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Kentucky holiday accommodation and visitor attractions

Kentucky is a state on the west of the Appalachian Mountains. Known for bluegrass music, bourbon and horse racing, Kentucky is also an ideal destination for those who enjoy outdoor activities with many centres dedicated to hiking, fishing, caving, horse riding and boating.


Louisville grew up as a river port and now is a major centre for visitor attractions. The Historic West Main Street is home to shops with charming 19th century cast-iron shop fronts and many museums including the Muhammad Ali Center, an attraction dedicated to career of the Louisville boxing hero. Other local museums include the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory and the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft. Nearby, you can visit the Patton Museum of Armor and Cavalry at Fort Knox or experience the thrills at Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom theme park. Kids and adults alike will love a day Louisville Zoo


The Kentucky Derby is one of America's premier horse racing events. Held every May, the event draws a crowd of thousands. If you are not in town for the Derby, you can still experience highlights from past events through the power of multimedia technology at the Kentucky Derby Museum.


Bluegrass is the traditional music of Kentucky. This unique sound developed from a fusion of the cultural heritages of the immigrants who settled in Kentucky. Experience this unique sound at the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro. The museum holds jam sessions twice a month. In August, thousands of people descend upon Louisville for the Kentucky Bluegrass Music Festival.


Finally, Kentucky is known throughout the world as the home of Bourbon whisky. Discover the secrets of distilling for yourself in Bardstown at the Maker's Mark Bourbon Distillery or at the Bourbon Heritage Center.

Kentucky vacation rentals include log cabins and condoes.

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