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Welcome to Kentucky, the Bed and Breakfast Association of Kentucky (BBAK) invites you to experience and enjoy exceptional hospitality and service.
Our members are dedicated to providing you with the highest of quality standards, comfort, service, safety, and satisfaction available in Kentucky. Whether you are a first time Bed and Breakfast guest seeking an alternative to a hotel or a seasoned B&B guest who wants to find new favorites, our site provides access to the finest in lodging choices throughout the state. You will find B&B's ranging from small quaint log cabins and farm settings, to classic mansions and historic inns. Each one warmly welcomes you to relax, rejuvenate, and enjoy their distinctive quality accommodations.
Discover the beauty, recreation, and friendliness that are distinctive trademarks of our great Commonwealth. From the Mississippi River in the west to the Big Sandy in the East, Kentucky is one of the most beautiful states in the country. From the lakes of the Jackson Purchase to the cavernous depths of Mammoth Cave, the picturesque horse farms of the Central Kentucky Bluegrass and the foothills of Appalachia. So, enjoy the "Unbridled Spirit" of Kentucky at a BBAK member bed and breakfast inn. BBAK members across the state will gladly assist you with suggested local attractions, restaurant recommendations, and specially packages activities and discount offers. We're looking forward to your visit with us!
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Kentucky has six distinct geographical areas. Initially it was part of Virginia, but became the fifteenth state to join the union in 1792. It has abundant natural resources and at least one impressive natural wonder - the largest cave system in the world is found in the Mammoth Cave National Park. More water flows through Kentucky than through any other state except Alaska. It has productive coalfields but is also home to large herds of deer, elk and wild turkeys. Travelers come for the bourbon, the bluegrass and the horses, and travelers are not disappointed.
The names of the regions are not found on all state maps, but they are incredibly helpful when trying to narrow your travel to areas that most interest you. Do you just love bluegrass music and want to delve into the regions that helped give birth to it? Head to Bluegrass, Kentucky. If you are also interested in the blues and food, Bluegrass, Blues and BBQ Kentucky is for you. Looking at the regions below, you'll know where to find an in near Kentucky's Derby, or where you can explore Daniel Boone's legacy.
Northern Kentucky River Region
Historically, this is one of Kentucky's most important areas. Located just south of the Ohio River, the actual dividing line between North and South, and the Mason-Dixon Line. The Northern Kentucky River Region was key in the movement of slaves to freedom in Ohio, and many of the region's towns were important stops on the Underground Railroad.
Major Cites: Covington
Major Roads: I-75 & I-71
Check out the Northern Kentucky River Region BBAK members listed below for a description and contact information (many also have color pictures)
Parkview Country Inn
Phone: (606) 756-2603
We would like to welcome you to the Parkview Country Inn and Restaurant! You will appreciate our commitment to making great memories for our guests by providing each individual with extraordinary personal service, good breakfasts, lunches, dinners and exceptional accommodations.
Christopher's Bed & Breakfast
Bellevue (Cincinnati), Kentucky
Toll Free: 888-585-7085
A mile from Northern Kentucky's bustling Newport on the Levee is Christopher's Bed and Breakfast, a ravishing 19th century former church that sparkles with jewel-toned stained-glass windows, three sumptuous Jacuzzi suites, and sits grandly in the heart of the Bellevue historic district.
Burlington's Willis Graves Bed and Breakfast Inn
Burlington (Covington), Kentucky
Toll Free: 888-226-5096
Experience sophisticated charm and relaxed country living at this award-winning inn on the edge of a small town, just twenty minutes from Cincinnati. Choose between two masterfully restored early and mid-1800s buildings equipped with modern amenities, luxurious accommodations and gourmet breakfasts.
Gateway Bed & Breakfast
Newport (Bellevue), Kentucky
Phone: (859) 581-6447
Toll Free: (888) 891-7500
Victorian Charm that promises a memorable stay! Gateway Bed and Breakfast has been voted "Best of the City" by Cincinnati Magazine. We are conveniently located 4 blocks to Newport on the Levee. There are 3 guest rooms with private baths on 2nd floor. Also included is a full country breakfast.
First Farm Inn
Petersburg (Cincinnati), Kentucky
First Farm Inn Kentucky is an elegant, updated 1870s farmhouse on 20 acres of rolling hills just 2 miles off Cincinnati's beltline. Horseback riding, historic barns, spacious rooms, queen-sized beds, private baths, bountiful homemade breakfast, outdoor spa, ponds, row boat, hiking, rocking chairs. Midweek, multi-day discounts.
