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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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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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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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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