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There's Only One Kentucky

Did you know that Lexington, Kentucky is known as the "Horse Capital of the World"? How about the fact that 95 percent of all bourbon is distilled, aged and bottled right here in Kentucky’s bourbon country? These and other must-see Kentucky attractions

give you some idea of how unique the Bluegrass State really is. There’s only one Kentucky, and we’re spreading the word about our national treasures. Check out all the must-see Kentucky spots below and use the interactive map to start planning your next trip to KY!

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Every second weekend in May, Owensboro springs to life with the wonderful smells and sounds of the International Bar-B-Q Festival. Smoke from hickory-stoked fires blends with ...
The state-of-the-art, interactive International Bluegrass Music Museum is dedicated to preserving and encouraging the growth of Kentucky's native sound: bluegrass music. See t...
Take the legendary Kentucky Bourbon Trail through the heart of bourbon country and stop in on six of the state’s distilleries including Maker’s Mark, Jim Beam and Woodford Res...


Kentucky Derby Festival
The Derby Festival is a two week plus celebration of the world’s most famous horse race. The oldest festival event, the Pegasus Parade, was first held in 1956 and today, near...
Kentucky Derby Museum
Located at Gate 1 of historic Churchill Downs, the museum presents the traditions and excitement of the "Greatest Two Minutes in Sports." Highlights include two floors of inte...
Kentucky Down Under
Pet the Kangaroos in the Outback or learn to play a didgeridoo while you learn about Aboriginal culture. Feed colorful Rainbow Lorikeets in the Land of Lories AND feed the Aus...
This equestrian facility is a 1,224-acre park dedicated to "man's relationship with the horse” with more than 50 breeds on display. This working horse farm also features two ...
Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area
The Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area is located between Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake in western Kentucky. The area was designated a national recreation area ...
Loretta Lynn's birthplace is nestled between two fog-shrouded mountains up a "holler" just two miles southeast of the coal mining camp of Van Lear.
Lost River Cave
Lost River Cave offers Kentucky's Only Underground Boat Tour. Nestled on the floor of the scenic valley, unseen from above, the Lost River disappears from view as you board t...
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