Kentucky Derby Region is Kentucky's most famous and most visited region, home to the state's biggest city, Louisville, and of course, the world famous Kentucky Derby.

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Map of Kentucky Derby Region

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  • 1 Fort Knox - A well known military base in Kentucky, home to the United States Bullion Depository.
  • 2 Loretto - Home of the Maker's Mark Distillery
  • 3 Mount Washington - A small town that's become one of Louisville's larger suburbs; a hub connecting various cities.

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  • 1 Lincoln Homestead, 5079 Lincoln Park Rd. Springfield, +1 859 336-7461, . Lincoln Homestead State Park features the original home of Lincoln's mother, as well as replicas of the 1782 cabin and blacksmith shop where his father was reared and learned his trade. You'll also find the home of Mordecai Lincoln, the favorite uncle of the President, along with split-rail fences and pioneer furniture that portray the rugged pioneer life. Lincoln Homestead State Park is one of the stops on Kentucky's Lincoln Heritage Trail. Grounds open year round. Museum/Gift Shop open weekends only in October. Cabins closed Nov 1 - April 30.

Drink

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Mint julep, a Bourbon-based cocktail, is the official drink of the Kentucky Derby.

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