Road Information

Interstate 75 in Kentucky Total Mileage in State: 192 miles
Northern End: At Ohio state line
Southern End: At Tennessee state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 192 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Whitley, Laurel, Rockcastle, Madison, Fayette, Scott, Grant, Boone, Kenton
Major Junctions in Photos: I-64 East, in Lexington
I-64 West, in Lexington
I-71, in Walton
I-275, near Florence
Control Cities in Photos: Williamsburg, Corbin, London, Richmond, Lexington, Georgetown, Walton, Florence, Covington

Northbound

   

Kentucky welcome sign as Interstate 75 North enters from Tennessee.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Speed limit sign immediately after the welcome sign. The speed limit on most stretches of Interstate in Kentucky is 70 mph.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at the Rest Area / Welcome Center located near mile marker 1.5.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North: Road view from mile marker 6.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Use Exit 11 to Kentucky Splash Waterpark.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Also use Exit 11 to Big South Fork NRRA and University of the Cumberlands.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 11: KY 92 - Williamsburg  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North shield located near mile marker 11.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 11. It's 80 miles to Richmond and 101 miles to Lexington.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Take Exit 15 to Cumberland Falls State Resort Park.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 15: US 25W - Williamsburg  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North: Road view from mile marker 21.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Take Exit 25 to Laurel River Lake Grove Recreation Area.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 25: US 25W - Corbin  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Use Exit 29 to Cumberland Gap National Park and Pine Mountain State Resort Park.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Also take Exit 29 to Laurel River Lake Recreation Area and Colonel Sanders Cafe (KFC Birthplace).  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 29: US 25 / US 25E (Cumberland Gap Pkwy) - Corbin / Barbourville  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at the Weigh Station located at mile marker 33.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North: Road view from mile marker 35.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Take Exit 38 to Levi Jackson State Park and Laurel River Lake/Holly Bay Recreational Area.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Use Exit 28 to Hal Rogers Pkwy toward Manchester and Hazard.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 38: KY 192 / To Hal Rogers Pkwy - London  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 41: KY 80 / Hal Rogers Pkwy - Somerset / London  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North: Road view from mile marker 45.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North: Road view from mile marker 47.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Take Exit 49 to Camp Wildcat Civil War Battlefield.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 49: KY 909 / To US 25 - Livingston  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North: Road view from mile marker 55.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 59: US 25 / To US 150 - Mt. Vernon / Livingston  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Use Exit 62 for Renfro Valley Entertainment Center and Kentucky Music Hall of Fame & Museum.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 62: US 25 - Mt. Vernon / Renfro Valley  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North: Road view from mile marker 67.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North: Road view from mile marker 72.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Sign listing the distances to the two upcoming Berea exits.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Take Exit 76 to Old Town and Berea College.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 76: KY 21 - Berea  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Use Exit 77 to Historic Boone Tavern.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 77: KY 595 - Berea  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Use any of the next 3 exits to Richmond.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Take Exit 83 to Blue Grass Army Depot and the Industrial Park.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Also use Exit 83 to Historic Richmond Battlefield.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 83: To US 25 / KY 2872 (Duncannon Lane) - Richmond  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Use Exit 87 to Acres of Lane Winery.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Also take Exit 87 to Eastern Kentucky University.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 87: KY 876 - Richmond / Lancaster  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 90: US 25 / US 421 - Richmond / Irvine  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Take Exit 95 to Boonesborough State Park and White Hall State Historic House.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Also use Exit 95 to Cival War Fort at Boonesboro and Historic Winchester.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 95: KY 627 - Boonesborough / Winchester  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 97: US 25 / US 421 - Clays Ferry  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North: Road view from near mile marker 98 as you cross the Kentucky River.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Take Exit 99 to Jean Farris Winery.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 99: US 25 North / US 421 North - Clays Ferry  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Sign listing the distances to the upcoming Lexington exits.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Take Exit 104 to "Ashland" The Henry Clay Estate and Talon Winery & Vineyards.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Also use Exit 104 for The Arboretum and State Botanical Gardens.