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Kentucky in the News

2022

Horseracing, bourbon and bluegrass: Discover the best of Kentucky
Wanderlust | August 18, 2022

2022 Best in Kentucky winners
Kentucky Living | August 17, 2022 

18 Best U.S. Small Towns to Visit for Halloween
Tripstodiscover.com | August 17, 2022

‘A truly international event.’ Breeders’ Cup Festival adds new events, venues for fall
AOL.com | August 15, 2022 

Kentucky destinations for refreshing and restful getaways 
Kentucky Living | August 15, 2022

Endless Adventure Awaits in Kentucky Trail Towns
Blue Ridge Outdoors | August 15, 2022

7 National Parks That Will Scare The Living Daylights Out Of You
Expedia.com | August 12, 2022

7 State Parks That Have Even More to Do Than National Parks, Experts Say
Bestlifeonline.com | August 12, 2022

How to Plan the Perfect Trip to the Appalachian Mountains — Home to the 2,194-mile Hiking Trail and Gorgeous Small Towns
Travel + Leisure | August 9, 2022 

You Need to Visit These Scenic Wineries In the South
Southern Living | August 9, 2022

The Charming Towns of Northern Kentucky
Carolineinthecityblog.com | August 9, 2022 

Good news from CVG: American offers nonstop to Raleigh-Durham; Delta relaunches Paris service
Northern Kentucky Tribune | August 7, 2022 

Lexington Is Really Growing Places
Indianapolis Monthly | August 5, 2022

Kentucky tourism generated $11.2 billion impact, 83,100 jobs in 2021
Lane Report | August 4, 2022 

19 Retro Hotels in the South That Feel Like a Stylish Step Back in Time
Southern Living | August 5, 2022 

23 OUTSTANDING THINGS TO DO IN LOUISVILLE KY: BOURBON COUNTRY
MSN.com | August 4, 2022

Sports Events To Consider Travelling To In 2022
Kellythoughtsonthings.com | August 4, 2022 

Can North America's downtowns reverse their downturns?
BBC.com | August 4, 2022 

12+ food, drinks and music events around Louisville you can still attend this year
Courier-Journal | August 3, 2022 

The South's Best Girlfriend Getaways
Southern Living | August 2, 2022 

Mammoth Cave National Park Is Spooky yet Stunning
Outside | July 29, 2022

Taking Folk Worldwide: Woodsongs secures partnership with Kentucky Dept. of Tourism!
RFDTV.com | July 29, 2022 

New airline coming to Blue Grass Airport features two nonstop flights to Florida
LEX18 | July 28, 2022 

Kentucky awards license for quarter horse track
AP News | July 27, 2022 

$75M aims to help boost Kentucky tourism industry
AP News | July 26, 2022 

Five Ways to Elevate a Kentucky Bourbon Excursion
Garden & Gun | July 26, 2022

The top 5 day trips from Indianapolis: enjoy Tibetan culture, bourbon tours and foodie hot spots
Lonely Planet | July 23, 2022 

67+ Family Beach Vacations for 2022 to Relax and Get Away From It All
Parade | July 22, 2022 

11 Best American Road Trips – Let’s Get Outta Here
Citymilanonews.com | July 22, 2022 

HOW KENTUCKY WILL ENSURE CLIENTS MAKE MEMORIES OF A LIFETIME
Ttgmedia.com | July 19, 2022

National Parks in the U.S. that you’ve never heard of but should visit
Ultimateadventures.com | July 18, 2022 

11 Hikes to Stay Cool During the Dog Days of Summer
Backpacker.com | July 15, 2022 

20 Affordable Family Vacations You Haven't Thought Of Before
Southern Living | July 14, 2022 

10 Destinations for Horse Lovers In The United States
Everythinghorseuk.co.uk | July 14, 2022 

15 Southern Hiking Trails That Go the Distance
Southern Living | July 13, 2022

Where are they now? Tourism cabinet reflects on economic impacts of pandemic, future goals
Spectrumnews1.com | July 12, 2022

14 Great Louisville Area Restaurants Off the Beaten Path
StyleBlueprint | July 12, 2022 

28 Best Restaurants in Louisville, Kentucky
Southern Living | July 12, 2022 

Every State’s Best Place to Take Selfies and Group Photos
TravelPulse | July 9, 2022

10 Best Places to Travel in October
AFAR | July 8, 2022 

Size Does(n’t) Matter: Mid-tier Meetings Offer More
Smartmeetings.com | July 8, 2022

