Ohio residents greet their guests with the words: “Run away from the whole world and find yourself here”. If you want to have an ideal journey in Kentucky, you must follow the following advice.
Rent a car at Payless in the Cincinnati airport (CVG)
Any trip cannot do without a personal car. In fact, you can travel using public transport, but the most convenient and profitable way is to rent a car. You can hire a car from Payless car rental at CVG airport. For this, you must be at least over 21 years old, have a driver’s license and a valid credit card.
Begin your route from Cincinnati
CVG airport in Cincinnati is located on the state border. Actually, it is an ideal starting point for a trip. Cincinnati, located on the winding Ohio River, is interesting for its many attractions, museums, great shopping centers and unusual bridges. The city center is considered to be Fontana Square, on which a 13-meter fountain rises. Besides, this is the venue for festivals, concerts and other events.
The most famous sights in Cincinnati are the aquarium, zoo, botanical garden, Coney Island amusement park, Carew tower with a viewing platform. Want to see an exact copy of the Brooklyn Bridge? Then here you have a unique opportunity to see, drive or walk along the John Rebling Suspension Bridge.
Discover the natural beauty of the city
Renting a car at Payless CVG, you can plan your route by yourselves and visit as many natural sights as possible. Kentucky is the only one of the US states, surrounded from three sides by rivers.
Pay a visit to the forest of Daniel Boone, where you will find lots of caves, beautiful lakes, gorges and hiking trails.
Admire the picturesque Cumberland Falls on the river of the same name that is called “Little Niagara” or “Niagara South”.
It is impossible not to go into the Mammoth Cave – one of the largest karst caves in the world near Louisville. This unique natural formation is protected by the US government, being a national park.
Drive to unique city of Louisville
It you apply to car rental in Cincinnati, you may drive to neighboring cities such as Louisville, where are 122 city parks (the most visited one is Cherokee Park). The most famous attraction is the “Old Louisville” – the largest historic urban area in the United States, completely built in Victorian style. In Louisville is located the so-called “Museum Belt”. Make some time to attend the Fraser International History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Mohammed Ali Center, James Spied Museum of Art and more than a dozen local historical museums.
Watch the horse racing
In May, thousands of racing enthusiasts come to Louisville to visit the most famous “Kentucky derbies” in America. Not far from Louisville is Kentucky horse farm. Here you can see a horse show, ride a horse-drawn carriage or horseback, or just relax at the campsite.
Try the famous Kentucky whiskey
The Kentucky city of Bardstown is famous for its popular whiskey – bourbon. This is one of the unofficial symbols of the United States. For the first time a bourbon drink appeared in Kentucky, when at the end of the 18th century migrants from Scotland and Ireland came here, familiar with the technology of making ordinary whiskey. The first who began to withstand the whiskey in the burnt cask, which gave the drink a reddish tint and original taste, was the Baptist preacher Elijah Craig Kentucky.
Almost every inhabitant of the planet knows the song “Happy Birthday to you”. The melody for the famous song was composed in Kentucky!