Category Archives: Kentucky Attractions

Spend the Holidays at a Kentucky Bed and Breakfast

October 25, 2018 by B&B Association of Kentucky

Spend the Holidays at a Kentucky Bed and BreakfastWe’re still loving this glorious fall in Kentucky.  Though we aren’t quite ready for it to end, it is time to start thinking about and planning for the upcoming holidays. In just a couple short weeks, families will gather around their Thanksgiving tables, thus marking the official start of the holiday season.  There’s no better place to unwrap new holiday memories than at one of our member Bed and Breakfasts, where hospitality takes center stage.  Whether you choose to join us for an amazing Thanksgiving feast, holiday shopping, dazzling light displays and other fun holiday-themed activities, or just a good old fashioned getaway during the busiest time of year, you’ll find nothing but joy and merriment in Kentucky throughout the upcoming holiday season.  To get started on your getaway, find a room at one of our exquisite member Bed and Breakfasts today. 

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Tours to Consider in Kentucky This Summer

July 15, 2018 by B&B Association of Kentucky

The Best Tours in KentuckyAnother warm and adventurous Kentucky summer is knocking on our door, and it’s time to get outside to enjoy all of the wonderful things this state has to offer. With thousands of miles of land and water trails and an incredible range of summer activities to choose from, there is no better place to be this summer than beautiful Kentucky.  Choose from a tremendous variety of state parks and recreational areas, discover the diverse trails both above and below ground, and get a feel for the land where Bluegrass was born. If you like to venture off the beaten path, there are plenty of guides and information out there to help get you started. But if you’re the type of traveler that likes things a bit more structured, perhaps you should consider one of these great tours in Kentucky? Book a stay at any of our incredible Kentucky Inns, and let us help you experience Kentucky like you’ve never seen it before.

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Go Wine Tasting in Kentucky This Summer

July 3, 2018 by B&B Association of Kentucky

wine tasting in KentuckyWarm summer days and wine tasting seem to be two things that go perfectly together. Where you go wine tasting matters, too, and we can think of no where than the beautiful state of Kentucky. When it comes to visiting wineries, Kentucky may not be the first, or even second, destination that comes to mind. Regions like California’s Napa Valley or Oregon’s Willamette Valley have been dominant when it comes to U.S. wine production, and French and Italian wines have long reigned as the kings and queens of winemaking.  That’s changing though, and Kentucky is one state that’s is stepping into the spotlight. An interesting and little known fact is that Kentucky was home to the first commercial winery in the country. It’s wine making days date back to the 1800’s! Find your favorite Bed and Breakfast from our member directory, and book your room today!

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Visit Harrodsburg, Kentucky’s Oldest Town

May 30, 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 18, 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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Beer, Wine, and Bourbon in Bluegrass Kentucky

April 18, 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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Best Places for Bird Watching in Kentucky

March 15, 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 27, 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 17, 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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Visit the Birthplace of Bluegrass This Winter

December 31, 2017 by B&B Association of Kentucky

International Bluegrass Music Museum in KentuckyOutdoors lovers flock to the beautiful, adventurous state of Kentucky throughout the year.  It’s truly a 4-season destination, with plenty to see and do no matter what is happening with the weather. Even during these colder, winter months, hiking trails and parks are open, underground cave systems are still accessible, and the wilderness is calling your name. But there is more to do than just get adventurous in the great outdoors. How about a visit to to the International Bluegrass Music Museum this winter?

When you’re ready to book your lodging, there’s no finer choice than a Kentucky Bed and Breakfast.  Each Inn is unique, and provides the best in comfort and hospitality.  Find a Bed and Breakfast that is closest to where you plan to be, and book your room with them today.

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