Kentucky is a mideastern state of the
. Its state capital is Frankfort. Attractions include horse racing and beautiful lakes. Kentucky is also culturally part of the American South.
Popular in Kentucky
Lexington is the second largest city in Kentucky, located in the
Louisville is the largest city in Kentucky, with about one and a quarter million people living in the metro area.
Frankfort is the capital of Kentucky. A small city of about 25,000 residents, it is in the
about 50 miles from the state's largest city of
and 25 miles from Lexington.
Kentucky Derby Region
Kentucky Derby Region is Kentucky's most famous and most visited region, home to the state's biggest city,
, and of course, the world famous Kentucky Derby.
The Bluegrass Region is perhaps Kentucky's most famous region, if not its most visited.
Caves & Lakes
Kentucky's Caves and Lakes region is centered around Bowling Green, Ketucky's third largest city, and home to the world's largest cave system—Mammoth Cave.
Kentucky's Western Waterlands region is at the western edge of the state, and is home to popular outdoor recreation areas around
Land Between the Lakes
Northern Ohio River Region
Kentucky's Northern Ohio River Region lies along the state border on the Ohio River with
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country is Kentucky's southeasternmost region, along the Appalachian border with
Western Coal Fields
Kentucky's Western Coal Fields is bluegrass country of a whole different nature—a banjo picking nature, that is.
Daniel Boone National Forest
The Daniel Boone National Forest is a national forest in Kentucky. The Daniel Boone National Forest stretches over 708,000 acres of land in eastern Kentucky Created on February 23, 1937 as the Cumberland National Forest.
Kentucky Appalachians is the region where Kentucky, a proud country state, gets country.
Kentucky's Southern Lakes region is in the middle of the state's southern border with
, and is home to Lake Cumberland.
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