Best Places in Downtown Lexington, Kentucky

An excursion to downtown Lexington offers an amazing number of exciting activities for every age.  And now for your easy reference is an all-inclusive, walking tour of our fair city, so read on to find the best places in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. BREAKFAST/BRUNCH/LUNCH The Lexington courthouse fell into disrepair for years after the offices moved…

The Chocolat Inn & CafĂ© – Tastefully Unique

What do you get when you add gourmet chocolate plus a trendy inn? The answer to the equation is a tastefully unique destination in our Commonwealth known as the Chocolat Inn & CafĂ©. Now that’s my kind of math!   The Chocolat Inn is situated in Beattyville, Kentucky and provides a one-of-a-kind experience for travelers…

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.…

Arts on Main- Winchester, KY

Searching for a terrific place to tour and explore? Look no further than Winchester, Kentucky. This little town is full of great eats, drinks, art and shopping. Visit Arts on Main at 31 North Main Street to discover a large selection of delightful, handmade goods forged by highly skilled Kentuckians. Peruse masterful woodworking, leather, fine…

Howard’s Overhead Doors- Quality Reputation

Located in a 200-year-old, beautifully renovated building on North Main Street, Howard’s Overhead Doors has established a long-standing reputation for quality, consistency and treating employees like family. In the late 1980s, Howard Aires worked out of his garage servicing his community with garage doors until his endeavors grew into a commercial location. He took Will…

Amanda’s Crafts- Hometown Handmade

If y’all haven’t visited Harrodsburg, Kentucky lately, you don’t know what you’re missing! Steeped in a rich history, the lovely downtown is easily walkable. Established businesses are on the rebound as well as promising new shops, opening their doors for the first time. Amanda’s Crafts is just such a business and you’ll find their items…

Gift Shop at Salvisa Station- A Hidden Gem

Have you ever run across the cutest shop in a sleepy little town and realize it’s a hidden gem? That is the Gift Shop at Salvisa Station. At 400 Main Street in Salvisa, Kentucky, just outside of Harrodsburg, you will spot this little shop on the corner. This gift shop carries loads of great items…

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…

Wilmore, Kentucky Christmas

Wilmore was established in 1876 by the Cincinnati Southern Railroad as a flag stop prompted by the construction of the High Bridge railroad trestle on the Kentucky River. At the time, this bridge was the highest in the world. Today the High Bridge is an exciting place to visit with a breathtaking vista of the…

Falling in Love With Paris- Part 2

When planning your visit to Paris, consider staying at the Fairfield Farm Cottage. There is deep history behind the quaint stone cottage that serves as the Fairfield Farm Cottage Bed & Breakfast. As current and longtime owner Mary Clay explains, the cottage actually sits along a buffalo trail that the Shawnee named Alanant-o-Wamiowee. And centuries…

Falling in Love With Paris- Part 1

Paris, Kentucky is an amazing treasure just 30 minutes from downtown Lexington. The drive amid rolling hills and manicured horse farms is as delightful as the destination. You’ll find yourself exhaling, as the trip sets the stage to relax, take it slow and enjoy all of the intricacies of this unique small town. Settled about…

Bluegrass Creative Market

A new makers market has arrived in Lexington, Kentucky. The Bluegrass Creative Market is a pop up shop comprised of over 30 Kentucky artists and makers. It is held indoors and out at the Oleika Shriners on 326 Southland Drive right next to the Lexington Farmers Market. These neighboring opportunities provide a perfect one-stop spot for…

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