10 Underground Adventures You’ll Only Find in the South
StyleBlueprint | July 7, 2022 

Ready, set, Gogh!
Kentucky Living | July 7, 2022 

12 Dog-Friendly National Parks for Adventures With Your Pooch
Blog.goodsam.com | July 7, 2022 

Rural Pride gatherings provide safe spaces for LGBTQ community
WKMS | July 6, 2022 

The Coolest Brewery in Every State
Tripstodiscover.com | July 6, 2022 

10 Places To Visit Where You Can Always Beat The Heat In the U.S.
TravelAwaits | July 2, 2022 

Sight Selection: Meetings at Parks
Small Market Meetings | July 1, 2022

Bourbon with a Splash
Smileypete.com| July 1, 2022 

Bardstown Bourbon Company set to finalize purchase of Green River Spirits Company
WDRB.com | June 30, 2022 

6 things to do in Kentucky this summer that won't cost more than one tank to get there
Yahoo News | June 27, 2022 

25 Best Summer Weekend Getaways and Day Trips in USA
Vacationidea.com | June 24, 2022 

25 Southern Waterfalls Worth a Visit
StyleBlueprint | June 23, 2022 

‘Woodsongs’ Secures Partnership With Kentucky Tourism Department
Countryinsider.com | June 22, 2022

More than just Gorge-ous. Here's your ultimate Kentucky summer bucket list
Cincinnatienquirer.com | June 22, 2022

8 Clever Hotel Amenities Worth Traveling For
StyleBlueprint | June 21, 2022 

10 News Bites: ‘Summer Flight-Mare’ and a $19 Million LunchBuffet
Thetravelvertical.com | June 21, 2022

America’s Top National Parks
AARP.org | June 20, 2022

American Countess making initial stop here today
Yahoo News | June 17, 2022 

Brand USA Opens IPW 2022 Showcasing its Recovery Framework, Joins the U.S. Commerce Department in Unveiling the National Tourism Strategy
Travelspan.in | June 16, 2022

Relax at these 10 tranquil green spaces in the Southeast
USA Today | June 16, 2022 

100 Reasons to Love America in 2022
People.com | June 15, 2022 

Free US State Travel Guides & Maps For Every State
Thefreebieguy.com | June 15, 2022

Kentucky Tourism and Brand USA Launch Partnership on National Bourbon Day
Travel Pulse | June 14, 2022

Kentucky and Brand USA to showcase home of bourbon
Travelweekly.co.uk | June 14, 2022 

$18 million in funding for Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport
Lane Report | June 13, 2022

The 9 Best Vacations for Southern Horse Lovers
Southern Living | June 10, 2022

Majestic Mountain Lakes
Blueridgeoutdoors.com | June 10, 2022

Equestrian Destinations in Kentucky
Horse Illustrated | June 10, 2022

5 Small Towns You Can Visit on a U.S. River Cruise
Travel + Leisure | June 9, 2022

Iconic sporting venues featured in movies and TV that are worth visiting
Seenit.co.uk | June 9, 2022

FRIED CHICKEN ON THE GREAT RIVER ROAD
River Travel Magazine | June 9, 2022 

BEST STATE PARKS FOR OUTDOOR ADVENTURE ALONG NATIONAL RIVERS
River Travel Magazine | June 9, 2022

Things to do in Paducah, Kentucky on a Weekend Getaway
Yourtimetofly.com | June 8, 2022 

The Upgrade List: New and Renovated Convention Centers
Small Market Meetings | June 7, 2022

Heaven Hill breaks ground on new $135 million distillery in Bardstown
WDRB | June 6, 2022

Vote for your favorite small town art scene!
10best.com | June 6, 2022

Brand USA Opens IPW 2022 Showcasing its Recovery Framework, Joins the U.S. Commerce Department in Unveiling the National Tourism Strategy
AP News | June 6, 2022

24 Things To Do in Kentucky in 24 hours
Collegemagazine.com | June 6, 2022 

A fascinating week in Kentucky
Redbluffdailynews.com | June 3, 2022

American Airlines adds nonstop flight from Louisville to Boston
WDRB | June 3, 2022 

Wind Through These River Towns
Group Travel Leader | June 3, 2022

Kentucky is a showcase for bourbon and breweries
Travel Courier | June 2, 2022

Livermore Trails Day set for June 11
Messenger-Inquirer.com | June 2, 2022

Trail Town hosts Fifth Annual Laid Back on the Lake
The Paintsville Herald | June 1, 2022 

