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  • Jefferson Davis Monument

    Jefferson Davis Monument

    Fairview, Kentucky

    A surprising 351-foot-tall obelisk, the tallest unreinforced concrete structure in the world, honors the only President of the Confederate States of America.

  • Extruded Heads of 1930s Sports Stars

    Extruded Heads of 1930s Sports Stars

    Russellville, Kentucky

    The cement heads of six sports superstars from 1939 jut out of the cement entrance to Russellville Stadium.

  • Zero Milestone of the Jeff Davis Highway

    Zero Milestone of the Jeff Davis Highway

    Fairview, Kentucky

    Erected in 1930, the Zero Milestone was the symbolic starting point of the coast-to-coast Jefferson Davis Highway, created by the South to rival the Yankees' Lincoln Highway.

Top Rated Attractions

  • Vent Haven: Ventriloquist Museum

    Vent Haven: Ventriloquist Museum

    Fort Mitchell, Kentucky

    Do ventriloquist dummies scare you? See hundreds of them at this museum devoted to the art of and history of ventriloquism.

  • Hillbilly Garden

    Hillbilly Garden

    Calvert City, Kentucky

    Keith Holt's folk art and gags, and a mini-world with 3,000 toys and six running trains.

  • Wigwam Village Motel #2

    Wigwam Village Motel #2

    Cave City, Kentucky

    "Sleep in a Wigwam" at a classic teepee-themed motel near Mammoth Cave.

  • Big Mike's: Mystery House, Rocks, and Big Mo

    Big Mike's: Mystery House, Rocks, and Big Mo

    Cave City, Kentucky

    Combo rock and souvenir shop, vortex, mosasaur exhibit.

  • Jerry's Junk

    Jerry's Junk

    Louisville, Kentucky

    A yard and house packed with big, odd items. Impressive; not a typical hoard. Jerry Lotz has a good eye for the crazy.

  • Louisville Mega Cavern

    Louisville Mega Cavern

    Louisville, Kentucky

    Take a jeep tram tour of a former mine and secret nuclear survival bunker.

  • Answers In Genesis Creation Museum

    Answers In Genesis Creation Museum

    Petersburg, Kentucky

    Man's Reason vs. God's Word -- explained with dinosaurs and immersive multimedia.

  • Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History

    Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History

    Bardstown, Kentucky

    Trace the storied past of whiskey making, see George Washington's still and Abe Lincoln's liquor license.

  • Wildwood Inn Tropical Dome and Theme Suites

    Wildwood Inn Tropical Dome and Theme Suites

    Florence, Kentucky

    Sleep like a hillbilly, an African villager, or the Abominable Snowman, depending on your mood.

  • Hidden River Cave and American Cave Museum

    Hidden River Cave and American Cave Museum

    Horse Cave, Kentucky

    Who built a town around giant sinkhole and then filled it with garbage? The town of Horse Cave, but now it's a cleaned up tourist attraction.

  • Bible Mini-Golf

    Bible Mini-Golf

    Lexington, Kentucky

    Putt through Jesus's Tomb to the inspiring sounds of Christian Rock.

  • World's Largest Bat

    World's Largest Bat

    Louisville, Kentucky

    Points skyward in front of the Louisville Slugger Museum. Also here, the Louisville Slugger factory tour; see how normal-size baseball bats are made.

  • World's Largest Bat - The Vampire Kind

    World's Largest Bat - The Vampire Kind

    Louisville, Kentucky

    Within sight of the other World's Largest Bat hangs a huge, black, sleeping bat on the side of a costume and party supply store.

  • Colonel Sanders Grave

    Colonel Sanders Grave

    Louisville, Kentucky

    Fortunately for humankind, the Great Man on the Bucket didn't take his "11 secret herbs and spices" recipe to his grave.

  • The Wooldridge Monuments

    The Wooldridge Monuments

    Mayfield, Kentucky

    Oddball memorial was built by a local citizen who apparently wanted his entire family around to keep an eye on his grave.

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