Kentucky Department of Travel - Recent Headlines
Below you will find a list of recent press releases. Click on the title to view the full text of the press release.
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- Unique Kentucky Attractions Provide Holiday Spirit
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
From an underwater appearance by Santa Claus at the Newport Aquarium to massive lighted figures handcrafted in China at Louisville’s Galt House Hotel, attractions unique to Kentucky will enliven the holiday season.
- In Kentucky, the Holidays Mean Music
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Musical sounds of the holiday season will soon be reverberating across Kentucky with concerts and performances aimed at getting listeners in a festive mood.
- New Website Lists Halloween Attractions in Kentucky
Wednesday, October 09, 2013
From ghost walks and graveyard tours to a “scream park” and haunted steamboat, Kentucky will be a very scary place this Halloween season.
- Ky. Tourist Attractions Are Still Open Despite Federal Closure
Thursday, October 03, 2013
While the federal government shutdown has temporarily closed several national parks in Kentucky, all Kentucky state parks and private attractions remain open for travelers’ and vacationers’ enjoyment.
- Kentucky's ColorFall 2013 Helps Public Track Leaf Changes
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Fall has arrived, and with it the 2013 edition of the ColorFall program promoting travel to peak foliage viewing areas and exciting autumn events around Kentucky. ColorFall is designed to aid public enjoyment and media coverage of autumn in the Bluegrass State.
- Authentic Experiences Enliven Kentucky's Fall Festivals
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
One of the best things about visiting Kentucky in the fall is the number of opportunities to enjoy authentic Kentucky experiences through fall festivals. Most every community, large or small, hosts a festival complete with local traditions, food, music and fun.
- Bermuda Grass in the Bluegrass -- Kentucky Is Great for Golf Getaways
Monday, July 29, 2013
Bermuda and bentgrass fairways are becoming as widely known in Kentucky as its famous bluegrass pastures. If you’re a golfer looking for a unique getaway, look no further than Kentucky.