Lexington plans new park with access to Kentucky River
AP News | May 31, 2022

PEOPLE's 2022 Travel List: 25 Things to Do, Eat & See This Year!
People.com | May 31, 2022

Tips for planning your own barbecue tour  
Kentucky Living | May 31, 2022

My 9 Favorite Experiences In The Grand Canyon Of The South
TravelAwaits | May 29, 2022

Kentucky’s Royal connections
Travelmole.com | May 28, 2022 

The 15 Best U.S. Small Towns for a Summer Vacation
Travel + Leisure | May 27, 2022

Flights to San Francisco take off on Breeze Airways at Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport
Lane Report | May 27, 2022 

Frontier Airlines restarts service from CVG to Raleigh-Durham and Philadelphia
Lane Report | May 27, 2022

Take Summer by Storm with These June Travel Ideas
Thrillist | May 25, 2022 

10 Awesome Scenic Drives in Kentucky
Moneyinc.com | May 23, 2022 

5 Sites for Pandemic-Sore Eyes
Nextavenue.org | May 23, 2022 

Best museums in Louisville: 10 great collections for art, history, and sports fans
Lonely Planet | May 22, 2022 

Eastern Kentucky’s Noah Thompson wins American Idol!
WYMT | May 22, 2022

WORTH THE DRIVE: Louisville music festivals will be a hot ticket this fall
Journal-News | May 20, 2022

Exploring Mammoth Cave’s Underground History
Garden & Gun | May 19, 2022

Breaks Interstate Park to begin upgrades on ‘Kentucky gateway’
WYMT | May 18, 2022 

Life After College: Top 10 Cities to Pay Down Student Debt
Lanterncredit.com | May 18, 2022 

No Railbird Festival in 2022, will be back in 2023 but not at Keeneland
LEX18 | May 17, 2022

The Most Accessible National Parks in the U.S.
Condé Nast Traveler| May 17, 2022

Sports travel and tours are on a hot streak
Travel Weekly | May 17, 2022

HGTV “Love for La Grange” makes its debut
Kentucky Living | May 16, 2022

Hotel occupancy for Kentucky Derby weekend topped pre-pandemic levels
MSN.com | May 16, 2022

Air Canada resumes nonstop service to Toronto from CVG today, after being suspended for two years
Northern Kentucky Tribune | May 15, 2022 

Best Places To Retire In 2022: Sioux Falls And Other Hot Spots
Forbes.com | May 13, 2022 

Jim Beam Distillery cuts the ribbon on new $45 million homestead experience
WDRB.com | May 12, 2022 

Kentucky Has Over 130 Caves. These Are the 7 You Don’t Want To Miss.
Matador Network | May 12, 2022 

Kentucky Derby Brings Opportunity for Healing and Reconciliation in Louisville
EBONY | May 11, 2022

Making memories in the Bluegrass State is easy with Kentucky’s many charms
Travel Week | May 11, 2022 

WHERE TO EAT & DRINK IN LOUISVILLE, KY
Samantha-brown.com | May 10, 2022

Kentucky Bourbon Festival returns to Bardstown in September
WAVE3.com | May 10, 2022 

Louisville wrapping up 148th Derby season, looking ahead to next year
WDRB | May 10, 2022

2022 Breeders’ Cup tickets now on sale
Lane Report | May 9, 2022 

The Ultimate Guide To 2022 US Pride Celebrations
Matador Network | May 9, 2022 

Kentucky Derby 148 brings millions of dollars into Louisville, city estimates
MSN.com | May 9, 2022 

The 31 Most Charming Bed-and-Breakfasts Across America
U.S. News & World Reports | May 6, 2022 

Cheers to Bourbonism and How It Shapes Louisville Culture
Themanual.com | May 6, 2022

Celebrating Pride Month 2022
Travelsquire.com | May 5, 2022 

Kentucky Derby travel guide for a Louisville getaway
Foxnews.com | May 4, 2022

It’s National Travel and Tourism week! Here’s how much tourism impacts our area
WBKO | May 4, 2022

Trail Town and Market 606 carving new path for local outdoor tourism
The Paintsville Herald | May 4, 2022 

Bluegrass Bucket List | A Journey Through Kentucky 
Southern Travel + Lifestyles | May 4, 2022 

