Welcome to the Bluegrass State! Home to Bluegrass music, the Kentucky Derby, and the longest known cave system in the world. With rolling hills of bluegrass in the north, large forested mountains in the east, and access to numerous river systems throughout the state, Kentucky provides countless opportunities for sightseeing and adventure. You can visit one of the many horse plantations, taking a weekend to travel the Bourbon trail, attend an Appalachian festival, shop for antiques in Louisville, or go boating on one of the many waterways. With a year-round average temperature of 65, and 44 inches of rain per year, Kentucky is perfect for those who like moderate climates with lots of green scenery.