Historical Kentucky: Bardstown Area & Derby Region

Historical Kentucky Hodgenville

Abraham Lincoln, Maker’s Mark Distillery, My Old Kentucky Home This part of the country is beautiful. Rolling hills, miles of green pastures, horse farms and picturesque barns offer incredible scenery to delight one’s senses during travel between the various destinations. Take the back roads, take your time and enjoy! Suggested route (modify as needed): Hodgenville … Read more

Mammoth Cave National Park

Visiting the World’s Longest Cave System Designated as a National Park in 1941 to protect the fragile eco-system, Mammoth Cave National Park is now host to 2 million visitors a year. Mammoth Cave in South Central Kentucky has over 360 miles of known cave passages, giving it the distinction of being the world’s longest cave … Read more

Mammoth Cave for Kids

A Family Guide to Spelunking Mammoth Cave From caves to corvettes to train cabooses, Kentucky knows how to show families a good time. Find out how to plan a kid friendly trip to Mammoth Caves. Mammoth Cave National Park is a great place for a family vacation, but spelunking in caves is not always kid … Read more

Things to Do In Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky offers you many unique attractions that make a perfect family vacation. Louisville attractions will fill your vacation with adventures that will keep you talking about them long after you leave. Rich in both history and modern culture, the city offers something for everyone. Some of the attractions in the city are: Kentucky Derby … Read more

Kentucky Events: Lebowskifest

Bowling, white Russians, and cuss words in Louisville with The Dude The Coen Brothers movie, The Big Lebowski, has spawned an annual festival full of Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Maud and Jesus Quintana fans. Or Achievers, as they prefer. When the Coen Brothers made their iconic bowling film, The Big Lebowski, it is doubtful that … Read more

Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville

Kentucky USA Museum Offers Look into Life, Times of ‘The Greatest’ From Cassius Clay to present day, the Muhammad Ali Center captures the boxer’s accomplishments inside the ring and for peace, civil rights and more. It’s much more than just boxing. The Muhammad Ali Center in downtown Louisville captures not only the professional athlete but … Read more

Valentines From Kentucky

Sweet Treats with Rock ‘n Roll, Victorian Teas and Shakers The Bluegrass state and Cupid’s arrows of love go hand and hand with plenty of music, food and other delightful events for you and your valentine. In mid-February Kentuckians forget the blues, and offer plenty of big red hearts spilling over with romantic events for … Read more

Sinking Valley Winery In Plato, Kentucky

Visit Sinking Valley Winery When most people think of Kentucky alcohol, they think of bourbon, but Kentucky wine has a 200-year history. The owners of Sinking Valley Winery uphold that tradition. Co-owner Amy Burton knocked on her tasting room’s wooden bar as she said that business for the family was doing well. The economy’s downturn … Read more

Abraham Lincoln – His Birth and Childhood

How Life in Kentucky Shaped Our Sixteenth American President A visit to two sights in Kentucky, only miles apart, provide a glimpse into the life of Abraham Lincoln. Born at Sinking Springs Farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky, Abraham lived here for two years before his family moved to nearby Knob Creek Farm, where Lincoln resided for … Read more