Great Southern Getaways 
Southern Travel + Lifestyles | May 4, 2022 

Long-Weekend Getaway: Louisville and Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail
AARP | May 4, 2022

The best time to visit Louisville, Kentucky – from bourbon to bridles
Lonely Planet | May 3, 2022

Amazing Tree House Rentals in Kentucky
Thetravel100.com | May 2, 2022

The Best Tourist Attraction in Every State
Bestlifeonline.com | May 2, 2022

New program lets travelers streamline security process at Louisville's international airport
WDRB | May 2, 2022

Western Kentucky bourbon producer announces expansion
AP News | May 2, 2022

PRIDE JOURNEY LOUISVILLE KENTUCKY
Adelante Magazine | May 1, 2022 

Celebrating Pride Month 2022
Travelsquire.com | April 29, 2022

Famous Kentucky Recipes to Inspire Your Best Derby Day Spread
Southern Living | April 29, 2022 

New trail at Lincoln birthplace designed to engage children
AP News | April 27, 2022

Kentucky Derby Museum unveils new exhibit, This is the Kentucky Derby!
Lane Report | April 27, 2022

Churchill Downs unveils plan to redesign Paddock, set to debut at 150th Kentucky Derby
WLKY | April 27, 2022 

America's Best Luxury Restaurants
ShermansTravel | April 27, 2022

Off-The-Beaten-Path Memorial Day Trips to Take This Year
Travel Pulse | April 26, 2022

The Most Charming Small Town in Every State
Tripstodiscover.com | April 26, 2022

Churchill unveils $45 million renovation in time for Derby, complete with 95-foot bar
WLKY | April 26, 2022

Louisville Slugger Field completes major park renovations
WYMT| April 25, 2022 

Corbin's original Kentucky Fried Chicken 'Sanders Cafe & Museum' reopens after renovations
LEX18 | April 22, 2022

The Best Places to Travel in May
TravelZoo | April 20, 2022

25 Best Factory Tours in America for Families Who Love to Go Behind the Scenes
April 20, 2022

One on One: Surprisingly Beautiful Opportunity for Kentucky Hospitality Sector
Lane Report | April 18, 2022

Tourism: Ready for Takeoff
Lane Report | April 18, 2022 

The 8 best places to visit in May
The Points Guy | April 15, 2022 

Gov. Beshear unveils 2022 Governor’s Derby Celebration Poster
KFVS12.com | April 13, 2022 

A Creative Turnaround in Paducah, Kentucky
Garden & Gun | April 7, 2022

Journeys to Learn: Regional Favorites for Students
Group Travel Leader | April 1, 2022

Thunder Over Louisville aircraft display returns after 20 years
Lane Report | April 1, 2022

Kentucky group getaways
NTA Courier | April 1, 2022

Eat, sleep, enjoy Kentucky | Trail Towns and Tunes
Kentucky Living | March 31, 2022

The 22 Best Places To Travel In The U.S. In 2022
Forbes | March 31, 2022 

National Park Service adds 16 new listings to the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom
National Park Service | March 29, 2022

Tourism organizations to get $5.3M in funding from Kentucky
AP | March 24, 2022

Beshear announces millions in grant money to showcase Ky. Tourism
14news.com | March 23, 2022

Hike Kentucky | Enjoy a trail in the commonwealth 
Kentucky Living | March 18, 2022

5 KENTUCKY BOURBON TRAIL DISTILLERIES ALONG THE KENTUCKY RIVER!
River Travel Magazine | March 17, 2022

Louisville Experience Checked All the Boxes
Smartmeetings.com | March 17, 2022

FROM FAMOUS NAMES TO NATURAL WONDERS, KENTUCKY BRINGS IT HOME
GroupsToday.com | March 16, 2022

10 Best Places to Travel in May
AFAR | March 15, 2022

This Kentucky Waterfall Produces the Western Hemisphere's Only Regularly Occurring Moonbow
Southern Living | March 14, 2022

Tourism talks, revitalization resources fill final day of SOAR Mini Summit
WYMT | March 8, 2022

Legendary BBQ Joints of the South
Southern Travel + Lifestyles | March 7, 2022

29 Top Things to Do in Kentucky
U.S. News & World Reports | March 4, 2022

10 Spring Break Trips To Take With Your Mom This Year, No Matter Your Age
Southern Living | February 28, 2022

America’s Best States for Barbecue and Beverages 
Drift Travel | February 28, 2022

