group looking at Alice Allison Dunningan statue at SEEK Museum in Russellville, a new site on the U.S. Civil Rights Trail

Kentucky in the News

2020

Get ready to binge-watch the Bluegrass
Kentucky Living | June 1, 2020

Explore online for entertainment and education across the state
Kentucky Living | June 1, 2020

Put up your feet and virtually tour these Kentucky destinations
Kentucky Living | June 1, 2020

Steal This: 11 Good Ideas from Kentucky, Wyoming, Wisconsin & Others
The Travel Vertical | June 1, 2020

6 of America's Top Chefs Share Recipes for Signature Dishes
AARP | May 28, 2020

These Are The Oldest Hotels Worth Visiting In North America
Forbes | May 20, 2020

14 Meaningful Ways People Are Saying Thank You to Nurses
Reader’s Digest Online | May 7, 2020

Shop local: Pie Queen gears up for Mother's Day
WBKO | May 6, 2020

How the Industry is Celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week 2020
U.S. Travel Association | May 5, 2020

J.D. Shelburne Announced As May ‘Artist Of The Month’ At Texas Roadhouse Nationwide
Theinscribermag.com | May 1, 2020

5 Undiscovered Natural Wonders of the U.S.
NEA Member Benefits | May 1, 2020

How to Throw a Virtual Kentucky Derby Party
Real Food Traveler | May 2020

Hometown Rising, Bourbon & Beyond and Louder Than Life canceled amid COVID-19 pandemic
WDRB | April 24, 2020

Cancellation of Louisville music festivals raises questions about Kentucky Derby
WHAS11 | April 24, 2020

Kentucky’s Hometown Rising Festival Canceled Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
Rolling Stone | April 24, 2020

8 famous hotel dishes and drinks you can re-create at home
The Washington Post | April 20, 2020

Forecastle 2020 canceled; other music festivals affected by COVID-19 outbreak
WDKY | April 16, 2020

The World’s 22 Most Extreme Places Will Make You More Anxious Than You Already Are
Fodor’s Travel | April 9, 2020

The Friendliest Cities in the U.S.: 2019 Readers' Choice Awards
Conde Nast Traveler | April 9, 2020

Bring your vacation to Zoom meetings with free travel backgrounds from TPG
The Points Guy | April 6, 2020

UK fan J.D. Shelburne to appear in Kentucky Tourism’s ‘Sound Travels’ Documentary Series Monday
Vaught’s Views | April 6, 2020 

Distilled | A Kentucky Original Series
Kentucky New Era | April 2, 2020

COVID-19 Disrupts Tourism Industry
Lane Report | April 2, 2020

Country music artist keeping in touch with fans during COVID-19 outbreak
WLKY | April 2, 2020

12 Cool Things to Do on Your First Visit to Paducah, Kentucky
Southern Living | April 1, 2020 

Travel the state (indepth and fascinating) while social distancing with these Explore Kentucky videos
KyForward | April 1, 2020

30 Southern Heroes
Garden & Gun Online | April-May 2020

Travel the state (indepth and fascinating) while social distancing with these Explore Kentucky videos
Northern Kentucky Tribune | March 31, 2020

Kentucky Tourism Officials Launch Video Mini-Series Early
WEKU | March 31, 2020 

Explore Kentucky with Short-Form Video Series
WMKY | March 31, 2020

Department of Tourism releases videos highlighting Kentucky
LEX18 | March 31, 2020

Explore Kentucky with short-form episodic series
Lane Report | March 30, 2020

Explore Kentucky with short-form episodic series
The Ohio County Monitor | March 30, 2020

Capital fun
Kentucky Living | March 30, 2020

The Bluegrass High | Stoked With Adam Glick | Kentucky
Kentucky New Era | March 30, 2020

