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Kentucky bluegrass – spring is an ideal time of year to visit the Commonwealth of Kentucky. A trip from Paducah and the Land Between the Lakes in Kentucky’s western Waterlands, through Barbourville's Mammoth Cave National Park – the world’s longest cave system – then on to the parks of Daniel Boone Country in eastern Kentucky.
Spring vacation in Kentucky is delightful, yielding visits to excellent distilleries along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, and fans of the equestrian arts love the Kentucky Horse Trails. You can hit the open road on a memorable drive tour like the Caves to Cumberland Tour, Kentucky Bourbon Tour, or Quilts to Cave Tour. And you won't want to miss out on national parks like Mammoth Cave, Big South Fork National River, or the Abe Lincoln Birthplace.
Spring in Kentucky opens up a wealth of outdoor recreation possibilities. The first Saturday in May is when you'll want to visit Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby – one of the most famous and prestigious horse races in the country. Many visitors to Louisville also enjoy tours of the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory – take a peek at the history and process of manufacturing one of the most famous and popular baseball bats.
Enjoy pleasant spring weather as you venture through the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park in Middlesboro. And a bit of college baseball never hurt anyone – check out Murray State University or Morehead State University for exciting NCAA baseball games.