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Quick Facts
Designation: Kentucky State Scenic Byway
Fees: Associated only with museums and parks
Length, One-Way: 104 Miles (173.33 Kilometers)
Time: 3 Hours


General Information

Description - This route takes you through Kentucky's Blue-grass region. It follows what was first a buffalo trace, and then an 1800's Shaker road. The road follows rolling hills, and scenic pastures highlighted by miles and miles of black and white planked fences, horse barns that look like mansions, and tobacco fields. Another notable feature of the area are the limestone rock fences built by Irish stone masons in the mid 1800's.

Attractions - The US 68 Scenic Byway is known for it's Cultural, Historical and Scenic Attractions.

Directions from : The drive begins in Lexington where you will head south on Broadway and follow the U.S. 68 signs.


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Additional Information:
Kentucky Scenic Byways - Kentucky currently has eighteen state designated scenic byways which lead through the many scenic, historic and cultural attractions throughout the state.

Links:
Scenic Byways Homepage - National Scenic Byways official web site with detailed info on all national and state byways.

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