Is your family due for a vacation? The daily drag of jobs, bills and every day worries can weigh you down. If you’re lucky enough to live in Kentucky or you’re capable of making it there, and you like the outdoors, then perhaps visiting the Carter Caves is right up the alley for your ideal family vacation.

Carter Caves cabins offer up to 3 bedroom cottages for your family to rest their heads before engaging in the plethora of activities available on the various Kentucky State Parks. Whether it’s tourism that brought you to Kentucky State Parks or it’s the various places to visit, Carter Caves has you covered.

Grab a helmet and a bottle of water and hop on your bike! Many of Kentucky’s state parks have mountain biking trails carved into the landscape. For those less ambitious, paved trails are also available for use for more recreational speeds. Regardless of your speed and difficulty, the biking trails offer an excellent way of combining exercise with nature like the many lakes and forests you;ll see. If not biking, perhaps hiking in Carter County is better suited for you.

Boating has been noted as one of the more popular activities to indulge in at Kentucky’s state parks. Reason being, many of its state parks rest near major lakes, allowing quick and easy access to getting your feet wet or developing those sea legs. If you wish to fish, you can! Or kayak or take out a pontoon boat.

For those wishing to spend a few days under the stars, public Carter Caves campground and other state park campsites, are available. You will have access to restrooms, electric for RV’s and access to water, complemented with a fire ring and even access to the trail. Roast s’mores around the campfire, tell a few tales and relax your weary head.

If you have an affinity for golfing, Kentucky State Parks offer 16 public golf courses. Like most golf courses, cars, golf shops and even sections dedicated to practice all offered with twelve 18-hole courses and two 9-hole courses.

It’s hard to ignore cabin fever. Vacations tend to make most families happy, with 37 percent of families agreeing happiness is its own reward when vacationing. Even a Gallup poll in 2017 revealed that 62 percent of families in the United States packed up their car and took a vacation. Whether it’s Carter Caves cabins or hiking find something your entire family can enjoy.

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