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From iconic horse races to a glass of bourbon, the Heartland region is Kentucky at its best! Get ready for “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports,” at Louisville’s Kentucky Derby! Wear your most opulent hat to Churchill Downs for America’s most famous Thoroughbred horse race. After the race, batter up at Louisville Slugger Museum and at the Muhammad Ali Center, help honor Louisville’s “Greatest” native son. After sampling the city’s whisky-of-choice on the Urban Bourbon Trail, head over to Lexington, the “Horse Capital of the World.” The Kentucky Horse Park is a great place to see and touch past champion Thoroughbred horses. And, for the actual capital, travel to Frankfort for the Buffalo Trace Distillery to cap off your Kentucky Heartland vacation!

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