What to see in Kentucky


Kentucky has something to offer all its visitors, giving them a lot more than just fried chicken to write home about!

With over 50 state parks, the Bluegrass State is certainly known for its natural attractions drawing those with a penchant for the outdoors from all over the globe to experience what the great state has to offer. Its largest city, Louisville, is home to the famous Kentucky Derby; the renowned horse race held at Churchill Downs on the first Saturday of every May. Whether it's the famed and popular Derby or the 350-mile expanse of the Kentucky caves at Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky makes for a popular tourist destination for anyone with an affinity for the open air.

Kentucky is also celebrated for its other recreational activities such as its indoor forest, a restored old sternwheeler river boat, a wonderful zoo and an exciting amusement park - all of which are sure to get children and adults entertained and having fun. Kentucky's incredible food is also a popular drawcard for visitors; with over 2,500 restaurants to choose from and all serving an array of cuisines. Whatever your taste, you'll find something to enjoy at any one of its gourmet restaurants. Kentucky is, of course, also known for its bourbon. For visitors looking to have a taste of the best then one of the oldest operating distilleries, the Woodford Reserve Distillery, is definitely worth the visit.

For those in search of a little history and a lot of open air, as well as great food and a good time, Kentucky is most certainly worth the visit.

Churchill Downs

The home of the most famous horse race in America, Churchill downs is full of tradition and amazing stories. It opened…

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Kentucky Derby Museum

Even those who are not horse-racing fans can experience the thrill of the sport at the museum and through tours offered…

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Kentucky Horse Park

The only theme park in the world dedicated to man's relationship with the horse, the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington…

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Fort Knox

This US Army fort, located an hour south of Louisville, is world-famous as the home of America's largest stockpile of…

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