These 8 Bed And Breakfasts In Kentucky Are Perfect For A Getaway
By Jenn Shockley|Updated on March 31, 2023(Originally published March 30, 2023)
I am somewhat a cliche'. I grew up running around barefoot on a farm in Kentucky.
I love writing, art, sunshine, all animals and my incredibly patient husband, who tolerates my "crazy animal lady" side.
As local travel experts, we know what travelers are looking for when it comes to finding the perfect accommodations for their next trip. To compile our lists, we scour the internet to find properties with excellent ratings and reviews, desirable amenities, nearby attractions, and that something special that makes a destination worthy of traveling for.
Every so often, a little convalescence is a good thing. We all deserve a good getaway, and the best bed and breakfasts in Kentucky offer the most relaxing escape imaginable. A Bed and Breakfast is often a perfect way to forget about responsibility for a day or two… or a few more. There are so many wonderful spots to visit, it can be difficult to make a choice on which one to stay in. The reviews are helpful, but knowing someone who stayed there is an added bonus, as you tend to get the truth from them. There is no better way to just get away from it all, then by staying in a beautiful B&B.
Here are eight B&Bs in Kentucky that come highly recommended by our readers and locals alike:
The best bed and breakfasts in Kentucky are highly recommended for an overnight (or a few) getaway. They all offer something unique, be it environment, décor, architecture, amenities or amazing homemade food. If you are looking for a place to just escape and wind down after a busy work week (or anytime, for that matter), consider staying at one of these wonderful establishments. Have you ever stayed in a Kentucky B&B? If so, which one and what was the best thing about it?
Round out this B&B adventure with a visit to Hidden Cave Ranch, a local getaway in a magnificent milieu.
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What are the most unique getaways in Kentucky?
There is an endless array of charm tucked away in The Bluegrass State, which locals and visitors alike can tell you all about. This state may not be most people's dream vacation destination, but there are all sorts of getaways perfect for families, couples, or solos. Truly, there's something for everyone here, includin:
Kentucky is overflowing with excellent small towns that are enchanting for a visit or as a place to put down roots:
Jamestown has an interesting backstory - it was originally named Jacksonville in honor of General Andrew Jackson, but the "corrupt bargain" of the presidential election of 1824 led to its name change.
Guthrie was once a stagecoach stop, and it maintains a charming small town feel that passerby love to this day.
Finally, Harrodsburg is full of charm... it was the first community to be settled in Kentucky!
What are the oldest hotel in Kentucky?
The Old Talbott Tavern is perhaps the oldest hotel in Kentucky, dating back to the 1700s and boasting a long history of overnight accommodations... and eternal accommodations, if you believe the ghost stories associated with it. This purportedly haunted hotel is frequented by guests of yesteryear, including some pretty famous faces. According to legend, Jesse James (you know, the infamous outlaw) and an unidentified woman. This spooky getaway has been ranked among the most haunted hotels in the United States. You never know what you'll find in Kentucky... sometimes, discoveries in The Bluegrass State blur the lines between reality and magic.