Best of Kentucky Winners 2022: Hart County, KY

Who is the best of the best in Kentucky? That’s the goal of the annual Best of Kentucky Awards from Kentucky Living. Best of Kentucky celebrates our hometowns, our people, our culture, and the many institutions that make Kentucky the magical place that it is — for locals and tourists alike. Kentucky Living readers cast votes each year for a multitude of categories, including food and beverage, destinations, and outdoor recreation. To win is not only competitive, it’s prestigious.

Congrats to the Best of Kentucky winners around the state;

here are the 2022 Best of Kentucky Winners from Hart County, KY!

Best of Kentucky Winners 2022: Hart County, KY


Place for Adventure     

Third Place: Green & Nolin Rivers Blueway

Second Place: Mammoth Cave National Park


Third Place: Horse Cave KOA

Horse Cave KOA

Farmers Market

First Place: Dennison’s Roadside Market

Dennison’s Roadside Market

Long Weekend Getaway

Second Place: Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave

Kid-Friendly Attraction

Third Place: Dutch Country Safari Park

Dutch Country Safari Park

Day Trip

First Place: Mammoth Cave National Park

Farm Tourist Attraction

Second Place: Dennison’s Roadside Market

Dennison’s Roadside Market


Third Place: American Cave Museum

American Cave Museum


First Place: 5 Broke Girls

Sweet Spot

Second Place: Farmwald’s Restaurant and Bakery

All of these award winners – and so much more – can be experienced in beautiful Hart County, Kentucky. What are you waiting for? Plan your next Kentucky vacation and/or day trip!

About Hart County, KY

Hart County, located in South Central Kentucky, lies predominately within the central portion of the Pennyroyal region of the state. Nolin River forms the western boundary of the county and the Green River winds through the center. Hart County contains five of Kentucky’s ten largest springs, including Gorin Mill Spring, the largest in the state. Further, they are home to world-famous Hidden River Cave, part of Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky Down Under, and an award-winning trail system.