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A different angle on our normal Waterfall Wednesday posts. 💦 A...



A different angle on our normal Waterfall Wednesday posts. 💦 A standup paddleboarder admiring the mighty Cumberland Falls! Anyone up to the challenge this summer? 📷: @paddle365 (at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park)

POSTED: 6 hours ago

Tuesday evening vibes from the Colville Covered Bridge in...



Tuesday evening vibes from the Colville Covered Bridge in Bourbon County. It was built in 1877 by Jacob Bower. At one time, there were 27 covered bridges in Bourbon County. This is the last remaining one in the county. A flood in 1997 damaged the bridge when Hinkston Creek crested at 37 feet. The bridge had to undergo a major 2-year renovation. 📷: @in10seu4ia (at Bourbon County)

POSTED: 2 days ago

Summer weekends pass by the fastest of any other time of year!...



Summer weekends pass by the fastest of any other time of year! Hope you stayed cool. Remember to tag us or use #travelky in your summer adventures! Sunday sunset by 📷: @megan.sweeting (at Nicholasville, Kentucky)

POSTED: 4 days ago
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One month and counting! A Total Solar Eclipse will occur on...



One month and counting! A Total Solar Eclipse will occur on August 21st. Check out our website for more information, such as viewing tips, events, the locations with the greatest viewing opportunities. www.kentuckytourism.com/eclipse

POSTED: 6 days ago

Waterfall Wednesday in Menifee County! 💦 The area where Broke...



Waterfall Wednesday in Menifee County! 💦 The area where Broke Leg Falls is located was affected when the EF-3 tornado of 2012 hit. Broke Leg, Dog Slaughter, Bad Branch! There has to be some stories there! 📷: @mattwebb1242 (at Broke Leg Falls)

POSTED: 8 days ago

Would you believe this is a quilt?! 😳 If you haven’t...



Would you believe this is a quilt?! 😳 If you haven’t visited the National Quilt Museum in Paducah, you are missing out on some fabulous works of art. 👌🏻This amazing piece is from a collection of 30 interpretations of water-themed pieces currently on display. 📷: “The Woman at the Well” by Cherie Hampton of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma @paducahcreativecity (at The National Quilt Museum)

POSTED: 9 days ago

Because sometimes Monday’s definitely need a decent amount...



Because sometimes Monday’s definitely need a decent amount of motivation. 🌻 Beautiful field of sunflowers by @kathy77777 (at Bourbon County, Kentucky)

POSTED: 10 days ago

Sunday night sunset in Horse Country. Amazing mama and baby shot...



Sunday night sunset in Horse Country. Amazing mama and baby shot by 📷: @karapaigeharkins (at Lexington, Kentucky)

POSTED: 11 days ago

Cheers to the weekend! 🙌🏻 Now it’s your time! What will be...



Cheers to the weekend! 🙌🏻 Now it’s your time! What will be your “what did you do over the weekend” story? @venturegirl_ (at Laurel River Lake)

POSTED: 13 days ago

Not missing out on one of our faves…Waterfall...



Not missing out on one of our faves…Waterfall Wednesday’s! 💦 Such a great one by @pattonjosh it should definitely be on our waterfall seekers wish list! You can find it on the Eagle Falls Trail at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. (at Eagle Falls)

POSTED: 15 days ago

Taking you to simple, peaceful places this morning! Cabin Creek...



Taking you to simple, peaceful places this morning! Cabin Creek Bridge in Lewis County was built in 1873 and restored in 2014. It is 113 ft and has a burr truss design. The original builder of the bridge is buried on-site. It is one of the thirteen remaining covered bridges in Kentucky. Check out our article Covered Bridges in Kentucky - A Link to the Past. 📷: @southern_pirate (at Cabin Creek Covered Bridge)

POSTED: 16 days ago

What a beautiful Kentucky summer weekend! Featuring Cave Run...



What a beautiful Kentucky summer weekend! Featuring Cave Run Lake in Morehead for your Sunday Sunset. 🌅 What a beauty❣📷: @caverunmarinas (at Cave Run Lake)

POSTED: 18 days ago

The weekend is here! 👏🏻 If your July 4th holiday was soggy and...



The weekend is here! 👏🏻 If your July 4th holiday was soggy and you’re ready to get out, check out our 99 days of summer calendar for ideas. ☀️Master Musician Festival in Somerset starts today. www.kentuckytourism.com/99days (at Master Musicians Festival)

POSTED: 20 days ago

We thankfully never run out of waterfalls to feature on...



We thankfully never run out of waterfalls to feature on Waterfall Wednesdays. 💦Kentucky has an abundance of these beauties! 😍 Tag us in the pics of the waterfalls you find! Great shot by our friends at 📷: @kystateparks (at Grayson Lake State Park)

POSTED: 22 days ago

Check out what’s new at Maker’s Mark! From now...



Check out what’s new at Maker’s Mark! From now through October, there will be seven special installations by world-renowned artist @dalechihuly on display at the distillery. Very cool! 👌🏻Come see this amazing art while sampling delicious Kentucky bourbon. 📷: @mintjuleptours (at Markers Mark Distillery, Loretto Kentucky)

POSTED: 24 days ago

It’s finally FRIDAY! What do you have planned for the...



It’s finally FRIDAY! What do you have planned for the holiday weekend and July 4th? 🇺🇸Celebrate at a Kentucky State Park! 🎆 Check out the list of events at parks.ky.gov/fourth-of-July (at Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park)

POSTED: 1 month ago

Happy Waterfall Wednesday! 💦 This waterfall beauty is Tioga...



Happy Waterfall Wednesday! 💦 This waterfall beauty is Tioga Falls in Hardin County near Fort Knox. It is 130 feet tall. 📷: @pas812 (at Tioga Falls)

POSTED: 1 month ago

Summertime vibes in Paris, Kentucky. ❤️ 📷: @stone_farm (at...



Summertime vibes in Paris, Kentucky. ❤️ 📷: @stone_farm (at Stone Farm)

POSTED: 1 month ago

And another summer weekend ends. Hope you enjoyed it to the...



And another summer weekend ends. Hope you enjoyed it to the fullest! Sunday Sunset at Lake Cumberland captured by @mikkisimmons (at Lake Cumberland)

POSTED: 1 month ago

Happy Saturday Morning! ☀️The rain is behind us and Saturday...



Happy Saturday Morning! ☀️The rain is behind us and Saturday mornings are a great time to check out your local Farmers Markets! There are over 159 Farmers Markets in 106 counties with the freshest items grown right in your area. http://www.kyagr.com/marketing/farmers-market.html for more info. Pictured: @lexfarmmkt (at Lexington Farmers Market)

POSTED: 1 month ago