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Kentucky Travel Guide: Martins Fork Lake, Harlan County, KentuckyKentucky Travel Guide: Martins Fork Lake, Harlan County, Kentucky
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Kentucky is a landlocked state in the east central region of the United States. It covers an area of 40,409 sq miles (104,659 sq km). Its largest city is Louisville while its capital is at Frankfort. The state has a population of 4.3 million people.

Mammoth Cave, KentuckyMammoth Cave, Kentucky
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Kentucky is bordered by Illinois, Indiana and Ohio to the north, West Virginia and Virginia to the east, Tennessee to the south and Missouri to the west. The Ohio River forms the northern border of Kentucky while the Mississippi River forms its western border.

A section of Kentucky known as the New Madrid Bend is not contiguous to the rest of the state, being on the inside of an oxbow loop of the Mississippi River, with Tennessee to its south, and facing Missouri across the river to the north. Kentucky is the only U.S. state with such a non-contiguous section.

East Fork Indian Creek, Red River Gorge, KentuckyEast Fork Indian Creek, Red River Gorge, Kentucky
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Travel to Kentucky

There are five Interstate highways connecting Kentucky with the rest of Contiguous United States. I-65 and I-75 run north-south through the state, the former from Louisville to Bowling Green while the latter from Cincinnati, Ohio, to Lexington and onwards to Knoxville, Tennessee. I-64 runs east-west from Louisville to Charleston, West Virginia while I-24 runs from Paducan to Hopkinsville.

Dr Thomas Walker State Historic Site, KentuckyDr Thomas Walker State Historic Site, Kentucky
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The main airport in Kentucky are the Louisville International Airport and the Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), which is located in Kentucky but serves the Greater Cincinnati area.

Travel within Kentucky

Driving is the most practical way to explore Kentucky. At the least, you should consider renting a car on arrival at the airport.

Cities in Kentucky

Arranged in alphabetical order:
  1. Bowling Green (56,600)
    Home to a Chevrolet Corvette assembly plant.

  2. Covington (43,000)
    5th largest city in Kentucky, within the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky metropolitan area.

  3. Frankfort (27,700)
    The 5th smallest state capital in the United States.

  4. Lexington (300,000)
    City famous for its thoroughbred horses, and known as the "Horse Capital of the World".

  5. Louisville (722,000)
    Largest city in Kentucky, best known for the Kentucky Derby.

  6. Paducah (26,000)
    City at the confluence of the Tennessee River and Ohio River.

  7. Richmond (33,000)
    Home of the Eastern Kentucky University.

Places of Interest in Kentucky

  1. Abraham Lincoln Birthplace
    National historic site in the town of Hodgenville, Kentucky.

  2. Bardstown
    Home to the largest whiskey distilleries in Kentucky, and self-proclaimed "Bourbon Capital of the World".

  3. Berea
    Small town known for its highland crafts such as woodworking, pottery and textiles.

  4. Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
    An area of protected landscape in the eastern United States.

  5. Cumberland Gap National Historic Park
    A natural pass through the Cumberland Mountains.

  6. Daniel Boone National Forest
    The only national forest completely within the boundary of Kentucky, named after the famous 18th century frontierman.

  7. Pleasant Hill Shaker Village
    America's most completely preserved Shaker community and living history museum of the Shakers.

National Parks of Kentucky

World Heritage Sites in Kentucky

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