The 99 Days of Summer Countdown Begins

 

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The 99 Days of Summer Countdown Begins

Dept. of Tourism Offers Fun Ideas for Kentucky travelers

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 24, 2017) – The Kentucky Department of Tourism today announced the launch of 99 Days of Summer, an interactive section of the kentuckytourism.com website with 99 travel suggestions for the 2017 summer season, starting Memorial Day, May 29 and lasting through Labor Day weekend, September 4.

“There are so many great things to do in Kentucky that it can sometimes be overwhelming to make those summer travel plans,” Tourism Commissioner Kristen Branscum said. “99 Days of Summer was created to give you trip and activity suggestions whether you are leaving for a week or looking for something to do the next day. We want everyone to enjoy the summer and these daily ideas can help you do just that.”

The 99 Days of Summer website, kentuckytourism.com/99days is an interactive calendar with pictures, events, maps and further information to help plan your Kentucky summer travel. Travelers are encouraged to share their Kentucky travel adventures with #kysummer. 

Each day has a different suggestion including traditional summer fun such as cooling off at a Kentucky State Park beach, finding the perfect fishing hole, or touring a horse farm. This year the list also includes one-of-a-kind summer activities only found in Kentucky such as rappelling into a cave 75 feet under the city of Horse Cave; sampling beer cheese all day long at the “Only Beer Cheese Festival in the World” in Winchester; learning about the 100th birthday of the great racehorse Man o War at the Kentucky Horse Park; or standing in the path of totality during the Great American Eclipse on August 21.

For additional information visit http://www.kentuckytourism.com.