Kentucky GuideKentucky is a mideastern state of the United States. Its state capital is Frankfort. Attractions include horse racing and beautiful lakes. Kentucky is also culturally part of the American South. HotelsFind hotels in Lexington, Louisville, Bowling Green, Frankfort, Bardstown and more.
Popular in KentuckyLexingtonLexington is the second largest city in Kentucky, located in the Bluegrass Region. LouisvilleLouisville is the largest city in Kentucky, with about one and a quarter million people living in the metro area. Bowling GreenBowling Green is the third-largest city in Kentucky, with nearly 60,000 residents.
In KentuckyKentucky Derby RegionKentucky Derby Region is Kentucky's most famous and most visited region, home to the state's biggest city, Louisville, and of course, the world famous Kentucky Derby. Bluegrass RegionThe Bluegrass Region is perhaps Kentucky's most famous region, if not its most visited. Caves & LakesKentucky's Caves and Lakes region is home to one of the state's greatest attractions—Mammoth Cave. Western WaterlandsKentucky's Western Waterlands region is at the western edge of the state, and is home to popular outdoor recreation areas around Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley and Land Between the Lakes. Northern Ohio River RegionKentucky's Northern Ohio River Region lies along the state border on the Ohio River with Ohio. Daniel Boone CountryDaniel Boone Country is Kentucky's southeasternmost region, along the Appalachian border with Virginia and Tennessee. Western Coal FieldsKentucky's Western Coal Fields is bluegrass country of a whole different nature—a banjo picking nature, that is. Kentucky AppalachiansKentucky Appalachians is the region where Kentucky, a proud country state, gets country. Daniel Boone National ForestThe Daniel Boone National Forest is a national forest in Kentucky. 708,000 acres of land managed by the U.S. Southern LakesKentucky's Southern Lakes region is in the middle of the state's southern border with Tennessee, and is home to Lake Cumberland.