Find Treasures at The Depot at Muir Station

Nestled within Lexington’s rolling hills of horse farm country, you’ll come upon The Depot at Muir Station. Located in Kentucky’s historic Rail Building, entering The Depot is a step back in time.  Elegant chandeliers cast a warm glow to light your way, where you’ll forever discover new and interesting pieces. Find Treasures at The Depot at…

Stay, Shop and Dine- Glasgow, Kentucky

The town of Glasgow, Kentucky is a great place to stay, shop and dine. Planning a trip to Mammoth Cave, Horse Cave, Kentucky Down Under or Cave City? Glasgow is within 30 minutes and will provide you with a homey, historical small-town feel. Book your stay at a nearby bed and breakfast and enjoy shopping,…

Christmas in Kentucky Part 2

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. LAWRENCEBURG Home of Four Roses and Wild Turkey distilleries, Lawrenceburg is such a fresh and fun town to visit.…

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…

Top 10 Hiking Destinations in Kentucky

The hiking options around Kentucky are truly amazing! I have explored a number of these rewarding walks, most of which I’ve shared with you in my blogs. And now I present in no particular order, my top ten list of favorite hiking spots in the Bluegrass. Just click on the links in the titles to…

Court Street Gifts- Exceptional Shopping

Court Street Gifts in downtown Winchester, Kentucky is celebrating 19 years in business! What a feat to operate a thriving enterprise for so many years; a testament to this appealing establishment which offers exceptional shopping. Court Street’s motto is “Exceptional gifts… personalized service.” They adopted the pineapple as their logo representing cheerful hospitality. The tropical…

Kentucky Heaven- Pilot Knob

*Family friendly *Dogs on leash Hiking Pilot Knob in Powell Country is a marvelous experience! The trail is enjoyable and the grades aren’t too steep. As you’ll gather from the photos, we chose the wintertime for our trek, an ideal for backpacking. The views are completely different than those of summer when the trees are…

Oak Hill Gardens- London, KY

Kentucky never ceases to amaze me; the more I explore, the more I long to share! One of my favorite pastimes is discovering new and exciting places within the Bluegrass. I was invited to attend the Oak Hill Supper Club dinner at Oak Hill Gardens in London, Kentucky and was amazed to encounter a tropical, outdoor garden…

Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt!

I’ve been struggling to invent creative activities for my blog now that I can’t visit small towns, hike or dine out, etc. This has led to plenty of long walks, ideal for decompressing and gaining perspective. Our surroundings are so beautiful right now with fresh, spring flowers blooming all around us. Families are seen strolling or…

Stay Over at Red River Gorge

For Kentuckians in the know who enjoy camping, hiking and climbing, the Red River Gorge is a prime destination. I’m pleased to have partnered with Stay Over Now, a cabin management business in the area that owns 18 properties and counting. They offer little cozies like the Soul Sister that sleeps four up to the Big Boulder…

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…

Kentucky Culinary Trail- Natural Bridge

*Family friendly *No pets on trails I have been itching to visit the Kentucky State Parks’ Culinary Trail for a while now and finally got the chance before the event ends October 31st. This program is part of the Better in the Bluegrass initiative. There are nine Kentucky State Parks participating including Jenny Wiley, Rough River Dam,…

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