Northern Kentucky offers many exciting and fun opportunities for the young and the young-at-heart! If you are interested in the “Itinerary For Travelers Coming From Lexington Or Other Places South”  please call DAT Travel at 330-614-7219 ext 3. At your request, DAT Travel will build and book your itinerary according to your travel dates and time of arrival into the greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky.  We can also book a hotel for you, and assist you in purchasing tickets for Creation Museum and the Ark Encounter.  


9:30 AM – Cruise on over to the Toyota Factory in Georgetown

  • Tours start early in the day. The tour is free, but reservations are suggested
  • Continue on to the Ark Encounter, 30 minutes North on 75, Williamstown

11:00 – 4:00 Begin Your Voyage on the Ark!

  • Enjoy the many exhibits of the Ark. Pause and let it all soak in while enjoying lunch at the on-board 2-story restaurant.
  • End your time at the Ark with the live Petting Zoo and a quick ride on the Zip Line. (extra cost)

Begin your journey north to the Creation Museum and check in to your hotel.

After a long day of fun and facts you may just want to find your hotel so you can relax, swim and enjoy a casual meal nearby!  Below are a few suggestions for some great hotels. DAT Travel can help you to book your accommodations today.

~Hampton Inn, Dry Ridge, KY (6 miles from the Ark)

Restaurants near Hampton Inn, Dry Ridge:

  • El Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant 1000 Fashion Ridge Drive, KY
  • Beans 21 Taft Highway, Dry Ridge, KY
  • Cracker Barrel 1131 Fashion Ridge Drive, KY


~Holiday Inn, Richwood (23 miles from the Ark)

Restaurants near Holiday Inn, Richwood:

  • Raymond’s Hong Kong Café 11051 Clay Drive, Walton, KY
  • Snappy’s Tomato Pizza 3 N. Main St., Walton, KY
  • Family Main Street Café 104 N Main St., Walton, KY

~LaQuinta, Florence  (29 miles from the Ark)

Restaurants near Laquinta, Florence:

  • City BBQ 8026 Burlington Pike, Florence, KY
  • Mai Thai Restaurant 7710 US Highway 42, Florence
  • Rafferty’s Restaurant 7379 Turfway Rd. Florence


DAY 2– Prepare to Believe at Creation Museum

10:00 – 4:00    Begin your journey, and take a step back into time!

  • Spend most of the day being amazed at God’s Wonderful Creation.
  • Enjoy lunch at Noah’s Café –  FYI –  the chicken wrap was amazing.
  • Try the Zip Line (separate cost) or just stroll around the beautiful gardens.

Back in Florence there are many options.

  • Family Roller Skating after dinner, at the FunDome   (check schedule)
  • Florence Antique Mall  (open till 8 pm)
  • Great American Ball Park   –  Check out 2016 schedule, many weeknight games
  • Lazer Kraze  (1335 Donaldson Rd. Erlanger, KY)