About Hart County

Looking for information on Horse Cave/Hart County? Look no further than the Horse Cave/Hart County Tourist Commission, the only county commission in the state with Tourist Information Centers in state rest areas. With professional, knowledgeable staff on hand at the I-65 rest areas at mile marker 60 in southern Hart County, you can get the inside scoop on all the best attractions and activities in Cave Country, a top destination along one of the nation’s busiest north-south corridors. Whether you’re traveling in peak season or off-peak, the information centers are open and staffed year-round to answer your questions and provide you with over 1/3 million pieces of tourist information.

As the primary tourism authority in Horse Cave/Hart County, we go the extra mile to ensure visitors have access to the best resources and information for planning their trip. In addition to our Tourist Information Centers at state rest areas, we operate a Traveler Information Center at Mammoth Cave National Park, where over 500,000 visitors purchase cave tour tickets each year. Our 3% lodging tax in the county and 3% restaurant tax in Horse Cave support our efforts to promote the area, so visitors can enjoy everything the Horse Cave/Hart County region has to offer. With a team led by Executive Director Sandra T. Wilson – a highly credentialed tourism expert with an advanced degree in Public Administration, Tourism Marketing Professional Certification, and extensive experience serving on numerous tourism boards – you can be sure you’re getting the best advice and insights for your Hart County adventure.

Board Members

Sonya Gedda
Lodging representative

Rebecca Sturgeon
Lodging representative

Mafaz Ansar
Lodging representative

Joe Farmwald
Restaurant representative

Ken Russell
Mayor appointee

Mary Mills-Turner
Judge-Executive appointee

Kaylie Butler
Chamber representative