Kentucky’s many religious and faith-based attractions make it one of America’s most popular spiritual vacation destinations. Travel to Kentucky for a week or weekend and visit churches, historic sites and other places that promote spiritual growth and learning. If you plan to stay a while, you’ll find plenty of comfortable accommodations
around the state, from luxurious resorts to budget-conscious bed and breakfasts.
Check out our list of spiritual attractions below—click on each listing to view photos, hours, location and more. Start planning
a trip today—you’ll see why Kentucky is one of the top spiritual vacation destinations around.
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Saint Catharine, KY
Home of the first U.S. community of Dominican Sisters.
Shaker Village of
Pleasant Hill is America’s largest restored Shaker village.
Learn about the Shaker lessons of sustainability, ingenuity and community. The
Open year-round, hours vary. Call for tours, retreat information & Mass times. An excellent quiet campus for walks, meditating, tours, retreats. Highlights of the campus i...
Headquarters of the Sisters of Loretto. Founded in 1812 and moved to its curent location in 1824. It is one of the first religious orders of women west of the Allegheny Mounta...
South Union, KY
The Shakers were a communal religious organization that flourished in America during the 19th century. The Shaker Museum, found in the 40-room 1824 Centre House, is filled wit...
National Register of Historic Places.
Thousands of visitors come to the Cathedral every year. While mostly from the United States, each year there are a significant number of international visitors. They come in s...
The African Methodist Episcopal Church (AMEC) is a Christ-Centered, Bible-Based, Justice-Seeking, and Holy Spirit led global faith-community, committed to bringing all persons...
New Haven, KY
Abbey Visitor's Center: Archive Display, a DVD Theatre for viewing a 25 min DVD about the monastery. Gift Shop featuring the monks' world famous Trappist Cheese, Fudge an...
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