Two Kentucky attractions, Mammoth Cave National Park and Old Seelbach Bar in Louisville, were named the 150 best things to do in the United States this summer by Travel Lemming. The list highlights the online travel guide team’s picks for the most exciting summer attractions and destinations across the country.
Leading the list are the historic Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, Colorado’s Million Dollar Highway, and Seattle’s Fremont Solstice Parade. The eclectic summer bucket list also includes a floating taco bar in the U.S. Virgin Islands (#10), a 1920s-themed lawn party in New York (#13), a car-free island in Michigan (#76) ), and the world’s largest rodeo outside of Wyoming (#114).
Mammoth Cave National Park (#14) and Old Seelbach Bar in Louisville (#18) are two Kentucky attractions to land on the 150 things to do list.
“We are very grateful for the inclusion of Old Seelbach Bar in Travel Lemming’s Best of USA summer 2022 flagship article”, said Paul Sant, executive chef at Seelbach Hilton. “With Over 250+ recognizable and unique bottles of bourbon on our shelves, and most of them are Kentucky Straight Bourbon, we look forward to welcoming guests as they discover what makes our location that is even more special. “
Travel Lemming editor Taylor Herperger added, “One of my favorite travel experiences ever was drinking a cocktail at the bar before touring the hotel by a staff-it was a Louisville stop not to be forgotten! “
Regarding the inclusion of Mammoth Cave National Park, Travel Lemming writer Elizabeth Demolat commented: “While every National Park in the U.S. is a special place, there is nothing like Mammoth Caves anywhere. The size of the caves is remarkable. In addition, the opportunity to explore an underground world that we rarely know is a profound experience. ”
The inaugural edition of the signature summer list of the publication was chosen by Travel Lemming’s team of two dozen writers and editors.
Nate Hake, CEO of Travel Lemming, said: “This summer is shaping up to be a milestone for the tourism and hospitality industry. With so much in line for the future of travel, we decided to put on a special one. spotlight on 150 things our team feels are more worthy of the attention of travelers this summer.
Travel Lemming is an online travel guide with over half a million monthly readers across the United States and Canada. It is known for its focus on urging travelers to “get out of the way.”