KENTUCKY

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CAMPGROUNDS
  • **Bailey's Point Campground in Scottsville, KY (Army Corps of Engineers)

  • Energy Lake in the Land Between the Lakes Recreation Area in Cadiz, KY

  • **Mammoth Cave Campground (in the National Park)

  • My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown, KY

  • **Taylorsville Lake State Park in Mt. Eden, KY


**Recommended by fellow tourists

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GREAT GRUB
  • **Blind Pig Bourbon Speak Easy in Bardstown, KY

  • **Buck's Restaurant in Louisville, KY

  • Dry Ground Brewing Co. in Paducah, KY

  • **Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse in Louisville, KY

  • **Mammy's Kitchen in Bardstown, KY

  • **Micki's on Main in Bowling Green, KY

  • Old Talbott Tavern

  • Mussel and Burger Bar in Louisville, KY

  • **Paula's Hot Biscuit (breakfast) in Hodgenville, KY

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RV PARKS
  • **Cave Country RV Campground in Cave City, KY

  • **Chimney Rock RV Park in Harrodsburg, KY

  • **Taylorsville RV Park in Taylorsville, KY

  • **Whispering Hills RV Park in Georgetown, KY

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PLACES OF INTEREST
  • Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Park in Hodgenville, KY

  • Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest in Bardstown, KY

  • Bluegrass Distillers in Lexington, KY

  • **Civil War Museum in Bardstown, KY

  • Cumberland Gap in Southern KY

  • **Daniel Boone National Forest in London, KY

  • Elk & Bison Prairie (only by car-$5 entry fee) in the Land Between the Lakes area

  • Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center in Bardstown, KY

  • **Jim Beam Distillery in Bardstown, KY

  • Lake Barkley Bridge Multiuse Path-16 mile paved/dirt bike trail (awesome!!) in Canton, KY (Land Between the Lakes areea)

  • **Lost River Cave in Bowling Green, KY

  • **Kentucky Bourbon Festival in Bardstown, KY (September)

  • **Kentucky Derby in Churchill Downs, KY

  • Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville, KY

  • Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY

  • Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory in Louisville, KY

  • Mammoth Cave National Park

  • **Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, KY

  • **Old Fort Harrod State Park in Harrodsburg, KY

  • Rebecca Ruth's Candies in Frankfort, KY

  • **Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill in Harrodsburg, KY

  • Sun Valley Farm (breeding farm), in Versailles, KY

  • Third Street in Downtown Bardstown, KY

  • **Thunder Over Louisville (firework show)

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ALTERNATIVE STAYS
  • **Boundary Oak Distillery in Radcliff, KY (Harvest Hosts)

  • **Great Meadows Campground in Stearns, KY (near Daniel Boone National Forest)

  • **Gypsy's Gorgeous Garden in New Haven, KY (Boondockers Welcome)

  • **Honeyshuck Farms in Woodburn, KY (Boondockers Welcome)

  • **Kentucky Railway Museum in New Haven, KY (Harvest Hosts) 

  • **Koomer Ridge Campground in Pine Ridge, KY

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FIDO FRIENDLY
  • Bardstown Community Park

  • **Cherokee Park in Louisville, KY

  • **EP Tom Sawyer Dog Park in Louisville, KY

  • **Jacobson Park Dog Park in Lexington, KY