Hart County, Kentucky
For out-of-the box Kentucky fun, Hart County is an ideal getaway. Located midway between Louisville, Kentucky and Nashville, Tennessee, Hart County is right on your way. Of course we have a beautiful countryside, unique shops and markets, historic downtowns and friendly people, but we also have unexpected adventures: a cave right in the middle of downtown, a national cave museum, a nationally-recognized professional theatre and kangaroos!
Hidden River Cave Your 45-minute tour takes you into one of Kentucky’s most scenic cave entrances to a subterranean river flowing one hundred feet below ground. An optional off-trail Adventure Tour focuses on conservation, safe caving and team building. It is ideal for middle, high school, college, scout and adult groups. The adjacent American Cave Museum is a state-of-the-art showcase that features exhibits on cave animals, cave explorers, Floyd Collins story, history of the area’s caves and more. ACM has a great gift shop and is located in Horse Cave, Kentucky’s Historic Arts & Shopping District, I-65 Exit 58. Group rates available.
Nearby are two beautiful show caves. You won’t want to miss the breathtaking formations at Cub Run Cave and Kentucky Caverns.
Kentucky Repertory Theatre is a modern, air-conditioned indoor theatre that seats 346. Nationally recognized for its quality, professional productions, KRT has been honored by USA Today as “One of the 10 best places to see the lights way off Broadway.” Regular season performances and special productions are scheduled throughout the year. Add an optional backstage tour and visit the historic Vaudeville stage on the second floor of the historic building that houses KRT. Located in Horse Cave, Kentucky’s historic Arts & Shopping District, I-65 Exit 58. Group rates available.
Also in Horse Cave’s Historic Downtown Arts & Shopping District you’ll find the Heritage Arts Center, and several great local shops.
Kangaroos and more
Kentucky Down Under provides unique and extraordinary hands-on adventures! Walk with kangaroos and other Australian animals in the Outback; meet Australian reptiles in the Scales and Tails; hand-feed vibrant-colored birds in two walk-in aviaries; help with the chores in the Woolshed; participate in Aboriginal culture; and take a guided tour of Kentucky Caverns! A nature trail, an exotic bird garden and other exhibits are featured. Gem mining and catered meals are also available. Group rates available. Located off Interstate 65 at Exit 58 near Horse Cave, Kentucky.
While you’re in Hart County, take a Big Buffalo Crossing Canoe and Kayak trip down beautiful Green River, one of the world’s most biologically diverse rivers. You can canoe past five of the state’s largest natural springs and even into Mammoth Cave National Park.
For information about our other caves and attractions, shopping, lodging, restaurants and more, visit our Web site www.kygetaway.com. For help with customized itineraries, contact us directly at (270) 218-0386.