Links There are many websites online that can help interested individuals to learn more about the state of Kentucky. We have provided a list of some of the most helpful and/or commonly visited, but do be aware there are still many more sites out there on the world wide web that can be useful. Kentucky.gov is the official, governmental website of the state of Kentucky and is a good resource for both visitors and residents. KentuckyTourism.com is intended to help those who are planning or thinking about planning a visit to the state. Maps and general tourism information are offered free of charge. Kentucky.com is the website for the Lexington Herald-Leader, one of the largest newspapers in the state and spanning several counties. UKY.edu is the official website of the University of Kentucky. VisitLex.com is the official tourism site for the capital city of Lexington.