From the great outdoors to kid friendly attractions to a spa that spares no luxury, Kentucky resorts cater to all ages and interests. World famous for thoroughbred horses, Kentucky bourbon, and southern hospitality, the Bluegrass State’s rich history and diverse regional activities offers something special for every member of the family. …
If you love to play outside, Kentucky has 50 state parks ready for adventure, as well as over a thousand miles of rivers and streams connecting vast, sparkling lakes. Kentucky lake resorts are favorites for water sports like fishing, paddling, and boating. Boat rentals, fishing gear, and guides are available at many resorts. Created by a dam on Lake Kentucky and on Lake Barkley, the Land Between the Lakes national recreation area is the United States’ largest inland peninsula and features over 170,000 acres of public land ready to explore. For swimming, picnicking, and relaxing by the shore, a Kentucky beach resort is perfect for getting away from it all.
With over 300 courses to choose from and pleasant temperatures most of the year, Kentucky has become a favorite destination for golfers. Kentucky golf resorts offer all-inclusive packages for play on championship courses throughout the state. Packages often include deluxe lodging, meals, greens fees, cart rental, and tee times. Eighteen of Kentucky’s state parks host 9 or 18-hole courses as part of the states “golf trail,” designed to offer an outstanding experience to players of all ages. Six of them have been recognized as “bests” by Golf Digest and Golfweek Magazine.
For winter fun, ski resorts near Kentucky offer skiing, snowboarding, and tubing. Nearby Paoli, Indiana and Gatlinburg, Tennessee have terrain for all abilities as well as lessons and equipment rentals. When you’re ready to come in from the cold, there are a variety of restaurants, shopping, and even an arcade for the kids available to entertain the entire family.
From extraordinary natural wonders to bustling urban centers, horses to corvettes to bourbon, the Bluegrass State is full of surprises. Let Expedia help book your resort stay now. Your vacation is waiting.