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The Kentucky Tourism Tumblr feed is your source for the latest happenings and news from Kentucky about upcoming events and activities around the state. From local food festivals to live music to craft fairs, check out what's been happening around KY below. Check out what’s been posted lately and share it with your friends! For more Kentucky happenings, view our full calendar of events.

It’s finally here! 🙌🏻 Have a fun and safe weekend! Sun...



It’s finally here! 🙌🏻 Have a fun and safe weekend! Sun rising over @runnymedefarm in Horse Country. (at Runnymede Farm)

POSTED: 20 hours ago

Remember viewfinders? Ours is 13 feet tall and shows off what...



Remember viewfinders? Ours is 13 feet tall and shows off what our beautiful state is famous for! 💙 Bourbon, horses, lakes and more. 🏇 Stop by and say hey! We’re in South Wing A in the Pride of the Counties section. Your home county might be here, too! (at Kentucky State Fair)

POSTED: 2 days ago

Step under and cool off on Waterfall Wednesday 💦 📷:...



Step under and cool off on Waterfall Wednesday 💦 📷: @christianmansfieldphotography (at Daniel Boone National Forest)

POSTED: 3 days ago

It’s almost Kentucky State Fair time, y'all! Great music,...



It’s almost Kentucky State Fair time, y'all! Great music, rides, food and family fun, along with livestock exhibitions, daily shows and much more! An end of summer tradition since 1902. (at Kentucky State Fair)

POSTED: 4 days ago

“I’ll take a sunset on the lake over a night out on...



“I’ll take a sunset on the lake over a night out on the town, every chance I get.” Anyone else wish they could restart their weekend? Sunday sunset by @derekhambrick (at Grand Rivers, Kentucky)

POSTED: 6 days ago

Happy Friday!! 🙌🏻 There aren’t too many summer weekends...



Happy Friday!! 🙌🏻 There aren’t too many summer weekends left. 😳 Still things you wanted to see and do? There’s still some time left to get out and enjoy. If you need some ideas, we have them! http://www.kentuckytourism.com/outdoor-adventure/ 📷: @kystateparks @supkentucky (at Grayson Lake State Park)

POSTED: 8 days ago

Kentucky’s weird waterfall names continue! 💦 This...



Kentucky’s weird waterfall names continue! 💦 This week’s Waterfall Wednesday feature is Flat Lick Falls, which drops 33 feet. 📷: @sherry.lenaecruse (at Gray Hawk, Kentucky)

POSTED: 10 days ago

Summertime beauties at their Simpsonville home 📷: @fotofem (at...



Summertime beauties at their Simpsonville home 📷: @fotofem (at Simpsonville, Kentucky)

POSTED: 11 days ago

Country roads, take me home, to the place I belong. Hope you...



Country roads, take me home, to the place I belong. Hope you found time for a little peace and quiet in your weekend. 📷: @the_lowe_life

POSTED: 13 days ago

Look out weekend! Here we come! Happy Friday everyone! Tubing on...



Look out weekend! Here we come! Happy Friday everyone! Tubing on beautiful Lake Cumberland in Russell Springs. 📷: @jeffvanhouten1 @lakecumberlandvacation (at Lake Cumberland - Visit Russell County, KY)

POSTED: 15 days ago

It’s no surprise considering the natural beauty of our...



It’s no surprise considering the natural beauty of our state and vast opportunities for outdoor adventure, that visitors are taking notice. The economic impact of outdoor adventure in Kentucky was $12.8 billion in 2016! It supported 120,000 jobs and generated $756 million in state and local tax revenue. Tourism works for Kentucky! (at Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area)

POSTED: 16 days ago

Waterfall Wednesday 💦from the inside out at 76 Falls in Albany,...



Waterfall Wednesday 💦from the inside out at 76 Falls in Albany, Ky. The falls are where Indian Creek drops into Lake Cumberland. It got it’s name from the 1800’s town nearby, Seventy-Six. 📷: @adamruok (at 76 Falls)

POSTED: 17 days ago

Cruise the Kentucky River Palisades aboard Shaker...



Cruise the Kentucky River Palisades aboard Shaker Village’s Dixie Belle riverboat! Narrated rides are available daily (weather-permitting) at 2:00 and 4:00 through October 2. (at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill)

POSTED: 18 days ago

Savoring the final moments of the weekend. 💛 Sweet Sunday funday...



Savoring the final moments of the weekend. 💛 Sweet Sunday funday in the bluegrass by 📷: @greggraysonphotography (at Lexington, Kentucky)

POSTED: 1 month ago

Beautiful sunset colors, majestic castle, rolling green acres of...



Beautiful sunset colors, majestic castle, rolling green acres of Kentucky horse farm countryside = captivating 💜📷: @forsythedrive shared by @visitlex (at CastlePost)

POSTED: 1 month ago

A different angle on our normal Waterfall Wednesday posts. 💦 A...



A different angle on our normal Waterfall Wednesday posts. 💦 A standup paddleboarder admiring the mighty Cumberland Falls! Anyone up to the challenge this summer? 📷: @paddle365 (at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park)

POSTED: 1 month ago

Tuesday evening vibes from the Colville Covered Bridge in...



Tuesday evening vibes from the Colville Covered Bridge in Bourbon County. It was built in 1877 by Jacob Bower. At one time, there were 27 covered bridges in Bourbon County. This is the last remaining one in the county. A flood in 1997 damaged the bridge when Hinkston Creek crested at 37 feet. The bridge had to undergo a major 2-year renovation. 📷: @in10seu4ia (at Bourbon County)

POSTED: 1 month ago

Summer weekends pass by the fastest of any other time of year!...



Summer weekends pass by the fastest of any other time of year! Hope you stayed cool. Remember to tag us or use #travelky in your summer adventures! Sunday sunset by 📷: @megan.sweeting (at Nicholasville, Kentucky)

POSTED: 1 month ago
TAGGED: travelky

One month and counting! A Total Solar Eclipse will occur on...



One month and counting! A Total Solar Eclipse will occur on August 21st. Check out our website for more information, such as viewing tips, events, the locations with the greatest viewing opportunities. www.kentuckytourism.com/eclipse

POSTED: 1 month ago

Waterfall Wednesday in Menifee County! 💦 The area where Broke...



Waterfall Wednesday in Menifee County! 💦 The area where Broke Leg Falls is located was affected when the EF-3 tornado of 2012 hit. Broke Leg, Dog Slaughter, Bad Branch! There has to be some stories there! 📷: @mattwebb1242 (at Broke Leg Falls)

POSTED: 1 month ago