10 Perfect Places in Kentucky For People That Hate Crowds

Most everyone likes to get out of the house once in a while, but there are those who prefer to avoid a crowd. Crowded places can be overwhelming at times, especially when the noise produced is deafening as well. Fortunately, there are some cool, less crowded attractions in Kentucky that people who prefer more solitude can enjoy.

Here are 10 soothing and less crowded attractions in Kentucky:

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3. Visit the Abbey of Gethsemani, Bardstown.

This beautiful structure was built and is maintained by Trappist monks. It is full of history and offers a serene and quiet environment for visitors, including a retreat. Video posted on YouTube by Lorraine Lordi.

2. Visit Carter Caves.

This isn’t the biggest cave system in Kentucky, but it is a beautiful park with relaxing scenery. Caving can be done in large or small groups, or you can explore the area alone. Video posted on YouTube by FLButterflyGirl.

1. Pineville Mountain State Park, Pineville.

You can rent a cabin at this beautiful park located along 1050 State Park Road. The park itself was opened in the 1920s. The park has rental cabins, a luxury lodge, and plenty of beautiful land to fish, hike or just relax in nature without dealing with other people. Video posted on You Tube by Michael Bradley.

These are just a few exciting, but less crowded attractions in Kentucky you can enjoy without the hustle and bustle of human distractions. You can find more serene spots to make your day a peaceful one, here.