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Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 10, 2016
Visiting Kentucky  (2 Answers)

My family and I are planning a trip camping. We have heard that there is high crime and dangerous areas of Kentucky to avoid. Where should we NOT go?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 15, 2015
Bourbon Country for two guys  (2 Answers)

A good friend from Italy is coming to stay with us and he, like me, has an interest in bourbon whiskey. So...I thought we'd take a flight to "bourbon country" for two or three days but I know nothing of the area. Which town is the best "base" for visiting a number of good distilleries which also has some good, comfortable restaurants and bars? We'd have a car to get to any recommended town, but I would like town that offers some kind of transportation to the distilleries so we won't crash into a tree. Also, we'd like hotel that is comfortable with a good bar. Thanks for any direction you could give me on this.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 06, 2015
What to do in Louisville KY; USA  (5 Answers)

I live in the suburbs of Louisville KY. I know nothing of the city or area. What are the best places to go and things to see? Can anyone suggest a tour bus or even regular busses that would allow me to see the city without having to drive downtown?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · April 23, 2015
Horses and BBQ - need some tips  (7 Answers)

We are spending a week near Lexington at the end of October. My 16 year old loves horses so we will be spending at least 3 days at the Kentucky Horse Park. So, my first question: Is the horse park the best place to go horseback riding? Or are there nicer trails somewhere else?
Next question: Is 3 days enough for the horse park?
My family loves good bbq, so my next question: Where is the best place to get amazing bbq??
Any other must-see suggestions or tips would be appreciated. :) Our group consists of grandparents, mom and dad, and 5 teenage girls! Mom loves history, girls love horses, nature and good food.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · May 30, 2014
Mammoth Cave N. P. dog kennels?

Has anyone been there, and used the dog kennels to leave the dog while going on the cave tour? Was it ok?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 28, 2014
nashville to mamoth caves?  (2 Answers)

We will be visiting Nashville next july and saw that the mamoth caves national park isnt that far from it in Kentucky. The probleme we are facing is we will not have a car so i wondered if there were any guided tour, transportation or solution for us to see the caves. The best scenarios would be a small tour operator that could bring us there and back in nashville afterward... but if there is any busses going there, that could drop us off at the caves that could do.. we are also going to chicago by grayhound bus after the nashville stop so it could be a stop along the way.... any ideas? we would like to see them. thanks.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 05, 2014
Travel from Louisville to Danville?  (3 Answers)

I will arrive in Louisville at 4pm and need to travel to Danville on the same day. Is a bus the best and cheapest option? Where can I get one from? Some advice would be very appreciated.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · February 15, 2014
date ideas  (3 Answers)

what are some good places for a teen couple to have a romantic and fun time?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · April 05, 2013
where should i go?  (5 Answers)

so im thinking about visiting a european country next year but have yet decided where to go, any ideas? I want to visit a beautiful country with friendly people, and if possible near a beautiful beach.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · July 27, 2011
Restaurants in Lexington for Diabetics  (3 Answers)

I will be at the Hyatt Regency Lexington and will be with 2 people who are diabetic. I was looking at the menus of the restaurants near the hotel and they don't seem to have much for diabetic people. Does anyone have any recommendations on where I can take my diabetic friends?

Thank you in advance.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 26, 2011
Lexington  (5 Answers)

I will be flying into Lexington at the beginning of August and will be there for 5 days. Does anyone have any suggestions for things to do, sights to see and places to eat at?

Any tips to make my stay in Lexington perfect would be appreciated.

Thank you in advance.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 24, 2010
Kentucky Itinerary for July 4th long weekend - suggestions please  (3 Answers)

Start July 2nd friday afternoon and reach Nashville in night. On July 3rd, spend half a day there and drive down to Mamooth Caves. Visit the tours and drive down to Louisville for night stay. On July 4th, visit Louisville attractions till 2pm and proceed to Cumberland falls. Stay overnight and on July 5th, drive back to my current destination Charlotte. I stayed in Louisville around 14 years back for 2 years and now curious to return to the place and see things again. Suggestions/Comments please...

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 21, 2010
tiny church in the woods???  (3 Answers)

A couple years ago my family visited Kentucky Lake. Before our trip, I looked up some interesting places to visit. Unfortunately, I didn't get to do many of these things. We are going back to Kentucky Lake this summer and I was trying to look up a few of the places again.

I remember finding a little information about a tiny, old church (possibly a schoolhouse). It was in the middle of the woods or something and there may not even be any main roads to this place. Did I dream this place up or can someone please tell me more about it?

Also, is there a historica place that gives scenic train rides?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 15, 2010
Where to Stay - Kentucky Derby  (6 Answers)

Hey there - I'm helping my husabnd plan a Bachelor Party trip that he's hosting for a friend. They are planning to go to the infield at Derby. We live in Columbus, so it's about a 3.5 hour drive. I've heard that most hotels make you stay for three nights, and it's probably pretty pricey. Anyone have any ideas where nine very nice (not too crazy!) guys could spend the night on Friday and Saturday night of Derby weekend? They don't need anything fancy, but would prefer for the place to be clean and safe.

