Uniquely Kentucky: Great American Dollhouse Museum

Indoor Play and Family Fun at The Great American Dollhouse Museum  Where: Centrally located in Danville, The Great American Dollhouse Museum is about 50 minutes from Lexington and an hour and a half from Louisville.  Essential Information: 344 Swope Dr. Danville, Ky 40422 | 859.236.1883 | www.thedollhousemuseum.com | Facebook When: The Museum is open from 11am to 5pm, Tuesdays through Saturdays and closed on Sundays and Mondays. Where to Start: Purchase your admission, $7.50 for adults, $6.60 for seniors, $5.00 for children (4-12) and children under 4 are free! Why: This is a destination spot for anyone who loves vintage dollhouses and

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One Tank Trip: Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site

Fantastic Kentucky Family Fun On One Fill-up: Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site Where: Centrally located, Perryville is approximately an hour and 20 minutes from both Louisville and Lexington in Perry County. Essential Information: 1825 Battlefield Rd. Perryville, KY, 40468 | 859.332.8631 | www.perryvillebattlefield.org | Facebook | Twitter When: The park is open from daylight to sunset, seven days a week.  The Museum and Gift shop are open 9am to 5pm, Monday through Saturday and 11am to 5pm, Sunday | Beginning April 1 to October 31 | Call for availablity in the offseason. Creature Comforts: Restrooms, a pavilion, and picnic tables are all available

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Let’s Go Back To School

Back to School Events, Supplies, and Fun It is that time again to get ready for school.  Below is a list of events around the state sponsored by a wide variety of businesses and nonprofits who want Kentucky Families to get the 2018 school year started off right.  Eastern Kentucky July 25, 6-8pm | Back to School Bash & Backpack Giveaway | First Christian Church | 206 Chestnut St. Berea 40403 Admission: Free Highlights: Games, food, music, and backpack giveaway begins at 6pm until supplies last July 27, 2-5pm | Back to School Bash | Kentucky One Pediatrics | 378 Thompson

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Uniquely Kentucky: SuperHero Creamery and T-Shirt Factory

Plan a back to school shopping trip to Ashland for custom T-Shirts, ice cream, and family fun. It is that time again to start thinking about making sure our kids are ready to head back to school.  Parents are thinking about immunization records, school supplies, and somewhere in the backs of our brains, how we will ever get our kids back on their school schedule. There is a lot for us to think about, but it will all get done.  And yes, despite all things, our kids will make it to the first day of school.  Here in Jessamine County,

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A day trip to Fort Knox

This was a hosted trip What to do on a day trip to Fort Knox The Fort Knox MWR staff invited us for a visit to showcase all that Fort Knox has to offer to the public. It’s really like it’s own city but unique in its rich history and active military base status.  There’s a lot of hustle and bustle around the base so it makes for an interesting visit because not only can you eat there and find entertainment, but you also witness the work that’s taking place on the base.  Let me tell you a little more

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Spartan Kids Race at Fort Knox

This is a sponsored post RACE AGAINST SOMEONE YOUR OWN SIZE: Spartan Kids Race at Fort Knox On July 14th The Spartan Race USAA Honor Series will push kids racers beyond their comfort zones, all while teaching them valuable lessons and empowering them to overcome personal life obstacles.  The Spartan Kid’s race caters to athletes searching for a competitive sport, to children seeking a healthy lifestyle. Race Distances: 4 Options for our young athletes. Obstacle counts and difficulty increase with each distance. Ages 4 – 6: .5 mile Ages 7-9: 1 mile Ages 10-14: Open 2+ miles Ages 10-13: Competitive

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Kentucky Highland Renaissance Festival

Kentucky Highland Renaissance Festival ONE WEEKEND LEFT Where: 955 Elm St. (Hwy 22) Eminence When: 10am to 7pm | Seven Weekends ending July 14th and 15th | June and July How much does it Cost: BEST VALUE – Buy tickets online and save $3 to $6 per ticket.  Cheer on your favorite knight. What Makes it Unique: Where can you go and see longhaired surly men knocking each other out playfully on horseback?  Most of us have played chess, but have you played as an actual lifesize pawn directed by cheeky squires?  Families can be transported to another realm of play and discovery

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Let’s Go Get Ice Cream Kentucky

Looking to beat the heat?  Take a road trip and find your “new” favorite uniquely Kentucky ice cream destination. We tend to celebrate birthdays with ice cream instead of cake. Eastern Kentucky Super Hero Creamery & T-shirt Factory | 216 15th St. Ashland | 530.507.8737 Comics and ice cream in one place!  We haven’t been yet, but you can bet we are planning to go soon.  I just have a feeling we will be leaving with new fandom gear. The Twin | 63 River Dr. Irvine | 606-723-5623 This little ice cream stop is a bit out of the way but

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