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Best Connection between Elizabethtown and Lexington, KY

I used this roadway for over 20 years. It is well maintained and runs through idyllic rolling... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2017
Nancy R
,
Bloomington, Indiana
Good drive, but be prepared!

It's a good road to drive; HOWEVER, get your gas, food, restrooms, etc., before you get on it... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2017
kaykyserkenny
,
cumberland, md
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This scenic route connects ten distilleries.
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  • Very good41%
  • Average27%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Loretto, KY
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"beautiful drive"
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"rolling hills"
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"minimal traffic"
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"nice scenery"
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"miles and miles"
in 2 reviews
"horse farms"
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"bourbon trail"
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"elizabethtown"
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"roadway"
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"landscape"
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"paved"
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"lexington"
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"signage"
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"bumpy"
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Reviewed April 5, 2017

I used this roadway for over 20 years. It is well maintained and runs through idyllic rolling hills. Crossing the Cumberland Plateau in the spring or fall is a sight for sore eyes. I could always make good time on this road and never once...More

Thank Nancy R
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Reviewed March 2, 2017

It's a good road to drive; HOWEVER, get your gas, food, restrooms, etc., before you get on it, whether that be in Lexington or Elizabethtown. Very difficult to determine where to exit on the Parkway for these items(and there are no rest stops), as there...More

Thank kaykyserkenny
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Reviewed September 27, 2016

If you want a nice drive without too much traffic, nice scenery, no billboards, etc., then Blue Grass is perfect! Make sure you have gas in the tank, as filling stations are few!

1  Thank Joe J
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Reviewed September 5, 2016

This is a beautiful highway wandering through the rolling countryside of Kentucky. There were no trucks so traffic moved easily.

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Reviewed September 3, 2016

Decent road leading thru some of the back areas of KY. There are sites to be seen off the parkway, but it's nice just getting a sense for the landscapes of this area of middle Kentucky and seeing life at a slower pace. Pleasant driving...More

Thank Traveler O
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Reviewed July 18, 2016

I wasn't impressed. Maybe it's the time of year we went. I'm sure it's very pretty in the fall. We were only on it for about 20 miles

1  Thank Sherri524
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Reviewed October 28, 2015

Loretto KY is a just a small Kentucky town in the middle of nowhere. As the closest town to the Makers Mark Distillery, I guess it has something to talk about, however Bardstown is the real gem on the area. The state and county road...More

1  Thank TheRichard26
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Reviewed October 4, 2015

Great road, minimal traffic, 70mph speed limit, easy on/off. Plenty of access points to all local areas.

2  Thank mgmarks
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Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

Have used this for a trip today. It is free now and better than ever. The road is smooth and the signs are excellent. Just a beautiful road in thw USA.

1  Thank Tom W
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Reviewed August 12, 2015

The drive is beautiful! Make sure you allow time to stop and enjoy what you see and where you are! Their are many attractions along the way.

Thank Jim R
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I do not know about restrictions. However, since this parkway appeared to be built to the standards of the average interstate highway, I do not think you would have any problems. It is a pretty stretch of road, but keep in... More
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