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…

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…

Christmas Bliss at Mustard Seed Hill

Christmastime at Mustard Seed Hill of Millersburg, Kentucky evokes a big town feel captured in a quaint, little hamlet. I was amazed by their stunning outdoor light displays; the best I’ve encountered in a small town! A heart-warming nativity scene wreathed with angels is spread below grand, old trees twinkling with lights. A Christmas bulb…

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…

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…

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…

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