Leaves are starting to change and the first day of fall is right around the corner. The cooler weather and colorful landscapes offer the perfect background to a beautiful fall getaway for you and your family. There are many places throughout Kentuckiana where you can take your loved ones on a road trip to enjoy the changing of the seasons. Chevrolet’s are the perfect vehicle for all your road trips, no matter the distance.
One Day Road Trips in Kentuckiana
Kentucky is home to many lakes, caves, and other destinations. The options can seem overwhelming, so we’ve highlighted a few of Kentuckiana’s most popular one-day road trips.
Bernheim Forest is about 45 minutes away from downtown Louisville and is a great destination for hiking and family-friendly events. Admission is free Monday-Friday and is $5 per car, minivan, or motorcycle and $10 for vans and RVs on Saturday, Sunday, and holidays.
Falls of The Ohio is located right across the Ohio River in Clarksville, Indiana. Plan a day trip to see the 390-million-year-old exposed fossil beds, hike, and visit the Interpretive Center, which is open year-round except for Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Holiday World is just a little over an hour and fifteen minutes from Louisville and is one of the less crowded theme parks in the area. It reopens September 23rd and would be a great Saturday road trip to say goodbye to summer.
Overnight and Weekend Road Trips in Kentuckiana
Since Kentucky is home to many places with so much beauty, as well as hiking trails and places to explore, we suggest planning an overnight or weekend trip to take it all in. These are a few highlights of overnight and weekend road trips.
Red River Gorge is close enough to make it a day trip, but we suggest doing an overnight or weekend trip to experience all the beauty. Many people from all across the world come to the area for unparalleled rock climbing and hiking. You can even zip line and go horseback riding in the area.
Bardstown, Kentucky is about an hour away from Louisville and is considered “The Bourbon Capital of the World” and one of America’s Most Beautiful Small Towns. With all of the things to do in Bardstown, it’s best to make a weekend of it!
Lake Rudolph Campground and RV Resort is located in America’s Christmas Hometown, Santa Claus, Indiana. Lake Rudolph has won multiple awards and is the closest camping grounds to Holiday World. Halloween is the perfect time to go.
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