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…

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…

Visit Frankfort, KY for the Holidays

*Family Friendly *Photos by Marie Pullen Photography When it comes to the holidays, nothing evokes the Yuletide spirit like the warm charm of our own state capital of Frankfort. This city is the perfect destination for a day trip or for the full experience, a weekend venture. For a flavorful bite to eat, a drink with friends,…

Drive Old Frankfort Pike- Woodford County

To fully experience the extraordinary beauty of Kentucky in your own backyard, I recommend exploring our state’s scenic highways. I discovered a grand parkway, the Old Frankfort Pike commuting between Lexington and Midway, Kentucky and I’ve taken more photos of this enchanting stretch than any other.  It is simply breathtaking virtually any time of the…

Capital Park Mountain Bike & Hiking Trail

*Family Friendly *No pets When searching for fun hiking trails close by, consider those tucked away in the Frankfort, Kentucky area. Capitol View Park, aptly named for the view you will enjoy of the state capitol, is an excellent choice . This trail is also designated for mountain biking, so you will need to keep…

Old Frankfort Pike

To fully experience the extraordinary beauty of Kentucky in your own backyard, I recommend exploring our state’s scenic highways. I discovered a grand parkway, the Old Frankfort Pike commuting between Lexington and Midway, Kentucky and I’ve taken more photos of this enchanting stretch than any other. It is simply breathtaking virtually any time of the…

Josephine Sculpture Park- Frankfort, KY

*Family friendly *Dogs on leash Residing in Frankfort, KY is a secret gem known as Josephine Sculpture Park. Choose a sunny day for a leisurely ramble on the grounds of this uncommon woodland. Here you will discover a remarkable display of outdoor artwork woven into the lush landscape. Most of the artwork you can touch…

Cove Springs- Frankfort, KY

* Family Friendly * Dogs on leashes Cove Springs is a delightful trail in Frankfort Kentucky. It’s easy to find and has multiple connecting trails. You’ll notice when you first arrive a waterfall near the parking lot and in the water below are goldfish and catfish! Be sure to have a look and take a…