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This story originally appeared on Money.com.It’s been called the most exciting two minutes of sports. But what can you expect to pay to attend the... Read More

Chef Edward Lee has fallen in love with the South, but he always finds time to travel: recent trips took him to Park City, the Cayman Islands, and the... Read More

This story originally appeared on Time.com.A passenger who refused to give up his seat on an overbooked United Airlines flight this weekend was forcibly... Read More

The official drink of the Kentucky Derby since 1938, a mint julep has four ingredients: mint, simple syrup, bourbon, and crushed ice—served in a shiny,... Read More

Founded in 1875 by the grandson of explorer William Clark, Meriwether Lewis Clark Jr., this racetrack is best known as the site of the annual... Read More

Beginning Jan. 22, 2018, travelers from nine states will no longer be able to travel with only their driver’s licenses.Residents of Kentucky, Maine,... Read More

OpenTable released its 100 Best Restaurants in America list for 2016 on Thursday, a ranking based on more than 10 million restaurants... Read More

It’s impossible to miss the Louisville Slugger Museum. Housed in a former tobacco warehouse on Louisville’s Main Street, it’s the only building downtown... Read More

On an unassuming street in downtown Louisville, sandwiched between parking lots and warehouses, sits a tiny brick duplex that remains standing for one... Read More

The Kentucky Derby Museum, located in the shadow of Churchill Downs’ iconic twin spires, has a somewhat misleading name. While the 31-year-old... Read More

The threshold of Locust Grove — a Georgian-style mansion on 55 pristine acres not far from downtown Louisville, Kentucky — has been... Read More

This story originally appeared on money.comThe wait is almost over. Every year, the first Friday in June is celebrated as National Donut Day... Read More

This story originally appeared on Time.com.“They’r-r-re OFF!” wrote TIME in a 1926 recap of the Kentucky Derby.“The long roar thundered like a... Read More

This story originally appeared on Time.com.The horses that will take to track at the Kentucky Derby on May 7 are supposed to be the stars of the show.... Read More

It’s still more than a year away, but hotels already are selling out as people prepare for the total eclipse happening August 21, 2017. As the... Read More

If you’re heading to Louisville for the Kentucky Derby, your biggest travel question might be how to pack your hat. (Answer: it’s its own carry-on.) But... Read More

A Noah’s Ark-themed attraction in Kentucky called Ark Encounter plans to open July 7, and the owners are expecting crowds of biblical proportions—to the... Read More

Louisville’s Mega Cavern may not be a natural cave system, with stalagmites and stalactites, but that doesn’t make the world’s first and only... Read More

When Edward Lee took over the restaurant 610 Magnolia (prix fixe $75–$95) in Louisville’s historic district in 2003, the city knew few gustatory... Read More

It’s been deemed the most exciting two minutes in sports. On May 2, 20 three-year-old thoroughbreds will streak their way around the Churchill Downs... Read More

“We have a circus and sideshow mentality to the way we do business,” says Brandon Hodge, owner of the retro-inspired Big Top Candy Shop in Austin, TX. ... Read More

When Matt McKinney took a 39-day road trip in 2012, he experienced one version of the American dream, just before he reached the Pacific Ocean: a... Read More

Harrodsburg, KentuckyShaker Village of Pleasant Hill 800/734-5611 or 859/734-5411Experience the contemplative peace of the material-world-shunning... Read More

BarkThe charry, brown-black crust that forms on the surface of any cut of barbecue—ribs,brisket, shoulders—that’s often dry-rubbed with seasonings.Burnt... Read More

See our slideshow of America’s Best BBQ Restaurants.Beyond the shamrock gas station’s pumps and past the racks of Hostess cakes, a warren of tables and... Read More

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