Riverside Inn Bed & Breakfast
Warsaw (Sparta), Kentucky
Toll Free: 877-313-7298
Ky's Newest & Most Luxurious B&B. Over $1.5 million in renovations to our 1869 mansion has doubled the size and provided all new furnishings and modern amenities. Minutes from Belterra,Ky Speedway,Sugar Bay Golf, with antiquing and winery tours close in Vevay and Madison, IN.
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
The musical styles of bluegrass and blues merge here, as the region was the birthplace of the Father of Bluegrass, Bill Monroe (Rosine) and home for a while to the Father of the Blues, W.C. Handy (Henderson.) And should you wonder about the third part of the region's equation - barbecue - you need look no further than the Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn, an Owensboro landmark.
Major Cites: Henderson, Owensboro
Major Roads: William Natcher Parkway
Check out the Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ BBAK members listed below for a description and contact information (many also have color pictures).
L&N Bed and Breakfast
Our four room B&B is one block from the Ohio River. Each room has central air, cabin tv and guest phone. We serve a continental breakfast and welcome you into our home.
Kentucky's Derby Region
"The most exciting two minutes in sports," otherwise known as the Kentucky Derby; birthplace of the nation's 16th president, Abraham Lincoln; Kentucky's best bourbon distilleries and Fort Knox, the nation's gold depository; the commonwealth's largest urban area - dynamic Louisville.
Major Cites: Louisville, Elizabethtown
Major Roads: I-65, I-64 & I-71
Check out the Kentucky's Derby Region BBAK members listed below for a description and contact information (many also have color pictures)
Historic Eagle Hill Manor and Eagle Cove Cottage
Historic Eagle Hill Manor and Eagle Cove Cottage are located in historic Bloomfield, Ky. The Manor is furnished with period antiques reflecting its 1899 architecture. Eagle Cove Cottage located next door offers plenty of room and prvacy with our full cooked breakfast next door at the Manor.
Springhill Winery & Plantation Bed 'n Breakfast
Welcome to Springhill Winery & Plantation Bed 'n Breakfast located in central Kentucky near the majestic town of Bardstown and historic Bloomfield. Let us transport you back in time, melting away the stress of rush-hours and fax machines.
Southern Grace Bed & Breakfast
Brandenburg (Louisville), Kentucky
Toll Free: 855 LUX STAY
Gorgeous 5 star bed and breakfast offers many luxurious amenities not even found in luxury hotels. Goose down feather beds, flat screen TV's & more We offer completely private rooms as no bedrooms are on top of, under or next to another bedroom. All have private baths. Great fishing &farm stay too!
Market Street Inn
Jeffersonville (Louisville), Indiana
Toll Free: 888-284-1877
A stately Second Empire 1881 mansion in downtown Jeffersonville, IN (just across the river from Louisville) fully restored with every modern amenity in 2005. Just two blocks from restaurants and shopping and one block from the Ohio River! Market Street Inn has seven beautiful guest rooms.
Bluegrass Country Estate
LaGrange (Louisville), Kentucky
Toll Free: 877-229-2009
Bluegrass Country Estate is a unique Bed and Breakfast in LaGrange, home of many horse farms. The Estate is on 10 acres with 5 uniquely decorated guest rooms, swimming pool, hot tub, full room theatre, 2 game rooms and gym. Bluegrass Country Estate also has equine lodging for those traveling with their horses.
Pillow & Paddock Bed and Breakfast
LaGrange (Louisville), Kentucky
The Pillow and Paddock is a casually elegant new country inn located 25 miles north of Louisville in Oldham County. The B & B is just a short drive from historic La Grange in Kentucky's outer Bluegrass region complete with picturesque rolling hills, lush pastures, beautiful estates and horse farms.
Myrtledene Bed & Breakfast
Lebanon (Bardstown), Kentucky
As you wind your way along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, take your lodging at Myrtledene Bed & Breakfast in Lebanon, Marion County, Kentucky. We are an Official Site on the Civil War Trail and a chapter in our local Civil War and John Hunt Morgan history.
Dan Krist Bed & Breakfast
Leitchfield (Elizabethtown), Kentucky
Phone: (270) 242-4571
Looking for a memorable getaway? Come to DanKrist Bed & Breakfast! Here, you'll get the best of everything. Our Bed & Breakfast offers all the amenities of a upscale hotel, but in a cozy, intimate setting. Each of our rooms are decorated Elegantly with full size beds. Come on over and let your cares float away. A variety of room features are available including full size beds, fireplaces, private baths, Billiard Room, outdoor patio and porch and so much more. Rates include a bountiful homemade breakfast and an evening snack.
