2022 Kentucky Inspiration Guide Offers Travel Tips and Must-See Attractions Across the Commonwealth


The Kentucky Department of Tourism has released the 2022 Kentucky Inspiration Guide, Team Kentucky’s official visitor’s guide to traveling in the Commonwealth.

The 2022 Kentucky Inspiration Guide is the state’s premier tourism advertising and promotional piece with nearly 350,000 copies distributed worldwide. This year’s guide highlights Kentucky as a leading travel destination that is open and poised to attract new and diverse travel markets to the Commonwealth.

“Travelers and Kentuckians alike find themselves inspired by the various offerings of the Commonwealth,” said Governor Andy Beshear. “And our tourism industry is filled with passionate Kentuckians ready to ensure a safe, fun and vibrant trip here in the Bluegrass.”

Kentucky tourism is an $ 8.9 billion industry that serves as a mechanism to foster economic growth in communities across the Commonwealth. This year’s guide continues to highlight Kentucky’s beautiful scenery and outdoor opportunities as part of an ongoing effort to promote safe travel in the Commonwealth of Nations.

“Our new travel guide highlights some of the best attractions in the Commonwealth, proving that Kentucky is full of exciting adventures that any traveler will enjoy,” said Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet Secretary Mike Berry. “These must-see attractions are guaranteed to inspire any traveler to visit here and see firsthand why Kentucky truly is such a great place.”

The cover of the 2022 Kentucky Inspiration Guide features a photograph of Taylor Made Farm in Nicholasville, one of 450 horse farms in the Bluegrass area. The guide provides information on iconic Kentucky racetracks and agritourism attractions where travelers can see thoroughbreds, saddle horses, hackney ponies, and road horses.

“There’s no better time to start planning your 2022 Kentucky trip than now. We want you to see for yourself what makes Kentucky such a special place to visit, ”said Tourism Department Commissioner Mike Mangeot. “We have a thriving arts and food scene, unique outdoor adventures, new and exciting bourbon experiences, epic music festivals and the list goes on. It will be an experience your family will never forget.

The 2022 Kentucky Inspiration Guide offers free travel tips, regional itineraries, and a list of must-see attractions for the perfect Kentucky getaway. From sandstone cliffs for rock climbing, caves for exploring, trails for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding to horse farms and waterways for paddling – Kentucky has it all.

Kentucky Gift Cards are now available for travelers who want exciting adventures, relaxing getaways, Kentucky-made gifts, food and fun the whole family can enjoy. Gift cards are redeemable at any Kentucky State Park, Kentucky Horse Park, Kentucky Artisan Center in Berea, and the 1792 Shop of the Kentucky Historical Society.

Kentucky Gift Cards can be purchased online.

For travelers planning a Kentucky getaway, check out the Kentucky 2022 Inspirational Interactive Guide or visit Kentuckytourism.com. Travelers are encouraged to follow all public health safety guidelines.

Kentucky Department of Tourism


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