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The Best Attractions In Kentucky

Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Dale Hollow Lake State Resort
Mammoth Cave National Park V. Amatore
Black Mountain Thunder Zipline Chuck Martin
Lake Barkley Natisha Parker
Smothers Park Richard Pearson
Rabbit Hash General Store Cheryl Kuropas
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens Anthony Neff
Newport Aquarium Alejandro Sasmay
Keeneland Jennifer Stack
The Aviation Museum of Kentucky Stephen Francia
Creation Museum Melba Duke
Kentucky Derby Museum Kentucky Derby Museum
Churchill Downs Rob Whitaker
Louisville Zoo Matt Cody
Kentucky , officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States. Although styled as the State of Kentucky in the law creating it, Kentucky is one of four U.S. states constituted as a commonwealth . Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 Kentucky became the 15th state to join the Union. Kentucky is the 37th most extensive and the 26th most populous of the 50 United States. Kentucky is known as the Bluegrass State, a nickname based on the bluegrass found in many of its pastures due to the fertile soil. One of the major regions in Kentucky is the Bluegrass Region in central Kentucky, which house...
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  • 1. Mammoth Cave National Park Mammoth Cave National Park
    Mammoth Cave National Park is an American national park in central Kentucky, encompassing portions of Mammoth Cave, the longest cave system known in the world. Since the 1972 unification of Mammoth Cave with the even-longer system under Flint Ridge to the north, the official name of the system has been the Mammoth–Flint Ridge Cave System. The park was established as a national park on July 1, 1941, a World Heritage Site on October 27, 1981, and an international Biosphere Reserve on September 26, 1990. The park's 52,830 acres are located primarily in Edmonson County, with small areas extending eastward into Hart and Barren counties. The Green River runs through the park, with a tributary called the Nolin River feeding into the Green just inside the park. Mammoth Cave is the world's longes...
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  • 3. Cumberland Falls State Resort Park Corbin
    Cumberland Falls State Resort Park is a park located just southwest of Corbin, Kentucky and is contained entirely within the Daniel Boone National Forest. The park encompasses 1,657 acres and is named for its major feature, 68-foot-tall Cumberland Falls. The falls are one of the few places in the western hemisphere where a moonbow can frequently be seen on nights with a full moon. The park is also the home of 44-foot Eagle Falls. The section of the Cumberland River that includes the falls was designated a Kentucky Wild River by the Kentucky General Assembly through the Office of Kentucky Nature Preserves' Wild Rivers Program.
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  • 4. Green River Mammoth Cave National Park
    The Green River is a 384-mile-long tributary of the Ohio River that rises in Lincoln County in south-central Kentucky. Tributaries of the Green River include the Barren River, the Nolin River, the Pond River and the Rough River. The river was named after Nathanael Greene, a general of the American Revolutionary War.
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  • 6. Rabbit Hash General Store Kentucky
    Rabbit Hash is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Boone County, Kentucky, United States, with a population of 315 . It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The town is notable for its name, its string of canine mayors, and its historic general store which burned down and was restored.
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  • 7. Lake Barkley Kentucky
    Kentucky Lake is a major navigable reservoir along the Tennessee River in Kentucky and Tennessee. Created in 1944 by the Tennessee Valley Authority's impounding of the Tennessee River by Kentucky Dam, the 160,309-acre lake is the largest artificial lake by surface area in the United States east of the Mississippi River, with 2,064 miles of shoreline, although the nearby Lake Barkley is larger by volume. Kentucky Lake has a flood storage capacity of 4,008,000 acre-feet, more than 2.5 times of the next largest lake in the TVA system. It provides a source for hydro-electric power and, as one of the lakes alluded to by the name of Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area, is a recreational magnet in western Kentucky and Tennessee.
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  • 8. Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Kentucky
    Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park is a Kentucky state park located on the Frogue Peninsula on the northern shore of Dale Hollow Reservoir in Clinton and Cumberland counties. The park comprises 3,400 acres .
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  • 9. Kentucky Bourbon Trail Kentucky
    Bourbon whiskey is a type of American whiskey, a barrel-aged distilled spirit made primarily from corn. The name ultimately derives from the French Bourbon dynasty, although the precise inspiration for the whiskey's name is uncertain; contenders include Bourbon County in Kentucky and Bourbon Street in New Orleans, both of which are named after the dynasty. Bourbon has been distilled since the 18th century. The use of the term bourbon for the whiskey has been traced to the 1820s, with consistent use beginning in Kentucky in the 1870s. Although bourbon may be made anywhere in the United States, it is strongly associated with the American South and with Kentucky in particular. As of 2014, distillers' wholesale market revenue for bourbon sold within the U.S. was about $2.7 billion, and bourbon...
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  • 10. Old Frankfort Pike Kentucky
    An old soldiers' home is a military veteran's retirement home, nursing home, or hospital, or sometimes even an institution for the care of the widows and orphans of a nation's soldiers, sailors, and marines, etc.
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  • 15. Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm Georgetown Kentucky
    Old Friends is a nonprofit 501 equine retirement facility in Georgetown, Kentucky, accredited by the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance . The organization started with one leased paddock and two horses, but now owns 136 acres, Dreamchase Farm, with additional leased pasturage. It is the only Thoroughbred retirement facility in the United States that accepts stallions on a regular basis. Old Friends is currently home to over 150 retired Thoroughbred athletes.
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