Georgetown Farm tobacco farm in Kentucky

Kentucky Travel Guide

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From thoroughbreds to bourbon and bluegrass, Kentucky has something for everyone. Its scenic highways, breweries and historic battlefields are balanced by sprawling metropolises, like Louisville, where visitors come for fine dining and a sophisticated arts scene.


Witness the most elite thoroughbreds race at the Kentucky Derby
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Kentucky Derby

This year will mark the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby. Taking place on May 7, 2016, the event attracts more than 150,000 people and hosts some of the most elite thoroughbreds vying for the first place prize. Take note: re-entry, selfie sticks and photo drones are prohibited at the Kentucky Derby.


The dining room of 610 Magnolia in Louisville, Kentucky

All Louiseville Restaurants

Louisville's Best Steakhouses

Louisville's Best Barbecue


Jim Beam Distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky

Bardstown, Kentucky

Explore the Bourbon Capital of the World, Bardstown, Kentucky. Take a photo tour of the Jim Beam Distillery, the Kentucky Bourbon Festival and more in GAYOT's gallery.

The Shelbyville Horse Show in Kentucky
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Shelbyville Horse Show

Shelbyville, Kentucky is considered the world capital of the Saddlebred industry and is home to the annual Shelbyville Horse Show. The event showcases elegant, smooth-gaited horses and leads up to the World's Championship Horse Show.

Read what's inside Susan Reigler's "Adventures in Dining"

Adventures in Dining: Kentucky Bourbon Country

From food critic and writer Susan Reigler comes this detailed, witty guidebook. Filled with reviews of the best and most interesting restaurants, bourbon distilleries and candy makers in the Bluegrass State, everyone can find just about anything to their liking.

Find more information at the Kentucky tourism official website