Best Places to Dine and Drink in Downtown Lexington, Kentucky

EXPLORE Stop at the Visit Lex information center and gift shop located in the old courthouse on Main Street. Have your photo taken next to the signature, hand-painted, horse statue and sample the subtle variances between Kentucky bourbons at the bourbon “sniffing” station. This stop will put you well on your way to the best places to dine and drink in…

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,…

The Chocolat Inn & Café – 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 & Café. 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.…

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…

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…

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…

Explore Corbin, Kentucky

Corbin, Kentucky is nestled between Knoxville, Tennessee and Lexington, Kentucky. The town is situated on Laurel Lake, a destination for boating, swimming and fishing amidst the beauty of Daniel Boone National Forest. Hikers enjoy 17 miles of trails at Cumberland Falls State Park while travelers visit Cumberland Falls, dubbed the “Niagara of the South”. The…