Juniper Hill Family Aquatic Center

The picture in this post tells the story for sure. Last night when I was doing some research this new family aquatic center in Frankfort was pointed out to me. I knew that Kentucky Family Fun had to feature it and quickly, it was snowing at my house! I have decided that we need to focus on warm weather activities so that we can get the warmer weather here in Kentucky to stay! This rendering of what the center look like is from the Frankfort Parks and Rec website.  It looks so amazing doesn’t it?! There is a lazy river,

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Win Passes to Louisville Mega Cavern Mega Quest ropes course!

This contest has ended. The winner is SUE KEMPER!  Congrats —————   WIN two passes to Louisville Mega Cavern – Mega Quest! These passes are good M-Th only. Approx $60 prize value   One reader will win a two admissions.  Want to learn more about it?  Here’s a review from Louisville Family Fun – click here. These are the Mega Quest requirements: Minimum age is five years old and up. Maturity level is important since each participant must be able to follow a three step process to transfer from one of the 76 challenges to another. Height requirement – standing

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Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt

Usually, Easter Egg hunts take place on the weekend. But, if you are looking for some weekday fun – The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass is the place to be tonight – March 24, 2015. They are hosting a GLOW IN THE DARK hunt!  They have it split up by ages, that’s always nice.  For ages 0-3: the hunt is at 6 pm For ages 4-8: the hunt is at 6:30pm For ages 9-12: the hunt is at 7 pm The Easter Bunny will also be there and they will have face painting.  Kids need to bring their own baskets. 

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Saunders Springs Nature Preserve

Located not too far from Louisville, Saunders Springs in Radcliff helps its visitors escape the hustle and bustle of the daily grind. The nature preserve is located on 26 acres and contains 2 miles of hiking trails! The shortest trail is .20 mi and the longest is .50 mi so the hiking is likely to be just the amount of distance that the little ones in your family can handle! Fun Fact: Around the time of the civil war this area was used as a campsite for the troops belonging to the confederate army and the union, obviously not at

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Discount on Camping at Kentucky State Parks

Kentucky State Parks is putting on an awesome promotion, just in time for spring break season! Purchase 1st night in the campground and get the 2nd night free! We love when families can spend time together, we love it even more when families can spend more time together…cheaper!  There is also a Camper Appreciation weekend that falls into the same time frame. The parks will be offering special events during that weekend, so check with the park where you plan on camping to see what they will be doing!   Here are a few things to keep in mind: The

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Caves to explore in Kentucky

Kentucky has so much to do above ground, but what about underground? There is an abundance of caves to take your family to explore, and we wanted to find out all of the places in Kentucky where you can hang out in a cave. Below is a list of the caves that are open to the public for tours in Kentucky: Mammoth Cave is probably the most well-known cave in our state. Lost River Cave– Located in Bowling Green Carter Caves – Located in Olive Hill Diamond Caverns – Located in Park City Gap Cave – Located in Cumberland Gap

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Hopkinsville International Festival.

Picture courtesy of the Hopkinsville website. On March 13th and 14th in Hopkinsville, step out of your corner of the world and learn about other cultures! Hopkinsville has been home to this international festival since 2009, and it has grown every year! The city of Hopkinsville asks it residents from different countries to set up a booth so that they can educate the festival attendees. In addition to the the Global Village there is also a Global Marketplace where handcrafted goods are available for sale. The goods might range from handmade jewelry to food. The festival also features entertainment that

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Things to do over Spring Break in Owensboro

Your spring break doesn’t have to involve far away travel or a lot of expense to be memorable. Take Ownesboro for example, they have fantastic things to do as a family that aren’t tremendously expensive! Below are some ideas of fun things to do in Owensboro over spring break. On the top of the list is Smothers Park, it has fountains which put on a show every 15 minutes; it also has a waterfall. Playgrounds, a spray park and snack stands are also found on its premises. The best part? It is free to use the playground! Slow the pace down

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