This All-Day Float Trip Will Make Your Kentucky Summer Complete
Kentucky is a laid-back place where most enjoy a relaxing day on the water just as much (if not more) than a day in the city. Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the waters of the Bluegrass State and Kentucky For Kentucky is hosting an event that is perfect on a hot, sunny day. Their Third Annual Tube-A-Thon takes place on June 15, 2019, and this all-day float trip and tubing in Kentucky experience will make your summer complete.
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This totally tubular Tube-A-Thon may just be the best opportunity to experience a fun-filled summer day in Kentucky and it’s coming up very soon! Have you participated in this exciting event in past years? Do you plan on going tubing in Kentucky this year? Let us know in the comments!
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the event website here.
And for another place in the Bluegrass State where you can go tubing in Kentucky, down a river all summer long, check out our previous article here.
Where is the best place to go tubing in Kentucky? In a state with so many rivers, creeks, and lakes, you’d expect to find many places to go tubing in Kentucky. While there are some destinations that offer this adventure, there aren’t many. This Tube-A-Thon event, described above, is a one day event that has some of the best tubing in Kentucky. You can also check out the Awesome Lazy River in Shepherdsville, which offers tubing for groups of all sizes every weekend, weather permitting, throughout the summer. Another exciting spot is Sheltowee Trace Adventure Resort, which offers tubing trips on both the Cumberland River and the Big South Fork.
What else can I do besides tubing at this festival? While tubing is the main feature of this festival, there will be other things to do during the day and evening. You’ll be able to grab a bite to eat and something to drink from one of many food trucks and vendors at the event. You can also choose to make a weekend of the festival by booking a spot at Still Water Campground.
Does Kentucky have clean rivers? The condition of Kentucky’s rivers varies greatly based on location, weather, and other factors. The rivers that offer tubing, kayaking, canoeing, and other water adventures tend to be the cleanest in the state. To be sure of the condition of the water before you visit, simply check with the destination ahead of time.
A Cincinnati native who has lived in Kentucky for over 10 years, Andrea's heart belongs both in the Queen City and the Bluegrass State. After earning an education degree and working in that field for a number of years, Andrea began to pursue her passion for writing over 6 years ago. Since then she has written for a number of print and online publications, as well as published a children's book.
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