Bourbon | Kentucky in Focus with Elia Locardi
Kentucky New Era | March 30, 2020

One fine day in Kentucky
Napa Valley Register | March 29, 2020

New educational video content from Kentucky
Selling Travel | March 27, 2020

15 Virtual Experiences to Travel the World Without Leaving Your Home
Shermans Travel | March 26, 2020

50 Budget-Friendly Family Road Trips the Whole Gang Will Love
O, The Oprah Magazine Online | March 26, 2020

America’s Best Small Cities for a Long Weekend
NEA Member Benefits | March 20, 2020

17 School Vacation Spots In The US If You Hate The Beach
BuzzFeed | March 20, 2020

The Kentucky Derby is postponed until September due to coronavirus outbreak
CNN | March 17, 2020

Kentucky Derby Postponed for the First Time in 75 Years amid Growing Coronavirus Concerns
PEOPLE.com | March 17, 2020

EXPLORE THE FOUNDATION OF AMERICAN BOURBON ON KENTUCKY’S BOURBON TRAIL
Trazee Travel | March 15, 2020

Explore Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail, From Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark to T.W. Samuels & Son
Global Traveler | March 13, 2020

Hiking the urban bourbon trail in Louisville
On Milwaukee | March 10, 2020

45 Mini Family Vacations That Won’t Break the Bank
Reader’s Digest | March 10, 2020

Scenic dining at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park’s Riverview Restaurant
Kentucky Living | March 9, 2020

Atlanta weekend getaways: 5 states to add to your bucket list
Atlanta-Journal Constitution | March 9, 2020

T&C Travel Guide: Louisville, Kentucky
Town & Country Magazine Online | March 6, 2020

7 Fantastic Day Trips From Nashville
Travel Awaits | March 6, 2020

3 cities to visit if you love food in the south of the United States!
MSN.com/Easy Voyage | March 6, 2020

The richest Breeders’ Cup ever? Keeneland will have that honor after purse boost.
Lexington Herald-Leader | March 3, 2020

Head down to Louisville for the best Bluegrass, bourbon & fried chicken
The Scottish Sun | February 29, 2020

Bluegrass Now! Set to Return to PBS With Rhonda Vincent, Jim Lauderdale
American Songwriter | February 27, 2020

Luxury In Louisville: A Travel Guide To The Kentucky Derby
Luxury Lifestyle Magazine | February 27, 2020

Mangeot to attend 'Bluegrass Now!' screening
Messenger-Inquirer | February 22, 2020

Muhammad Ali Center added to U.S. Civil Rights Trail 
Kentucky Living | February 21, 2020

Railbird Festival 2020 returns to Keeneland grounds with music, bourbon and food
WDRB | February 19, 2020

Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood to headline 2020 Hometown Rising
WLKY | February 18, 2020

Kentucky’s Muhammad Ali Center, SEEK Museum become newest additions to U.S. Civil Rights Trail
KyForward | February 14, 2020

Kentucky adds two new sites to U.S. Civil Rights Trail
Lane Report | February 13, 2020

Black history and heritage in Kentucky
Kentucky Living | February 4, 2020

Ali Center, Mammoth Cave among black heritage sights in Kentucky
Atlanta Journal-Constitution | February 1, 2020

5 Museums to Visit in the South
Deep South Magazine | January 23, 2020

Bourbon, thoroughbreds and pristine outdoors: experience Kentucky
National Post | January 21, 2020

30 Best Weekend Getaways in the South, Charleston and Nashville are fun, but it's time to head somewhere new.
Country Living | January 14, 2020

It's the 'Year of Music'! Here's what some of Kentucky's top artists are doing in 2020
Courier-Journal | January 9, 2020

Governor Beshear Unveils the 2020 Kentucky Official Visitor’s Guide Cover Featuring J.D.
Shelburne

Kentucky Living | January 9, 2020

Loveland valentines, crime scene towels, corn trail: News from around our 50 states
USA TODAY | January 9, 2020

Shelburne featured on cover of Kentucky’s visitor’s guide
AP News | January 8, 2020

