Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-29-2010, 07:39 PM   #1
Senior Member
campfirefun's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 176
Kentucky in early spring

we are thinking of a spring break trip to Kentucky in early April with the 8316 thought weather may be breaking and it will be our first out of state trip from Michigan. What areas are good to visit with kids ages elm school to middle school age. Year ago I know I went to mamoth cave. We are open to any suggegestions for areas, parks, campgrounds etc.

campfirefun is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2010, 07:56 AM   #2
Site Team
KyDan's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Louisville, KY
Posts: 5,638
Early April is kinda iffy weather wise but..... I was gonna say
Mammoth cave NP but you've been there so I suggest
I75 south rather than I65.
Check out Cumberland Falls state park.
Known as the Niagara of the south.
The campground there is
not the greatest. It's on the top of a ridge and pretty tight.
It can be done. I've seen motor homes in there as well as
larger trailers. I'm not sure what an 8316 is......
There are private CGs in the area.
Cumberland Falls can be SPECTACULAR in the spring if it's been
Here is a clip of the falls as seen after a 5 inch rain--

Big South Fork National Recreation area is close enough to
Cumberland Falls to day trip from one to the other.
Yahoo Falls is awesome. The highest water fall in the state.
Easy to walk to but also offers some trails if you want day hikes.
There is camping in Big South Fork here--
Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area - Campgrounds (U.S. National Park Service)
We've stayed at Blue Heron numerous times.
Great sight seeing in the area.
Day hikes, train ride, museums etc.
Don't miss visiting the Blue Heron Mining camp run by the
National Park Service.

The city of Sterns KY offers the Big South Fork railway and coal
museum. Well worth a stop
Big South Fork Scenic Railway - Stearns

Those are some of my suggestions..... Come to Kentucky, I came to visit
41 years ago and I'm still here!!

Dan & Rita D
2004 5.3L Silverado 1500 ext. cab 2WD
1999 Suzuki Intruder Motorcycle
Blue Ox WD hitch, AirLift load levelers

Camping days 2010-53, 2011-47, 2012-41,
2013-41, 2014-31, 2015-40, 2016-38
KyDan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-2010, 08:44 PM   #3
Senior Member
bend302's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Bronston, KY
Posts: 650
Kentucky in Springtime

Come on down and see us. General Burnside State Park near Somerset is well located to visit those places KYDAN suggested, especially if you have tow car or truck. Check your CG directory, there are other reasonably priced places available.
bend302 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-2010, 08:57 PM   #4
joy-rick's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Suburban Detroit
Posts: 61
Joy and I spent a very enjoyable 4 days in the Renfro Valley area last May, Lot's of good sightseeing and lots of good country music. We stayed at the KOA in Renfro Valley. Renfro Valley is right on I-75 between Corbin and London.

joy-rick is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:25 PM.