Kentucky Travel Guide

Kentucky's northern border is formed by the Ohio River and its western border by the Mississippi River. however, the official border is based on the courses of the rivers as they existed when Kentucky became a state in 1792. Kentucky spared about 423 miles east to west and 182 miles north to south. Its 120 counties fill 40,395 square miles. There are 53 state parks and historic sites and six national areas which can be enjoyed by Kentucky travelers.

Kentucky Time Zones divided into two time zones. Most of the north central and eastern portions of the state are on Eastern Time, while the southern and western portions are on Central Time. The entire state observes Daylight Savings Time. And you will love Kentucky mild climate, in summers can be very warm, but cool evenings are not unusual. For spring and fall, it's a good idea to carry a light jacket. Snow totals vary widely from west to east across the Commonwealth. January has an average high temperature of 40 degrees; July's average is 87 degrees F.

Last Updated on: August 17th, 2017