KENTUCKY MAY BE best known for its bourbon, some incredibly delicious fried chicken, and the Kentucky Derby — and rightfully so. But there’s so much more going on in the Bluegrass State. This is a place where you can paddle Class V rapids and go spelunking through the world’s most extensive cave system. It’s a state full of buzzing towns and landscapes that seem practically made for exploration on horseback.
In a nutshell, Kentucky is as beautiful as it is diverse. Here are 14 examples of both, shots that will inspire you and help you figure out exactly what you want to do on your trip.