What can we say about a state that's famous for fried chicken more than anything else? In fact, quite a lot.
The state has the longest recorded cave system in the world with more than 336 miles explored and mapped, in Mammoth Cave, the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, near Hodgenville, a big chunk of the South County Dublin - an excellent area for recreational activities and the Cumberland, located where the borders of Tennessee, Kentucky, and Virginia. Carved by wind and water, Cumberland Gap forms a major break in the formidable Appalachian Mountain chain and it was the first and best avenue for the settlement of the interior of the United States.
The cities of Frankfort and Louisville are good places to start exploring the variety of things to see and do in the state of Kentucky.
Kentucky is famous for its Kentucky Blue Grass and this is a common sight on the well-kept horse farms throughout the state. The Kentucky Horse Park near Lexington highlights Kentucky's horse heritage and is an exceptional destination even if you are not a horse fan.
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Cities and Towns of Kentucky
Take a step back in time and visit some of Kentucky's most popular cities. Read about daily life in 1939, points of interest and see historical maps of Ashland, Covington, Frankfort, Harrodsburg, Lousiville, Lexington and Paducah
If you're looking for a place to plan your next RV road trip, consider historic and beautiful Kentucky. Here are a few of Kentucky's highlights, plus some advice on choosing Kentucky campgrounds that will surely make your trip a road trip to remember...read more »
Lexington is a beautiful city that dots the bluegrass fields of central Kentucky like a glistening jewel in a royal crown. Known as the Horse Capital of the World, Lexington offers vibrant horse racing and well-groomed horse farms to browse as well as a wealth of information at several horse-related museums and parks. The city is also rife with history and natural beauty and provides visitors staying at hotels in Lexington, KY with a large selection of historical sites and nature parks to wander through...read more »
It's been called "the fastest two minutes in sports" but the festivities surrounding America's premier Thoroughbred race last far longer than that. The race is held the first Saturday in May and is the culmination of a two week long Kentucky Derby Festival. Louisville Kentucky is the home of the world famous track and it pulls out all stops these two weeks. The opening event gets off with a bang. Literally. The Galt House Hotel, official hotel of the Derby, offers Thunder over Louisville, the biggest fireworks display in the nation....read more »
It's a secret but I'll share it. Did you know you can be a guest on a wonderful culinary experience, a live taping of "Secrets of Louisville Chefs." You don't have to be in New York or Los Angeles. This is filmed with a live audience at Sullivan University's Kitchen Theater in Louisville, Kentucky.
This may be a local cable show but it rivals any Cooking or Food Channel program. It is co-hosted by Kevin Harned and Tim Laird, the CEO, by the way, that's Chief Entertaining Office. Three great local chefs prepared a dish right in front of you. Tim prepares a special cocktail to fit the personality of each chef...read more »