Western Kentucky Trip Planner
Welcome to Western Kentucky!
Visitors to Western Kentucky can expect friendly locals and a myriad of attractions. The city of Owensboro, on the Ohio River, is known as the industrial and cultural center of Western Kentucky. One of the largest of the many festivals that Owensboro hosts every May is the International Bar-B-Q Festival, a weekend of good food, live entertainment and shopping. For the outdoor enthusiast a trip to Paducah enables mountain biking, horseback trails, camping, fishing and hunting and also encourages a stop at the Woodlands Nature Station. Bardstown in Nelson County is home to a number of historical attractions and has been named as one of the best small towns in the United States. A good family destination for picnics and camping, My Old Kentucky Home State Park is also located in Bardstown.