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Searching for the perfect Kentucky vacation destination for your family? Check out our list below! And don’t count out Kentucky Summer Camps.

Mammoth Cave National Park

1 Mammoth Cave Parkway, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259
(270) 758-2180

Bring your family to Mammoth Cave National Park and experience one of the greatest natural wonders in the state of Kentucky. Your entire family will enjoy the beauty that Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave has to offer. Mammoth Cave is the world’s longest known cave system, having over 400 miles of distance explored. This cave system has hosted tours for approximately 200 years now, not only making it an important landmark for natural wonders, but an important part of history and American society. Your family can learn about the geology of Kentucky and the original tour guides. There’s more to explore than just the cave, as well. This national park has rolling hills above that serve as the home to a large variety of wildlife. Your family can also explore and enjoy the beauty of the Green River valley. This is the perfect place for your family to explore the great outdoors and learn about the environment around them.

Kentucky Splash Waterpark And Campground

1050 W. Hwy. 92 Williamsburg, KY 40769

Make this summer an adventure by visiting and camping on the grounds of the Kentucky Splash Waterpark. The waterpark has a large variety of activities for the entire family to enjoy, including an 18,000 square foot wave pool, lazy river, activity pool for toddlers, multiple waterslides, miniature golf course, arcade, and driving range. Your children will never get bored while they’re here. The campground is fully equipped with all the amenities you desire in a modern campground. Water, electric, and sewer hookups, as well as cable, Wi-Fi, and a bathhouse. Bring your RV or tent, but make sure you reserve your spot ahead of time. You can even host a birthday party at the facility. Although the waterpark and campground are fun, it is also conveniently located near the city of Williamsburg, so that your family can explore the town and learn about the rich history in the area.

The Ark Encounter

1 Ark Encounter Drive Williamstown, KY 41097
(855) 284-3275

Bring your family to visit one of Kentucky’s newest exhibits and attractions, the Ark Encounter. This is a life-sized replica of Noah’s Ark. The Ark spans an area of 510 feet long, 85 feet wide, and 51 feet high. This encounter is a great opportunity for Christian families to experience a living replica of one of the most well-known Biblical stories. Within the facility are three levels of exhibits to explore, as visitors get to experience and see what Noah’s life in the Ark might have been like. This vacation destination is perfect for families searching for a Christian experience. Visitors will learn about the life of Noah, the flood, and the animals that lived in the Ark. There is even a zoo on location, where your children will get to see exotic animals, pet farm animals, and even ride a camel. If you’re looking for a Christian, biblical-centered family vacation, definitely plan your trip to the Ark Encounter.

Did you enjoy our list of vacation suggestions? Don’t forget to check out Deer Run Camps and Retreats for even more.




"As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God." - Psalm 42:1 (NIV)

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