Here Are 8 Incredible Natural Wonders Hiding Near Louisville
There are plenty of beautiful sights to see and things to do in Louisville, but sometimes you just need to get away for a day and explore our beautiful state! These incredible natural wonders show off some of the most scenic views (both above and below ground), stunning waterfalls, and amazing spots around Louisville. Some are right on our doorstep and others require a little more of a road trip, but all are close enough for single-day adventure!
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Anyone who thinks that Kentucky is only filled with bourbon and horse racing needs to take a closer look at some of the stunning spots in nature! Louisville is lucky to be close to so many of these, so whether you are looking for a quick afternoon escape or a mini-adventure road trip that you can do in one day, these eight amazing natural wonders definitely deserve a spot on your bucket list!
Meg Archer is a Portland, Oregon-based Editor & Social Media Manager with degrees in English/Creative Writing from Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo and Social Psychology from Portland State University. She has held positions in writing, editing, and media-related fields for over 10 years, including serving as the Editor-in-Chief for Cal Poly’s literary journal Byzantium and copywriting for advertising/marketing agencies before joining Only In You State team in 2015. When she’s not writing or out exploring the West Coast, Meg enjoys working on visual media projects, speaking as a mental health advocate, and can always be found in the front row at Portland Timbers matches.