CONTACT US  |  email icon

The best source for everything Deep South USA


Kentucky Banner

In May British Airways introduced a direct flight from London Heathrow to Nashville. Kentucky is just a short drive from Nashville and offers a true taste of America - its people, flavours, sounds and stunning landscape. Sip your way through bourbon country, tour the breath-taking Horse Capital of the World, savour a mouth-watering culinary experience, find your perfect lake or jam to traditional bluegrass's easy to discover why it's better in the Bluegrass State!

What is Kentucky famous for?

  • You will find the Horse Capital of the World, and so much more, in Lexington.

  • Makers of 95% of the world’s Bourbon.

  • Longest cave system in the world at Mammoth Cave National Park.

  • The birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, Muhammad Ali and Bill Monroe - the Father of Bluegrass Music.

  • Kentucky also hosts large music festivals like ROMP and Forecastle, and food festivals including the International BBQ Festival in Owensboro, Kentucky Bourbon Festival in Bardstown and the World Chicken Festival in London.

  • Kentucky’s outdoor adventures are spectacular from large lakes for boating and fishing to 12,000 miles of trails for hikers, bikers and equestrians.

View our Top 10 things to do in Kentucky.

Kentucky Music

Kentucky is the birthplace of bluegrass music and of dozens of music stars from many genres but especially country music, read more...

Kentucky Bourbon Trail

In 1999, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association formed the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® tour to give visitors a first-hand look at the art and science of crafting Bourbon, and to educate them about the rich history and proud tradition of Kentucky's signature spirit, read more...

Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park preserves the cave system and a part of the Green River valley and hilly country of south central Kentucky, read more...

Culture and Cuisine

While best known for its signature drink offerings (bourbon, wine, and the famous Kentucky Derby mint julep), The Bluegrass State is also home to a number of innovative food dishes and a hearty culinary heritage, read more...

Please do get in touch with us if you need any advice or have any questions - our Kentucky State experts will be happy to help!

Click here for a full list of holiday companies that provide Kentucky holidays



What to do

  • Family Fun in Deep South USA


    From the great outdoors, to fantastic shows and parks...
    Artists performing at Grand Ole Opry


    For American music, all roads lead to the Deep South...
    History of Deep South USA


    Travelling through the Deep South is a history lesson in itself!
  • Deep South USA Cuisine


    Sample a taste of the real Deep South…
    Heritage of Deep South USA


    Discover our colourful cultural beginnings…
    Man playing gold in Deep South USA


    Perfect your Southern swing in stunning settings…

Deep South USA Competitions

Read our blogView our brochure



Alabama Tourism Logo  Kentucky Tourism  Louisiana Tourism  Visit Mississippi Tourism Tennessee Tourism

Ask an expert who's been to Kentucky

Start planning your Deep South USA road trip by contacting one of our Southern specialists.