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The Kentucky Department of Travel invites you to visit the "Land of Unbridled Spirit." Whether your story interests tend toward outdoor adventure, horses, spirits, nightlife, our rich history or scenic and varied landscape, we can assist you in finding that perfect topic and planning the perfect trip.

The navigation box at the left will link you to additional materials and information, including our lively calendar of events and our photo library containing a sampling of downloadable, hi-res images.

The links below provide new story ideas on attractions and events throughout the state.
Updates are ongoing, so check frequently to find new material.

News From Across the State

Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft presents Ritual & Residue: The Art of Drink

Put a Lid on It: Containers by Kentucky Artisans 

Museum Board Finalizes Decision on Sinkhole, Great 8 Corvettes

Gov. Beshear Celebrates Groundbreaking of Diageo Bourbon Distillery in Shelby County

StageOne Family Theatre, Muhammad Ali Center, Kentucky Center to hold joint press conference on upcoming Muhammad Ali Partnership

Louisville Stoneware Celebrates Christmas in July

International Museum of the Horse Opens Ted Bassett Exhibit

Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa Completes Lobby and Lounge Renovation

Paducah Festivals Top List of Kentucky Spring Events

Suds of Fun Coming to South Central Kentucky

Local Speed Opens Exhibition: We'll Wear a Jolly Crown

Kentucky Travel and Tourism Awarded Outstanding Mobile Website at WebAwards 

Paducah Named UNESCO City of Crafts and Folk Art

Kentucky Speedway Introducing New Ticket Prices, Ticketmaster Services for 2014

Gov. Beshear Celebrates Grand Opening of Heaven Hill Distilleries’ Evan Williams Bourbon Experience in Louisville

Holidays at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill Calendar Announced

Beer Cheese Trail

Halloween Show Brings Frights and Delights to Kentucky Horse Park

Local Speed opens exhibition Dan Dry:Facing the World

46th Annual Frontier Christmas, Dec. 7th and 8th, 2013

Kentucky Horse Park Hosts 'The Spirit of the Horse'

Capturing the Art of Sport: Works by Kentucky Artisans

37th Annual Simon Kenton Festival

Kentucky Bluegrass and Acoustic Music Festival in Winchester

Kentucky Golf Plus

Cochon 555’S Heritage BBQ fires up in Louisville for first-ever Heritage Breed BBQ Competition on September 8, 2013

U of L Planetarium Reopens June 29 with Enhanced Projection

The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea: Celebrating 10 Years

Nation's Only Bourbon Historian Publishes New Book

KHS and KDMA Invite Media to Preview Renovated Kentucky Military History Museum

Kentucky Military History Museum Reopens March 9

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill Announces 2013 Calendar of Events

Mammoth Cave hits 400 miles

Kentucky Speedway Single-Race Tickets Go On Sale Jan. 30

Kentucky Bourbon Trail Tour Sets All-Time Attendance Record

Zebra Foal born at Louisville Zoo

Fair Board Approves Lease for Kentucky Kingdom

Zoo Celebrates Gorilla Helen's 55th Birthday

In Berea, It's Christmas all Year Long

2013 Kentucky Visitor's Guide Is a Rich Resource for Travelers

Stageone Family Theatre Celebrates Black History Month with Steven Dietz' Jackie and Me, Honoring Baseball Legend Jackie Robinson

Kentucky Speedway and Buffalo Trace Distillery Introduce Unique Quaker State 400 Holiday Ticket Package

Louisville Named Top U.S. Travel Destination for 2013

Birthplace of Polo Donates Exhibit To International Museum Of The Horse

Kentucky's Bed & Breakfasts are featuring several Holiday Specials

Mammoth Cave National Park celebrates World Heritage

The World's Only Underground Christmas Light Show

New Museum Exhibit "Losing Ground: The Greatest Threat"

Eight Attractions Added to 'There's Only One' Program

New Distilleries Are Cropping up around Kentucky

Chef Anthony Lamas to Offer Cooking Classes in Louisville

Visit Pike County, Site of Hatfield-McCoy Feud

Fun Facts about Thoroughbreds in Kentucky


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