Step Aboard The Most Famous Ships In History This Summer In Kentucky

Wandering through a museum is a great way to spend time in Kentucky, as our state has countless historic destinations that are filled with fascinating stories. If you are also intrigued by our country’s past, add this epic event to your calendar this summer. Replicas of Christopher Columbus’ famous ships, The Nina and The Pinta, are sailing into Kentucky this summer and there are plenty of chances to experience them firsthand. Step aboard the most famous ships in history and create a once-in-a-lifetime memory in the Bluegrass State this year.

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:

It’s pretty remarkable that these historic ships have been recreated for us to experience today, and it’s especially exciting that you can step aboard both of them in Kentucky this year. Will you attend these unique floating history museums? Share your thoughts with us in the comments!

You can find more information about the first event in July in Grand Rivers on Facebook here. For more on the ships and their other Kentucky destinations, visit The Nina & Pinta Columbus Ships website here.

If you’re a fan of Kentucky history, you’ll love these incredible photos that are some of the oldest ever taken in the state! And if you’re looking for another cool historic locale to explore, make your way to the amazing Henry Clay Estate.