The Hill House Bed & Breakfast
Loretto (Bardstown), Kentucky
Toll Free: 877-280-2300
Situated in the heart of the Bluegrass State, The Hill House is a full service Bed & Breakfast. Completely re-modeled in 2000 and again in 2006, we have 4 individually appointed guest rooms with private bathrooms, a formal dining room, parlor, and private patio.
1840 Tucker House
Toll Free: 888-297-8007
When in Louisville, stay in a historic bed and breakfast to relish the history, lifestyle, and cuisine of antebellum Kentucky. Tucker House is set on five acres of striking beauty -- with woods, gardens, and a spring-fed lake.
1853 Inn at Woodhaven
Toll Free: 888-895-1011
Come visit Louisville Kentucky and the Inn at Woodhaven, a historical Gothic Revival Mansion built in 1853. Each of the eight spacious rooms is furnished with elegant and comfortable period antiques and reproductions. Woodhaven is conveniently located near many fine restaurants, attractions and shop
1882 Aleksander House B&B
Toll Free: 1-877-288-9979, pin# 9343
The Aleksander House Bed and Breakfast is an 1882, in-town, European style Inn centrally located in historic "Old Louisville" Kentucky, the third largest preservation area in the country. We offer romantic Sweetheart Packages, Spa Packages and other get-away specials. Our rooms are beautifully decorated and comfortable, and our rates are reasonable.
Austin's Inn Place B&B
Austin's Inn Place is a guest and gathering Bed & Breakfast Inn in Old Louisville, Kentucky. We are housed in two beautiful 1888 vintage Victorian homes, with off-street gated parking. Our location is very convenient to downtown, UofL, riverfront, Churchill Downs, Fairgrounds, airport, and more.
Central Park Bed and Breakfast
Louisville (Cincinnati), Kentucky
Toll Free: 877-922-1505
More than a simple inn or hotel, Central Park Bed and Breakfast offers relaxing lodging accommodations, delightful breakfasts, complimentary beverages, snacks, and romance. Be sure to visit with us on your next Louisville vacation.
Columbine Bed & Breakfast
Toll Free: 800-635-5010
This beautiful Greek Revival mansion is situated in Historic Old Louisville - the nations largest intact Victorian neighborhood. This marvel of architecture noted for its mahagony interior sits on what is known as "Millionaire's Row" or Third Street. The location is ideal for a visit to any part of the city. The Columbine is walking distance to the University of Louisville, the Speed Art Museum or you can stroll to the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs! Close to all major attractions. Private parking.
DuPont Mansion Historic Bed & Breakfast
Louisville (Jeffersonville), Kentucky
The DuPont Mansion is the perfect venue for overnight, weekend or extended stays. All guest rooms offer private in-suite baths and whirlpool tubs. We offer you the amenities of a luxury hotel with the special, personal touches of a B&B. Come enjoy the grandeur and romance of the DuPont Mansion.
Inn at the Park
Relax in one of our beautifully decorated guest rooms, each with private bath, many with whirlpool tubs. Enjoy restful elegance, leisurely gourmet breakfasts, private balconies, beautiful gardens, complimentary beverages and snacks during your stay. Enjoy Southern Hospitality in fashionable style!
Colonial Hill Inn
New Castle, Kentucky
Elegant accommodations in a secluded garden setting. Enjoy breakfast on our sunny upstairs porch. We feature local organiz produce and offer fresh baked cookies on arrival. Walk to teh Saturday Farmer's Market or visit the nearby Smith Berry Winery and Kentucky Renaissance Faire.
Yellow Carriage House
Simpsonville (Louisville), Kentucky
Phone: (502) 376-9257
The Yellow Carriage House Bed and Breakfast Inn is committed to a level of service and hospitality second to none. From the moment you explore the Inn and our scenic, wooded property, you are surrounded by a delightful array of on-site amenities to tempt your every mood.
1851 Historic Maple Hill Manor B&B, Alpaca & Llama Farm, & Fiber Farm Store
Springfield (Bardstown), Kentucky
Toll Free: 800-886-7546
Voted 'Kentucky's Best B&B' 2004, #1 in the U.S. as the B&B with the 'Most Historic Charm' 2003 & 2004, 'Best Breakfast in the Southeast' 2005 & 2006, & "Best B&B in the South" by BedandBreakfast.com 2005 & 2009, AND Voted Top 10 Innkeepers in the U.S for 2010-2011
This beautiful region may be all about horses, with racetracks, 450 thoroughbred farms and a world-class park to prove it, but it also reeks of history and culture. Daniel Boone founded a settlement here; Bourbon was invented here, and Berea is at the center of a rich folk art tradition that dates back several centuries.
