Visiting Pulaski County Park – a beach swimming location on Lake Cumberland

Visit Pulaski County Park Beach   Pulaski County Park Beach offer a great lake getaway for a day or more, fun summer activities for families.  Pulaski County Park is conveniently located off of Rte. 80 in Nancy, Kentucky. This park is on Lake Cumberland in the Somerset area. The park offers an array of options for people who are looking for a day visit or for folks looking to camp or have a gathering. What attracted us to visit Pulaski County Park is we were told that there was a beach area and when traveling with kids ages 2 to

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A Day Trip to Owensboro, Kentucky

Take a day trip to Owensboro with kids, family fun!   Owensboro has a lot to offer families and kids! We found a ton of free and inexpensive fun for everyone for a day trip to Owensboro. Downtown Tips: There’s a Hampton Inn and Holiday Inn on either side of the modern looking convention center – great location for an overnight stay. Free Trolley rides around downtown for hopping on and off! Cute shops downtown- boutiques, antiques – something for everyone. Owensboro Museum of Science and History Affordable and they allow you to come and go as long as you

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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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Five Reasons to Visit Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

Take a day trip to Shaker Village 1. Get Away and Unplug   Are you finding it difficult to get your kids to unhand their devices even while out of the house? Do your children want to know what the Wi-Fi password is even before you sit down to dinner? A visit to Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is an experience that offers a break from screen time.  With 3,000 acres to explore and easy access to family-friendly amenities and activities, kids can simply be kids. 2. Family Fun at a Relaxed Pace Whether you prefer a set agenda or

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Day trip to Frankfort, Kentucky – our state capitol

A Day Trip to Frankfort, Kentucky Over spring break, I had one day to spare from work so I told the kids we would take a day trip.  Their request: a learning trip.  We love going places to explore that have a hint of learning. Sure, there are those times for pure, giggle-full fun but more times than not, my kids want to learn. Love that! I decided on Frankfort because it’s about an hour from home so it’s doable in a day without having to get up and out very early.  After breakfast, we grabbed our book about the

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5 Family Fun ideas for Harrodsburg Kentucky

Looking for family fun in Harrodsburg? We love to find gems around the state and bring people just enough information to go out and explore that area.  Something to learn, pure fun, museums, parks…..places to eat.  Here are some suggestions for spending a day (or two) around Harrodsburg with your kids. 1. In the fall, visit Devine’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch for all things farm fun. They make a really intricate design so it is not your average corn maze.  They also have a hay maze, pumpkin patch, petting zoo and more……yes, a zipline!  It’s worth a day trip

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Treetop Flyer – Uniquely Kentucky

You can stay in a treehouse with your family, right here in Kentucky. Learn more about the Treetop Flyer in Berea, Kentucky at HomeGrown HideAways. Family traveler, have you ever daydreamed about living in a treehouse? Imagine sitting high in the tree canopy listening to the wind and birds while either reading with your children or gathering around to play a game, all while being disconnected from your devices. That place exists and it is called the Treetop Flyer at HomeGrown HideAways, just outside Berea, KY. The brand new construction is a magical place where you can be present in

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Give the Gift of a Kentucky Experience

Looking for a gift that will keep on giving?  Consider buying one of these Kentucky Experiences and give a gift that lasts an entire year. Annual Pass to Newport Aquarium You could easily go to the Newport Aquarium every month and find something new each time.  If you plan to go to Cincinnati in the next year, plan ahead and get an Annual Pass to the Newport Aquarium.  The holidays are a great time to get seasonal discounts to experiences across the state. Annual Pass to Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill Did you know that there was a group of

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Let’s Go to the Louisville Zoo – Winter Family Fun

A popular Kentucky destination  offers Winter fun for the whole family plus discounted admission. The Louisville Zoo is teaming up with Kroger to help Dare to Care again support families in our community with a winter food drive during the Zoo’s Wild Winter Days presented by Kroger through February 29, 2024. What to do: Bring at least one canned food item per person to a discounted admission. Visitors who bring in one canned food item (per person) to donate to Dare to Care may purchase tickets at the Zoo windows for $10 per adult and $7 per child/ senior ticket.  Want

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Tips for Visiting the Kentucky State Fair

  Kentucky State Fair 2022, August 18th – 28th – Opportunities to save on your family fun! Who’s excited to go to the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville?   The 2022 Kentucky State Fair is August 18-28 at the Kentucky Fair and Expo Center. Tickets Pricing – different for 2022 You can buy tickets online for $10 per person including parking but you do have to pay a $1.15 per ticket fee. Children 5 and under are free. Regular admission cost: $10 per person and $10 per car to park and can be bought at the gate. Thrill Ville  Now

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