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Did you know that Lexington, Kentucky is known as the "Horse Capital of the World"? How about the fact that 95 percent of all bourbon is distilled, aged and bottled right here in Kentucky’s bourbon country? These and other fun facts about Kentucky give you some idea of how unique the Bluegrass State really is. There’s only one Kentucky, and we’re spreading the word.

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On weekends Cut-Thru Adventures offers canoeing, paddle boating, tubing, as well as a paintball field. They also offers a picnic area and full service kitchen featuring specialty hamburgers and hotdogs with homemade chili. So, for a day of fun, consider having a picnic at the Cut-Through and plan for an enjoyable day of lush scenery and outdoor adventure.
Portal No. 31 Underground Mine Touroffers visitors the unique experience of touring an actual coal mine by rail car. Visitors will adorn the traditional protective gear of the coal miner as they enjoy animated exhibits along the tour.
View the amazing landscape and Natural Bridge. Enjoy hiking, camping and more while visiting the Gorge.
Visit where Rosemary lived, and let the memories of yesteryear come back to you. Showcasing the largest private collection of "White Christmas" costumes and props around.
The American Saddlebred Capital of the World, Shelbyville, is named in honor of Governor Isaac Shelby. In the early 1800's, Shelbyville was a place to stop as you traveled between Louisville & Frankfort on horseback or buggy. It was then and remains today a great place to live, work or visit.
Eat where it all began. Colonel Sanders' original restaurant, the birthplace of Kentucky Fried Chicken, has been carefully restored and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Shakers played an important role in American religious history, developing the longest lasting communal society. Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is America’s largest restored Shaker community, with 34 carefully restored buildings and 3,000 acres of preserved farmland.
The 100-year-old cathedral, the principal church in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Covingon, attracts 70,000 worshipers a year. This example of French-Gothic architecture resembles Notre Dame in Paris.
This spectacular musical, with a cast of more than 50 performers, is based on the life of America's first great composer, Stephen Foster.
Often hailed as the world’s richest and most prestigious horse show, the World’s Championship Horse Show is held annually in Louisville, Kentucky during the Kentucky State Fair.
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