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!

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:

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!