Your US Bucket List: Top Family-Friendly Destinations in Kentucky!

Top Family-Friendly Destinations in Kentucky!

Whether you’re looking for an Educational Field Trip or a Fun Day Out with the Kids…

Or if you are planning a Family Vacation for Spring, Summer, Fall, or Winter Break…

Or maybe you’re a Full-Time Family touring the US in your van or RV….

Perhaps you are an International Traveler planning your next major excursion into the United States…

Whatever your reason for exploring the world with YOUR Family…

SPGFAN has THE BEST LISTS of Top Family-Friendly Destinations in Each of the 50 United States!

Load YOUR Itineraries with THE COOLEST Kid-Centered Adventures and Create Fabulous Memories to Last Their Entire Lives!

Learn, Play, Experience, Relax, and Enjoy Yourselves with These Great National Parks, State Parks, Theme Parks, Museums, Zoos, Aquariums, Nature Centers, Factory Tours, Historic Sites, Notable Homes, Cultural Attractions, Art Events, Live Performances, Sporting Events, Beaches, Mountains, Cities, Towns, Farms, and MORE!

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Top Family-Friendly Destinations in Kentucky!


Highlands Museum and Discovery CenterAshland
Auburn MuseumAuburn
Shaker Museum at South UnionAuburn
Rosemary Clooney MuseumAugusta
Knox Historical MuseumBarbourville
Bardstown Historical MuseumBardstown
Civil War MuseumBardstown
Federal HillBardstown
Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey HistoryBardstown
Barlow House MuseumBarlow
Three Forks Historical CenterBeattyville
Kentucky Coal Mining MuseumBenham
Big Bone Lick State ParkBig Bone
C.B. Caudill Store & History CenterBlackey
Blue Heron Coal Mining CampBlue Heron
Fort Boonesborough State ParkBoonesborough
Kentucky River MuseumBoonesborough
Aviation Heritage ParkBowling Green
Historic Railpark and Train MuseumBowling Green
Kentucky MuseumBowling Green
National Corvette MuseumBowling Green
Riverview at Hobson GroveBowling Green
Dinsmore HomesteadBurlington
Fairholme (John Street Home)Cadiz
Janice Mason Art MuseumCadiz
McLean County History & Genealogy MuseumCalhoun
Atkinson-Griffin Log HouseCampbellsville
Friendship SchoolCampbellsville
Hiestand House MuseumCampbellsville
Homeplace on Green RiverCampbellsville
Wolfe County Historical MuseumCampton
Butler-Turpin State Historic HouseCarrollton
Mammoth Cave Wildlife MuseumCave City
Red River MuseumClay City
Hickman County MuseumClinton
Cloverport Depot MuseumCloverport
Columbus-Belmont State ParkColumbus
Harland Sanders Café and MuseumCorbin
Behringer-Crawford MuseumCovington
The CarnegieCovington
Railway Museum of Greater CincinnatiCovington
Cynthiana MuseumCynthiana
Constitution Square Historic SiteDanville
Ephraim McDowell HouseDanville
Great American Dollhouse MuseumDanville
Dawson Springs Museum and Art CenterDawson Springs
Lyon County MuseumEddyville
Black History GalleryElizabethtown
Brown-Pusey HouseElizabethtown
Hardin County History MuseumElizabethtown
Lincoln Heritage HouseElizabethtown
Swope’s Cars of Yesteryear MuseumElizabethtown
Elkhorn City Railroad MuseumElkhorn City
Green River Female AcademyElkton
Cloverfork MuseumEvarts
Jefferson Davis State Historic SiteFairview
Fleming County Covered Bridge MuseumFlemingsburg
Fordsville Depot MuseumFordsville
Forkland Community Center Lincoln MuseumForkland
Don F. Pratt Memorial MuseumFort Campbell
General George Patton Museum of LeadershipFort Knox
Vent Haven MuseumFort Mitchell
James A. Ramage Civil War MuseumFort Wright
Capital City MuseumFrankfort
Kentucky Governor’s MansionFrankfort
Kentucky Military History MuseumFrankfort
Liberty Hall Historic SiteFrankfort
Old State CapitolFrankfort
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky HistoryFrankfort
African American Heritage CenterFranklin
Octagon Hall MuseumFranklin
Simpson County Archives and MuseumFranklin
Swamp Valley MuseumFrenchburg
Georgetown & Scott County MuseumGeorgetown
Georgetown College Fine Art GalleriesGeorgetown
Royal Spring ParkGeorgetown
Scott County Arts & Cultural CenterGeorgetown
Ward HallGeorgetown
South Central Kentucky Cultural CenterGlasgow
Thistle CottageGreenville
Robert Penn Warren Birthplace MuseumGuthrie
Breckinridge County Historical Society MuseumHardinsburg
Old Fort Harrod State ParkHarrodsburg
Ohio County MuseumHartford
Ohio County Veterans’ MuseumHartford
Hancock County MuseumHawesville
Bobby Davis Museum and ParkHazard
John James Audubon State ParkHenderson
NKU Museum of AnthropologyHighland Heights
Marie Stewart Museum & Craft ShopHindman
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical ParkHodgenville
Lincoln Museum of KentuckyHodgenville
Lone Oak House MuseumHopkinsville
Pennyroyal Area MuseumHopkinsville