Air Canada to resume nonstop service to Toronto from CVG on May 1, will offer two flights a day
Northern Kentucky Tribune | February 27, 2022 

7 restored theaters and cultural arts centers along the Chitlin’ Circuit
Roadtrippers.com | February 24, 2022 

BUSINESS: Applications Open for $5.3 million in ARPA Funding
Aceweekly.com | February 23, 2022

Spring Travel Guide: The great outdoors beckons 
Atlanta Journal-Constitution | February 21, 2022

Big South Fork Park Attendance in 2021 Sees Nearly 10% Rise
U.S. News & World Reports | February 18, 2022 

This Tiny Home Is Suspended on a Cliff Over Kentucky's Red River Gorge — and the Views Are Epic
Travel + Leisure | February 18, 2022

Heart Healthy in the Great Outdoors
Jpinews.com | February 16, 2022

Your Guide to the U.S. Civil Rights Trail
February 11, 2022

Ky. native Charles Young posthumously promoted to Brigadier General by President Biden
WKYT | February 11, 2022 

The 30 Most Charming Small-Town Downtowns in America
HGTV.com | February 8, 2022

‘Samantha Brown’s Places To Love’ visits Louisville and Bourbon County
Kentucky Living | February 7, 2022

Travel: Louisville offers art, history and luxury
Nwitimes.com | February 6, 2022

‘Home Town Kickstart’ Series Premiere Date & Time: When Will It Be Released?
Heavy.com | February 4, 2022

ARPA Funds Released For Local Tourism Groups
WKDZradio.com | February 4, 2022

Where to Eat, Drink, and Stay in 4 of Kentucky’s Most Popular Bourbon Towns
VinePair | February 3, 2022

Southern Family Favorites
Small Market Meetings | February 3, 2022

Elite Level Sports Destinations
Small Market Meetings | February 3, 2022

‘Samantha Brown’s Places To Love’ visits Louisville and Bourbon County
WTVQ.com | February 3, 2022 

$650,000 awarded to six arts organizations to support economic growth
Lane Report | February 2, 2022

5 UNIQUE THINGS TO DO IN LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY
Samantha-brown.com | February 2, 2022

Louisville featured in new episode of PBS ''Samantha Brown’s Places to Love.' How to watch
Courier-Journal | February 1, 2022

SAMANTHA BROWN'S PLACES TO LOVE: Louisville & Bourbon County, Ky.
KPBS.org | February 1, 2022

Kentucky Derby 148 is 100 days away with plans moving ahead for a return to 'normal'
WDRB.com | February 1, 2022 

New race track coming to Corbin this fall
LEX18.com | January 31, 2022

The Best U.S. National Parks to Visit in Spring
Frommers.com | January 30, 2022

Travel: Aquarium, entertainment, dining make Kentucky town worth a trip
Nwitimes.com | January 30, 2022

Midwest United States Travel Guide
Thetravel.com | January 29, 2022

Kentucky Bourbon Trail attendance sees rapid increase in 2021
Lane Report | January 28, 2022

Western Kentucky city becomes certified as trail town
AP | January 24, 2022

Experience Kentucky: Land of bourbon, bluegrass and racing
The Telegraph | January 21, 2022

The Best Hike in Every National Park
Condé Nast Traveler | January 21, 2022

'My Bluegrass Story' debuts Friday on RFD-TV
Yahoo News | January 20, 2022

Where to Zipline in Kentucky — There Are Lots of Choices
WBKR.com | January 20, 2022 

The Most Romantic Weekend Getaway in Every State
Thrillist | January 18, 2022 

Five Unique Kentucky Adventures Offering Caves, Camels, Waterfalls, Donuts and More
WKDQ.com | January 18, 2022 

The Culinary Trail You Haven’t Heard About
StyleBlueprint | January 11, 2022

2022 Kentucky Inspiration Guide offers travelers tips and must-see attractions across Commonwealth
Northern Kentucky Tribune | January 11, 2022

New 2022 Kentucky Inspiration Guide Now Available
WSON Radio | January 10, 2022 

2022 Kentucky guidebook features photo of Nicholasville farm
WTVQ.com | January 10, 2022 

New fun places to explore and things to do in 2022
AAA Magazines | January 5, 2022

Tourism: Pent-Up Demand Unleashing Optimism at Venues
Lane Report | January 4, 2022

 

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