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Kentucky Rest Stops

Kentucky Rest Stops

Exploring the captivating state of Kentucky calls for a journey marked with vibrant landscapes and must-visit landmarks. Kentucky's rest areas, welcome centers, and service plazas offer ideal locations for travelers to take a breather, refuel, and soak in the local charm of the Bluegrass State. Venturing on bustling highways? Meandering through peaceful country roads? Wherever you’re headed, this guide is your ultimate tool to the best rest stops in Kentucky.

Scott County Rest Areas – Frankfort & Georgetown

There are a few rest areas located in Scott County off Interstates 64 and 75. If you’re looking to take a break near Frankfort, check out the Scott County Rest Area heading eastbound or westbound along Interstate 64. If you’re headed northbound or southbound along Interstate 75 near Georgetown, stretch your legs at the rest areas there. Each stop provides a range of amenities, including:

  • Clean restrooms
  • Water fountains and vending machines
  • Picnic areas
  • Parking lots for cars, trucks, and RVs

Cumberland Gap National Park – Middlesboro

Situated on U.S. Route 25E, the Cumberland Gap National Park not only offers rest stop amenities and a visitor center, it is also a perfect respite when driving through the historic Cumberland Gap region. This scenic area offers:

  • Restrooms
  • Picnic tables and shelters
  • Walking trails with stunning views of the Appalachian mountains
  • Park maps with historical and geographical information
  • Museum
  • Ample parking spaces

Barren River Lake State Resort Park – Lucas

Located near Lucas on U.S. Route 31E, the Barren River Lake State Resort Park offers a tranquil stop with magnificent lake views. Facilities at this rest stop include:

  • Restrooms
  • Picnic spots and sit-down restaurants
  • Trails along the lake
  • Wildlife observation, fishing, and other outdoor activities
  • Gift shop with helpful staff
  • Parking spaces for cars, trucks, and RVs

Boone County Rest Area – Florence

Near the junction of Interstate 71 and Interstate 75 in Florence (near the Ohio state line), the Boone County Rest Area serves as an excellent stop with a variety of amenities.

  • Restrooms
  • Vending machines
  • Picnic tables
  • Parking spaces for cars, trucks, and RVs

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