Kentucky September 20, 2017
This Dreamy Road Trip Will Take You To The Best Fall Foliage In All Of Kentucky
The leaves are starting to change and fall is slowly making its way into the Bluegrass State. Kentucky is filled with adventure in the summer, but fall is also a beautiful time to explore our diverse state and its natural beauty. If you’re wondering where to head this season to see the best fall foliage, we have you covered. If you need more ideas, be sure to check out Kentucky Tourism’s “Kentucky Color Fall” website
Red River Gorge Zipline Tours - 455 Cliffview Rd. Campton, KY 41301
Can you imagine a better way to view the beautiful colors of fall than from above the trees? Red River Gorge Zipline Tours will send you flying through the cool autumn air, with some of the best scenery you'll ever experience. The 5 ziplines will send you soaring over the Gorge, and fall is arguably the best time for this epic Kentucky adventure.
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park - 7351 Highway 90 Corbin, KY 40701
All of Kentucky's amazing state parks should be on your fall bucket list, but Cumberland Falls State Resort Park is particularly special this time of year. With many hiking trails that include stunning waterfalls that will now be surrounded by a painted backdrop, now is the time to visit one of the state's most loved destinations.
Land Between the Lakes - 238 Visitor Center Dr. Golden Pond, KY 42211
As one of the most diverse areas of Kentucky, the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is full of life in the fall. Wander down one of the countless trails, take in the colors by a lake, and enjoy the pure magic of this lovely part of Kentucky.
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park - 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd. Dawson Springs, KY 42408
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park is filled with endless color in the fall and definitely warrants a visit. The scenes around the lake are the real showstopper and if you need a spot to spend the night, camping here is a true pleasure.
Drive through horse country. - Old Frankfort Pike
You can't take a fall foliage trip through Kentucky without driving through horse country. Try the drive down Old Frankfort Pike that runs between Lexington and Frankfort. You'll see plenty of colorful horse farms, a few distilleries, small towns, and of course the infamous tree-lined streets.
Grayson Lake State Park - 314 Grayson Lake State Park Rd. Olive Hill, KY 41164
We may have a bit of a love affair with this lovely state park, and from the picture we bet you can see why. Grayson Lake State Park is a hidden gem and the perfect spot to view fall foliage this season. If you want a unique view, check out SUP Kentucky's stand up paddle boarding tours of the lake. It's a great way to experience Kentucky's natural autumn beauty.
All of Kentucky, including our 49 state parks, is an absolutely stunning place in the fall, so make sure you get out and explore! If you’d like more information on any of the places on our trip, just click on its bolded name above.