Take A Little Road Trip To The Historic Walcott Covered Bridge In Kentucky And Grab Some Ice Cream While You’re At It
A visit to a historic site in Kentucky is a great way to spend an afternoon and when you can combine it with a sweet treat, that’s even better! Many locals have made a Sunday drive (or two) to locate some of the state’s historic covered bridges and one that should be on your list is the Walcott Covered Bridge in Bracken County. Located at 1159 and the AA Highway, the Walcott Covered Bridge in Kentucky is worth a visit on its own, but you’ll definitely want to consider a stop at the adjacent Walcott Whippi Dip. This charming little ice cream shop and snack stand is open during the summer and makes for the perfect little road trip in Kentucky.
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We love historic covered bridges and we love ice cream, so the fact that the Walcott Covered Bridge in Kentucky offers both in one stop, it may just be our most favorite summer destination in the Bluegrass. Have you been to this sweet little spot in Northern Kentucky? Are there other similar places where you always find yourself heading on a road trip? Tell us about them with our Nominations Form so we can check it out!
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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