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 music....it'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 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!