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Top 10 things to do in Kentucky

Horses, bourbon and bluegrass are the well-known signatures, but the Commonwealth of Kentucky offers the finest in dining, arts, entertainment, history and thrilling outdoor adventure too.

  • Muhammad Ali Centre in Louisville is a multicultural centre with an award-winning museum dedicated to the life of Muhammad Ali.

  • Mammoth Cave National Park is the world's longest known cave system, with more than 400 miles explored - 365 miles of the five-level cave system have been mapped and new caves are continually being discovered.

  • The Corvette Museum in Bowling Green has been at the assembly plant since 1981 and the facility has remained the exclusive home of the Corvette for over 30 years. Known around the world as America’s sports car, the Corvette exemplifies the definition of innovation.

  • Follow the Kentucky Bourbon Trail with its rich and storied history dating back 200 years. We encourage you to relax, take your time and savour the experience. Just as the fine Kentucky Bourbon takes time to reach perfection, you’ll want to plan accordingly!

  • The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum is based in Owensboro and is the only museum of its kind dedicated to preserving and showcasing Bluegrass Music.

  • Of course, the Kentucky Derby!

  • Highway 23, the ‘Country Music Highway’, is 144 miles along the state’s eastern part. It stretches from Greenup County to the north to Letcher County to the south. This National Scenic Byway provides an introduction to many musical legends who have emerged from these ancient Appalachian Hills.

  • Known as the "Niagara of the South," the thundering waters of Cumberland Falls are 65 feet high and 125 feet wide. Cumberland Falls is dramatic day or night but it's only at night during a full moon that you can see the Moonbow.

  • Tour magnificent private farms that are home to the world's most expensive horses in Lexington, Kentucky, Horse Capital of the World.

  • What happened in Newport, stayed in Newport! The Newport Gangster Tour explores the streets where the mob made their millions and gamblers lost their lives. Did you know the Tommy Gun was invented in Northern Kentucky?

If you need any advice or have any questions regarding Kentucky, please do get in touch with our Kentucky State experts - we are always happy to help you out!


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