Whatever your passion or your interest, a weekend getaway in Kentucky will have it all. Plenty of wide open spaces for those who enjoy outdoor activities and even extreme sports, as well as historic towns and villages which have played an important role in the heritage of the USA.
Enjoy the best weekend getaways Kentucky has to offer
History lovers will enjoy exploring Kentucky via the Kentucky Civil War Heritage Trail. As well as being the site of several key battles, Kentucky was also where Abraham Lincoln was born. In Hodgenville, you can visit the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, as well as the Lincoln Museum or his boyhood home. Kentucky's other famous son is the boxer Muhammad Ali and his childhood home in Louisville is now a museum dedicated to his life and career
Kentucky is also famous for its horses and visitors of all ages will enjoy spending time at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. As well as demonstrations by expert riders you can also take a ride yourself. If horses are a little slow for your taste head over to Bowling Green to the National Corvette Museum, a shrine to the famous sports car located just a few miles from the assembly plant which also offers tours if you want your weekend getaway in Kentucky to be something special.
The best weekend getaways in Kentucky wouldn't be complete without spending some time enjoying the state's natural scenery. The Mammoth Cave National Park is home to a network of caves that are open to the public, while the Appalachian Region is a great place for hiking and enjoying the views of the many waterfalls along the length of the Cumberland River. The Cumberland is also popular with white water rafters and there are tours available for first timers on a weekend getaway in Kentucky.