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 104: KY 418 - Lexington / Athens  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 108: Man O' War Boulevard  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 110: US 60 - Lexington  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North approaching Exit 111 - 1/2 mile.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 111: Interstate 64 East - Winchester / Ashland  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North / Interstate 64 West shields located near mile marker 112.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Take Exit 113 to the University of Kentucky, Transylvania University, and Rupp Arena.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Also use Exit 113 to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North / Interstate 64 West at Exit 113: US 27 / US 68 - Paris / Lexington  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North / Interstate 64 West at Exit 115: To Bluegrass Pkwy / KY 922 (Newtown Pike) - Airport / Lexington  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North / Interstate 64 West approaching Exit 118 - 1 1/4 miles.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Follow Interstate 75 North to Kentucky Horse Park and follow Interstate 64 West to Kentucky Bourbon Trail.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North / Interstate 64 West at Exit 118: Interstate 64 West - Frankfort / Louisville  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 118. It's 8 miles to Georgetown and 75 miles to Cincinnati.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North approaching Exit 120 - 1 1/4 miles.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Use Exit 120 to Kentucky Horse Park.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 120: KY 1973 - Ironworks Pike  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Take Exit 125 to Historic Georgetown.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Also use Exit 125 for Georgetown College.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 125: US 460 - Georgetown / Paris  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 126: US 62 - Georgetown / Cynthiana  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at the Rest Area located at mile marker 127.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 129: KY 620 - Cherry Blossom Way  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at the Weigh Station located at mile marker 130.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North: Road view from mile marker 133.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 136: KY 32 - Sadieville  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North: Road view from mile marker 141.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Use Exit 144 to Elk Creek Vineyard and Elk Creek Sporting Clays.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 144: KY 330 - Owenton / Corinth  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North: Road view from mile marker 148.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Take Exit 154 to Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 154: KY 36 - Owenton / Williamstown  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 156: Barnes Road  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 159: KY 22 - Dry Ridge / Owenton  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North: Road view from mile marker 163.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 166: KY 491 - Crittenden  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Use Exit 171 to the Kentucky National Guard Armory.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Also take Exit 171 to Big Bone Lick State Park.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 171: KY 14 / KY 16 - Verona / Walton  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North approaching Exit 173 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 North at Exit 173: Interstate 71 South - Louisville  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 / Interstate 71 North shields located near mile marker 173. I-75 and I-71 run concurrent from here to Cincinnati.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 / Interstate 71 North at Exit 175: KY 338 - Richwood  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 / Interstate 71 North at the Rest Area located near mile marker 176.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 / Interstate 71 North at Exit 178: KY 536 - Mt. Zion Rd  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 / Interstate 71 North at Exit 181: KY 18 - Florence / Burlington  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Take Exit 182 to Turfway Park Race Course.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 / Interstate 71 North at Exit 182: KY 1017 - Turfway Rd  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 / Interstate 71 North at Exit 184: KY 236 - Erlanger  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 / Interstate 71 North at Exit 185: Interstate 275 West - Airport; Interstate 275 East  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

The speed limit drops to 55 mph near mile marker 185 since this stretch can get very congested and carries a lot of truck traffic.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 / Interstate 71 North at Exit 186: KY 371 - Buttermilk Pike  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 / Interstate 71 North at Exit 188: US 25 / US 42 / US 127 - Dixie Hwy / Fort Mitchell  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 / Interstate 71 North at Exit 189: KY 1072 (Kyles Ln) - Fort Wright / Park Hills  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Warning sign near mile marker 189. There is a steep grade for the next 2 miles as you descend toward the Ohio River and into Cincinnati.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Use either of the next 2 exits to Covington.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Take Exit 192 to Northern Kentucky Convention Center and Newport On The Levee/Aquarium.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 / Interstate 71 North at Exit 191: 12th Street / MLK Jr. Blvd / Pike Street / Covington  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 / Interstate 71 North at Exit 192: 5th Street / Covington / Newport  (Photo taken 8/16/12).

Interstate 75 / Interstate 71 North as you prepare to cross the Ohio River and into Ohio.  (Photo taken 8/16/12).