BARREN COUNTY, Ky. – SSpring weather and school vacations are on everyone’s mind right now, but travel costs can be a big hurdle.
For weeks, fuel prices have skyrocketed across the country and travel costs are rising as more people are looking for a getaway for the first time in two years.
For a fun-filled stay, book a trip to amazing attractions here in South Central Kentucky.
You can see the longest known cave system in the world, Mammoth Cave in Cave City.
There you can experience the underground Diamond Caverns, bunderground oats through the cave and the Lost River Valley. pAddle the green river and of course meet the critters at the Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo
If you’re looking to cool off, you can book a stay at Beech Bend Park & Splash Lagoon.
You can rush the rides or drift in the family river. Yesou can try your hand at mini golf before attending an entertainment show at Beech Bend.
Another option is the Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park.
Here you can play 18 holes on their nationally rated golf course, hike at Eagle Point Overlook and dine at the Island View Restaurant and Bar.
You can also stay in lodges, cabins or at their campsites through the forest for fun in nature.
If mountain getaways are more your style, you can explore the Cumberland Gap. There you can fFollow in the footsteps of ancient bison, Native Americans and pioneers.
History buffs can see where Daniel Boone led his Wilderness Trail in Kentucky in 1775.
This is the tip of the iceberg. Let us know your favorite Staycation hotspot in South Central Kentucky!