paddle boat dock at pennyrile state park

Road Trips

Western Waterlands

  • Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Craft Tour

    With stops at 19 superb small-batch distilleries, the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Craft Tour is proof that it pays to venture off the beaten path.

  • Interstate 24

    Lake cruises, butterfly gardens and fine dining from a Top Chef finalist are just a few of the reasons to turn your I-24 drive into a mini-vacation.

  • Interstate 69

    Interstate 69 cuts a scenic path across beautiful Western Kentucky and highlights some of the best art, history and recreation the Bluegrass State has to offer.

  • Country Ham Trail

    A savory Southern specialty for breakfast, lunch or dinner, country ham is one of Kentucky’s favorite foods.

  • Western Kentucky BBQ Trail

    Take a mouthwatering journey through the heart of barbecue country to sample mutton and more slow-cooked goodness.

  • Kentucky Lincoln Heritage Trail

    Abraham Lincoln lived in Kentucky for the first seven years of his life, and that period left a lifelong impression on the future leader.

  • Purchase Parkway

    The Purchase Parkway follows the Jackson Purchase route through Western Kentucky, where you will find beautiful farmland, shimmering lakes and Civil War history.

  • Pennyrile Parkway

    The Pennyrile area is rich in cultural history and surrounded by beautiful Western Kentucky landscapes.

  • 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.