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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

The Engine House- A Winchester Hot Spot

The Engine House Pizza Pub takes up residence in, you guessed it, a former fire station. The edifice was erected in 1885 and served as a horse-drawn carriage, fire house. The pub is a favorite gathering place, not only for its interesting history but also the excellent menu! Bob Tabor opened the Engine House deli…

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…

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