Woody Winfree Fire-Transportation MuseumHopkinsville
American Cave MuseumHorse Cave
Breathitt County MuseumJackson
David A. Zegeer Coal-Railroad MuseumJenkins
La Grange Railroad Museum and Learning CenterLa Grange
Oldham County History CenterLa Grange
Rob Morris HomeLa Grange
Garrard County Jail MuseumLancaster
Governor William Owsley HouseLancaster
American Saddlebred MuseumLexington
Ashland, The Henry Clay EstateLexington
Aviation Museum of KentuckyLexington
Explorium of LexingtonLexington
Headley-Whitney MuseumLexington
Hunt-Morgan HouseLexington
Lexington History CenterLexington
Mary Todd Lincoln HouseLexington
University of Kentucky Art MuseumLexington
Waveland State Historic SiteLexington
William S. Webb Museum of AnthropologyLexington
Mountain Life MuseumLondon
Brennan House & Medical Office MuseumLouisville
Conrad-Caldwell HouseLouisville
Embroidery Museum and Resource CenterLouisville
Farmington Historic HomeLouisville
The Filson Historical SocietyLouisville
Frazier History MuseumLouisville
Historic Locust GroveLouisville
Kentucky Derby MuseumLouisville
Kentucky Museum of Art and CraftLouisville
Kentucky Science CenterLouisville
Louisville Slugger Museum & FactoryLouisville
Louisville Visual Art AssociationLouisville
Muhammad Ali CenterLouisville
Museum of the American Printing House for the BlindLouisville
Portland MuseumLouisville
Riverside, The Farnsley-Moremen LandingLouisville
Sons of the American RevolutionLouisville
Speed Art MuseumLouisville
Thomas Edison HouseLouisville
Thomas Merton CenterLouisville
WaterWorks Museum at Louisville Water Tower ParkLouisville
Whitehall House & GardensLouisville
Ludlow Heritage MuseumLudlow
Glema Mahr Center for the ArtsMadisonville
Historical Society of Hopkins County MuseumMadisonville
Ben E. Clement Mineral MuseumMarion
Crittenden County Historical MuseumMarion
Harriet Beecher Stowe Slavery to Freedom MuseumMaysville
Kentucky Gateway Museum CenterMaysville
National Underground Railroad MuseumMaysville
Alexander Arthur MuseumMiddlesboro
Bell County Coal House and MuseumMiddlesboro
Bell County Historical Society MuseumMiddlesboro
Cumberland Gap National Historical ParkMiddlesboro
Wayne County MuseumMonticello
Kentucky Folk Art CenterMorehead
Rowan County Historical Veterans MuseumMorehead
Camp Breckinridge Museum & Arts CenterMorganfield
Blue Licks Battlefield State ParkMount Olivet
Hart County Historical MuseumMunfordville
Wrather West Kentucky MuseumMurray
Mill Springs Battlefield Visitors Center and MuseumNancy
Kentucky Railway MuseumNew Haven
Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage ParkNicholasville
Museum of Physical SecurityNicholasville
Northeastern Kentucky MuseumOlive Hill
International Bluegrass Music MuseumOwensboro
Owensboro Area Museum of Science & HistoryOwensboro
Owensboro Museum of Fine ArtOwensboro
Owen County Historical MuseumOwenton
Lloyd Tilghman House & Civil War MuseumPaducah
National Quilt MuseumPaducah
Paducah Railway MuseumPaducah
River Discovery CenterPaducah
William Clark Market House MuseumPaducah
Yeiser Art CenterPaducah
Francis M. Stafford HousePaintsville
U.S. 23 Country Music Highway MuseumPaintsville
Cane Ridge Meeting House & Barton Warren Stone MuseumParis
Duncan TavernParis
Hopewell MuseumParis
Perryville Battlefield State Historic SitePerryville
Creation MuseumPetersburg
Big Sandy Heritage CenterPikeville
Shaker Village of Pleasant HillPleasant Hill
Paradise Park Museum ComplexPowderly
East Kentucky Science CenterPrestonsburg
Samuel May House Living History MuseumPrestonsburg
Caldwell County Railroad MuseumPrinceton
Parker Warner Historic MuseumProvidence
BitterSweet Cabin MuseumRenfro Valley
Kentucky Music Hall of FameRenfro Valley
Irvinton House MuseumRichmond
White Hall State Historic SiteRichmond
Bill Monroe MuseumRosine
Bluegrass Motorcycle MuseumRosine
1817 Saddle Factory MuseumRussellville
Bibb House MuseumRussellville
Magoffin County Pioneer Village and MuseumSalyersville
Laurel Gorge Cultural Heritage CenterSandy Hook
Bullitt County History MuseumShepherdsville
Whitney Young Birthplace and MuseumSimpsonville
Lincoln Homestead State ParkSpringfield
Mountain HomeplaceStaffordsville
William Whitley House State Historic SiteStanford
McCreary County MuseumStearns
Coal Miners’ MuseumVan Lear
Bluegrass Railroad and MuseumVersailles
Jack Jouett House Historic SiteVersailles
National Dirt Late Model Hall of FameWalton
Old Washington Historic VillageWashington
Morgan County History MuseumWest Liberty
Barthell Coal Mining CampWhitley City
Wickliffe MoundsWickliffe
Cumberland Inn & MuseumWilliamsburg
William Arnold Log HomeWilliamstown
Bluegrass Heritage MuseumWinchester

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