U.S. Bike Route 23 in Hart County, Kentucky

This article was first published by Fox News, October 2021. It is an excerpt from “The best scenic drives for fall color in America and when to go.” It presents a Kentucky cycling route that is beautiful in the Fall and year-round.

Whether you’re traveling by bike, car or horseback, this country road trip really shines in the fall. Some highlights of the route include low-traffic rural roads, trees bursting with fall color, inviting small towns, and Mammoth Cave National Park. Roads for this route were selected based on light vehicle traffic and scenic panoramas. If you’re taking on the region via bike, it’s a fairly easy ride, without any major elevation changes.

Depending on the weather, the second and third weeks of October are typically the best times for fall color in Hart County.