Escape from the traffic and tarmac when you visit Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, where Mother Nature will work her magic.
To see it, make your way to Middlesboro, about 130 miles (209 kilometers) from the state capital, Frankfort.
Since it's only 0.4 miles (0.6 kilometers) away, many travelers who visit Cumberland Gap National Historical Park end up staying at The Olde Mill Inn Bed & Breakfast.
If it's important to find a budget solution, then the Sleep Inn & Suites, 2 miles (3 kilometers) away, should be perfect.
Take a break with a coffee and enjoy some enticing nibbles at Gap Creek Coffee House and Cafe (710 Pinnacle Alley, Cumberland Gap). The fact that it's a mere 0.4 miles (0.6 kilometers) from Cumberland Gap National Historical Park means that it's easy to find after your sightseeing. As it starts to get dark, you'll no doubt start to crave some dinner. If you don't feel like straying too far, The Pineapple Tea Room & Coffee Shoppe (602 Colwyn Street, Cumberland Gap) should be perfect.