Covered Wagon Overnight Getaway

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Take a step back in time and stay at overnight in a covered wagon

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This unique family getaway is nearby at Horse Cave KOA in Hart County. With attractions nearby, this might be the perfect option for Louisville families looking to getaway this summer without going too far. 

Located in Hart County, Horse Cave KOA is near Mammoth Cave National Park and yes, you can stay overnight in covered wagons. This camping area is full-service so for those that are not interested in getting deep into the woods in your tent with the kids, they have options for you. They do offer tent camping but also have cabins and, of course, these amazing new covered wagons. Let’s talk about those, who knew there were covered wagons in Kentucky!

Stay Overnight in Covered Wagons

You have the opportunity to stay overnight in covered wagons just down I-65. Conveniently located just south of Louisville, it is so close to the interstate, you can’t get lost.

They have three covered wagons to choose from and you should act fast because these will surely be popular. To book, you call 270-786-2819 or email, they are open from 8 am to 8 pm CT. You can also book online

overnight stay in covered wagon

Currently, they have a special running for reserving an overnight stay in one of the Conestoga wagons. $119.00 plus tax per night, valid now – June 21, 2020, two night minimum stay. After June 21, it will be $150 per night, two night minimum stay will hold for holiday weekends.   

In case you are wondering, the wagons are air conditioned, the wagons each sleep 2 adults and 2 children, have electricity, microwave, mini-refrigerator, and Keurig coffee maker. King size bed with a twin bunk, and exterior bathrooms that are close to the wagons. Access to grills and fire pit.

Things to do at Horse Cave KOA

Horse Cave KOA features many amenities and they have them listed here.

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For summer 2020, some of these may be limited. However, they do have their pool open (limited capacity). Here are just some of the activities that they offer to guests. 

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  • Pool
  • Fishing
  • WiFi
  • Jumping Pillow
  • Mini Golf
  • Basketball
  • Dog Park
  • Jumbo Connect Four
  • Volleyball
  • Fishing

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In terms of food, you can cook your own because they have grills, microwave and mini-fridge. You can also dine at a local restaurant since you will be near the interstate and the main area of town. There are also restaurants that deliver to the campground

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Things to do in the area

Stay overnight in covered wagons and in the heart of cave country in Horse Cave, there’s no lack of activities. Here are some ideas. 

There’s a cave entrance in Horse Cave (located on Main Street in downtown Horse Cave). It is the largest natural opening in this cave area in Kentucky. Click here for tour info (above or below ground). 

The historic main area of town has many gorgeous old buildings, shops, and eateries. 

Download the Horse Cave Trail Guide and explore

Hidden River Cave

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Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Onyx Cave

Visit Dennison’s Roadside Market

There are various resources online to search other attractions near these covered wagons in Kentucky.

KOA Website

Hart County TourismItineraries available

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