There are more than 120 city parks in the Louisville Metro area.
Lexington is known as the “Horse Capital of the World.” Situated deep in Kentucky's Bluegrass region, Lexington has several main attractions, including the Kentucky Horse Park, The Red Mile and Keeneland race courses.
There is a cluster of museums and event centers in the downtown area, and for outdoor adventures, visitors can check out the Bourbon Trail, Mammoth Cave, and the Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest.
Twenty blocks of downtown Paducah are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and William Clark of the Lewis and Clark Expedition designed the entire town.
The city experienced a major flood in 1937 that damaged many of the buildings and businesses in the area.
The city is well known for its manufacturing industry.
Home at one point to the Owensboro Wagon Company, the Kentucky Electrical Lamp Company, Modern Welding Company, and the Texas Gas Transmission Company, Owensboro plays an important role in Kentucky's economy.