Kentucky is in the east central region of the United States and has the beautiful name “the Bluegrass State”. Kentucky is famous for horse breeding, and the annul Kentucky Derby attracts thousands of horse racing fans to come to the state. Kentucky has big tobacco farms and you can also find fine bourbon in the state. Kentucky is a state full of stunning natural landscape: lakes, hardwood forests, spectacular waterfalls, and magnificent caves.
The history of Kentucky is like a book full of legendary figures, stories, and songs. Daniel Boone, explorer, hunter, and woodsman cleared the Wilderness Road and founded Fort Boonesborough; James Bowie, the designer of the well-known Bowie knife, became a Texas Ranger and later died at the Alamo. Singers, musicians, and songwriters have honored Kentucky for generations. Bill Monroe who is known as "The Father of Bluegrass Music" composed “Blue Moon of Kentucky” and “My Rose of Old Kentucky”; The Coal Miner's Daughter Loretta Lynn and her “Blue Kentucky Girl”; Stephen Foster's “My Old Kentucky Home” which is now the official state song of Kentucky.