You've chosen a great state for cycling! Kentucky's scenic beauty, varied topography, and the generally temperate climate are the perfect ingredients for a great cycling adventure. The routes in this guide crisscross Kentucky to provide as many opportunities as possible to enjoy Kentucky's landscape and tourism attractions. You'll see all eight tour routes on the state map. All routes except the TransAmerica Trail were designated by instate cycling experts working with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and the Kentucky Bicycle and Bikeways Commission. For the most part, the recommended routes are along less traveled roads so as to avoid interstates, parkways and major thoroughfares.