Licking Valley Adventures was formed to promote adventure tourism through the Licking Valley Region. It began as a way to work collaboratively by promoting the natural road and water routes. Today, the organization has grown to 12 communities. With a vibrant river and associated tributaries connecting these small and large communities, the invitation to explore is always open.
"To promote a healthy populace of economy through adventure and historical tourism experiences promoting the uniqueness of the Licking Valley region in Kentucky."
We invite you to explore, seek adventures and enjoy the hospitality our region offers. You are welcome to stay a day, a weekend or a week in the Licking Valley!
Traverse the Zilpo Scenic Byway or take a self-led tour to three of Kentucky's historic Iron Industry locations in Bath County.
Famous for horses, history and hospitality, the PKY Eiffel Tower on Main Street and the World's Largest Mural of Secretariat.
Enjoy history, heritage and most of all, hospitality including tours of our winery, distillery, lavender farm, and the famous Rosemary Clooney Museum.
Enjoy the historic covered bridges as you travel the community admiring over 50 colorful quilts hanging on barns all
over the county.
Submerse yourself in the arts, history and
a vibrant town. A top fall destination and
a perfect getaway featuring 36 murals
and events like the Cynthiana Rod Run.
Stroll through the historic downtown of Maysville. Tour a museum full of days
past. Don't forget to see the amazing
murals featured on the flood walls.
Enjoy a small community rich with southern hospitality and natural scenery including the Red River Gorge with breathtaking rock faces and arches.
Discover unique shops, art and history in beautiful downtown Mt. Sterling and satisfy your sweet tooth at Ruth Hunt Candy.
Known as the Little Town with a Big
Heart, Carlisle will offer lunch in the jail, take you on a tour of the battlefield and toss you in the lake for fun in the sun.
Discover local flavor in unique places while you stay overnight in Falmouth. When you are ready to play, head over
to Kincaid Lake State Park.
Step back in time to tour our historic schoolhouses as you traverse the roads
but, be sure to stop by Blue Lick
Battlefield State Resort Park for lunch.
Fish in the Muskie Capital of the South, Cave Run Lake. Camp along the shore or hike into town along the Sheltowee
Trace National Recreation Trail.
"My experience on the Licking River has been nothing short of amazing. The river is less traveled so it maintains the calm and relaxing environment just right for exploring and gazing."