No need to sweat the details of planning your next visit. We’ve taken all the work out of it with these handy itineraries. Thinking of visiting Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo, Hidden River Cave? Driving down Interstate 65 through Kentucky? Interested in Kentucky caves? Looking for a Kentucky trail? These itineraries will help you plan your stops, your dining, and your lodging!

Day #1 – Kangaroos, a Cave, and Amish Donuts

For a fabulous day of outdoor adventure and animal encounters, this day trip to Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo and explore beautiful Mammoth Onyx Cave will be a special day out!

Day #2 – There’s a Cave Under Your Feet!

A one-stop day trip that includes caving, shopping in a historic district, an above-ground cave adventure, and homemade pizza? Park your car and get ready for this!

Day #3 – A Beautiful Day on a Kentucky Blueway!

We know that everyone claims that their paddling trail is a blueway; you might call Hart County’s Blueway on the Green a blue hole blueway – with blue holes all along the way. Let us explain…

Bring Along the Best Friend Itinerary

One in 5 travelers say they would never leave their dog at home when they go on vacation. If your dog is part of your family, this itinerary is for you! Friendly dogs on leashes are welcome. Top photo by Zack Nichols.

Hooked on Caves Itinerary

After your visit to the granddaddy of them all, Mammoth Cave National Park, you’ll want to check out some of the “show caves” in the area. While most people think if you’ve seen one cave you’ve seen them all, locals know that every cave has its own personality, just like your children.

Eco-Friendly Itinerary

Plan great Kentucky getaways to Hart County in scenic south-central Kentucky, located on I-65 midway between Louisville and Nashville in the Kentucky caves and caverns area along the edge of Mammoth Cave National Park, an International Biosphere and World Heritage Site.

Abe to the Cave Trail Itinerary

The trail highlights all the adventures between two national parks that are 40 miles apart. You can experience it coming or going, it’s totally cool no matter which way you begin.

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