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Need a plan for Thanksgiving? All 17 Kentucky State Resort Parks...



Need a plan for Thanksgiving? All 17 Kentucky State Resort Parks are cooking the Thanksgiving meal with all the fixings and then some! No grocery shopping, cooking, cleaning, lingering weird relatives or dishes! http://parks.ky.gov/thanksgiving/. (at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park)

POSTED: 2 days ago

Does the holiday ahead, time with family and friends and short...



Does the holiday ahead, time with family and friends and short work week make the end of the weekend a little easier? When in need of a Sunday Sunset feature, look no further than the talented 📷 @megan.sweeting (at Nicholasville, Kentucky)

POSTED: 3 days ago

Happy Friday and Take a Hike! It’s National Take a Hike...



Happy Friday and Take a Hike! It’s National Take a Hike Day. 🌲🍂🍁 Go to https://www.kentuckytourism.com/outdoor-adventure/trail_blazing/hiking/trails.aspx to find a trail and get going! (at Big south Fork National river and Recreation area Oneida, TN.)

POSTED: 5 days ago

It’s a bourbon and fireplace kind of night. Thursday...



It’s a bourbon and fireplace kind of night. Thursday night vibes with @buffalotrace

POSTED: 6 days ago

💦 Waterfall on the Holly Loop Trail at Cove Spring Park in...



💦 Waterfall on the Holly Loop Trail at Cove Spring Park in Frankfort. This park/nature preserve consists of approximately 240 acres of wetlands, streams, springs, waterfalls, forested ravines and other natural and historic features. 📷: @the_lowe_life (at Cove Spring Park)

POSTED: 7 days ago

If you have been waiting patiently like we have for next...

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If you have been waiting patiently like we have for next year’s grand opening, here’s your chance to have a sneak peek of Castle & Key Distillery! They’re pulling back the curtain and showing off all of the hard work put into the restoration of the distillery. Book a Restoration Experience now for a limited time only. www.castleandkey.com

POSTED: 9 days ago

Relax….it’s only Sunday! There’s still plenty...



Relax….it’s only Sunday! There’s still plenty of weekend left. Sunday morning sunrise 🌄 📷: @__zacharyy__ (at Lake Cumberland)

POSTED: 10 days ago

Honoring All of Our Veterans. Thank you for your service! 🇺🇸



Honoring All of Our Veterans. Thank you for your service! 🇺🇸

POSTED: 11 days ago

Veterans Day Weekend - Free Mammoth Passage, Frozen Niagara...



Veterans Day Weekend - Free Mammoth Passage, Frozen Niagara Tours & Special Porch Talks! Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Be sure to arrive early in the day to secure a spot on the tour. (at Mammoth Cave National Park)

POSTED: 13 days ago

Fall color has a way of making beautiful places look even...



Fall color has a way of making beautiful places look even better! As demonstrated by 📷@vegannepal in this Waterfall Wednesday shot of Cumberland Falls. 💦 🍁🍂 (at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park)

POSTED: 14 days ago

A collection of fall scenery from different areas in the state....



A collection of fall scenery from different areas in the state. Doesn’t Kentucky look especially stunning? Thanks to 📷 @tbpeur01 @bill.french.photography @kathy77777 @steve_logan @ab.dye (at Kentucky)

POSTED: 16 days ago

Rise and shine! You still have half the weekend ahead of you...



Rise and shine! You still have half the weekend ahead of you (and an extra hour sleep)! Enjoy your Sunday! 📷: @woodfordcountykentucky (at Woodford County, Kentucky)

POSTED: 17 days ago

No plans for Saturday night? Try Chihuly Nights at Maker’s...



No plans for Saturday night? Try Chihuly Nights at Maker’s Mark Distillery in Loretto.
On every Saturday night from now through November 25, you can enjoy the amazing art of Dale Chihuly with Chihuly Nights — a special, limited-run night time exhibit from 6–9 p.m. throughout the distillery grounds. @makersmark (at Makers Mark)

POSTED: 20 days ago

No more water needed today, thanks. Waterfalls are always the...



No more water needed today, thanks. Waterfalls are always the exception! 💦 To see this waterfall beauty for yourself and post your own pic, Take US 421 to Gray Hawk. At the US 421 and Hwy 1071 Junction, turn west on Hays Road for 100 feet, then turn left on Lower Hays for 1mile, then turn right (just before the low water bridge), and go ½ mile, then turn left into Flat Lick Falls Recreational and Scenic Area. 📷 @benchildersphotography (at Gray Hawk, Kentucky)

POSTED: 21 days ago

It only seemed fitting! Happy Halloween and cheers! 🎃👻 📷...



It only seemed fitting! Happy Halloween and cheers! 🎃👻 📷 @willettdistillery (at Louisville Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular)

POSTED: 1 month ago

A beautiful Sunday sunset - city style this week! 📷...



A beautiful Sunday sunset - city style this week! 📷 @ustincameron Hope the weekend was a good one! (at Louisville, Kentucky)

POSTED: 1 month ago

So many gorgeous fall shots this week, so little time! 🍂🍁 Kudos...



So many gorgeous fall shots this week, so little time! 🍂🍁 Kudos and thanks to these photographers for sharing what you’re seeing when you’re out and about. 👏🏻 listed in the order of their photos 📷 @hicksipoo322 @maryjspeer @kyvelvet @in10seu4ia @bigjoel452 (at Kentucky)

POSTED: 1 month ago

Sunday night sunsets at over the lake at Kenlake State Resort...



Sunday night sunsets at over the lake at Kenlake State Resort Park. 🌅 Share your fall weekend adventures with us by using #travelky 📷 @jaruss_13 (at Kenlake State Resort Park)

POSTED: 1 month ago
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Happy Friday! By the way, It’s also campfires and smores...



Happy Friday! By the way, It’s also campfires and smores season! ⛺ Find your perfect campsite at one of our State Parks parks.ky.gov or a complete list of all locations at www.kentuckytourism.com/places_to_stay/campgrounds.aspx 📷 @heywanderer (at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park)

POSTED: 1 month ago

Sunday night sunsets @pinemountainsettlementschool 🌅. This...



Sunday night sunsets @pinemountainsettlementschool 🌅. This historic school has been providing education since 1913. Originally a boarding school, Pine Mountain Settlement School has evolved over the years to be a place for environmental, historical & cultural education for people of all ages. An excellent location for class field trips, arrangements can be made for full day or week long visits. Pine Mountain Settlement School also hosts weddings and reunions. There are numerous trails on the property that lead throughout, and to the pinnacle of Pine Mountain where one will find gorgeous vistas and unforgettable scenes. (at Bledsoe, Kentucky)

POSTED: 1 month ago