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Kentucky

Updated: September 16th, 2020

Below is a list of best places I would visit on a trip to this location. My picks fit my personality and interest. Everyone has a different interest so you may not like everything I listed which is fine.  If you like a place, I recommend saving it to Google Maps for a future trip down the road. I made sure to include the address or GPS to make it easier to find.  You can find out more about me in the "About Me" section to see if we share common interests.

​In the info below, the yellow cost number is just an estimated amount at the time I checked their website; over time, the amount could change.  With the cost of a hotel room, I'm pricing a queen bed for two people for a night on the weekend, and the amount shown is before taxes.  These figures are just a rough estimate of what places could cost, so if incorrect, I apologize.

Breakfast

- Nord's Bakery

2118 S Preston St, Louisville, KY 40217

- Biscuit Belly

900 E Main St #101, Louisville, KY 40206

- Red's Donut Shop

2800 Jackson St, Paducah, KY 42003

- Con Huevos Restaurant

2339 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206

- Spalding's Bakery

760 Winchester Rd, Lexington, KY 40505

Activities

- The Speed Art Museum

2035 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40208

Adult Admission: $20.00

- Newport Aquarium

1 Levee Way, Newport, KY 41071

Adult General Admission: $25.99

- Muhammad Ali Center

144 N 6th St, Louisville, KY 40202

Adult Admission: $14.00

- Mammoth Cave National Park

37.18699, -86.10052

Wide Range of Tours, Check Their Website for Accurate Cost

- Louisville Zoo

1100 Trevilian Way, Louisville, KY 40213

Parking: $6 Adult General Admission: $17.75

- Kentucky Kingdom

937 Phillips Ln, Louisville, KY 40209

- Louisville Slugger Museum

800 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202

Adult Admission: $16.00

- Louisville Mega Cavern

1841 Taylor Ave, Louisville, KY 40213

Wide Range of Activities, Check Their Website for Prices

- Kentucky Horse Park

4089 Iron Works Pkwy, Lexington, KY 40511

Adult Park Admission: $12.00

- Creation Museum

2800 Bullittsburg Church Rd, Petersburg, KY 41080

Adult General Admission: $39.95

- Red River Gorge

37.79129, -83.59644

Hiking

- Waverly Hills Sanatorium

4400 Paralee Dr, Louisville, KY 40272

2 Hour Daytime Historical Guided Tour - $25.00

- Kentucky Derby Museum

704 Central Ave, Louisville, KY 40208

Adult General Admission: $16.00

Lunch/Dinner

- Harned's Drive In

4421 Clarks River Rd, Paducah, KY 42003

- Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn

2840 W Parrish Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301

- Old Hickory Bar-B-Que

338 Washington Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301

- Coals Artisan Pizza

3724 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40207

- Dixie Chili & Deli

733 Monmouth St, Newport, KY 41071

- Red Top

1127 Logan St, Louisville, KY 40204

- Feast BBQ

909 E Market St #100, Louisville, KY 40206

- Momma's Mustard, Pickles & BBQ

102 Bauer Ave, Louisville, KY 40207

- Parkette Drive-In

1230 E New Circle Rd, Lexington, KY 40505

- Red State BBQ

4020 Georgetown Rd, Lexington, KY 40511

- Garage Bar

700 E Market St, Louisville, KY 40202

- Mussel & Burger Bar

113 S 7th St, Louisville, KY 40202

- Just Hamburgers

2532 Jackson St, Paducah, KY 42003

- The Station Burger Co.

3500 A, James Sanders Blvd, Paducah, KY 42001

- Joe's Drive Inn & Chicken

85 KY-7 S, Isom, KY 41824

Places to Stay

- The Galt House Hotel

140 N Fourth St, Louisville, KY 40202

Average cost a night on a weekend in October: $125

- 21c Museum Hotel Louisville

700 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202

Average cost a night on a weekend in October: $212

- The Brown Hotel

335 W Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202

Average cost a night on a weekend in October: $159

- The Kentucky Castle

230 Pisgah Pike, Versailles, KY 40383

Average cost a night on a weekend in October: Not Available at Time

- Hampton Inn Downtown Owensboro/Waterfront

401 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42301

Average cost a night on a weekend in October: $139

- Origin Hotel Lexington

4174 Rowan, Lexington, KY 40517

Average cost a night on a weekend in October: $236

- The Sire Hotel Lexington

120 W 2nd St, Lexington, KY 40507

Average cost a night on a weekend in October: $217

21 and Up Fun

- Wild Turkey Distillery

1417 Versailles Rd, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342

- Buffalo Trace Distillery

113 Great Buffalo Trace, Frankfort, KY 40601

- Jim Beam American Stillhouse

568 Happy Hollow Rd, Clermont, KY 40110

- Angel's Envy Distillery

500 E Main St, Louisville, KY 40202

- Woodford Reserve Distillery

7785 McCracken Pike, Versailles, KY 40383

- Castle & Key Distillery

4445 McCracken Pike, Frankfort, KY 40601

- Maker's Mark Distillery

3350 Burks Spring Rd, Loretto, KY 40037

- Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center

1311 Gilkey Run Rd, Bardstown, KY 40004

- Stitzel-Weller Distillery

3860 Fitzgerald Rd, Shively, KY 40216

 Again these are my picks that fit my personality and interest. If you feel that I left one-off that may interest me or other people, message me on Facebook about the location.  I value a person's opinion and never just discard the information.  Always looking forward to learning about new places to add to my Google Map. ~ Shawn