pikeville cut through the mountains near the water

Road Trips

Traveling Around Kentucky Appalachians Region

  • Interstate 64

    Discover all that is quintessentially Kentucky on this east-west roadway – from Louisville’s buzzing bourbon and culinary scene to the proud musical and cultural heritage of the Appalachian Mountains.

  • Country Music Highway (U.S. 23)

    Home to spectacular mountain scenery and stars like Loretta Lynn and Chris Stapleton, this classic Kentucky road trip will sing through your memories long after your journey has ended.

  • Bon Appetit Appalachia Kentucky

    Get a taste of Kentucky mountain culture and traditions, from farm to table.

  • Mountain Parkway

    This 75-mile stretch of road traverses the beautiful mountain landscapes of Eastern Kentucky, with easy access to some of the state's most adventurous recreation areas.

  • Hatfield & McCoy Trail

    The bitter feud between the Hatfield & McCoy families is one of the most infamous and endlessly fascinating chapters of American history.

  • Civil War Heritage Trail

    Kentucky's Civil War Heritage Trail was created to observe the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War, and includes 36 historic and interpretive sites around the state – from battlefields and cemeteries to the birthplaces of Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis.