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 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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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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Easter Egg Hunts at the Kentucky State Parks

It is time to start thinking about Easter plans. I know that there is still snow on the ground but I am a planner and I need to know what we are doing and when WAY in advance. There are lots of places that offer Easter Egg hunts that are amazing, but that information is virtually impossible to track down for the whole state. So we settled on the next best thing, Easter Egg hunts at the Kentucky State Parks. There are a surprisingly large amount. A point to note, is that all of the hunts are for kids 12

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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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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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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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Give the Gift of a Kentucky Experience

Looking for a gift that will keep on giving?  Consider buying one of these Kentucky Experiences and give a gift that lasts an entire year. Annual Pass to Newport Aquarium You could easily go to the Newport Aquarium every month and find something new each time.  If you plan to go to Cincinnati in the next year, plan ahead and get an Annual Pass to the Newport Aquarium.  The holidays are a great time to get seasonal discounts to experiences across the state. Annual Pass to Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill Did you know that there was a group of

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