Christmas in Kentucky

Christmastime in small town Kentucky will blow you away with their merry music, whimsical lighting and decor and fancy window displays. Click on the name of each town to get more details to plan your visit. Read on to learn more about spending Christmas in Kentucky. LAWRENCEBURG Home of Four Roses and Wild Turkey distilleries,…

Christmas in Kentucky Part 1

Look to small town Kentucky for unique, Christmas treasures. Warmed with the holiday spirit, you’ll support family-owned businesses while checking items off your gift list. Click on the town name to find more details on shopping, exploring and dining. MIDWAY Active train tracks run right through the middle of downtown Midway, nestled halfway between Lexington…

Chenault Vineyards- Richmond, KY

I happily accepted an invitation to Chenault Vineyards for a lovely fall visit. Their picturesque campus is just stunning! Nestled in the rolling hills of Richmond, Kentucky this winery offers the ideal setting for any celebration, ranging from enchanted weddings to casual tastings with friends. Formerly Acres of Land Winery, the Chenault family purchased the…

Oktoberfest- Harrodsburg, Kentucky

Autumn is a welcomed season in Kentucky and attending an Oktoberfest holiday is one of the most anticipated of celebrations! The captivating town of Harrodsburg is going all out to host Central Kentucky’s largest Oktoberfest hoopla of the year. Mark your calendars for a three-day festival starting Friday, October 1st through Sunday, October 3rd.  …

The Vault: New Hard Cider- Harrodsburg, KY

I’ve discovered a new haunt, The Vault in Harrodsburg, Kentucky and just had to share. They ferment several types of hard cider onsite and offer local beers on tap alongside great eats! The owners, Jennifer and Tim Kazimer hold signature Bum Diddy cider to a higher standard. You won’t find it syrupy sweet like some…

Enchanting Maysville Part 2

*Family Friendly *Photos by Marie Pullen Photography (unless noted) In Part One of my Enchanting Maysville blog, I shared my adventures in this gorgeous, small town with its marvelous bed & breakfast, shops and restaurants. Part Two of my blog highlights the additional surprises Maysville has in store. If you missed Part One, read about…

Discover Cynthiana, KY Part 1

*Family Friendly *Photos by Marie Pullen Photography A downtown revitalization trend has been emerging in the state the past few years and I couldn’t be more thrilled! What does that mean for you as a Kentuckian? This movement suggests great weekend getaways and day trips that are not only new, fun and exciting but also…

Visit Frankfort for the Holidays II

*Family Friendly *Photos by @BluegrassCollaborative While in Frankfort I invite you to explore their Main Street, a parallel block behind Broadway. Discover even more shopping and dining opportunities. Be sure to read Part I of this Frankfort series. BOURBON ON MAIN First stop, Bourbon on Main. Where once the signature, red English phone booth was the…

Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest

*Family Friendly *Pets on leash, outdoors only Intrigued by all the recent photos across social media? You might want to learn more about Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, as well as the recently introduced “Giants” who dwell there. Bernheim Forest’s moto is “Connecting People with Nature” and they do a tremendous job of it. The…

Visit Paducah, Kentucky

As a Lexington resident writing a “Bluegrass” blog, I have the urge to venture out and explore more of Kentucky. Hmm, where to go on a long weekend that is within an easy, four hours drive from Central Kentucky? Paducah came immediately to mind which tapped some happy buttons! This delightful city provides alluring artwork;…

Sun Valley Farm- Versailles, KY

*Family Friendly *Photography by Muse Marketing   Legend has that if you catch the sun rising over the rolling hills of Kentucky at just the right moment, it casts a smoky, blue haze. Mares and their foals emerge from the comfort of barn stalls to graze and stretch long legs. The little ones romp and frolic in the…

DIY Kentucky Made Gift Basket

Personalized gift baskets are a great way to create meaningful presents. The beauty of these unique gifts is that you are able to customize the contents to fit any occasion such as a birthday, house warming, thank you, bridesmaid treat, emotional support or just because. The basket is flexible in size, color and style. You…

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