Category Archives: Kentucky Outdoor Adventure

Bike Tour in Kentucky Horse Country This Fall

September 12, 2018 by B&B Association of Kentucky

Bike Tour Through Kentucky Horse Country This FallFall is off to a beautiful state across the State of Kentucky. Though not always considered a top destination for fall foliage, we can find plenty of reasons to visit Kentucky’s colorful countryside during these crisp fall months. Take your time relaxing in vast stretches of untouched wilderness, where you’ll find at least 175 different species of trees to enjoy during the colorful fall months. Add a little flair to your vacation with a bike tour through Kentucky’s horse and bourbon country, where you’ll enjoy postcard-perfect vistas, and the perfect taste of fall in Kentucky. Book a getaway at any of our Kentucky Inns, and come enjoy this short but magical season with us this fall.  

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Where to Find Fall Foliage in Kentucky

August 27, 2018 by B&B Association of Kentucky

2018's Fall Foliage in KentuckyThough we’re sad to see what has been a remarkable summer in Kentucky come to an end, we can assure you that fall is a beautiful time of year to visit Kentucky. Across the state, Bed and Breakfasts and Inns are gearing up for another exciting fall. Though many consider New England to be the country’s primary fall foliage destination, there are a number of reasons to plan a fall escape to Kentucky’s colorful countryside instead. Here, you’ll find large stretches of untouched wilderness, including the nearly half of land that is covered in forests.  Within those forests, you’ll find at least 175 different species of trees to enjoy during the crisp fall months, each of which reacts to the temperature and light conditions of Autumn in their own special way.  Book a getaway at any of our Kentucky Inns, and come enjoy the season’s signature pops of yellow and fiery hues with us this fall.  

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The Best Waterfalls in Kentucky

June 21, 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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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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Winter Wildlife Viewing in Kentucky

December 20, 2017 by B&B Association of Kentucky

Wildlife Viewing in Kentucky This WinterThough there are plenty of fantastic indoor attractions across the state of Kentucky where you’re guaranteed to stay warm and dry, there’s really no reason to avoid the outdoors this winter. The colder winter weather isn’t a deterrent for most when it comes to getting outside in Kentucky. It just so happens that tapping into your adventurous spirit is an easy task in the beautiful state of Kentucky, no matter the time of year. In fact, when the winter months arrive in Kentucky, opportunities for wildlife viewing grow, and include things like organized trips to experience elk, bald eagles, sandhill cranes, and many other types of wildlife in their natural winter habitats. Kentucky is a great place to visit, even in the winter! And, to make your trip even better, at the end of your adventurous day, one of our magnificent member Bed and Breakfasts will be waiting to provide you a warm and cozy respite from the cold. Find an Inn, and book your stay with them today!

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Your Guide to the Red River Gorge in Kentucky

October 23, 2017 by B&B Association of Kentucky

Red River Gorge in KentuckyThough the temperature has noticeably dropped in Kentucky, we’re still enjoying a mild and stunning fall.  That likely won’t change anytime soon, either, with average temperatures throughout the remainder of October and November generally hovering comfortably in the mid-to-upper 50’s.  While northern parts of the country begin their slow descent into winter, those of us in Kentucky are keeping outdoors, and enjoying the final displays of vibrant autumnal color as long as we can.  This fall, come visit us and explore the Red River Gorge, one of the most popular natural attractions in the state. When it comes to choosing lodging for your stay, there’s no choice better than a Kentucky Bed and Breakfast, where we offer the perfect blend of comfort and hospitality.  Find your next home away from home today.

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See the Colorful Fall Foliage in Kentucky

September 8, 2017 by B&B Association of Kentucky

Fall Colors in KentuckyThough we’re sad to see what has been a remarkable summer in Kentucky come to an end, we can assure you that fall is a beautiful time of year to visit Kentucky. Across the state, Bed and Breakfasts and Inns are gearing up for another exciting fall. Though many consider New England to be the country’s primary fall foliage destination, there are a number of reasons to plan a fall escape to Kentucky’s colorful countryside instead. Here, you’ll find large stretches of untouched wilderness.  In fact, nearly 47 percent of Kentucky’s land is covered in such forests.  Within those forests, you’ll find at least 175 different species of trees to enjoy during the crisp fall months, each of which reacts to the temperature and light conditions of Autumn in their own special way.  Book a getaway at any of our Kentucky Inns, and come enjoy the vibrant shades of red, the fiery blaze of orange, and the bright pops of yellow and gold with us this fall.  

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Paddle into Summer in Kentucky

June 30, 2017 by B&B Association of Kentucky

Paddle on the Lakes and Rivers of KentuckySummer is off to a great start in Kentucky.  With temperatures in the foreseeable future soaring into the 80’s and 90’s across much of the state, now is a great time to get out on the water and paddle your way into summer.  If you’re looking for your next great adventure, look no further.  Kentucky is home to thousands of miles of rivers and waterways.  In fact, Kentucky boasts more coastline than the state of Florida. With all those miles of coastline, and unbeatable Kentucky hospitality, there’s no better place to spend your summer vacation this summer.  Wherever you plan to be across the state, there’s a Kentucky Bed and Breakfast waiting to welcome you as your home away from home.  Find your Inn, and book a room with them today.

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Find your Next Climbing Adventures in Kentucky

June 16, 2017 by B&B Association of Kentucky

Climbing Adventures in KentuckyWith the upcoming first days of summer, the Kentucky Tourism Department has once again launched it’s incredible 99 Days of Summer Campaign.  We often say that there is no shortage of things to see and do in the extraordinary state of Kentucky, and this incredible calendar of activities proves it. There’s something new to experience each day of the summer, and even this is barely scratching the surface.  As you make your vacation plans for this summer, don’t overlook Kentucky.  From great music, food, and community events to extreme climbing adventures, there’s something for everyone.  When it comes to lodging, there’s nothing better than one of our Member Inns.  Wherever your travels take you, you’ll find a Kentucky Bed and Breakfast nearby.  Find what’s best for your vacation, then book your room today.

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Explore the Daniel Boone National Forest

April 28, 2017 by B&B Association of Kentucky

Red River Gorge in the Daniel Boone National ForestAs you look forward to the remainder of spring and start planning those fun summer adventures, we hope a visit to Kentucky is on your list of things to do.  In Kentucky, spirited adventure is just part of who we are.  From Bluegrass countryside to the Appalachian Mountains, with vast national forests and rugged state parks lying in between, there’s no state more diverse in its beauty than Kentucky.  Though Kentucky has a variety of wonderful state parks and recreation areas to enjoy, there’s one that stands out as a perennial favorite.  The Daniel Boone National Forest is a true treasure, and a place worthy of exploring.  When it comes to accommodations, there are many wonderful Kentucky Bed and Breakfasts in the surrounding area to choose from.  Book your room at any one of these incredible Inns, and get ready to discover Kentucky’s unbridled spirit.

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