Cave Run Lake Beach

Learn more about swimming at Cave Run Lake in Kentucky Take your family swimming at Cave Run Lake Beach Cave Run Lake Beach is a fantastic option for families if you are looking for a lake with a beach. We’re a family that LOVES the beach – and water in general. However, with the nearest ocean a few hours away, my kids (ages 10, 9, and 6) and I set out to find what a Kentucky beach had in store and were not disappointed. After some research, I found Cave Run Lake, which is part of the Daniel Boone National

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Kentucky Capitals Quest Passport Program

Discover Kentucky’s New Kentucky Capitals Quest Passport Program Kentucky, known for its distinctive landmarks and quirky titles, is inviting visitors to embark on an adventure, the Kentucky Capitals Quest. This new passport travel program offers a thrilling journey through Kentucky’s famed sites and hidden gems. From the Batter Capital of the World in Hopkinsville to the Quilt Capital of the World in Paducah, the program includes a total of eleven ‘capital’ destinations, each with its own claim to fame. This engaging program not only highlights these sites but also encourages visitors to delve into the rich culture and history of

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Hopping Around for Easter Events in Kentucky

Easter Fun in Kentucky

Easter Events in Kentucky 2024   We’ve been hopping around the state looking for all of the best fun! Here is a list of Easter Events in Kentucky.     Northern  Fort Thomas Easter Egg Hunt Thomas Mess Hall in Tower Park (Ft. Thomas) March 23 Pictures with the Easter Bunny:10:30am Easter Egg Hunt: Noon Independence Easter Egg Hunt Memorial Park March 23 10:00 am Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt (sensory friendly w/smaller crowd) 10:30 am Festivities Start Noon Easter Egg Hunt   Easter Adventure at Wendt’s Wildlife Adventure Wendt’s Wildlife Adventure (Carlisle) March 30, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Easter

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St. Patrick’s Day 5K Events in Kentucky

St Patrick's 5K

Whether they are running or “shuffling,” people around Kentucky are chasing Leprechauns to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.  Check out our list of St. Patrick’s Day Run/Walk events in Kentucky.  St. Patrick’s Day 5k events in Kentucky are scheduled for the next two weekends.  Sign up the whole family and find your pot of gold in the fun memories you make together.    Catch the Leprechaun 5K (Berea) March 9 at 9:00 am Berea Community High School Paris-Bourbon County YMCA Shamrock Shuffle 5K Run/Walk March 15 at 6:00 pm Bourbon County Park    St Patrick’s Day 5K – Ft. Knox Race

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Free Events in March for Kentucky Families

We are nearing the end of Winter and many of us are feeling cabin fever! We have the cure – Free Fun in March for Kentucky Families. Check out our list of free events in March for Kentucky Families. Here are some ideas for Free Events in March all over Kentucky: Family Game Night (Paducah) Thursday, March 7 5:00 – 6:45 pm McCracken County Public Library Step away from your screens – the McCracken County Public Library will host a fun night featuring card and board games, mahjong, puzzles and chess. If you want to learn a new game staff

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It’s Music to Our Ears – Families across Kentucky treated to the Louisville Orchestra’s “In Harmony – The Commonwealth Tour”

Kentucky Families enjoy the Louisville Orchestra as they embark on the last leg of the “In Harmony – The Commonwealth Tour.”    Kentucky Families enjoy the Louisville Orchestra at “In Harmony – The Commonwealth Tour” concerts.  The final series of concerts kicks off in Corbin at the Corbin Arena on Tuesday, February 27. From there, the orchestra will continue to entertain Kentucky families in Frankfort, Paducah, Bowling Green, Danville and Fort Knox. The Louisville Orchestra will perform works that appeal to audiences of all ages and tastes in music and reflect the rich musical heritage of our state, featuring homegrown

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Christmas tree farms in Kentucky

You and your family have decided it is time to put up your Christmas tree, here are Christmas tree farms in Kentucky Below are is a listing of the tree farms that can get you on your way to a good old-fashioned family Christmas. Christmas tree farms in Kentucky: Locations close, change business hours and more. Call ahead to check prices and hours. North Central Kentucky Michels Family Farm – Glencoe Michels Family Farm – Sparta Pine Ridge Tree Farm – Pendleton Louisville Metro – FOR MORE PLACES NEAR LOUISVILLE, CLICK HERE Alpine Ridge Christmas Tree Farm – LaGrange Sleepy Hollow Tree Farm –

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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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Let’s Go Camping HomeGrown HideAways

Looking for a few days away from it all but close to home? Love nature but don’t want to deal with packing a car full of camping gear for just a day or two getaway. Try out HomeGrown HideAways just outside of Berea, Kentucky. HomeGrown HideAways is located in a beautiful valley (holler) with a small creek running through a big wide open field surrounded by lush forests and knobs. We spent an overnight here in the foothills of the Appalachian forest on our way back from the Red River Gorge. HomeGrown HideAways is a working farm and member of

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