To reach Kentucky Downs:

From the South (Nashville):
Follow I-65 northbound to Exit 2 in Kentucky (Franklin, KY – Highway 31W exit). Turn right off the exit ramp and drive south on Highway 31W 1.8 miles to the entrance to Kentucky Downs.
From the North (Bowling Green):
Follow I-65 southbound to Exit 2 in Kentucky (Franklin, KY – Highway 31W exit). Turn left off the exit ramp and drive south on Highway 31W 2.0 miles to the entrance to Kentucky Downs.

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Our Kentucky Home

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Kentucky Downs is located in the historical Franklin, Kentucky – the only community in Kentucky located along the Interstate 65 corridor to have been honored as one of the 50 Best Small Southern Towns in America.

Kentucky Downs History

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… And in 2011, Kentucky Downs added Instant Racing to its “menu” as the next step in the transformation of what was once the site of “pistols at dawn” to a year-round entertainment destination.

Where To Stay

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There are plenty of lodging properties within 10 minutes of Kentucky Downs that offer top-quality accommodations for visitors to the area.