Day Trips Around Franklin, Kentucky

Day Trips Around Franklin, KY 

Rather than staying cooped up all winter long, it’s a great idea to bundle up and spend some time in the great outdoors. Luckily, there are plenty of day-trip destinations within a couple of hours of Franklin, Kentucky, allowing you to explore beautiful winter landscapes before returning home to a warm fireside. Here are some destinations we suggest checking out:

Mammoth Cave National Park

For a wondrous and strange adventure, venture to Mammoth Cave National Park and tour the cave that gives the park its name. The park home to the world’s longest known cave system.

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area

This beautiful national recreation area sprawls across 360 square miles and offers recreational opportunities for the whole family. Spend a day hiking, fishing, and enjoying the scenery and wildlife between the two lakes.

Daniel Boone National Forest

The Daniel Boone National Forest has it all: hiking, camping, hunting, fishing, biking — you name it. Two particularly notable destinations are the Red River Gorge, which boasts beautiful mountainous landscapes of caves, cliffs, and waterfalls, and the Natural Bridge, which is the park’s largest natural arch. If you’re feeling daring, you can also walk across the Sky Bridge, a natural bridge that offers spectacular views of the surrounding wilderness.

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