News from the Kentucky Department of Tourism

January 2024 - New 2024 Official Kentucky Visitor's Guide Now Available 


January 2022 - Livermore Certified as 25th Kentucky Trail Town: Certification will encourage visitation to the McLean County community

January 2022 - New 2022 Kentucky Inspiration Guide Now Available: Kentucky travel guide features travel tips and must see attractions

January 2021 - Plan Your Next "Safe-cation" with the 2021 Kentucky Official Visitor's Guide: 2021 Official Visitor's Guide features travel tips, stories and regional highlights

March 2020 - Explore Kentucky with Short-Form Episodic Series: Entertaining Videos Welcome Virtual Travelers to Experience the Best of the Bluegrass State

February 2020 - Kentucky Adds Two New Sites to U.S. Civil Rights Trail: Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville & SEEK Museum in Russellville

January 2022 - New 2022 Kentucky Inspiration Guide Now Available: Kentucky travel guide features travel tips and must see attractions

December 2019 - Ring in the New Roaring 20’s with These New Year’s Events: Hotels, Distilleries, City Squares and More are Toasting to the New Decade

November 2019 - Holiday Cheer is Lighting up the Bluegrass State: Magnificent Décor and Cherished Comfort Food Show Kentucky’s True Warmth

November 2019 - Kentucky Honors African Americans’ Role in American Horse Racing: New museum exhibits, African American Heritage Trail reveal untold story of cherished tradition

October 2019 - Explore Kentucky’s African American History with New Travel Itineraries: Discover the Untold and Unforgettable Stories that Shaped the Region

October 2019 - Rushing Rivers and Fall Foliage Welcome Outdoor Adventurers to Kentucky: From Thrill Seekers To Family Travelers, The Bluegrass State Has It All

August 14, 2019 - Kentucky Tourism Increased Visitor Growth and Spending in 2018

July 2019 - Celebrating the Musical History of the Bluegrass State: Discover the Roots of Kentucky’s Blues, Jazz and Bluegrass

August 27, 2018 - Kentucky Department of Tourism First in Nation to Launch State Cooperative Google Program

July 30, 2018 - Chris Stapleton Voices New Kentucky TV Spots: Bluegrass State-Born Superstar Featured in Tourism Advertising Campaign

May 10, 2018 - Kentucky Emerges as a Culinary Destination; Visitor Experiences Include the New Kentucky State Parks Culinary Trail and 9 Regional Signature Meals

May 7, 2018 - Kentucky Tourism Industry Generates Over $15 Billion in 2017

February 12, 2018 - Take a Road Trip through Kentucky Utilizing Tourism’s 2018 Official Visitor's Guide

January 22, 2018 - Touted Kentucky Chef Duo to Bring Taste of the Bluegrass to the Big Apple at Dinner Prepared for Prestigious James Beard House

January 14, 2018 - Civil Rights Trail Links 130 Landmarks Including 3 Historic Kentucky Locations

August 3, 2017 - Kentucky’s Outdoor Recreation Economic Impact Soars to 12.8 Billion