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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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

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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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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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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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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