Major Cites: Lexington, Richmond
Major Roads: I-75 & I-64
Check out the Bluegrass Region BBAK members listed below for a description and contact information (many also have color pictures)
The Doctor's Inn of Berea is a Georgian style home built in 1949 by the parents of Dr. Bill Baker located on the main street of Berea within blocks of the shopping areas, resturants and Berea College. Dr. Bill retired as an Orthodontist and returned to his home town of Berea in 1994.
Pinnacle View Inn
Berea (Richmond), Kentucky
Experience a romantic setting that offers a breath-taking panoramic view and the finest accommodations in Berea, the folk art capital of KY. We are small enough to provide the personal attention you seek, while offering exceptional hospitality and a commitment to extraordinary service. Our contemporary Inn overlooks the Red Lick Valley and is nestled in the knob country surrounding Berea, KY. The Inn features beautiful vistas of The Pinnacles and Pilot Knob.
Side Saddle Inn
Phone: (859) 333-3438
Side Saddle Inn sits atop 280 rolling acres of pristine bluegrass farm land. Horses gallop playfully across the pasture while cattle graze lazily in the fields. Guest Rooms are tastefully decorated in Victorian era antiques and furnishings to create a relaxing atmosphere that exudes warmth and charm. All bedrooms feature a Tempur-PedicÂ® mattress. The Side Saddle Inn provides a tranquil setting, perfect for the weary traveler and the country atmosphere is wonderful for the kids!
Blackridge Hall Bed & Breakfast
Phone: (502) 863-2069
Blackridge Hall was built on a ridge which has a view of the Lexington lights at night and was completed in 1991 with 10,000 square feet of living space. Six guest suites and rooms are available and all have names that indicate their decor.
Jordan Farm Bed & Breakfast
Phone: (859) 321-5707
Our Bed & Breakfast is totally private with two suites located in a carriage house. We also have a separate two bedroom cottage that is fantastic for families. All our suites have private baths with oversized jacuzzis, queen beds, sitting areas, refrigerators, and many more amenities. Bay windows in each suite offer fabulous views of Jordan Farm. You will see some of our mares & foals romping in manicured paddocks outside your door.
Welcome to Magnolia Inn! Stay in the warm surroundings of an historic home in Georgetown, where privacy, comfort, and convenience are yours. Magnolia Inn rooms include private baths, breakfast at Lock & Key Cafe (lockandkeycafeboutique.com), dish network & flat screen tv?s, and wireless internet.
Harrodsburg (Danville), Kentucky
Toll Free: 877-734-9340
Come and enjoy the Southern Charm of an 1831 Greek Revival home. The historic setting is located at 363 N. East St., Harrodsburg, in the center of the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. The Bed and Breakfast Inn is close to many antique shops,historic and interesting sites to see.
Lancaster (Danville), Kentucky
Toll Free: 888-548-4922
The Ashley Inn is not just another bed and breakfast. Step through the doors of this classic federal style home into a historic picture book. From the white oak floors to the handmade glass panes, experience life in a bygone era. This southern mansion is restored and tastefully decorated.
Essence of the Bluegrass Bed & Breakfast
Lexington (Ashland), Kentucky
Experience an Estate home nestled among famous horse farms located five minutes from the Kentucky Horse Park
Lyndon House Bed & Breakfast
The Lyndon House, Stylish Kentucky Hospitality located in Lexington's historic downtown! The Lyndon House is well-appointed with stylish furnishings, wireless Internet, an elevator, and all the comforts of a home-like atmosphere. Each guest room has eleven-foot ceilings, elegant moldings, and is complete with a full bath. Every morning guests awaken to the aroma of fresh coffee and are treated to a delicious breakfast prepared by the Innkeeper.
Swann's Nest At Cygnet Farm
Swanns Nest is located in the heart of thoroughbred country in Lexington, Ky. Come relax and enjoy the beautiful stay amongst the gardens & horses. Fresh fruit, coffee, assorted breads and eggs to order every morning, as well as a variety of complimentary snacks and beverages.
