The Ultimate Kentucky Waterfall Road Trip Will Take You To 8 Scenic Spots In The State
The natural beauty of the Bluegrass State is undeniable and one of the most memorable ways to experience it is to visit the best waterfalls in Kentucky. We are home to the Niagara of the South, Cumberland Falls, among several other scenic areas that are definitely worth exploring. Wouldn’t it be great to just take a day or three and go on a waterfall road trip of our state? Our beautiful Kentucky waterfalls are spread out a bit, so it would be impossible to visit them all in one afternoon. Thus, we have broken it down by location, including a map for your convenience, this way you can plan your ultimate waterfall road trip in Kentucky. Keep in mind there are many other waterfalls in our state, but here’s a way to check out some of the best waterfalls in Kentucky.
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Waterfalls are truly magical places, and a waterfall road trip in Kentucky can be a very serene or romantic adventure. Each one of these beautiful places offers a view of Mother Nature’s memorable Bluegrass beauty, which is unlike any other state. Please keep in mind all falls don’t have an exact address, but they are clearly marked on the maps provided. You will find the link to the map with waterfall locations here, for your convenience.
Which destination looks most beautiful to you? Are you ready for a road trip to the best waterfalls in Kentucky? Let us know in the comments!
If you want to witness the largest waterfall in Kentucky, then head to Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. It is by far the largest in our state. Also be sure to check out nearby Eagle Falls while you’re there. For the tallest waterfall, visit Yahoo Falls, described above.
Are there any other scenic hikes in Kentucky?
There are countless scenic hikes in Kentucky that vary in landscape, difficulty, terrain, and length. Some are paved and short, while others require a great knowledge of the outdoors. For some of the best scenic hikes in our state, check out this search on our site, because there are several!
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