Itineraries: Cincinnati/Louisville

Cincinnati/Louisville

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky – Visitors Center and Tour

Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky in Georgetown is the largest Toyota plant outside of Japan where nearly 7,000 team members build about 500,000 vehicles and engines each year.  This free tour shows the inner workings of the 7.5 million square foot facility including computer-controlled robots!  Groups and schools can also schedule a tour of the Toyota Nature Trail, which overlooks nearly 50 acres of wetlands, prairies and bluebird boxes. Trail markers tell Kentucky’s story and how Toyota works hard to protect the state’s natural treasures. Visit www.toyotageorgetown.com for more info.

 

1001 Cherry Blossom Way
Georgetown, KY 40324

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"Families will love this tour - you get a behind-the-scenes at building around 2,000 vehicles a day, while maintaining the safety of the environment."

Kevin Butt, Chief Engineering and Safety Officer, Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America

 

 

Scioto Audubon Metro Park

Enjoy an expansive natural escape at this 120-acre Ohio oasis, which offers fishing, boating, hiking and jogging areas. Plus, it has the largest free outdoor climbing wall in the United States.

 

395 W. Whittier St.
Columbus, OH 43215

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Grange Insurance Audubon Center

With a series of nature summer programs designed for both children and adults, families can make it an "Audubon Afternoon," exploring a variety of gardens, natural habitats and exhibits.

 

505 W. Whittier Street
Columbus, OH 43215

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Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area

Whether your family enjoys horseback riding, fishing, camping or learning Civil War history,  the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Center has adventures to satisfy all of your nature desires.

 

100 Van Morgan Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211

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Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve

Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve includes forested areas and grasslands with over 8.5 miles of trails, spring-fed creeks, a frog pond, and waterfalls. Our visitors also enjoy picnic areas, recreational fields for different sports, a nature center, a field house, and a two hundred year old historic manor and spring house. Open dawn to dusk, every day, and free to all.

 

12501 Harmony Landing Road 
Goshen, KY 40026

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Dayton Tire Site Prairie

In urban Dayton, a 37-acre brownfield is transformed into a tallgrass prairie to hike and explore, bird watch and observe wildlife in a green space built to reconnect with nature.

 

2342 W. Riverview Avenue
Dayton, OH 45402

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Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm

Explore diverse habitats and hike six miles of trails throughout the 200 acre sanctuary where you can see wild and farm animals and interact with engaging, educational displays about habitats, wildlife and farming.

 

1000 Aullwood Road
Dayton, OH 45414

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Red River Gorge

The Red River Gorge, part of the Daniel Boone National Forest, contains roughly 500 miles of trails,  67 different species of reptiles and amphibians, 46 species of mammals, and 100 species of birds.  Look for endangered species: the Indiana Bat, the Virginia big-eared bat, the red-cockaded woodpecker, and White-haired Goldenrod.

 

3546 Nada Tunnel Road
Slade, KY 40380

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"The Red River Gorge is a geological marvel with great hiking plant diversity."

 
Kevin Butt, Chief Engineering and Safety Officer, Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America

 

 

Friends of Wolf Run

Become a Friend of Wolf Run and visit the natural springs that help improve the aquatic habitat and water quality of Lexington’s neighborhood watershed through unique restoration projects.

 

416 Rebmann Lane
Lexington, KY 40503

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