Historic Scottwood Bed & Breakfast
Midway (Lexington), Kentucky
Toll Free: 877-477-0778
Located right outside the charming town of Midway. Scottwood offers old fashioned southern hospitality in its 1795 home. Scottwood is located on the South Elkhorn Creek and is surrounded by beautiful horse farms. A full breakfast is served every morning in the dining room.
Corner House Bed & Breakfast
Nicholasville (Lexington), Kentucky
Toll Free: 877-571-5777
The Corner House is situated in Nicholasville, Kentucky, just south of Lexington and is conveniently located to major businesses, attractions, and fine dining throughout Kentucky's heartland. The Corner House is a classic bed and breakfast offering a Victorian charm, hospitality and delicious breakfasts.
Country Charm Historic Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast
Paris (Lexington), Kentucky
Located on a 65-acre farm in the center of Bluegrass horse country, Country Charm offers both the relaxing serenity of a beautiful rural setting and proximity to many of Kentucky's most popular cities, parks, historical sites, and entertainment venues.
Paris (Lexington), Kentucky
Phone: (859) 987-7500
It's the perfect spot for a quiet weekend getaway, or home base for exploring the scores of attractions that dot the central Kentucky countryside in all directions from our working thoroughbred and cattle farm.
The Bennett House Bed & Breakfast
Richmond (Lexington), Kentucky
Toll Free: 877-204-3426
This historic old home, known as the "Bennett Place" was build in 1889-1890. The prominent Cincinnati architect, Samuel E. des Jardins, was engaged to draw plans for the house of Queen Ann style with Romanesque detailing.
Blue Heron Retreat Center and B&B
Richmond (Lexington), Kentucky
Victorian style house on 30 acres in rural Kentucky, between Lexington and Richmond. Quiet farm setting welcomes individuals and groups for weekend getaways or retreats.
1823 Historic Rose Hill Inn
Toll Free: 800-307-0460
Welcome to Rose Hill Inn, one of Kentucky's finest bed and breakfasts, only 15 minutes west of Lexington, Kentucky, in Versailles. Built in 1823, the historic home has been wonderfully renovated, but features of the original mansion are preserved and enhanced. The parlor, library, front porch, and 3 acres of grounds are all for your enjoyment.
A Storybook Inn
Toll Free: 877-279-2563
A Storybook Inn is more like a wonderful luxury European inn than a typical Bed and Breakfast. From the new 50 ft glass conservatory, the bubbling stair-step fountain, the impeccably clean guest suites and fantastic guesthouse, A Storybook Inn offers unparalleled style and service. Select Registry!
Welcome to the Montgomery Inn, a spectacularly restored 1911 Victorian Bed & Breakfast, family operated in the heart of the Kentucky Bluegrass Region. As our guest, enjoy the historic charm and beauty of Versailles, "Horse Capital of the World", and luxuriate in your private spa suite.
1898 Red Bud Bed & Breakfast
Wilmore (Lexington), Kentucky
Welcome to the 1898 Red Bud Bed and Breakfast a beautifully restored turn-of-the century home. We are just a short drive to downtown Lexington, horse farms, vineyards, Keeneland, and historic sites such as Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. Located in the heart of the Garden Area of central Kentucky, in the quaint village of Wilmore, home of Asbury University and Seminary. Whether you enjoy a relaxing stroll over an acre of gardens and native Kentucky trees or just spend an evening taking in the stars, You are sure to enjoy a relaxing stay in your small town home-away-from home.
Scott Station Inn
Wilmore (Lexington), Kentucky
We welcome you to Scott Station Inn, a bed and breakfast with six gorgeous guest rooms located in the historic heartland of Kentucky! Placed perfectly along main street Wilmore, KY you can not get any closer to that great small town feel. Its like coming home.
The Hatfields and McCoys may have once kept the area hopping during their legendary feud, but today all is quiet along the Appalachian front. This is the region where a brave pioneer woman, Jenny Wiley, gained icon status, and a pioneer of another kind, Loretta Lynn, started on her road to country music legend. A region whose beauty is as timeless as the mountains that define it.
Major Cites: Ashland, Prestonsburg
Major Roads: I-64
Check out the Appalachians Region BBAK members listed below for a description and contact information (many also have color pictures)
The President's House B&B
Cattlettsburg (Ashland), Kentucky
Phone: (606) 405-3012
The Presidents' House Bed & Breakfast is an antebellum Kentucky-clay brick home on 3 acres of lawns with flowering trees and gardens, inviting you to relax and kick off your shoes. The B&B is named for the fine collection of original Presidential memorabilia, one of the largest in private hands.
