The Kentucky Department of Tourism invites you to visit our beautiful Bluegrass state!
The state of Kentucky boasts a rich Civil War heritage and is home to countless cultural institutions and sites that showcase the state’s roots in Bourbon, Bluegrass music, the classic Southern BBQ and Thoroughbred horse racing championships.
The Kentucky Department of Travel reports the state hosts over 750 festivals each year. From Louisville to Lexington, Bowling Green to Pikeville – and don’t forget Owensboro and Paducah! Visitors can enjoy a number of fairs and festivals that celebrate local cultures and traditions, and experience the Kentuckian lifestyle.
From finding the perfect cuisine to outdoor adventures, horses, spirits, our rich history, and magnificent scenic landscapes, Kentucky has everything you need for planning the perfect trip or writing your next story!
If it has Music, Food and Entertainment, it’s in here…