This 2-Hour Drive Through Kentucky Is The Best Way To See This Year’s Fall Colors
Fall in Kentucky is simply splendid and now that the cooler temperatures have arrived, it’s time to start enjoying the colorful foliage that makes this season so special. As a naturally beautiful state, there are many places to take an afternoon drive to see these colors firsthand, but there is one area of our state that truly shows off this time of year. Located in southeastern Kentucky, Pine Mountain State Resort Park and the roads around it are bursting with mature forests, epic overlooks, and mountain views that are painted with color in the fall. That’s why this 2-hour drive through this region is the absolute best way to see this year’s fall colors.
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A drive around Pine Mountain State Resort Park and through the mountainous area nearby is the perfect way to experience the brilliance of fall in Kentucky. Have you spent time on Pine Mountain in the fall? Is it on your bucket list? It’s not too late to experience it this year!
To get your drive started, Pine Mountain State Resort Park is located at 1050 State Park Rd., Pineville, KY 40977. For more information on the park, visit its website here.
And for information on when the leaves will be at their peak color in Kentucky, check out our previous article here.
A Cincinnati native who has lived in Kentucky for over 10 years, Andrea's heart belongs both in the Queen City and the Bluegrass State. After earning an education degree and working in that field for a number of years, Andrea began to pursue her passion for writing over 6 years ago. Since then she has written for a number of print and online publications, as well as published a children's book.
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