Day trip to Frankfort, Kentucky – our state capitol

A Day Trip to Frankfort, Kentucky Let’s take a Day trip to Frankfort! Over a school 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. 

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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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Overnight Summer Camps in Kentucky

Are you looking for sleep-away camps for your kids? There are great options all over Kentucky for that overnight summer camp experience! Here are some options around Kentucky for overnight summer camps There are a variety of overnight summer camps throughout Kentucky. You might decide on a camp based on price, location, or activities. Here are some options we found throughout the commonwealth for you to explore.  Bluegrass Christian Camp – Lexington Camp Crooked Creek – Shepherdsville Camp John Currie – Benton Camp Earl Wallace – Monticello Camp Robert Webb – Grayson Camp Judy Layne – Lexington   Coach Cal

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A day trip to Fort Knox

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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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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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Sunflowers around Kentucky

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Sunflowers are popping up everywhere! We have compiled a list of all the places around Kentucky that you can view, pick, smell, and frolic with them. Sunflower, Sunflowers, and more Sunflowers! The end of summer is the perfect time to see how you measure up next to the beautiful flowers that reach for the sky. Did you know there are over 70 varieties of Sunflowers and you can see several of the different types throughout Kentucky (and southern Indiana)? With so many beautiful sunflowers to see around the state, we wanted to make sure you didn’t miss any of them.

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Let’s Go Swimming Kentucky

Pools in Kentucky Places to go swimming / waterparks in Kentucky It’s summertime and you know what that means… it’s time to go swimming so let’s talk about pools in Kentucky. Question is, are you looking to try a new watering hole? Are you planning a day trip to explore your home state? Consider diving into one or more of these Kentucky Public Pools. For the purpose of this post, public pool is defined by any pool open to the general public with or without a charge and without a membership requirement. Prices and information subject to change, please check

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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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Review of Beech Bend Park

Beech Bend Park is an amusement park, water park, campground and race track located in Warren County, Kentucky, just outside the limits of the city of Bowling Green. We recently spent the day at the amusement park which is half amusement park, half water park. Beech Bend is smaller than its nearby competitors, so 10am-6pm was plenty of time for us. (Reminder: the park is in central time). (This post is from 2016 and some of the times/prices may have changed) I recommend going to the gift shop first to get a $5 locker key ($10 deposit) for your swim/dry

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