Heavenly View Farm Inn
Mount Sterling (Winchester), Kentucky
Phone: 1-877-774-8181 x 400
Toll Free: 1-877-774-8181 x 100
1810 Historical Country Home overlooking a valley. Nothing luxurious, but the simplicity of an old early American dream! Views included, peaceful. Nearby history to explore. Activities? Festivities and excitement of Keeneland in the spring time, Red River Gorges for the fall & KY Music Hall of Fame.
The Patten Everett House Bed & Breakfast
Mount Sterling, Kentucky
Welcome to The Patten Everett House Bed and Breakfast, LLC...built circa 1811, it now provides the accommodations of the 21st century. It is located in the National Historic District of downtown Mount Sterling, Kentucky, and is great for a quiet getaway, to complete business in the area, or to visit with family and friends. In the mornings, you will enjoy a delicious home-cooked fireside breakfast. Fresh fruit, homemade muffins, juice, coffee, or tea, followed by one of our signature breakfasts is a sure way to get your day started right. Evening snacks will also be on hand as well as smores fixins for you to roast over the outdoor firepit.
Kentucky's Western Waterlands region hosts two of the largest man-made lakes in the country. The lakes, coupled with the four rivers that flow here - the Ohio, Cumberland, Mississippi and Tennessee - makes the region a mecca for water sports of all kinds. And don’t forget about the 170,000-acre Land Between the Lakes Recreation Area.
Major Cites: Paducah, Hopkinsville
Major Roads: I-24
Check out the Western Waterlands BBAK members listed below for a description and contact information (many also have color pictures)
Cadiz Street Bed & Breakfast, 'The Colonel's House'
Cadiz (Princeton), Kentucky
The Cadiz Street Bed and Breakfast is an 1895 Victorian home which has been completely restored since 2004. From the new hard wood floors to the crown molding at the top of the ten foot walls you will find this is a charming place to stay for just one night or for a much longer period. Both baths feature the original, but restored, claw foot tubs. It is conveniently located just a short walking distance from the beautifully restored downtown area of historic Princeton, its numerous antique shops, and the store featuring the internationally famous Newsom's Country Hams.
Futrell House Bed & Breakfast
Cadiz (Eddyville), Kentucky
The Futrell House Bed & Breakfast is a historic home built in 1878 and is located on Main Street in Cadiz, Kentucky. We are located just moments from Kentucky and Barkley Lakes.
Wildflowers Farm Bed & Breakfast
Calvert City (Paducah), Kentucky
Phone: (270) 527-5449
Toll Free: (866) 438-8801
Wildflowers Farm Bed & Breakfast is located in the heart of Kentucky's beautiful Western Waterlands: Lake Barkley, Kentucky Lake, Land Between the Lakes, and the Cumberland, Ohio, Tennessee and Mississippi Rivers. The Inn's location is only 10 minutes from the lakes, 20 minutes from Paducah.
Maple Hill Bed & Breakfast
Eddyville (Paducah), Kentucky
Beautiful Plantation home built in 1850 overlooking beautiful Lake Barkley. This western Ky home situated in the Kentucky Lake - Barkley Lakes area is like stepping back in time but with the modern conviences of today. Come and sit a spell on the front porch and watch the sunset on the water!
Grace House Bed & Breakfast LLC
Toll Free: 888-54-GRACE
Grace House is a family-operated, family-friendly, modern, brick, ranch home located on the quiet main street of Marion, Kentucky. We're close to the Cherokee Indian museum, antique shops, the Amish community, and only 30 minutes from Barkley and Kentucky Lakes.
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
This region sits atop a number of caves and caverns as well as the world's longest explored cave system at Mammoth Cave National Park. The Green and Nolin Rivers also reside here. Don’t forget to check out the Corvette Museum in Bowling Green and marvel at America's original sports car.
Major Cites: Bowling Green, Cave City
Major Roads: I-65
Check out the Caves, Lakes & Corvettes BBAK members listed below for a description and contact information (many also have color pictures).
Federal Grove B & B
This Federal Style Home was built circa 1871 on the site of the first brick home in Logan County, Kentucky. Today, Federal Grove Bed & Breakfast is one of almost 100 homes listed on the National Register of Historical Homes in the lovely town of Auburn.
Four Seasons Country Inn
Toll Free: 877-806-6340
Stay with us at the Four Seasons and enjoy countryside tranquility. Soon you'll be feeling as if you've come home - even if you've never lived in the country. Nestled in the rolling hills of Southern Kentucky, our Victorian-style inn is traditional in architecture and decor.
