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.

African-American Heritage

Muhammad Ali Center, LouisvilleIn Nicholasville, visit Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park, one of the largest training grounds for African-American soldiers in the Union army where 10,000 men gained their freedom during the Civil War. In Maysville, experience the perilous life of escaped slaves by visiting the National Underground Railroad Museum, and take a unique guided or driving tour retracing the footsteps of countless African-Americans who journeyed to freedom on the 'underground railroad'.

Visit the Kentucky Mammoth Cave National Park where the first tour guides and some of its most significant early explorers were African-Americans. In Bowling Green, take a walking tour of the ShakeRag Historic District to experience an early African-American neighborhood that stands as an important part of Kentucky black history.

Many other Kentucky black history sites in Louisville, Lexington, Northern Kentucky and elsewhere provide glimpses into the lives of African-Americans who have helped weave the rich cultural tapestry of this border state that reflects influences of both Northern and Southern culture.

Immerse yourself in Kentucky black history at the National Underground Railroad Museum or one of countless other African-American heritage sites in the Bluegrass State.

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Kentucky Derby Museum located at Churchill Downs, Louisville, KY. Open Daily!
Louisville, KY
www.derbymuseum.org
There's Only One....Kentucky Derby Museum. We share the fun of the Kentucky Derby experience. Spend the day with us and experience two floors of exciting new exhibits! Your ad...
Big Bone Lick State Park
Covington, KY
www.nkytourism.com
The Northern Kentucky River Region - spectacular scenery and historic venues await you. Experience beauty and sights that will last a lifetime! Near scenic Carrollton re...
Bardstown, KY
www.1792bourbon.com
Tour a fully operating distillery in Bardstown. All ages welcome.
Versailles, KY
www.jouetthouse.org
On the night of June 3-4, 1781, Captain Jack Jouett rode 40 miles through the backwoods of Virginia to warn Governor Thomas Jefferson and the legislature of the approach of 25...
Leitchfield, KY
www.graysoncokyhistsoc.org
Located in downtown Leitchfield, is the earliest brick house in Grayson County. It was constructed circa 1814 by Jack Thomas. Tours available. Family research library. House i...
Danville, KY
Jacobs Hall is a restored Italianate structure on the campus of Kentucky School for the Deaf (KSD), the first school of its kind in the nation, was completed in 1857 by John M...
Carlisle, KY
www.carlisle-nicholascounty.org
Home built 1820-24, dungeon cells built 1857 and housed prisoners in the 1850-1890's. Friday 10-4 or by appointment.
Fort Wright, KY
www.fortwright.com
The mission of the James A. Ramage Civil War Museum is to inform visitors about the defense of Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati during the Civil War and how the community came...
Powderly, KY
You probably know James Best as the man who played Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on The Dukes of Hazzard, or perhaps as Jim Lindsey on The Andy Griffith Show.  Best is a good...
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