A Few Reasons to Visit Kentucky

About Kentucky

Kentucky joined the Union in 1792 and was constituted as a commonwealth state. This south central state has a humid subtropical type of climate with temperatures reaching the highs of 31 degrees centigrade, and lows of -5 degree centigrade. It has a well-developed tourist sector with numerous places to visit. Top-notch accommodation facilities are always available for visitors.

Things to do in Kentucky

Pleasant Hill Percherons - Flickr CC carlwwycoff

American Saddlebred Museum is another very interesting place, and a must-visit for horse lovers. It houses the largest collections of trophies, photographs, and artifacts relating to horses. You will learn about the different species and their bloodlines.

As a visitor, you should include a stop at Mountain Life Museum. This is a unique museum that offers detailed account of what life was during the 19th century. You can explore manor house, shops barns, and even loom house as you try to understand how things worked during those years.

Mammoth Cave Park is another pearl that you should visit on setting foot in Kentucky. This world heritage site is also a world biosphere preserve. It is good to know that this is one of the world’s largest known caves at the moment. Follow one of the 360 mapped paths to explore the entire cave.

Mammoth Cave Park - Flickr CC daveynin

It would also be a good idea to make some time to visit  the Kentucky Aviation Museum. Here you will be able to see restored historic aircrafts, operational planes, and aviation artifacts up close. This is one of the places that you can take your loved ones to learn more about aviation.

One of the unique places that leave visitors awed is Locust Grove House which was built way back in 1790. It onetime served as home to George Roger Clark the revolutionary hero. He also contributed immensely to the founding of Kentucky. If you love and appreciate history, then you have to visit this place to pay tribute to this fallen hero.

Enjoy your visit to the Bluegrass State!

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