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Discover Southeast Kentucky by RV Rental

Known for horse racing, bourbon, college basketball, and fried chicken, the “Bluegrass State” is a unique state to discover by RV rental. Southeast Kentucky is home to several cultural landmarks and historical places along with countless acres of natural wonders. The Daniel Boone National Forest extends almost the entire state from the border of Tennessee to Route 64. The Cumberland Gap is a significant location in American history that can be visited by RV rental. 

If you love the outdoors and beautiful landscapes then an RV rental vacation in Southeast Kentucky is an incredible way to discover the natural beauty and the deep history of this southern state. Find the perfect RV rental in Southeast Kentucky with RVshare.

Rent an RV in Southeast Kentucky

With almost 400 different RV rentals from motorhomes to campervans to pop up campers, it’s not hard to find the perfect RV rental for your Southeast Kentucky RV vacation with RVshare. Private owners rent out their RVs for those to enjoy the freedom of RV life. With hundreds of locations across the state, renting an RV in Southeast Kentucky is easy and affordable. 

Motorhome Rental in Southeast Kentucky

Class A motorhome rentals are the most popular RV rentals in Southeast Kentucky. With nearly a 100 different options ranging from luxury motorhomes with all the modern bells and whistles of home to smaller, more basic RV rentals, you’ll be sure to find the perfect motorhome rental for your RV vacation needs on RVshare. 

Rent a Folding Trailer in Southeast Kentucky 

A folding trailer rental is another great RV rental option in Southeast Kentucky. If you have a vehicle capable of hauling the weight of a folding trailer rental then it is a great budget friendly option. Many folding trailers and pop up camper rentals can sleep up to six people comfortable and cost less than $100 a night to rent. 

RV Rental Locations in Southeast Kentucky 

There are hundreds of RV rental locations across the state of Kentucky. Lexington is the largest RV rental location in Southeast Kentucky with many RV rental options located nearby the city limits. 

Points of Interest in Southeast Kentucky 

Daniel Boone National Forest 

Established in 1937, the Daniel Boone National Forest covers over 2.1 million acres in Southeast Kentucky extending from the border of Tennessee into the Cumberland District. It is one of the world’s largest concentrations of caves, especially in Wayne, Pulaski, and Rockcastle counties. The Red River Gorge is one of the most visited spots in the National Forest. 

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

Used by the Native Americans to cross over the Appalachian Mountains, the Cumberland Gap National Park has a rich history, stunning scenery with panoramic vistas, and unique underground caverns and geological formations. You can experience life in a 20th-century mountain community in the Hensley Settlement and explore Gap Cave with a ranger to learn about how cave systems are formed.

Big South Fork Scenic Railway 

The Big South Fork Scenic Railway is a 14-mile trip by a locomotive from Stearns to Blue Heron. The train descends over 600 feet into Big South Fork Gorge to the historic Blue Heron Mining Camp, which is the largest interpretive collection of historic coal mining in North America. You can’t beat the views from the train either!

Keeneland Tours 

Keeneland is the world’s premier Thoroughbred auction house selling more champions than any other auction house or farm. Listed as a National Historic Landmark, Keeneland offers a variety of tours throughout the year. The grounds are beautifully landscaped and if you’re interested in Thoroughbreds then you don’t want to miss the Keeneland Library as it’s home to one of the world’s largest repositories of information on Thoroughbreds.

Kentucky Horse Park

If you’re a horse lover then you don’t want to miss the Kentucky Horse Park near Lexington. The Kentucky Horse Park has been a working horse farm and educational theme park since 1987. The facility is over 1,200 acres and hosts two daily Horses of the World Shows to the public. Throughout the year, you can see big shows like the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, the High Hope Steeplechase and other. Man O’ War, who is considered one of the greatest racehorses of all time, is buried on the property. 

Kentucky Bourbon Trail   

Kentucky is home to some of the best bourbon in the world. You can order your Kentucky Bourbon Trail Passport online and plan your RV rental vacation around all the best bourbon stops. While most bourbon distilleries are located in Louisville, you’ll find several ones in Southeast Kentucky like Limestone Branch Distillery and Hartfield & Company Distillery.  

The Best RV Parks in Southeast Kentucky 

Oh Kentucky Campground – Berea 

Open year0round, Oh Kentucky Campground has full hookups pull-thru RV sites. The campground is family- and pet-friendly and has swimming, shopping, and more available. Nightly rates are very affordable and monthly rates are also available. 

Somerset KY RV Park – Somerset

Designed for big rigs, Somerset KY RV Park is a small RV park near the Daniel Boone National Forest. All sites have full hookups with basic cable. The RV park is just minutes from Lake Cumberland and nearby shops and an 18-hole golf course.

Cave Country Campground – Cave City

Providing sites for even the biggest RV rentals, Cave Country Campground is a modern RV park in the heart of Kentucky’s cave and lakes region. Just five miles from Mammoth Cave National Park, you’re close to all the area’s natural attractions. All sites have full hookups and free WiFi and cable TV. 

Pinecrest at Lake Cumberland – Russell Springs 

Pinecrest at Lake Cumberland is a family owned and operated campground located on the peninsula above Lake Cumberland. Open year-round, the RV park has 50 sites with full hookups, a large swimming pool, a fishing pool, and lots of play space for kids. 

An RV rental vacation in Southeast Kentucky is a great way to explore the natural beauty of the region. Check out RVshare to find your perfect RV rental in Southeast Kentucky.

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