Uncovering the Commonwealth’s unique and curious claims to fame

Welcome to
Kentucky Capitals Quest

…your portal to unraveling the essence of Kentucky’s capital cities!

This multi-jurisdictional tourism initiative is crafted to ignite your curiosity and immerse you in the narratives, treasures, and distinctive identities of these eleven communities that all have celebrated and curious claims to fame.

As you journey with us, you’ll uncover the significance of being a “capital” – whether it’s as the Beer Cheese Capital of the World, the Bluegrass Music Capital of Kentucky, or in the case of Frankfort, the capital of the state itself. These titles represent more than just geographical locations; they embody a rich heritage, a legacy of excellence, and a celebration of the unique contributions each city makes to Kentucky’s cultural reputation.


Start your journey by picking up the Kentucky Capitals Quest Passport at any of the eleven visitor centers below. Grab your passport (and first visit sticker) and you’re on you way to an exciting trip across Kentucky’s infamous and curious claims to fame.

Bowling Green Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
352 Three Springs Road, Bowling Green, KY 42104
(800) 326-7465 / (270) 782-0800
Monday through Saturday 9am-4pm, Sunday 10am-3pm

Frankfort/Franklin County Tourist & Convention Commission
300 Saint Clair St., Suite 102, Frankfort, KY 40601
(800) 960-7200 / (502) 875-8687
Monday through Friday 8am-5pm

Hopkinsville – Christian County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau
1730 East 9th Street, Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240
(270) 887-2300
Monday through Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 10am-2pm

Lexington Visitors Center
215 W Main St, Suite 75, Lexington, KY 40507
(800) 845-3959 / (859) 233-7299
Monday through Saturday 10am-4pm

London-Laurel County Tourist Commission
140 Faith Assembly Church Road, London, KY 40741
(800) 348-0095 / (606) 878-6900
Monday through Saturday 9am-5pm

Morehead Rowan County Tourism
150 East First Street, Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 780-4342
Monday through Friday 8am-4:30pm

Oldham County Tourism Office & Visitor Center
6826 W State Hwy 22, Crestwood, KY 40014
(800) 813-9953 / (502) 222-0056

Owensboro Convention and Visitors Bureau
215 East 2nd Street, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303
(270) 926-1100
Monday through Friday 9am-4:30pm

Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau
128 Broadway, Paducah, KY 42001
(800) 723-8224
Monday through Friday 8:30am-5pm, Saturday 10am-2pm

Lake Cumberland Tourism-Somerset-Pulaski Co. Convention and Visitors Bureau
522 Ogden Street, Somerset, KY 42501
(800) 642-6287 / (606) 679-6394
Monday through Friday 8am-4pm

Winchester-Clark County Tourism Commission
61 S. Main Street, Winchester, KY 40391
(859) 744-0556