Keeneland Race Track, Lexington’s historic sites, Berea’s vibrant folk arts & crafts culture, Bourbon distilleries, Kentucky’s oldest outdoor theatre, and so much more. In addition to all of the above, you’ll also find the historic town of Harrodsburg, known as Kentucky’s first settlement and oldest town. We invite you to browse the member bed & breakfasts of the Kentucky Bluegrass Region and choose from their unique selection of lodging for the duration of your stay. You won’t find better hospitality anywhere else.

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Book Your Summer Vacation in Kentucky

May 18th, 2018 by B&B Association of Kentucky

Summer Vacation in KentuckyIt’s surprising, but Spring is halfway over, and summer is just around the corner. It’s time to think about warmer weather and summer vacations. Certainly, nothing cures the lingering winter blues like planning a summer getaway, and Kentucky has exactly what you’re looking for. From popular lakes like Lake Cumberland, the call of the back country in Daniel Boone’s National Forest and the Red River Gorge, the rolling hills of horse country, and the taste of summer barbeque, there’s something for everyone in Kentucky. The Bed and Breakfasts of Kentucky, conveniently located in the top destinations around the state, are waiting. Many reservation calendars are filling up quickly, and those popular summer weeks are limited. Browse through our member Inns, choose where you want to take a summer vacation, and start dreaming of a sunny retreat in the warm days ahead.

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Foodie Adventures In Kentucky

April 25th, 2018 by B&B Association of Kentucky

A Foodie Guide to Regional Cuisine in KentuckyYes–you ready that title correctly; there are foodie adventures worth taking in Kentucky!  Kentucky is famous for its down home cooking, which lends itself nicely to a wide range of fascinating foodie adventures.  Some recipes are as old as the state, and yet others are positioned at the culinary cutting edge. Famous Kentucky foods include so much more than fried chicken. From Hot browns, burgoo, and cheese grits to gourmet dining, you’ll want to try it all. The best way to work your way through Kentucky’s regional cuisines is to trace your path along a culinary trail, of which Kentucky has several. But first, let’s talk accommodations!  There’s nothing that beats a stay at a Kentucky Bed and Breakfast, where that warm southern hospitality is a given.  Find a property that interests you from a list of our members or by region, then start planning your trip.  

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Beer, Wine, and Bourbon in Bluegrass Kentucky

April 18th, 2018 by B&B Association of Kentucky

Beer, Wine, and Bourbon in Bluegrass KentuckyKentucky is widely known as the birthplace of bourbon, where the ever-popular Mint Julep and old-fashioned reign supreme. But, did you also know that Kentucky is a great place to grab a delicious pint of beer, and even a glass of wine?  It’s true. Despite being at the forefront of the bourbon scene, other drinks have crept into the spotlight in Kentucky. Craft brews were once relegated to cities like Portland or beer-loving states like Wisconsin. Both the craft beer industry and Kentucky’s wine industry are located in Bluegrass country, and have seen steady growth over the past several years. If you love to try hand-crafted, regional beer, wine, and spirits, then now’s the perfect time to visit Kentucky. Find a Kentucky Inn to stay at this summer, and get ready to drink those hot summer days away with us.

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The Kentucky Derby is Coming

March 23rd, 2018 by B&B Association of Kentucky

Kentucky Derby 2018Horses have long been an intertwined part of Kentucky’s legacy.  Though there are horse-related events and museums and parks to visit throughout the year, Kentucky’s signature event is, without a doubt, the Kentucky Derby. People from around the country descend on Kentucky each spring to watch this incredible event, many of whom have been coming to watch this race for generations. Therefore, it’s never too early to start planning. Tickets are on sale, and will sell out quickly.  Planning well enough in advance also ensures you top of the line lodging, like one of our fine Kentucky Bed and Breakfasts.  From the luxurious to the unique, our Member Inns offer you the finest in both accommodations and hospitality. Find a Bed and Breakfast, and book your room today.

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Best Places for Bird Watching in Kentucky

March 15th, 2018 by B&B Association of Kentucky

Bird watching in KentuckyGiven that Kentucky is the birthplace of renowned artist and naturalist John J. Audubon, it should come as no surprise that there are a number of amazing hotspots for bird watchers throughout Kentucky.  Depending on what time of year you come, you can see a variety of nesting birds, waterfowl, raptors, and more.  Kentucky is also home to the John James Audubon State Park, located on the Ohio River in Henderson, itself a spectacular destination for bird watching.  Beyond this park, there are recreational areas all across the state, from the Land Between the Lakes Recreation Area in the west, to the Appalachians in the east, that provide a variety of excellent bird watching habitats.  Start planning your bird watching adventure in Kentucky this spring or summer, and make sure to include one of Kentucky’s finest Bed and Breakfasts in those plans. We’ll start your day off with a dose of southern hospitality and a filling breakfast, and end it with a comfortable home away from home. Find a Bed and Breakfast, and book your vacation today!

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Scenic Drives Through Kentucky This Spring

February 27th, 2018 by B&B Association of Kentucky

The Best Scenic Drives in KentuckySpring is a glorious time of year; one that lends itself perfectly to the beauty of a scenic drive through winding country roads. Scenic drives also happen to be one of the best ways to truly get a feel for an area. As you go, the freedom to venture off the trail to enjoy the scenery, services, and heritage of the nearby communities, each of which offers their own slice of southern charm and character, is incomparable. In Kentucky, there are several wonderful scenic drives worth taking. Thankfully, finding lodging along the way couldn’t be easier, either, thanks to our convenient property search for Kentucky Bed and Breakfasts and Inns.  Plot out your route through Kentucky’s most scenic roads, and make reservations at the nearest Kentucky Bed and Breakfast so we can have a room waiting for you.  Our member Inns are unique varied, each with one thing in common: Unbeatable Southern hospitality. Come stay with us this spring!

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Go Hot Air Ballooning in Kentucky

February 17th, 2018 by B&B Association of Kentucky

Hot Air Ballooning over KentuckySpring is very nearly here, and we can hardly contain our excitement!  There’s something simply magical about Mother Nature’s reemergence during spring that has us chomping at the bit for a little bit of adventure.  In Kentucky, you’ll find adventure around every twist and turn in the road.  From Bluegrass countryside to the Appalachian Mountains, with vast national forests and rugged state parks lying in between, there’s no shortage of trails and spaces to explore, fun attractions to visit, and of course wonderful people to meet along the way. Why not take your adventure to new heights, and go on a hot air ballooning adventure in the skies over Kentucky?  We can think of no better way to kick off a great spring adventure!  Book your room at any one of our incredible Kentucky Bed and Breakfasts today, and discover an unbridled sense of adventure in the great state of Kentucky this spring.

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