Time

The boundary between Eastern and Central time goes right through the middle of Kentucky. Louisville, Lexington and most of the major bourbon distilleries follow Eastern time, while Bowling Green, Mammoth Cave National Park and Paducah are on Central time.

Tourist Information

Kentucky State Parks (502-564-2172; www.parks.ky.gov) Offers info on hiking, caving, fishing, camping and more in Kentucky's 52 state parks. So-called 'Resort Parks' have lodges. 'Recreation Parks' are for roughin' it. All are free.

Kentucky Tourism (www.kentuckytourism.com) Go online to request a detailed booklet on the state's attractions.