One of the most stunningly beautiful mountain ranges in the US to explore are the Appalachian’s. They stretch all the way from the State of Alabama all the way to our neighbors to the north, the great country of Canada. With thousands of miles to explore where do you even begin to enjoy this mountain range? Millions make their choice for exploring, the great State of Kentucky. From the beauty of the scenery to the uniqueness of the culture that resides in these mountains, Kentucky is truly an experience you won’t want to miss. Ultimate Excursions Travel invites you to come with us as we take a closer look at this part of the Appalachian Mountains and some of the best experiences you will need to see to believe.
A great place to explore on your adventure is the Laurel Gorge and Sandy Hook Scenic Drive. Here you will enjoy 300 feet high sandstone cliffs and a waterfall as well as the calm Laurel Creek. The gorge offers a unique miniature biosphere, with many diverse wildflowers. Stop in at the Laurel Gorge Cultural Heritage Center which features exhibits on local history, folklore and folk music. Laurel Gorge also provides plentiful trails that have interpretive displays that highlight the native plants and animals that are specific to the area.
If you’re looking for a place to stay there are plenty of campgrounds as well as local B&B’s. The Snug Hollow Farm B&B is set in a secluded setting of 300 acres with a farmhouse and a log cabin. They offer the true comforts of a B&B with wonderfully handmade quilts and snuggly featherbeds, as well as a garden for their guests to have a quiet respite in. As far as camping goes, the options are endless. You can drive in the family RV or rough it with pack-in and pack-out campgrounds.
Come and explore Kentucky’s Appalachia, you will be thrilled with this gem of the Appalachian Mountain Range. You and whomever you take along are sure to have an amazing adventure. The region of the Kentucky Appalachia is full of the magnificence of the mountain range and they embrace all that it is. Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or just want to see and explore the culture this is the place to explore the spectacular Appalachians. Take a walk, enjoy a drive, golf or just relax and enjoy the uniqueness and beauty that this region is known for.