Easter Egg Hunts at the Kentucky State Parks.

It is time to start thinking about Easter plans. I know that there is still snow on the ground but I am a planner and I need to know what we are doing and when WAY in advance. There are lots of places that offer Easter Egg hunts that are amazing, but that information is virtually impossible to track down for the whole state. So we settled on the next best thing, Easter Egg hunts at the Kentucky State Parks. There are a surprisingly large amount. A point to note, is that all of the hunts are for kids 12

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Locally Owned Bookstores in Kentucky.

I love to read, my husband tells me that he can’t afford to keep me in books. It is true. Whenever I can I would much rather frequent locally owned stores and it is no different with bookstores. Below is our listing of locally owned bookstores in Kentucky. If you know of a great local bookstore in Kentucky make sure you pass it along! Robie Books – Berea. This bookstore is located in the heart of Berea and has over 50,000 books to browse! Blue Marble Books – Fort Thomas. They have been in operation since 1979 and have an

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Things to do over Spring Break in Northern Kentucky

So it is Spring Break and as much as you would love to go to the beach for the week and relax to the sounds of the waves, it just isn’t in the cards. Or is that just my situation? You don’t have to spend every moment of Spring Break doing something, quality is always favored over quantity correct? Why not squeeze in some time in Northern Kentucky over the break? Below are some ideas for ways to make this spring break a memorable one without breaking the bank. We have written about Newport Levee before. But it is a

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Guided Horse Riding Trails in Kentucky

I don’t think that we have talked about it yet but I am a horse lover. I rode and showed horses my whole life. I miss it dearly, and it is a great way to spend a beautiful spring, summer or fall day. I have compiled a list of places in Kentucky that offer guided horse riding trails. Please note, there are a number of parks that offer horse riding trails but you have to bring your own horse and be your own guide. Many of these places offer different level horses, for the novice rider to the experienced rider.

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Fun Sports Outings for Kentucky Families

There’s no doubt that Kentucky families love their college basketball and usually, it’s automatic to ask – Cards or Cats?  We all know what there are many options beyond college basketball that families can enjoy and the ticket prices and availability aren’t as much of an issue. Here are a few spectator-sports options around the state: Louisville City FC – This is the new soccer team in Louisville. They will play at Louisville Slugger Field and tickets will range from $12/game with season ticket pricing. They’ll have a family zone and games run March through September. Minor League Baseball –

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Spring Break Idea: Breaks Interstate Park, Pikeville KY

I have said it before and I am going to say it again now. I love discovering new things about this great state. It seems like I find out something that I didn’t know every time that I sit down to write. Did you know that in Pike County there is a place called Breaks Interstate Park. It borders Virginia as well but since this is a Kentucky centered site we will focus on the parts that Kentucky brings to the table.  This park is amazing creation of Russell Fork River and it carved out a gorge, the largest gorge

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Popes Creek Ranch in Lebanon, KY

Pope’s Creek Ranch closed in 2017. Sometimes in the quest for finding all things fun in Kentucky you stumble upon something too amazing that you can’t wait another minute to share it! That is what we came across very recently. It is called Popes Creek Ranch and it is located in Lebanon. It is the perfect setting for ‘glamping’ (glamorous camping) or in other words the only camping that I am willing to do. Photo courtesy of “Visit Lebanon“ The tree house in the picture is called the venus and it is the largest of the tree houses with a queen

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Train Rides & Museums around Kentucky

  Until I started with Kentucky Family Fun, I had zero clue just how many train related places in Kentucky there are. From the passenger trains that you can take a tour on, to the museums and everything in between.  We thought wouldn’t it be nice to have all of that information in one place? Without further ado, we give you trains all around Kentucky! Kentucky Railway Museum – Located in New Haven, Kentucky. Don’t let the name fool you, they also offer a tremendous amount of activities on board their trains in addition to the museum that is also on

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Overnight / Sleep Away Camps in Kentucky

LOOKING FOR CURRENT INFO? CLICK HERE Kentucky is a wonderful place for families – kids can experience a summer to remember at one of our state’s overnight camps.  Here’s our state-wide list of sleep away camps! This post is sponsored by:  Visit their website!  Burnamwood Camp is located Appalachian foothills in Irvine Kentucky. We are a ministry of the Presbyterian Church USA. Our camp offers 5 day camp weeks for Grades 3 – 12 and 1/2 week mini camps for Grades 1 & 2. Each day includes interactive Bible Study time, pool, canoeing, recreational time, and quiet time for personal

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REUSEapalooza at the Kentucky Science Center!

The Kentucky Science Center is launching a very exciting temporary exhibit, that opens on February 6th and runs through May 30th. It is called REUSEapalooza and it is all apart of the bigger exhibit called The Great Big Science To Do. The hope is for kids (and adults) to learn more about the science behind sustainability. This exhibit is included with a regular general admission ticket. The exhibit will focus on three main themes. The themes include:  Food ( Feb 6 – March 8) Water and Land (March 13 – April 26)  Energy (May 3 – May 30)  Think going

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