A day trip to Fort Knox

day trip to fort knox

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 about our visit and highlight

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12 Things to Know when Visiting Lost River Cave

Lost River Cave is a fantastic place to spend the day with kids Lost River Cave is in Bowling Green 1.  Touring the grounds at Lost River Cave, hiking and the nature play area – FREE. Come and go all day to Lost River Cave with kids. We did!   2.  Plan to buy something at the gift shop – it’s NICE. Like, you walk in and stop and look around and wonder – am I in the right place? 3.  It’s an independent non-profit so your dollars support their educational and preservation efforts. 4. The boat tour is worth

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201+ Indoor Kentucky Family Destinations

201+ Indoor Kentucky Family Destinations   Across Kentucky There are close to 200 public library branches throughout the state of Kentucky. You don’t have to be a card carrier to take advantage of a library’s resources and programs on any given day. Play with the idea of owning chickens and try on new rain boots while eating free popcorn at your local Rural King. Leashed pets are allowed in the store and dog treats are FREE. Go swimming indoors at the public Lebanon Aquatic Center, Falling Springs Indoor Pool or the Family Activity Center Eastern Kentucky Superhero Creamery and T-Shirt

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Pumpkin Patches in Kentucky

Pumpkin Picking! We have compiled a list of pumpkin patches in Kentucky, listed by county.    Pumpkin Patches in Kentucky: If your favorite pumpkin patch isn’t listed let us know and we will add it. As always, with any review or list that we compile; give the business a call before going, especially for 2023 to check for changes.    Anderson County: Buckmeadow Farms   Boone County:  Benton Farms Farm Haven Kinman Farms McGlasson Farms Redman’s Farm & Winery Sandyland Acres Sunrock Farm   Bourbon County: Reed Valley Orchard Middle Springs Farm   Bullitt County: Shady Lane Farm Slow Poke

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Thomas Dairy Farm and Market

Thomas Dairy Farm and Market in Cecilia, Kentucky offers pumpkin picking, hayrides, an awesome corn maze, a giant jump pad, nighttime zombie paintball, and more.   Here is all of the information you need to know about Thomas Dairy Farm and Market, just outside of Elizabethtown. Also, here’s a review by Louisville Family Fun.      Hours (may have changed): Saturday, September 16th- Saturday, November 4th SUNDAY 11 AM-6PM MONDAY-THURSDAY 10 AM-6PM   FRIDAY-SATURDAY 10 AM-6PM UNTIL September 29th (nighttime attractions and extended hours begin) LAST HAYRIDE: 5:30PM DAILY Opening day daytime- September  16th Opening day for Zombie Paintball- September 29th 

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Review of Barren River Lake State Resort Park

Barren River Lake State Resort Park   As it’s likely clear from our website, we are really interested in promoting all of the wonderful places without Kentucky for families to explore and visit.  We know that plenty of folks will venture far and wide to find family fun on vacation but we hope to show that there’s also an immense amount of interesting places and true natural beauty here in Kentucky that make for outstanding destinations.  And, without the cost of airfare and really long drives, it’s instantly more affordable. Recently, we took to I65 to check out Barren River

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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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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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