Day 1: Your tour begins at Kentucky Dam State Park. After you unpack, enjoy a delicious dinner of Southern favorites from the buffet. Afterward, you’ll be treated to a nature program presented by Kentucky State Parks Naturalist, Mary Schmidt. Get plenty of rest tonight, tomorrow is a busy day!
Day 2: Begin the day with a big Southern style breakfast from the buffet. Then, hop on the bus for a trip over the National Scenic Byway to the Nature Center. Learn about the Lakes Region from the indoor exhibits, and discover some of the local animals with the help of the friendly staff. From there, load up on the bus again, and fight for a window seat! You’ll head to the Elk and Bison Prairie to see these magnificent animals in a natural habitat. After that, you’ll head to Kenlake Resort for a scrumptious lunch. Next, you’ll head to the Golden Pond Planetarium for a tour and show. Afterward, you’ll depart for the 1850s Homeplace where you’ll see how life was lived over 150 years ago. Feel free to help out in the fields! Next is another great photo opportunity at Cross Creeks Wildlife Refuge, a sanctuary for migratory birds. The day comes to a close dinner at a wonderful local restaurant in Paris, Tennessee, then it’s back to the state park for some well-earned rest.
Day 3: Another day, another big breakfast, have an extra biscuit with gravy! Today, you’re headed to historic Hopkinsville, Kentucky, where you’ll see the Old West Theme Park. Next is lunch at a local restaurant, the Brass Lantern is a favorite! From there, you’ll head back to the hotel, and then you’re off to Grand Rivers, Kentucky for dinner at the award winning Patti’s restaurant.
Day 4: Last chance for breakfast, so make sure you fill up! All that’s left is to get home safely and, of course, come back and see us!