Or, can anyone just give me an idea in general about staying in Louisville that weekend? Is it better to stay out of town a little bit? They were thinking of going to Versailles, KY for a distillery tour on Sunday, so maybe somewhere in that area would be better, price and availability-wise?

Thanks for any ideas!!

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · December 07, 2009
Kentucky State parks in December  (10 Answers)

Hi All
We live in Columbus Ohio and find ourselves within driving distance of Kentucky, the state parks look very interesting and inviting. However is it a good idea to be visiting the same in winter now in December? Are the caves and Cumberland Falls all open at this time of the year, the websites mention that they are. Also how cold does it get?
Any advice on th above will be much appreciated. Thanks in advance!

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 04, 2009
Bluegrass music  (1 Answer)

Going to Natural Bridge State Park area November 1-4, 2009. Are there any places nearby where we can hear some live bluegrass music?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · May 03, 2009
Lexington 2010 - House Rental  (1 Answer)

Looking for hotel or home rental information for the Lexington area. hopefully I can find a house to rent for 3 weeks in 2010 (Sept 24-Oct 10) that might be less expensive than a hotel for that duration. If anyone in the area has any info it would be appreciated.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 30, 2007
cumberland falls  (1 Answer)

we are planning a trip to ky over thanksgiving. We have a new guest with us and would like to show her some of the sights that we've visited in the past. Will the cumb. falls be open duing the holiday? Also can you e-mail info about the Park with the train tunnel and lovers leap. (not sure of the name or location)My husbands parents have both past and we used to go with them to these places but we never paid attention how we got there.

Thank you
M Shepherd

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · August 19, 2006
Renting a house boat.  (2 Answers)

Thinking about renting a house boat. Any Lake in Kentucky is fine. If you have rented one before, what kind of advise can you give me? Would you do it again? Was it like you thought it would be?

Any advise is welcome.



Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 15, 2006
Kids in Kentucky  (5 Answers)

I am taking my 9 yr old nephew and 7 yo niece on a trip over spring break, but don't want to travel too far from MI, so I was thinking about Kentucky or Tennessee possibly. does anyone have any suggestions for places to visit that are scenic and a kid might like?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 01, 2005
hotels in the central area  (1 Answer)

I was planning to camp in the central part of the state next week but was looking for more comfy lodging in case of incessant rain. Does anyone out there know of any clean, inexpensive hotel bargains in the region between Louisville, Lexington, and Mammoth Cave? Thanks -sam

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 12, 2005
VT Meet

I am trying to plan a VT meet in Kentucky US. If you have any suggestions or would like to attend, let me know so I can work out some details. Thanks, and happy travels!!!

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 21, 2005
hey all  (1 Answer)

I want to move to kentucky (beaver dam) some time september 2005 but i have no clue how to go about it i want to move out there to be with my girlfriend we plane to get married in 2006 please could any one help me by ginving me any ifomacion i phone number to ring to see how i go about it or an address my yahoo user name is golden_eagle255 this user name is for yahoo only please use it if you can help me thanks daniel

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · July 09, 2004
Anyone ever been on the Riverboat cruises in Covington, Ky?  (1 Answer)

Just wondering about the B&B Riverboat cruises in Covington, KY. Has anyone ever been on one? We were considering an evening cruise that's about 3 hours with dinner included. Just wondering if it's worth the trip - we have a three hour drive to get there and wondered what else would be good to do in the area for a weekend? Also any recommendation on where to stay??? Thanks

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · May 13, 2004
Climbing @ The Red

Are there any climbers out there that can tell me much about the red? I'll be driving from Arkansas to Ontario and will be going through Kentucky - I'd like to stop and climb and would be interested in a climbing partner, as I will be alone, and/or just some advice or info about the area, as I've never made it up there to climb! Thanks! Liz

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 06, 2004

Hi all.. I have the opportunity to travel to Lexington, KY July 28 - Aug 2. Can anyone help me as to WHICH HOTELS IN LEXINGTON ARE CLOSEST TO THE KENTUCKY HORSE PARK?? As I will be depending solely on public transportation to get around, hotel shuttles, taxis and buses are of upmost importance. But above all, I'm looking for a hotel this is closest to the Kentucky Horse Park. Can anyone help?? Thanks in advance to all,

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · February 27, 2004
Sundown and golf...

What is the average time for sunset in March in Kentucky? Also, what are the best golf courses? Many thanks Jane

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 02, 2004
Visit in Dec/Jan  (1 Answer)

I need some help! I am planning a holiday to the states with my wife in Dec/Jan this coming year We want to visit between the 4th Dec till 2nd Jan Ideally we want to visit Florida, then Georgia, Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee and back to Florida around Kissimmee My question is will it be real busy this time of year with Christmas and new year? Will we be able to get hotels etc, and how cold will it be? We could visit in November but only for 3 weeks but if we visit Dec/Jan we can stay for almost a month Any help would be much appreciated My e-mail is:[email]

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 27, 2003
moving to Kentucky  (3 Answers)

Do you have any pictures of towns in Kentucky preferable on the western side. We rarelooking to live in a small community but by a big town with lots of job oppitunities. Pictures and town info would help us to find the kind of place that we are looking for. Thanks alot

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 18, 2002
Weather  (5 Answers)

What is the weather like in the beginning of October, in west Kentucky?

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