Follow The Ohio River Along This Scenic Drive Through Kentucky
By Sarah McCosham|Updated on August 15, 2023(Originally published July 26, 2022)
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Central Kentucky’s Daniel Boone National Forest, the hills and vales of the eastern Appalachians, and the world-renowned southwestern lakes are all regions that are well-known and often visited in Kentucky. In this article, we’re showing some love to the northern boundary of the Bluegrass which is handily demarcated by the mighty Ohio River in Kentucky. This nearly 1,000-mile-long body of water has long played a key role in Kentucky’s history and is the founding point of many riverfront towns in the Bluegrass. So, what are you waiting for? Come with us on one of the most scenic drives in Kentucky, stopping by some of the state’s most iconic riverfront towns and points of interest along the way.
When was the last time you hopped in the car and took this or one of the many other scenic drives in Kentucky? Feel free to share your thoughts in the following comments section. And, to help you prepare for your adventure on the road, take a look at our ultimate road trip packing guide for tips and tricks to make your outing even more memorable.
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