The Ultimate Kentucky Hidden Gem Road Trip Will Take You To 7 Incredible Little-Known Spots In The State

Stumbling upon a hidden gem is such a thrill when traveling and this experience can happen all over the state of Kentucky. Perhaps you try a new, lesser-known hiking trail or take a risk on a campground you hadn’t heard of, but end up pleasantly surprised to have found a true gem. Of course if everyone visited these hidden gems, they wouldn’t be hidden, but we’ve found that even by sharing these special places, they remain relatively uncrowded (not everyone visits them, after all). So let’s take a look at some of these little-known spots in the state along the ultimate Kentucky Hidden Gem Road Trip.

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There may be no better adventure in our state than this Kentucky Hidden Gem Road Trip. It includes seven scenic and lesser-known places in Kentucky where you may be lucky enough to avoid crowds while experiencing some of the most beautiful spots in our state. Have you already been able to visit any of these hidden gems in Kentucky? Share your thoughts with us in the comments and be sure to tag your adventurous friends who would love to try this with you!

This list focuses on natural hidden gems, but we’ve featured many other places in Kentucky, so be sure to check out more lesser-known destinations on our website.

Address: Nolin Lake, Kentucky, USA
Address: Pine Island Branch, Kentucky 42501, USA
Address: Sand Cave, Kentucky 42127, USA
Address: Gabes Branch, Ages, KY 40831, USA
Address: Black Mountain, Kentucky 40843, USA
Address: Rosslyn, KY 40380, USA
Address: Amos Falls, Kentucky 40769, USA