Ken­tucky

South­ern hos­pi­tal­ity awaits you in the horse, bour­bon and blue­grass cap­i­tal of the world

Visit USA Travel Planner - - Front Page -

For two glo­ri­ous min­utes on the first Satur­day in May, the eyes of the world turn to Churchill Downs in Louisville for the pageantry of the fa­mous Ken­tucky Derby.

The Derby might be the best­known race, but vis­i­tors can en­joy horse rac­ing through­out the fall and spring meets at this his­toric track.

At Keeneland race­track in Lex­ing­ton, mean­while, there's ex­cel­lent thor­ough­bred rac­ing in fall and spring amid a beau­ti­ful pastoral set­ting. Take a break from the ac­tion for break­fast at the fa­mous track­side kitchen and a chance to meet horse own­ers and train­ers.

OUT­DOOR AD­VEN­TURE

With di­verse land­scapes, rolling streams, large lakes and many na­tional and state parks, Ken­tucky of­fers abun­dant op­por­tu­ni­ties for the out­door ad­ven­ture of your choice.

Ken­tucky Trail Towns, lo­cated along or near ma­jor trail sys­tems, are a great place to start your ad­ven­ture. The state is also home to the world’s long­est known cave sys­tem, Mam­moth Cave Na­tional Park, with more than 400 miles of ex­plored caves.

Cum­ber­land Falls, known as the Ni­a­gara of the South, is a ma­jes­tic 125-foot wide wa­ter­fall and the site of the rare moon­bow, one of only two oc­cur­ring in the western hemi­sphere.

“With di­verse

land­scapes, rolling streams, large lakes and many na­tional and state parks, Ken­tucky of­fers

abun­dant op­por­tu­ni­ties for the out­door ad­ven­ture of your choice. Ken­tucky Trail Towns are a great place to start your ad­ven­ture”

BOUR­BON HER­ITAGE

Learn about 'Amer­ica’s Na­tive Spirit' at his­toric dis­til­leries across Bour­bon Coun­try. Many dis­til­leries in­vite vis­i­tors to learn about their brands and have a taste dur­ing be­hind-the-scenes tours. Fol­low the Ken­tucky Bour­bon Trail® or visit stops along the Ken­tucky Bour­bon Trail® Craft Tour®.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.