Hall Place Bed & Breakfast
Toll Free: 866-651-3176
Come check out our one-of-a-kind antique collection, including a Civil-War Era Melodeon (pump organ), fainting couches, and collectables dating from the 1500's to 1950's. We offer our guests a homey atmosphere and that good old Southern hospitality with a Western flair.
The Narrow Way Bed & Breakfast
The Narrow Way B&B offers modern accommodations in a beautiful country setting situated 1 mile from Barren River Lake. Covered porches for outside dining and birdwatching. Special fisherman's retreat area. Large rooms to accommodate meetings, showers, parties, and receptions.
Country Girl at Heart Farm B&B
Toll Free: 877-STA-4AYL
"An Environmentally-Friendly Working Farm Experience where you can get your hands dirty or just put up your feet." Fabulous refurbished farmhouse on a 140-acre sustainable farm in Hart County, Kentucky, overlooking beautiful pastures, wooded trails, and countless brilliant stars. Delight in unique bedrooms decorated with shabby chic flare and home-grown ingenuity. Savor our tasty country breakfast made from local, natural, and organic ingredients. Join us for farm activities or relax on the wrap-around front porch.
Wren's Nest Bed and Breakfast
The Wren's Nest Bed and Breakfast, located on a hundred acres of mature woodland in Logan County, Kentucky , features walking trails, wildflowers, and a wealth of birds and butterflies. The newly constructed inn is completely self contained.
Victorian House Bed & Breakfast
Smiths Grove (Bowling Green), Kentucky
Toll Free: 800-843-5210
This stately mansion is situated in the heart of the Smiths Grove Antique and Historic District. Take a step back in time and relax on either the large wrap around porch, or in your very private room or in one of the downstairs parlors.
1869 Shaker Tavern Bed & Breakfast
South Union, Kentucky
Toll Free: 800-929-8701
The Shaker Tavern, built in 1869 as a business venture for the South Union Shakers, housed a hotel for the "people of the world." The Shakers leased the building to an outside interest for one hundred dollars a month, leaving its management to the "world."
Skim over some of the most pristine lakes in the country (with 63,000 acres of water, it is easy to do) or take a train ride through spectacular gorges along the Big South Fork River. Finally, marvel at the cascading water at Cumberland Falls, and make sure you're there during a full moon to see the only moonbow in the Northern Hemisphere.
Major Cites: Jamestown, Somerset
Major Roads: Louie Nunn Parkway
Check out the Southern Lakes BBAK members listed below for a description and contact information (many also have color pictures)
Acorn and Fox Inn
Toll Free: 888-561-7755
The Acorn and Fox Inn is an upscale bed and breakfast on the cliffs above the south fork of Lake Cumberland, located on its own 10 acres of piney woods, overlooking beautiful Lake Cumberland. The property is frequently visited by deer, fox, and a wide variety of birds.
Eagles View Bed & Breakfast
Burnside (Bronston), Kentucky
Phone: (606) 561-7834
Toll Free: 1-877-767-9966
Welcome to Eagles View B&B it is not just a place to stay it's an experience. It's Easy to Love and Hard to Leave. Come and enjoy a place that offers ultimate experience in tranquility and solitude. Relax by the garden pond or on one of six decks taking in the breathtaking views of the lake.
Fairchild's Bed and Breakfast
Monticello (Bronston), Kentucky
The Fairchild House, home of Fairchild's Bed & Breakfast, is located in the small rural town of Monticello, Kentucky in Wayne County. The house is located minutes from Lake Cumberland and Historic Mill Springs, site of a civil war battle and home of the largest overshot water wheel in the world. There are other Civil War historic sites, natural landmarks (Cumberland Falls and Natural Arch) and antique shops within a 45 mile drive. Fairchild's is perfect for the business or leisure traveler.
Farm House Inn
Parkers Lake, Kentucky
The Farm House Inn is a destination for those seeking retreat on a farm within a forest. Ideal for musicians, artists, writers, photographers - seekers of renewal and close contact with forest, wildlife, clifflines, waterfalls-the diverse flora and fauna of south central Kentucky.
Daniel Boone Country
This is the home of The Daniel Boone National Forest. On the Virginia border, the Cumberland Gap remains as majestic as ever, as do the canyons of the Red River Gorge and Natural Bridge's sandstone arches. This is home to both the "Grand Canyon of the South," at Breaks Interstate Park and the "Grand Ole Opry of Kentucky," at Renfro Valley.
