Scenic Driving Kentucky  by William & Cora Kappele

Scenic Driving Kentucky Guide Book

by William & Cora Kappele (Falcon Guides)
Scenic Driving Kentucky  by William & Cora Kappele
This book accompanies you on 37 drives through some of the most beautiful scenery in the US. From Totz to Firebrick and Rabbit Hash to Monkey's Eyebrow, you will see the magnificent horse barns in the Bluegrass country, covered bridges, and the rugged beauty of Red River Gorge. In the Eastern mountains travel the Country Music Highway, visit Grayson and Paintsville Lakes, and take in the beautiful mountain scenery along KY 32 between Louisa and Morehead. In addition to the scenery, you will read about the blue people of Troublesome Creek, the real inventor of radio, the mummies of Mammoth Cave, the tortuous journeys of Mary Ingles and Jenny Wiley, and much, much more. This FalconGuide provides comprehensive route descriptions, including travel information on local services, best seasons to travel, historic sites, parks, preserves, and more.

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Trails from the "Scenic Driving Kentucky" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 36.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 36.

On this 94.7-mile drive, you will leave the progressive city of Bowling Green and head to Fort Knox. As soon as you leave town, you will be in walls of trees with a nice view of the tree-covered hills ...
Bowling Green, KY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 94.7
This 67.7-mile drive makes a long loop around 8,270-acre Cave Run Lake. Cave Run Lake was authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1936 with the primary purpose of controlling the downstream flooding al ...
Sudith, KY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 67.7
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This is one of the shortest drives in the book, just 27.2 miles, but it is also one of the best. It begins in Corbin, the home of Colonel Sanders’ Kentucky Fried Chicken, winds past Cumberland Falls, ...
Corbin, KY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 27.2
This 85-mile drive will take you to four of the best covered bridges in Kentucky that are still standing. Special attractions: Covered bridges. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive ...
Flemingsburg, KY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 85
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This 39.9-mile drive begins in Dawson Springs and follows to Princeton, a campground on the Cherokee Trail of Tears. From Princeton, it passes through more western Kentucky scenery past little towns l ...
Dawson Springs, KY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 39.9
On this 45-mile drive, you will begin in Maysville and follow the Ohio River west through Augusta to Wellsburg. At Wellsburg, the drive drops southeast to Brooksville, then heads back east through Ger ...
Maysville, KY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 45
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This 102.7-mile drive begins at Fort Knox. When most of us hear the phrase Fort Knox, we think of gold, and lots of it. Some of us visualize Scrooge McDuck sitting in the middle of his pile of gold co ...
Brandenburg, KY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 102.7
This 128.5-mile drive begins in Frankfort, Kentucky’s capital, visits a town with the unlikely name of Rabbit Hash, and ends in Florence. From Frankfort, the drive heads northwest through Campbellsbur ...
Frankfort, KY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 128.5
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The 115.6-mile drive begins in the historic city of Georgetown and follows the highway through some beautiful bluegrass country to Paris. Here the drive heads north along the old “Buffalo Trace” towar ...
Georgetown, KY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 115.6
This 54.8- or 91.6-mile drive offers two options. Option A twists and turns through the hills and past small towns from Glasgow to Tompkinsville. The scenery is beautiful and is up close and personal. ...
Glasgow, KY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 91.6
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The drive of 54.2 miles heads south from Grayson and winds past some rocky limestone road cuts past the entrance to Grayson Lake. From here, as it continues southwest, it twists and turns through lush ...
Grayson, KY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 54.2
A little more than 8 miles may not seem like much of a drive, but there are times when such a short trip is just right for the day. If a trip like this is what you are after, you couldn’t find a more ...
Athens, KY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 8
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This beautiful 107-mile drive begins near the old coal-mining town of Hazard and works its way past a town with the head-turning name of Sassafras, ambles by the entrance to Carr Creek State Park and ...
Hazard, KY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 107
Our 33.1-mile drive follows the highway from White Sulfur past beautiful horse farms, down country road shaded by canopies of trees, past some spots where towns once existed, by the big Kentucky Horse ...
White Sulphur, KY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 33.1
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You will begin this 67-mile drive in the mountain town of Jackson, wind along the highway through the mountains, pass through Beattyville and Irvine, and end at historic Richmond. In the very early ye ...
Athol, KY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 67
This 85-mile drive begins in Lexington and follows the highway past the Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill, through Harrodsburg, past the Perryville Battlefield Site, past some of the best views of the k ...
Lexington, KY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 85
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This 84-mile drive begins at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site just south of Hodgenville. From there, it follows part of the old Louisville to Nashville Turnpike north to Bardstown ...
Hodgenville, KY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 84
The 61.7-mile-long section of highway from Louisa to Morehead winds and twists its way through some of the prettiest mountain scenery in Kentucky. As it leaves Louisa, it climbs immediately into mount ...
Louisa, KY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 61.7
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This 53-mile drive starts at Manchester just off the Daniel Boone Parkway east of London. From Manchester, the road curves to the northwest through towns with such interesting names as Burning Springs ...
Manchester, KY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 53
This 5.8-mile ramble is another short drive along one of Kentucky’s Scenic Byways. It follows the section of highway from the old railroad town of Midway past more of the magnificent horse farms to th ...
Midway, KY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 5.8
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