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