Kentucky Tourism


Kentucky State Parks have resorts with lodging and restaurants; recreational parks with camping and picnic areas; and historic sites that preserve our past.

Each park has its own unique attributes, from shorelines to majestic mountains, from winding caves to enchanting woodlands .. and have we some great deals for you!

We're always putting together great deals and travel ideas to for you, so check back often.

Kenlake State Resort Park    -   Cottage Special Any Day of the Week

15% off Cottages September 7 - December 31.
Enjoy a getaway surrounded by LBL hiking trails plus on-site fishing, 3D archery, & indoor/outdoor tennis. Use promo code DISC15 for online reservations or call 270-474-2211.

Sunday Through Thursday Deals

Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park
$20 off any accommodations Sunday-Thursday, September 27 - December 30.
Use promocode "Weekday" for online reservations or call 606-398-7510

Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park    -   $55 Lodge Rooms
Stay for $55/night Sunday-Thursday, September 1 - Nov 30.
Use promo code 55 PRO  for online reservations or call 270-433-7431

Carter Caves State Resort Park    -   $90 in Lodge for Two Nights!
Offered Sunday - Thursday, Sept 7 - Nov 1.
Use promocode FAIR  for online reservations or call 606-286-4411.

Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park    -    $169.95 Two Nights in Lodge
Two nights in the lodge with breakfast for two each morning.
Offered Sunday - Thursday, September 20 - December 31.
Use promo code FAIR  for online reservations or call 270-362-4271

Lake Barkley State Resort Park    -    $159.90 Two Nights in Lodge
Two nights in the lodge with breakfast for 2 each morning.
Offered Sunday - Thursday, August 1 - 31 & September 7 - November 15.
Use Promocode FAIR  for online reservations or call 270-924-1131.

Rough River Dam State Resort Park    -    Cottage Special
2-bdrm/1 Bath - $79;  2-bdrm./2 Bath - $99;  Exec. 2-Bdrm./2 Bath-$129
Offered Sunday - Thursday, September 7 - November 24.
Use Promocode FALL  for Online reservations or call 270-257-2311.

Barren River Lake State Resort Park    -    $20 OFF Lodge or Cottage
$20 off any accommodation Sunday - Thursday, September 7 - December 30.
Use Promocode weekday  for Online reservations or call 270-646-2151.

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park    -    Buy One Get One Half Off
Buy one night get your 2nd night 50% off Sun - Thur from Sept 7 - November 19.
Use Promocode Fall 15  to book Online or call 270-797-3421.

Call park directly or visit for availability & booking. Based on availability. Some blackout dates may apply; holidays and special events excluded. Offer good for individual, new reservations only. Cannot be combined with other offers. Taxes & resort fees additional. Check the "Deals" page of our website for more special offer year-round.


Dale Hollow Lake

Free Range Balls / Pre-Twilight Play
Complimentary range balls with each online reservation at Dale Hollow Lake, 9 or 18 holes. Online pre-twilight play from 1:00pm - 2:50pm, receive $5 off regular rate. Offers valid 7 days a week. Call 866-903-7888 for tee times.

Mineral Mound

All you can play at Mineral Mound after 2:00pm, Monday through Thursday, for only $20 with a cart. Call 866-904-7888 to book your tee time.

Barren River Lake

Tee off at Barren River Lake Wednesdays between 9:00am and 10:00am, and play for $22.95 w/cart. Call 800-295-1876 to reserve. Ask about their special onsite lodging rate!

Kincaid Lake

Mid-week Golf
All you can play at Kincaid Lake for $20 with a cart on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Call 859-654-8555 for tee times.

Lake Barkley

Happy Hour / Seniors
Head out to western Kentucky and play Lake Barkley after 2:00pm Sunday through Friday for $25.00 w/cart! Seniors 62 and over play Thursday 8:00am to 4:00pm for $25.00 per player, includes cart. Call 800-295-1878 to reserve your tee time.

John James Audubon

$15 After 4
Play at John James Audubon Golf Course Monday through Friday after 4:00pm for $15. Call 270-826-5546.

Lincoln Homestead

Seniors age 62 and older play 18 holes on Monday and Tuesday at Lincoln Homestead for $25 with cart. Call 859-336-7461 for tee times.

Getaway Packages

We have three great packages to choose from! Getaway packages are good for weekends or weekdays at 17 resort parks across the state, except for holiday weekends and special event dates.

Click here for more information.

USA Military

When making your reservation Nov. 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016, the USA Military Discount will get you lodge rooms starting at $49.95 a night; one-bedroom cottages for $74.95 a night; two-bedroom cottages for $89.95 a night and three-bedroom cottages for $99.95 a night. Tax  not included. Rates are good at 11 resort parks plus the cottages at John James Audubon State Park. The rate is $5 more per night at these parks: Barren River, Cumberland Falls, Kentucky Dam Village, Lake Barkley, Lake Cumberland and Natural Bridge. For online reservations use the promo code "USA" and bring proof of service.


10% lodging or camping discount are available for the following guests:

Retired Military Discount
Current & retired military personnel with proof of service.

Senior Citizen Discount
Senior citizens (age 62 & older) with ID.

Disabled Adult Discount
Please present your card from Department of Aging and Independent Living.

AAA Membership Discounts
Please present your AAA membership card.

KET Member Discount
Please present your KET membership card.

Kentucky POWs camp for free (with POW card issued by KY Dept. of Parks)

Kentucky Veterans Lodging Guidelines

Benefit is only for veterans who are 100% disabled as a direct result of a service-connected incident and is a current Kentucky resident.

Benefit will extend to Kentucky National Guard or Reserve members disabled under the same circumstance.

100% disability is determined by the US Veterans Administration or Department of Defense. National Guard disability is determined as provided in KRS Chapter 342. Those eligible will have a letter from the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

Available for a maximun of three overnight stays / calendar year, three nights max for each visit, subject to availability.

During the period Memorial Day - Labor Day, and the month of October, stays must start / end during the 5-day Sunday - Thursday period. Outside of this period, stays can be for any days of the week, subject to availability.

The free accommodation (room, cottage, or campsite) will apply only to that occupied by the veteran themselves.

Reservations can be made no more than ten (10) days prior to arrival.

Reservations are made by calling the park of their choice.

Disability letter and proof of Kentucky residency are required upon arrival.