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The Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet & Kentucky Department of Travel & Tourism released a special section to their website that started Memorial Day Weekend. The 99 Days of Summer Offers Fun Ideas for Kentucky Travelers will feature Frankfort on three of those days!  Buffalo Trace Distillery will be featured on June 14th; the Frankfort River Blast will be featured on June 25th; and on August 11th, a list of eight historic sites throughout the city will be featured. While traveling throughout Franklin County and posting your photos on social media sites, we encourage you to use the #KYSummer to share your adventures with others.  Let’s make Frankfort shine!

If Frankfort/Franklin County Tourism were to put together a similar list specifically FOR the Franklin County area, what would be on that list?  We’d like to hear!  Leave a comment for Capital Living on this article and we’ll see what we can come up with!


The Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism announced the launch of 99 Days of Summer, an interactive section of the www.kentuckytourism.com website with travel suggestions for the 2016 summer season, starting May 30 and lasting through Labor Day weekend.

The 99 Days of Summer website is an interactive calendar with pictures, events and further information to help plan your Kentucky summer travel. Examples include cooling off at a Kentucky State Park pool or beach, finding the perfect fishing hole along the western Kentucky waterways, touring a horse farm or enjoying a cook out with Kentucky Proud products.

“The ideas for 99 Days of Summer are daily snapshots that include some of the wonderful things to do in Kentucky this summer,” said Travel and Tourism Commissioner Kristen Branscum. “We realize that summer days are limited in number and we want to help you make the most of your summer vacation. We’ve highlighted everything from festivals to water activities to museums and truly have something for everyone.”

For more information and to find a summer trip ideas, visit www.kentuckytourism.com/99days.  Travelers are encouraged to share their Kentucky travel adventures with #kysummer.

About Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism

The Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism is an agency within the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, which promotes the Commonwealth as a travel destination. In 2015, Tourism in Kentucky experienced the strongest overall economic impact growth in the last ten years with an economic impact of more than $13 billion. The Tourism industry supports over 180,000 jobs and generates more than $1.43 billion in taxes.

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