10 Amazing Beaches in Kentucky You Have To Check Out This Summer

Kentucky is probably the last place people would think they’d find a beach… but they’d be wrong. We may not have tropical trees and fruits, but we have some amazing beaches bordering some of our beautiful lakes. Kentuckians and visitors to our fair state can relax, fish, sun, camp in cabins or a tent, swim, and just enjoy the beauty of the Blue Grass State.

Here are 10 of Kentucky’s most beautiful beaches:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Kentucky is not known for its beautiful beaches, but perhaps it should be. The Bluegrass State has a lot to offer both its residents and visitors. Whether you enjoy swimming, fishing, camping or just relaxing in the serenity of nature, there is a beach for you. Most are surrounded by lush green forestry and colorful natural rock formations, but some have unique cave systems as well.

I think we have some amazing lakeside get-a-ways. If any of you know of any others, or would like to share images of your own Kentucky beach adventures, please post them in the comments below!