Kentucky Tourism


USA Military Discounts

The Kentucky State Parks are offering lodging discounts to current and former members of our nation’s armed services with the “USA Military Discount” program. Continue to scroll down for a closer look at specials for current USA Military members and veterans.

Kentucky State Parks have resorts with lodging and restaurants; recreational parks with camping and picnic areas; and historic sites that preserve our past.

Each park has its own unique attributes, from shorelines to majestic mountains, from winding caves to enchanting woodlands .. and have we some great deals for you!

We're always putting together great deals and travel ideas to for you, so check back often.

Seasonal Deals

Mineral Mound State Park - Golf Deal
$25 for 18 holes, cart included.
Offered Monday - Thursday, after 2 p.m. only.
Call 866-904-7888 for reservations.

Waveland State Historic Site

$1.00 off museum tour admission ticket.
Valid April - May 2016. 

**Not valid for special events.***
Call 859-272-3611 for reservations.

Pine Mountain State Resort Park - 15% off Sunday through Thursday
15% off any accommodation Sunday - Thursday, March 21 - May 25, 2016.
Call 606-337-3066 to make reservations.

Call park directly or visit for availability & booking. Based on availability. Some blackout dates may apply; holidays and special events excluded. Offer good for individual, new reservations only. Cannot be combined with other offers. Taxes & resort fees additional. Check the "Deals" page of our website for more special offer year-round.


Dale Hollow Lake

Free Range Balls / Pre-Twilight Play
Complimentary range balls with each online reservation at Dale Hollow Lake, 9 or 18 holes. Online pre-twilight play from 1:00pm - 2:50pm, receive $5 off regular rate. Offers valid 7 days a week. Call 866-903-7888 for tee times.

Mineral Mound

All you can play at Mineral Mound after 2:00pm, Monday through Thursday, for only $20 with a cart. Call 866-904-7888 to book your tee time.

Barren River Lake

Tee off at Barren River Lake Wednesdays between 9:00am and 10:00am, and play for $22.95 w/cart. Call 800-295-1876 to reserve. Ask about their special onsite lodging rate!

Kincaid Lake

Mid-week Golf
All you can play at Kincaid Lake for $20 with a cart on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Call 859-654-8555 for tee times.

Lake Barkley

Happy Hour / Seniors
Head out to western Kentucky and play Lake Barkley after 2:00pm Sunday through Friday for $25.00 w/cart! Seniors 62 and over play Thursday 8:00am to 4:00pm for $25.00 per player, includes cart. Call 800-295-1878 to reserve your tee time.

John James Audubon

$15 After 4
Play at John James Audubon Golf Course Monday through Friday after 4:00pm for $15. Call 270-826-5546.

Lincoln Homestead

Seniors age 62 and older play 18 holes on Monday and Tuesday at Lincoln Homestead for $25 with cart. Call 859-336-7461 for tee times.

USA Military

When making your reservation Nov. 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016, the USA Military Discount will get you lodge rooms starting at $49.95 a night; one-bedroom cottages for $74.95 a night; two-bedroom cottages for $89.95 a night and three-bedroom cottages for $99.95 a night. Tax  not included. Rates are good at 11 resort parks plus the cottages at John James Audubon State Park. The rate is $5 more per night at these parks: Barren River, Cumberland Falls, Kentucky Dam Village, Lake Barkley, Lake Cumberland and Natural Bridge. For online reservations use the promo code "USA" and bring proof of service.


10% lodging or camping discount are available for the following guests:

Retired Military Discount
Current & retired military personnel with proof of service.

Senior Citizen Discount
Senior citizens (age 62 & older) with ID.

Disabled Adult Discount
Please present your card from Department of Aging and Independent Living.

AAA Membership Discounts
Please present your AAA membership card.

KET Member Discount
Please present your KET membership card.

Kentucky POWs camp for free (with POW card issued by KY Dept. of Parks)

Kentucky Veterans Lodging Guidelines

Benefit is only for veterans who are 100% disabled as a direct result of a service-connected incident and is a current Kentucky resident.

Benefit will extend to Kentucky National Guard or Reserve members disabled under the same circumstance.

100% disability is determined by the US Veterans Administration or Department of Defense. National Guard disability is determined as provided in KRS Chapter 342. Those eligible will have a letter from the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

Available for a maximun of three overnight stays / calendar year, three nights max for each visit, subject to availability.

During the period Memorial Day - Labor Day, and the month of October, stays must start / end during the 5-day Sunday - Thursday period. Outside of this period, stays can be for any days of the week, subject to availability.

The free accommodation (room, cottage, or campsite) will apply only to that occupied by the veteran themselves.

Reservations can be made no more than ten (10) days prior to arrival.

Reservations are made by calling the park of their choice.

Disability letter and proof of Kentucky residency are required upon arrival.