The Weekend Road Trip Through Eastern Kentucky Everyone Should Take

Kentucky is a state that is perfectly set up for a road trip. Each region of the Bluegrass has its own appeal, charm, and unique factors that it makes it easy to want to visit an area that’s unfamiliar. If you’ve never explored the eastern half of our state, then you are missing out on incredible natural beauty, a rich history, wonderful state parks, and delicious food. If you need help planning a trip to the east, simply follow these guidelines to see some of the best this region has to offer. If you want to make any adjustments to the map, all you have to do is click here to make changes.

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:

Eastern Kentucky has caves, mountains, scenic drives, history, and so much more. Are you from a different part of the state and are now ready to head east? If you’re from Eastern Kentucky, what else should we add to our must-see list? Share with us in the comments!