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KENTUCKY TRAVEL GUIDE

The Kentucky Derby in Louisville, Kentucky

Kentucky Restaurants, Events and More

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.




LOUISVILLE


The Kentucky Derby was inaugurated in 1875
Kentucky Derby 2016
This year will mark the 142st running of the Kentucky Derby. Taking place on May 7th, 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 will be prohibited at the Kentucky Derby.

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Dining room at 610 Magnolia in Louisville, Kentucky
Dining in Louisville

Louisville Restaurants Search and the Hot 10

Louisville's Best Steakhouses

The Best Restaurants in Louisville



Discover the top restaurants for finger-lickin' barbeque with GAYOT's Best Louisville Barbeque Restaurants guide
Louisville's Best Barbeque
Louisville restaurants know how to serve savory baby back ribs, such as house-smoked meats dressed in a tangy mustard-based sauce with traditional sides. See GAYOT's picks for the best barbeque restaurants in Louisville.

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KENTUCKY TRAVEL FEATURES

Distillery Process at Jim Beam Distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky
Bardstown, Kentucky Photo Gallery
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.

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Shelbyville Horse Show in Kentucky
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.

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Susan Reigler provides 150 recommendations to satisfy your food and drink cravings
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.

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Kentcuky Derby images courtesy of Power Creative/ Dan Dry
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