Exploring Along Kentucky’s Waterways

Kentucky Ohio Valley

Kentucky is characterized as much by its waterways as by its landmass, especially the more than 650 miles of the Ohio River that defines the state’s northern border, also part of the famous Mason-Dixon Line that once divided North from South. Kentucky’s western tip is carved by a short section of the Mississippi River, and … Read more

Kentucky Derby History

History Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby is the oldest consecutively run thoroughbred horse race in the United States and one of the most prestigious horse races in the world. Run on the first Saturday in May each year at the world famous Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, it attracts the attention of millions of fans who attend in … Read more

Covington and Cincinnati’s Historic Roebling Suspension Bridge

Roebling Suspension Bridge

The Roebling Suspension Bridge spans the Ohio River between Covington and Cincinnati. The historic bridge was the template for New York’s Brooklyn Bridge. The John A. Roebling Bridge, with its distinctive blue color and picturesque architecture, is one of the Cincinnati area’s most historic landmarks. The bridge crosses the Ohio River and connects Cincinnati with … Read more

Weekend Getaway to Levi Jackson Park

Levi Jackson Park

Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park in London, Kentucky The Levi Jackson State Park offers history, nature, and entertainment. It’s located just off of US 25. The park celebrates the history of the pioneers who first explored and settled Kentucky, including the most famous of Kentucky explorers, Daniel Boone. Visitors can walk along the Daniel … Read more

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

A Restored Shaker Community That Brings Relaxation to its Guests! Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is America’s largest restored shaker community. A place where the Shaker society once flourished, now fully preserved for guests to enjoy. Located in the Bluegrass Region outside Lexington, Kentucky, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill was once a flourishing Shaker community. … Read more

10 Free Things to do in Lexington

Lexington Free Things to do

A List of Free Attractions in Lexington, Kentucky Whether staying home or planning a vacation this summer, there are a number of free attractions located in most towns. The economy may be keeping many people close to home this summer. Just because summer vacation may mean a vacation at home, there is no reason why … Read more

General George Patton Museum

General George Patton Museum

Fort Knox Museum Honors US General The General Patton Museum is located at Fort Knox, Kentucky. The original memorial to General George Smith Patton, Jr. was dedicated May 30, 1949 by his widow, Beatrice Patton. The current museum was built during the years 1972 to 1992 by the Patton Museum Foundation, Inc. with donated funds. … Read more

Visit Bowling Green, Kentucky

Bowling Green, KY

A Travelers’ Guide for Getting Around in Bowling Green Bowling Green, Kentucky has its share of entertainment venues. A favorite venue for visitors with kids is the Brims Children museum at 1229 Center Street. The museum has dozens of exhibits for children, including a mini tornado. Bowling Green, Kentucky has two shopping malls, Midtown Plaza … Read more

Kentucky Fried Chicken Museum

Kentucky Fried Chicken Museum

Learn the History of Kentucky Fried Chicken At the mention of Kentucky, one’s thoughts often go to horse racing, Bluegrass, bourbon and Mint Juleps. Another thing Kentucky is famous for is chicken. Corbin, Kentucky, is the birthplace of Kentucky Fried Chicken. The Colonel Sanders Museum is located in Corbin, about an hour and a half … Read more

Visit the Kentucky Horse Park

Kentucky Horse Park

Spend a Day Surrounded by Horses in Lexington, Kentucky Both experienced horsemen and woman and novice enthusiasts enjoy and appreciate a visit to the Kentucky Horse Park. Located in the heart of horse country, the Kentucky Horse Park covers over 1,200 acres. The Park opened in 1978 and is now the oldest operating park dedicated … Read more