Whatever your interest or passion, we invite you to use this guide to help you plan your stay in Kentucky.
Explore the many multicultural tourism opportunities in Kentucky, learning about the state’s diverse cultural, heritage and travel attractions in this guide.
Learn about Kentucky's natural diversity and beauty. Come explore the wonder of the Commonwealth's four major regions.

Bluegrass Region

Kentucky State Capitol
Kentucky State Capitol
  • Kentucky State Capitol
  • Berea Artist
  • Woodford Reserve Distillery, Versailles
  • The Great American Brass Band Festival
  • Kentucky Horse Park
  • Horse Grazing in Paris, Kentucky Pasture
  • Whitley House

Famous for the Kentucky Horse Parks and farms and scenic drives past beautiful pasture land, the Kentucky Bluegrass Region is truly a horse-lover's paradise. And, for those in the know, it’s so much more.

Lexington, Kentucky’s second-largest city and the Horse Capital of the World, offers a vibrant mix of historic sites, shopping, attractions, dining and nightlife. Visit the State Botanical Garden of Kentucky, the Railroad Museum and the world renowned Kentucky Horse Park where you can pet champion thoroughbreds. Lincoln’s Lexington Walking Tour encompasses 18 historic sites in this beautiful city.

Berea, Crafts and Folk Arts Capital of Kentucky was recently named among “The Nation’s Top 25 Arts Destinations” by American Style magazine. Visit with artisans in over 40 artists’ studios and enjoy world-class festivals in this historic college mountain town. A don’t-miss is the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea where you can view and purchase Berea crafts and enjoy dining at the Center’s café.

Explore the Capitol Grounds and the Kentucky History Center in the Kentucky capital city of Frankfort; tour Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, America’s largest restored Shaker community; enjoy exceptional thoroughbred racing in Keeneland and spend an evening at Kentucky’s oldest outdoor dinner theatre, the lively Pioneer Playhouse in Danville. Play outdoors, visit pioneer, Civil War and living history exhibits, take the Woodland Reserve Distillery Tour and enjoy your vacation in the beautiful Kentucky Bluegrass Region.

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