Tours & Trails
Kentucky Tours, Trails and Byways
Taste your way along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail and tour our many “spirited” bourbon distilleries. Take a scenic drive through the tree-canopied byways of Horse Country and discover where racing champions are born and bred.
Travel back in time along the Native American Trail of Tears. Find off-the-beaten-path adventure on more than 1,500 miles of backpacking, hiking and ATV trails in Kentucky. Or let the music do the talking on the Kentucky Music Trail.
There may be no better way to see the countryside, experience the culture, taste the food, hear the music and meet all of the wonderful characters of Kentucky than on Kentucky tours, trails and byways.
Use the search below to find Kentucky tours and trails of interest ranging from the legendary Kentucky Bourbon Trail to the Kentucky Artisan Heritage Trail.
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The Battle of Camp Wildcat is recognized as the first Union victory of the Civil War. Follow the walking trail (with interpretive signing) to Hoosiers Knob where the trenches ...
In southeastern Kentucky's Bell County, high on the vaulted slopes of Pine Mountain a large rock outcropping looms menacingly over the small town of Pineville. For years Chai...
There's Only One...Portal 31 Exhibition Mine
Portal No. 31 Underground Mine Touroffers visitors the unique experience of touring an actual coal mine by rail car. Visitors w...
Accessible by blacktopped road, the new Breathitt County elk viewing facility allows visitors to view the largest elk herd in Kentucky. Surrounded by wetlands, ponds, and a v...
A two-mile tour featuring historic sites, buildings of early architecture, many on National Registry. Excellent brochure and map at AACVB office.
The Middle Creek National Battlefield (January 10, 1862) is the site of the largest and most significant Civil War battle in Eastern Kentucky. Union forces were led by Col. Ja...
Salt Lick, KY
The Zilpo Scenic Byway is a gently curving eleven mile road with a travel time of approximately 20 minutes each way. The route winds through the eastern hardwoods of the Danie...
The Union army constructed this
earthwork fort and manned it (at times with African-American soldiers) to
defend the fort and ferry at Boonesboro, and deter Confederate raid...
Many of Harrodsburg’s historic buildings and pioneer-era stations are highlighted on a self-guided walking/driving tour.
Guided tours. Reservations for groups suggested. Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am-3:00pm, closed weekends. Guided tours will be given on the hour and half hour on weekdays . Only...
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