Top Reasons to Go to Kentucky

Dress to the Nines: The merry month of May kicks off every year with the Kentucky Derby, a perfect opportunity to don seersucker suits and over-the-top English ladies’ hats.

Live Traditionally for a Day: There are two Shaker Village museums in the state, where you can stay overnight, eat traditional food, and watch artisans in period costumes make furniture, baskets, and other crafts.

Sample Some Good Ol’ Southern Cookin’: Cream gravy, for example, is an art form as much as it is a food.

Go Underground: Western Kentucky has dozens of limestone caves to explore; Mammoth Cave National Park has tours of the world's largest system of underground caverns.

Camp in the Backcountry: There are numerous state parks to camp in, as well as the Daniel Boone National Forest.

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