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Kentucky

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The Bluegrass State
A diverse region of sprawling farmland and rich cultural heritage, Kentucky is the birthplace of American horse racing and home to the world-famous Kentucky Derby. While the cities of Lexington and Louisville experience the majority of the state's tourism, Kentucky is also a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts with its array of natural attractions, including the Cumberland Gap and the world's longest cave system at Mammoth Cave National Park. Take a tour through original Civil War battlefields to delve into the nation's history, or head to one of the many bourbon distilleries to learn more about Kentucky's most famous export. Plan your tour of Kentucky and United States travel itinerary using our United States trip planner.
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Places to visit in Kentucky

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Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Cave
Louisville Mega Cavern Louisville
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum Elizabethtown
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Distillery Tour
Distillery Tours Louisville
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
James E. Pepper Distillery ©
Distillery
James E. Pepper Distillery Lexington
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min

Museums in Kentucky

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Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Specialty Museum
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory Louisville
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Kentucky Derby Museum Louisville
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
Ark Encounter
Specialty Museum
Ark Encounter Williamstown
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
National Corvette Museum ©
Specialty Museum
National Corvette Museum Bowling Green
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Kentucky

Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co ©
Distillery
Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co Louisville
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
Casey Jones Distillery ©
Distillery
Casey Jones Distillery Hopkinsville
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
The Great American Dollhouse Museum ©
Specialty Museum
The Great American Dollhouse Museum Danville
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
West Sixth Brewing ©
Brewery
West Sixth Brewing Lexington
4.7
Duration: 2 hours

Nature in Kentucky

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Kentucky Horse Park ©
State Park
Kentucky Horse Park Lexington
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
Cub Run Cave
Cave
Cub Run Cave Cub Run
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Mammoth Cave ©
World heritage site
Mammoth Cave Mammoth Cave National Park
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
Lost River Cave ©
Cave
Lost River Cave Bowling Green
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min

Shopping in Kentucky

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Newport on the Levee ©
Shopping Mall
Newport on the Levee Newport
4.0
Duration: 2 hours
Cane Ridge Meetinghouse ©
Civic Center
Cane Ridge Meetinghouse Paris
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
Florence Antique Mall ©
Antique Store
Florence Antique Mall Florence
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
Irish Acres Gallery of Antiques ©
Antique Store
Irish Acres Gallery of Antiques Versailles
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Aviation Museum of Kentucky ©
Specialty Museum
Aviation Museum of Kentucky Lexington
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Buffalo Trace Distillery ©
Distillery
Buffalo Trace Distillery Frankfort
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
The National Quilt Museum ©
Art Museum
The National Quilt Museum Paducah
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Woodford Reserve Distillery ©
Distillery
Woodford Reserve Distillery Versailles
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min

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