Kentucky Bluegrass Country Travel Guide
Plan Your Kentucky Bluegrass Country Vacation
Postcard views along America's superhighways are rare, but that's exactly what travelers zipping along Interstate Highways 64 and 75 in central Kentucky see. For many miles, the routes are bounded by rolling, fenced pastures of emerald green bluegrass where Kentucky's famous Thoroughbred racehorses graze. In the distance are the graceful outlines of owners' mansions—and the equally expensive equine residences. (Most barns in horse country are climate-controlled.)
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Horse Lovers: The world's greatest population density of pedigreed racehorses lives on more than 460 farms in the area surrounding... Read more
Springtime in the Kentucky Bluegrass is stunning. The pastures are deep green, bordered by blooming dogwoods and redbuds in all their... Read more
If you're here for 2 days: Spend a morning at the Kentucky Horse Park, enjoy lunch in nearby Lexington, and meander along... Read more
The History: Kentucky became a state in 1790, while Washington was president. It was an important area in the establishment of the... Read more
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