The state of Kentucky is on the east part of the United States, with the Ohio River to the north. The state capital is Frankfort while Louisville is the state’s largest city. Here is held the Kentucky Derby, an annual famous horse race. There are 49 Kentucky State parks offering splendid landscapes, excellent for outdoor activities. To the south, the cities of Fort Campbell North, Oak Grove and Hopkinsville are part of Clarksville Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Population: estimated 4.454 million inhabitants
Other major cities: Louisville, Bowling Green, Lexington, Owensboro
Main attractions: Kentucky derby, Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, National Corvette Museum, National Quilt Museum, Big Four Bridge, Ark Encounter, My Old Kentucky Home State, Buffalo Trace Distillery, Churchill Downs, Kentucky Horse Park, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Louisville Mega Cavern Park, Mammoth Cave National Park
Nearest Airports: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), Blue Grass Airport (LEX), Bowman Field (LOU)
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