2020 Official Visitor's Guide for Kentucky highlights music
LEX18 | January 8, 2020

J.D. Shelburne helps launch state's official visitor’s guide 
State Journal | January 8, 2020

New Kentucky Official Visitor’s Guide highlights rich musical roots
KentuckyToday | January 8, 2020

2019

The Best Things Fodor’s Editors Ate & Drank in 2019
Fodor’s | December 30, 2019

Northern Lights and Festive Zoos, How America’s DMOs Sell Winter to China
Jing Travel | December 30, 2019

The Year in Southern Restaurants, Five new favorites from 2019 that helped shape what dining means in the South now
Garden & Gun | December 30, 2019

Best Holiday Light Displays Across the U.S.
Forbes | December 21, 2019

THE REAL AMERICA: Why You Should Travel South
KARRYON | December 09, 2019

African American's Role in Horse Racing Honored in New Exhibits and Experiences
Multicultural Marketing Resources, Inc. | December 09, 2019

Adventure in America’s horse-racing state of Kentucky was a lucky break
The Scottish Sun | December 08, 2019

Louisville music festivals nominated for prestigious Pollstar Award
Lane Report | December 04, 2019

The 25 coolest towns in America: 2019
MATADOR Network | December 03, 2019

These Sophisticated New Hotels are Like Nowhere Else You've Ever Stayed
AFAR | November 25, 2019

Seven Castles You Can Visit in the South
Deep South Magazine | November 20, 2019

Hall of Fame lands national PBS concert recording
The Owensboro Times | November 20, 2019

'Bluegrass Now!' will be taped Dec. 19 at Hall of Fame, 10 top bands slated to be featured in PBS broadcast
Messenger-Inquirer | November 19, 2019

Horses and bourbon go hand-in-hand in Lexington, Kentucky
Atlanta Journal-Constitution | November 16, 2019

Best Things to Do in Mammoth Cave National Park
TripSavvy | November 12, 2019

Kentucky Department Of Tourism Selects JD Shelburne For Cover Of Their Official 2020 Visitor’s Guide
Kentucky Living | November 08, 2019

JD Shelburne chosen for Kentucky Tourism Visitor Guide cover
Kentucky Country Music | November 08, 2019

The Best Fried Chicken in Every State
Food Network | October 30, 2019

The Best Ribs in Every State
Food Network | October 30, 2019

Travel: History proves that Kentucky’s a knockout
The Sunday Post | October 22, 2019

Kentucky Bourbon Trail: The Complete Guide
TripSavvy | October 21, 2019

Orchestras Try a Twist on the Wall of Sound
The Wall Street Journal | October 20, 2019

The Most Photogenic Fall Foliage You Can Find Within a 300 Mile Radius of Cincy
Cincinnati Refined | October 19, 2019

Trifesta music festival had large economic impact on Louisville and small business owners
WHAS11 | October 08, 2019

2020 Kentucky Group Travel Guide
The Group Travel Leader | October 08, 2019

The National Quilt Museum – A Hidden Gem in Paducah, KY
Nashville Fun for Families | October 08, 2019

Louisville's music trifesta wraps up
WLKY | September 30, 2019

Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park
Nashville Fun for Families | September 30, 2019

Bourbon & Beyond: Kentucky Evolves Into Bonafide Cultural Hub
Forbes | September 28, 2019

Lexington, Louisville among top U.S. big cities to live in
Lane Report | September 26, 2019

10 College Town Eats to Try
Taste of the South | September 23, 2019

THE ABSOLUTE BEST FALL FESTIVALS TO CHECK OUT IN 2019
MAXIM | September 13, 2019

THE WHISKEY LIFESTYLE’S GUIDE TO LOUISVILLE
The Whiskey Lifestyle | September 10, 2019

Land Between the Lakes: A Family Day of Adventure
Nashville Fun for Families | September 10, 2019

Hospitality Construction | Making Room for More Hotels
Lane Report | September 05, 2019

Convention Centers with Personality
Lane Report | September 05, 2019