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Kentucky Sports Attractions

NASCAR at Kentucky Speedway In Kentucky, sports aren’t just a weekend hobby. Sports are what Kentuckians live and breathe. The thrill of 23,000 fans jam-packed in the University of Kentucky’s Rupp Arena going crazy for the Wildcats. The throttle-pounding action of Kentucky car racing at the Kentucky Speedway. The passion and emotion of thoroughbred racing. And the many sports-related attractions such as the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory and the Muhammad Ali Center.

Kentucky Sport Museums

In downtown Louisville, you’ll find two interactive sports museums: the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory and the Muhammad Ali Center. Marked by a 120 foot tall bat (a Guinness World Record) the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, offers baseball fans a one-of-a-kind experience with everything from batting cages to factory tours and personalized bats.

Inside the Muhammad Ali Center, you’ll have the chance to experience the heart of a champion. The center tells the story of the man born as Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. with art, multimedia and interactive exhibits such as shadow boxing and speed and heavy bags.

Kentucky car racing and motorsports enthusiasts will be glad to know the state is home to the National Corvette Museum as well. Located in Bowling Green — just a quarter mile from the one and only Corvette assembly plant in the U.S. — the National Corvette Museum has more than 30 vintage 'Vettes on display, an interactive museum and even an on-site restaurant for visitors. Corvettes have a long reputation as one of America’s finest sports cars. Corvette races are coming soon to a track across the street from the museum.

Use the search tools below to find places to watch Kentucky car racing, sports museums and other athletic attractions here in The Bluegrass State!

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Region Evarts, KY
7,000 acre ATV/Offroad park located on Black Mountain near the Virginia border. Easy, moderate, and extreme trails. Can be accessed off of KY 38 in Evarts or off US Hwy 119 at...
Region London, KY
Dirt bike and motocross racing competition, ATV National July 1-2nd. ATV entries from 31 states, Canada, England, New Zealand and Peru. Local, Regional, National events.
Region London, KY
Open Friday 5pm-11pm and Saturday 11am-11:30pm, seasonal. Quick 32 races, Thunder Mountain quick series, motorcycle, all dragsters. Sanctioned by National Hot Rod Association....
Region Campton, KY
Torrent Falls, the First Climbing Adventure Park in the United States. No rock climbing experience required. The climbing is made easier with cable, iron hand grips and foot s...
Region Crab Orchard, KY
Ranked number 30 in the nation by Field and Stream magazine for bass fishing. This is a 780 Acre Sportsman Fishing Lake. Pontoon and small fishing boats are welcome. 500,000 f...
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Region Lexington, KY
For over 75 years, Keeneland has been to the Thoroughbred industry what Augusta is to golf or Hollywood is to the movies. It is where traditions are treasured, innovations are...
Each year more than 400,000 U.K. Wildcats
Region Lexington, KY
Recognized as an epicenter of sports excellence, Rupp Arena is renowned for its storied history, marquee matchups, and year-round top-quality events and entertainment. Home co...
Whitaker Bank Ballpark - Home of the Lexington Legends
Region Lexington, KY
The Lexington Legends are the single-A Minor League Baseball affiliate of the Houston Astros playing in the Southern Division of the 14-team South Atlantic League. The Legends...
Region Nicholasville, KY
Museum celebrates the outstanding accomplishments of the sport and it's players.
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