When you come to see Tennessee play, we know you’ll cheer against the home team. But in the spirit of Southern hospitality, we want you to have a fantastic time in Kentucky. We’ve hand-picked some top stops and activities to make the trip a winner for you, your friends, and your family. Come a few days early or stay a few days late to have your own Kentucky adventure. Discover your activities below – and may the best team win!

I-75 Route

Itinerary
Eat at the Original Colonel Sanders Restaurant
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Eat at the Original Colonel Sanders Restaurant

Fill up on fried chicken at the Harland Sanders Café and Museum, Colonel Sanders’ original restaurant location.

See the Niagara of the South
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See the "Niagara of the South"

Visit Cumberland Falls, a 125-foot-wide waterfall, in a scenic state park.

Grab Some Authentic Italian Pizza
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Grab Some Authentic Italian Pizza

Be sure to try the homemade garlic bread, baked spaghetti, and pizza at Papa Leno's.

Build Your Own Thai Noodle Bowl
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Build Your Own Thai Noodle Bowl

Fill up at Noodle Nirvana, a fast casual noodle shop with fresh local foods.

Experience Kentucky Horse Country
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Experience Kentucky Horse Country

Tour the Kentucky Horse Park, go for a ride, or relax on a horse-drawn trolley. Tours from 9AM – 5PM daily.

I-65 Route

Itinerary
Enjoy Slow-Cooked Barbeque
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Enjoy Slow-Cooked Barbeque

Eat like a local at Smokey Pig’s BBQ, where everything is slow-cooked over wood coals.

Drive a Corvette
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Drive a Corvette

See more than 70 Corvettes at the National Corvette Museum – and maybe ride in one. Open 8AM – 5PM daily.

Visit the Bourbon Capital of the World
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Visit the Bourbon Capital of the World

Tour the Bardstown Bourbon Company to experience incredible bourbon in a state-of-the-art distillery.

Wander Among 5,000 Jack-O-Lanterns
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Wander Among 5,000 Jack-O-Lanterns

Get in the mood for fall and see thousands of carved pumpkins at the Louisville Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular.

Meet Silver Charm and War Emblem
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Meet Silver Charm and War Emblem

Get close to over 100 retired thoroughbred race horses at Old Friends Farms. Reservations required.

While You're Here

Itinerary
Get the Freshest Seafood in Kentucky
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Get the Freshest Seafood in Kentucky

Enjoy a healthy meal at Smithtown Seafood, a farm-to-table restaurant focusing on fresh, sustainably sourced ingredients.

Taste the Unique Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale
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Taste the Unique Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale

Visit the Townbranch Distillery to try this award-winning barrel-aged ale. Tours offered daily.

Try Local Cocktails on the Patio
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Try Local Cocktails on the Patio

Toast the Vols to victory at the Grey Goose Midway restaurant.

Take the Scenic Route
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Take the Scenic Route

Turn onto the Old Frankfort Pike Scenic Byway to see beautiful horse farms and rock and wooden fences.