The Lighthouse Walk In Kentucky That Offers Unforgettable Views
There are many sights you’d expect to see around Kentucky, like horses running through a field or a hiking trail that takes you to a beautiful waterfall, but many would not imagine that you can also find a scenic lighthouse in the Bluegrass State. Located in Grand Rivers, Lighthouse Landing is home to a picturesque lighthouse and a lovely path to reach it and explore the surrounding area. This lighthouse walk in Kentucky offers unforgettable views and is an experience everyone should have at least once. We love lighthouses in Kentucky!
Lighthouse Landing is a unique and scenic place in Kentucky that may be a bit unexpected but is downright unforgettable. Take this lighthouse walk in Kentucky for the best views of the lake and gain a deeper appreciation for our state’s incredible beauty. Have you been to any lighthouses in Kentucky? Is a visit to Grand Rivers on your bucket list? Let us know in the comments!
For more iconic spots to visit in Grand Rivers, check out our previous article about charming stores in Kentucky that are definitely worth a visit.
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More Kentucky lighthouses
Are there any lighthouses to visit in Kentucky?
Being land-locked Kentucky isn't known for its abundance of lighthouses, however, there are some. If you enjoy lighthouse tours, check out these lighthouses you can visit in Kentucky:
- Waterfront Plaza Towers, Louisville, KY: While these aren't functioning lighthouses, there are two atop the Waterfront Plaza Towers in Louisville, KY. They are paying tribute to the beacon that once stood atop the Galt House Hotel in the mid-1800s. The original was used to indicate to boat captains and airplane pilots that they were nearing the city. The hotel and the lighthouse burned down in 1865, but the two new lighthouses pay tribute to the iconic lighthouse of the past.
- The Lighthouse Restaurant, Sulphur Well Historic District, KY: Even though there is no ocean for many miles in any direction, the Lighthouse Restaurant is a Kentucky icon and award-winning dining establishment. The restaurant was opened in 1968, but taken over and re-named in 1985. It is still a beacon of good food to this day.
Where can you stay in Grand Rivers Kentucky?
When you need a place to crash for the night when visiting Lighthouse Landing, here are a few places to stay in Grand Rivers, KY:
- Rose of the Lakes Bed & Breakfast, Grand Rivers, KY: The charming town of Grand Rivers is a popular destination in Kentucky for a number of reasons. Whether you are in town to see the Grand Rivers Lighthouse or Patti's 1880s Settlement, this cozy bed & breakfast is a great place to stay.
- Lighthouse Landing Cottages, Grand Rivers, KY: Right near the Lighthouse Landing area are the lovely cottages you can rent for a nice weekend getaway. Located right on the banks of Kentucky Lake it is a picturesque spot we are sure you'll enjoy. If you need a little more room, this beautiful 5-bedroom home right on the main section of the lake is highly rated.