Kentucky currently has a large selection of available foreclosed homes. If you're looking to purchase a roomy 2,000+ square foot home without the huge price tag, you're in luck. Many of Kentucky's foreclosed homes are spacious and have at least four bedrooms. There are also a few small and medium sized homes on the market if you don't need much space.
Kentucky is paradise for admirers of horses. You can visit Kentucky's many tracks, like Keeneland in Lexington or the legendary Churchill Downs in Louisville. You can schedule tours of these tracks to get a behind the scenes look at the magnificent thoroughbreds at work. After you've been to the tracks, you can check out the Kentucky Derby Museum. Car enthusiasts will love the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green. The tours are self-guided, so you can spend as much time as you want looking at the cars and learning about the history of Corvettes. There's no shortage of excellent parks in the state of Kentucky. Cumberland Gap National Historical Park and Natural Bridge State Resort Park have lovely walking trails in a variety of difficulty levels, so everyone will get the workout they want while also being out in Kentucky's beautiful scenery.
The southeastern state of Kentucky was granted statehood in 1792. During the Civil War, Kentucky was a border state. The state tried to remain neutral, although ultimately ended up joining the Union when the Confederate army invaded Kentucky. The state has always been known for its agricultural industry, and the first winery in the United States was located in Kentucky. Today, the state ranks 8th in country for beef production and 14th in the production of corn. Thoroughbred breeding and racing are also a huge part of Kentucky's economy and history. The economy of present-day Kentucky is more diverse, including auto manufacturing and energy production. Several popular brands of vehicles are assembled in Kentucky.