Major Cites: London, Harlan
Major Roads: I-75
Check out the Daniel Boone Country BBAK members listed below for a description and contact information (many also have color pictures)
Bergman House Bed & Breakfast
Phone: (513) 205-9113
The Bergman House Bed & Breakfast is located in downtown IRVINE, KY on Main Street, Where The Bluegrass Kisses The Mountains...in the heart of beautiful Kentucky with Southern Hospitality Relax in Themed Rooms from Yesterday: Civil War, Ky Derby, Elvis/50's, KY Wildcats Full Continental Breakfast and PM snack, Internet access, Gift Shop not handicapped accessible (all rooms upstairs) sorry-no credit cards Call For Reservations Today: 513 205-9113
Snug Hollow Farm B&B
Irvine (Berea), Kentucky
Southern Living calls us "1 of the 5 Most Romantic Places of the South." 300 secluded acres farm 1 hour+ from Lexington. Gourmet vegetarian dining. Restored log cabin,cabin by the creek & farmhouse. Featherbeds, handmade quilts, porches, fireplace & library. No TV. "50 Best Girlfriends Getaways"
Singing Hills Inn
Mount Vernon (Berea), Kentucky
Toll Free: 877-509-8282
Nestled in the majestic beauty of the southcentral mountains of KY Singing Hills Inn is a luxurious family owned and operated Bed and Breakfast with a christian atmosphere. Located within minutes of legendary Renfro Valley.
Wendover Bed and Breakfast Inn
If you are looking for seclusion and desiring to steal away from the busy life, this is the place for you. This two-story rustic log home is the perfect place to get away from it all. The Bed and Breakfast is steeped with tradition from its displays of heroine nurses to it roaring fireplace.
BBAK Member Info
BBAK's 2013 Educational Workshop & Vendor Trade Show
Monday, March 18, 2013
The Signature Club at Lansdowne, Lexington
Featured Speaker: TBD
Multiple Educational Sessions
- Developing an Online Marketing Plan
- Management & Operations
- Food Glorious Food
- Professional Enrichment
Networking Social and KY Spirits
Tasting and Trade Talk
Vendor Trade Show AND Special Discount Offers
General Session/BBAK's Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation
Door Prizes, Silent Auction, and Fellowship with your Fellow Innkeepers.
If you are interested in participating at the event, please contact Todd Allen at 859.336.3075 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ENJOYABLE - EDUCATIONAL - REWARDING - AND INNSPIRING!
Please SAVE THE DATE and plan to attend!
Mission Statement: "We are a Professional Association of Kentucky Innkeepers, dedicated to providing a unique, quality- assured Bed & Breakfast/Small Inn hospitality experience. We strive to be the best at what we do, individually and as a group. We work together to educate, promote, and support efforts to set standards for our profession."
What Is BBAK?
- BBAK is a non-profit, statewide organization that is a member driven organization dedicated to the advancement and support of the Bed and Breakfast Industry.
- Our highly esteemed family of nearly 100 Bed & Breakfast Inns is popular with discerning travelers who are looking for a very personal and unique hospitality experience.
- Our member inns enjoy a wealth of benefits through their association with BBAK.
- Our criteria and standards for membership set the stage for our unparalleled level of Quality Accommodations and Guest Satisfaction.
- BBAK Leadership is based on the following:
- Guided by individual innkeepers - regular members of BBAK
- Communications through Regional Representatives as well as implementation of a wide-variety of member networking opportunities Governed by a Volunteer Board of Directors
- A listing in a full color Bed & Breakfast Inns of Kentucky Guidebook
- A listing on the BBAK Website: www.kentuckybb.com, (Specials, Hyperlinks, Trails)
- Receive a quarterly newsletter filled with Helpful Tips & Information
- Discount on conference registration for annual meeting
- Inclusion in BBAK’s Gift Certificate Program
- Opportunity for co-op marketing advertising opportunities
- Member services discounts on a variety of products
- Information on vendors such as credit card processors, insurance, etc.
- Opportunity to participate in Reciprocal Lodging with other member inns
- Mentorship of all new members & Lasting Friendships with Fellow Innkeepers
- Regional meetings with opportunities for small group discussions and networking
- Discount on PAII Membership should you decide to join their organization
- Representation involving Legislative Lobbying Efforts
- Educational & Professional Growth Opportunities
- Leadership Opportunities to help support & advance the organization
- And above all, the knowledge that all members are inspected and approved by a professional organization with high quality standards.
Thank you for Your Membership in BBAK!