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Lexington sets record hotel revenue in 2019

VisitLEX released numbers from tourism in the city last year. There are several highlights including record hotel revenue and craft beer tourism.

Kentucky Arts Council executive director is named

Interim executive director Chris Cathers to take up the post

Corbin, Kentucky, Where There’s Something for Everyone

Today, we spoke with Maggy Kriebel, director of Corbin Tourism, who shared more details about what the city of Corbin has to give.
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Harlan County receives grant to boost tourism

Harlan County is receiving a $2.55 million grant to restore and enhance the Portal 31 Exhibition Mine and create a scenic overlook and parking area on Black Mountain.

Community updating quilt trail to boost tourism

Because of the popularity of the trail, officials are now trying to keep the map of barn quilt locations updated.
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Federal grants awarded to revitalize Stearns

Two federal grants totaling more than $3 million have been awarded to revitalize Stearns in McCreary County. 
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Bourbon County Tourism, A Taste of Horse Country

Located only 30 minutes from Lexington, Bourbon County boasts some of the most enticing, beautiful horse country found in the Bluegrass.
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Jessamine County Tourism

Jessamine County has a wealth of activities, rich history, lively local arts and abundant natural beauty.

Country star Chris Stapleton lends voice to new Kentucky Tourism videos

The Kentucky Department of Tourism has released a series of ads highlighting the Bluegrass State using Kentucky native Chris Stapleton's voice.

Frankfort/Franklin County debate Sunday alcohol sales

Franklin County will vote this week on whether or not to allow alcohol sales on Sunday's.
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Bourbon distilleries report record number of visitors

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Bourbon distilleries in Kentucky are reporting a record number of visitors. A statement from the Kentucky Distillers' Association says nearly 1.2...
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17 parks offering Thanksgiving buffets

Seventeen Kentucky State Resort Parks plan to serve buffets to guests on Thanksgiving Day.

Discover Fall Foliage across KY through ColorFall Program

Kentucky launches its online ColorFall program, which highlights peak foliage viewing areas and exciting autumn events across the state.

Smalltown America Festival – Mt. Sterling

The Mt. Sterling "Smalltown America Festival" is Saturday, August 19th.
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$4M grants to help Kentucky areas hurt by coal downturn

Grants toward the railroad and campsite developments were part of a federal program to revitalize areas of Kentucky hurt by a recent downturn in the coal industry.
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Tax incentive suspended for Kentucky Noah’s ark attraction

Kentucky's tourism agency has suspended a tax break worth up to $18 million for a Noah's ark biblical attraction after the park transferred its main property to a nonprofit affiliate.

The Bourbon Social: Beer, Bourbon & Bacon Garden Party

A celebration of beer, bourbon and bacon - all in one sitting. Explore tastings and cocktails with Bluegrass Distillers' spirits, bacon infused bites, and local craft beer

Pigeon Forge – Summer Tourism Ideas

Pigeon Forge is one of the country's most popular family-friendly vacation destinations. It is just a stone's throw from Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the country's most visited national park. It's summertime in Pigeon Forge and that means it's prime time to schedule a visit to the Smoky Mountains

Mary Todd Lincoln House 40th Anniversary

Mary Todd Lincoln House 40th Anniversary

Berea Tourism – L&N Days & 100th Anniversary

Berea Tourism: L& N Day - 100th Anniversary (June 3), 100th Anniversary Log House Craft Gallery (June 3) A century in the making, L&N Day...

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