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 2022 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 Farm

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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. 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 have your ticket stub for the

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Review of Annual Beer Cheese Festival in Winchester, KY

The Winchester/Clark County Beer Cheese Festival returns on Friday, June 11, 2022 to downtown Winchester, KY Being big fans of one of many great Kentucky creations, the unique deliciousness that is beer cheese, we were so excited to find out there is an entire Beer Cheese Festival celebrating it where you can sample all you want for a flat fee! We found Winchester, KY easy to navigate and appreciated its small town feel in a well-kept historic downtown. We parked for free at funeral home that had signs inviting cars to do so. We also noticed free parking available at the

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Let’s Go Hiking Kentucky

Don’t be tempted to stay indoors this year.  Get outside and explore!  Take off on foot and immerse yourselves in Kentucky’s natural beauty. With families in mind, we have compiled a short list of recommended family hikes around Kentucky. Whether you are looking for a no-fail trail to introduce your child to hiking or just for a quick stroll with your family’s best friend, this list is a good place to start.  This is by no means a comprehensive list, but they are hikes recommended by Kentuckians who are passionate about our commonwealth’s natural resources.   Family Friendly Trails:  Listed

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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! 1 Here are some options around Kentucky for sleep-away camp Bluegrass Christian Camp – Lexington Camp Crooked Creek – Shephardsville Camp John Currie – Benton Camp Earl Wallace – Monticello Camp Robert Webb – Grayson Camp Judy Layne – Lexington Coach Cal Basketball Camp – Lexington Cathedral Domain – Lexington Military Adventure Camp – Millersburg Faith Christian Camp – Annville Camp Loucon – Leitchfield Camp Burnamwood – Lexington Aldersgate Camp – Ravenna The Center for Courageous Kids –

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Best Drives in Kentucky for Fall Colors

It is no secret around my house that I love fall. In fact, I have a batch of pumpkin butter and apple butter on the stove to give to neighbors as “happy fall” presents! So when the first leaf starts to turn the glorious fall colors I do a happy dance! What better way to see the fall beauty of our state than to go cruising on the back roads. I present to you 4 back roads to take during the fall! 1. Venture over to Pine Mountain Road. This showcase of fall beauty is located in Breaks Interstate Park,

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101 FREE things to do with your kids in Kentucky!

There are so many free things to do with kids in Kentucky! We are lucky to live close to historical sites, many parks, cities with rich culture, and natural sites for outdoor adventures. We have updated this post and it is now housed on our sister site – LouisvilleFamilyFun.net – please click here to see the updated list.  During the pandemic, some of these places may not be open or they may have different programming. Please check with them before you go to make sure they are open! Most events have not been taking place and in 2021, still many

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Let’s Go Birding Kentucky – Christmas Bird Count

Get outside, count birds and participate in the statewide Christmas bird census. Why Go Birding? It is also time for the annual early-winter statewide bird census.   On December 15, birders and bird enthusiasts across Kentucky participate in an annual statewide census that helps track the health and well being of our environment. You can participate, everyone can!  The practice of bird watching forces us to slow down and be present with our kiddos. Explore a local trail and see how many birds you can identify together as a part of the statewide early-winter bird count. It is a fun activity that does not require a

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Free Drive-In Movies

Walmart will be offering FREE drive-in movies at supercenters around Kentucky Get your free tickets to upcoming movies at one of these four Kentucky Walmart locations. Who doesn’t like free? Sign me up! Walmart is hosting free drive-in movies this fall. This is great for family fun. Where and when? Oak Grove – 9/18/20 Oak Grove – 9/19/20 Hopkinsville – 9/22/20 Hopkinsville – 9/23/20 Paducah – 9/25/20 Shepherdsville – 9/25/20 Paducah – 9/26/20 Shepherdsville – 9/26/20 Possible movies are: Wonder Woman Spy Kids Space Jam Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse Ghostbusters The Wizard of Oz Black Panther E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Friday

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Shelby Trails Park in Simpsonville

Shelby Trails Park in Simpsonville is one of the few places in the Louisville area that provides guided horseback trail rides. Hour-long rides are $40 per person, and run most days as long as the weather is good (call ahead for appointments). There is a minimum age of 8 and a maximum weight of 200 pounds, and the horses are very gentle so that even beginners can ride. This post is from an experience in the past and some of their details, fees, information may have changed. The ride itself covers a variety of terrains. In addition to somewhat steep

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