Travel Wise
Kentucky Bluegrass TravelWise

In this month’s issue of Traveler magazine we unveil a red-white-and-blue version of our October 1999 50 Places of a Lifetime concept with an issue devoted to America’s 50 must-see places. Kentucky Bluegrass made our Country Unbound list. Here, we present the best links on planning every leg of your trip there—online.


Getting There
How to book your Kentucky flights, hotel rooms, and car rentals online

Visit Lexington
How to get to nearby Lexington by airplane or car—plus, mileage charts and driving time tables

How to get door-to-door driving directions from your house to your Kentucky-area hotels

Determining Time Difference
Time and Date
The current local time and date in nearby Lexington, Kentucky

Making Telephone Calls
AT&T Worldwide Traveler
A direct link to a list of telephone area codes for nearly every U.S. state, including Kentucky

Checking Weather Forecasts
The Weather Channel
Where to find the current weather conditions for U.S. cities—type in the name of the city in Kentucky you’re traveling to and click "go"


Where to Eat
Information on restaurants located in the Kentucky Bluegrass region, organized by city
Information on restaurants and chefs in Kentucky

Best Read Guide
Information on places to eat in Kentucky, organized by type of cuisine

Where to Stay
Kentucky Tourism
Information on Kentucky campgrounds, bed-and-breakfasts, and hotels, searchable by region and type of accommodation—to locate, simply click on the “Trip Planner” link
Information on various types of accommodations in the Kentucky Bluegrass region, searchable by city

Visit Lexington
Where to stay in nearby Lexington—plus, a link to book online reservations

How to Get Around
Transit Authority of Lexington
An official source for information on nearby Lexington’s public transportation system

Blue Grass Tours
How to book guided tours to travel throughout the Bluegrass region

Things to Do

Kentucky Tourism
Links for information on Kentucky’s major sights—to locate, simply click on the “Must See & Do” link
Details on attractions in the Kentucky Bluegrass region, organized by city

Visit Lexington
An extensive list of links for information on attractions in nearby Lexington and the Kentucky Bluegrass region

Recreational Activities
Kentucky Tourism
Information on horse racing in Kentucky—to locate, simply click on the “Festivals & Events” link
How to find out what’s going on in the Kentucky Bluegrass region during your visit

Visit Lexington
A guide to theater performances, live music shows, and more in Lexington

Where to Shop
Visit Lexington
A guide to find the best shops in the Lexington


Lexington Herald-Leader
The online edition of Lexington’s largest daily newspaper

Ace Weekly
The online edition of Lexington’s alternative weekly, with feature articles and entertainment listings

Rough Guides
Rough Guides’ take on traveling to the Kentucky Bluegrass region

How to search for radio stations with frequencies that reach the Kentucky Bluegrass region

Travel Guides

For More Information
Kentucky Tourism
Information on Kentucky’s attractions, events, restaurants, activities, and more


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