• Kentucky Horse Farm

Kentucky Holidays

Holidays in Kentucky offer a rich mix of beautiful rolling bluegrass covered hillsides, cultural attractions, historic cities and delicious dining.

Experience the unbridled spirit of the Bluegrass state first hand; famous for its world class Bourbon, the beautiful landscape, and home to the iconic Kentucky Derby, you will certainly not be short of places to explore.  

Visit Lexington, the Horse Capital of the World where you can meet thoroughbred legends at the Kentucky Horse Park, take a stroll around the historic downtown area and enjoy a wealth of unique dining and shopping experiences. Take a journey along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail and stop in at nine of the State’s renowned distilleries including Maker’s Mar, Jim Beam and Wild Turkey. Get back to nature and discover some of the states scenic attractions like Mammoth Cave National Park, home to the longest cave system in the world.

Make the most of your visit to Kentucky by combining a city stay in Louisville or Lexington with an outdoors adventure.

Destination Highlights
  • Take the Kentucky Bourbon Trail
  • Explore Mammoth Caves National Park
  • Visit Kentucky Horse Park
  • Step back in time on the Lincoln Heritage Trail

Time Zone

GMT -5 hours to GMT - 6 hours

Flight Time

Approx 12 hours; flights are indirect via a main USA hub such as Detroit

Currency

USD - US Dollars

Visa Information

British Passport holders require an Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) to visit New Orleans. You can obtain an ESTA from www.cbp.gov/esta

Language

English

Health Information

No vaccinations are required for travel to Kentucky. All travellers should be up to date with routine immunisations. It’s important to contact your GP to check for the latest recommendations.

Famous for horses, bourbon and bluegrass, Kentucky is home to a diverse landscape of rolling hills, sparkling lakes and the longest cave system in the world. Visit Lexington and Louisville for the cuisine, festivals and of course the horse racing Kentucky is renowned for.

  • Bourbon distillery

    Kentucky Bourbon Trail

    The iconic Kentucky Bourbon Trail® gives visitors a first-hand look at the bourbon making process and includes ten of the state's distilleries including Maker's Mark, Jim Beam, Wild Turkey and Evan Williams. Pick up a free souvenir passport at your first distillery stop, collect a stamp from all ten distilleries and you bag yourself a free gift. Learn about the recipes, view the facilities and travel through the beautiful Kentucky landscape as you discover ‘America’s Official Native Spirit’ and stick around for after-tour tastings to make the best of the fantastic Kentucky Bourbon Trail®.

  • Mammoth Cave National Park

    Mammoth Cave National Park

    Home to the longest recorded cave system in the world, the famous Mammoth Caves reach over 400 miles.Well worth a visit this scenic park also includes the river valleys of the Green and Nolin rivers and part of the hilly country of south central Kentucky and is a favourite spot for picnics, hiking and horseback riding.

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Average weather in January

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Avg. rainfall
Kentucky
1ºC
81mm

Average weather in February

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Kentucky
4ºC
81mm

Average weather in March

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Avg. rainfall
Kentucky
8ºC
103mm

Average weather in April

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Kentucky
14ºC
91mm

Average weather in May

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Kentucky
18ºC
134mm

Average weather in June

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Kentucky
22ºC
113mm

Average weather in July

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Kentucky
25ºC
118mm

Average weather in August

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Kentucky
24ºC
83mm

Average weather in September

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Kentucky
20ºC
74mm

Average weather in October

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Avg. rainfall
Kentucky
14ºC
80mm

Average weather in November

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Avg. rainfall
Kentucky
7ºC
90mm

Average weather in December

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Kentucky
2ºC
100mm

Our Kentucky destinations

Evan Williams Bourbon Experience

Kentucky

Louisville

Louisville
Kentucky Horse Park

Kentucky

Lexington

Lexington

Types of Kentucky holidays

1792 Bourbon

Kentucky Multi Centre Holidays

Multi Centre Holidays
Natchez Trace Parkway

Self Drive The Deep South

Self Drive The Deep South

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