Can’t stand the sight of one more ambiguous watercolor? Good news: the hotel art scene is breaking free of mass-produced “abstract” art. On display at these hotels: video installations, visual odes to the Louisville Slugger, and portraits made out of 3,400 combs.
Kentucky Travel Guide
Articles about Kentucky
Sauce or no sauce? Burnt ends or whole pig? Travel + Leisure readers offered meaty results in the search for the nation’s best barbecue.
Recycling bins are only the beginning: Travel + Leisure readers picked the best cities for earth-friendly perks like solar-powered hotels, bike-powered beer bars, and fabulous recycled fashions.
World-class museums, edgy puppet theaters and out-of-the-way bookstores: Travel + Leisure readers ranked America’s biggest cities by their cultural street cred.
Hotels in Kentucky
Louisville’s 21c ranks as a bona fide cultural institution in the making, not just a hotel with art.
Restaurants in Kentucky
The apotheosis of Owensboro’s micro- regional mutton ’cue. Order it sliced and chopped—always with “dip”—and in a meaty burgoo (a rustic Kentucky stew).
Things to do in Kentucky
What Lies Beneath: The world’s longest cave. Over the years, “mummies” of prehistoric cave explorers have been discovered. The first recorded find was in 1935: a six-ton boulder with a body pinned underneath.