Mammoth Cave for Families

Have you been to Mammoth Cave  lately? There‚Äôs a possibility parts of it may close one day because of White Nose Syndrome, an illness that kills the bats that live in caves. For this reason, we make a point to take our kids every summer, because you never know when they might have to shut down tours to protect the wildlife from the threat of this deadly disease. Mammoth Cave is the largest known cave system in the world, and it is located right here in Kentucky. We are lucky to have such an amazing place to explore right in

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The Buckley Wildlife Santuary near Frankfort

The Buckley Wildlife Sanctuary near Frankfort KY offers six miles of trails, a Nature Center, and a fantastically active Bird Blind. Families can spend the day picnicking, hiking, and identifying the many birds found in Kentucky. Entry in the Sanctuary is free, also donations are requested with a suggested donation of $6 for trail maintenance. The Sanctuary is located at 1305 Germany Rd, Frankfort KY. For more information, please vistit their website at http://www.lifeadventurecenter.org/buckley.html Jennifer courtesy of LouisvilleFamilyFun.net

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FREE Kentucky Girls STEM Program

I caught wind of this fantastic event on Facebook and felt like you need to know about it!  It’s a free event (registration required) for girls. According to the website: “Girls Day Out program is designed to promote interest in STEM careers (science, technology, engineering & math). The workshop will allow for personal and in-depth career exploration. The students will learn about STEM careers first hand by touring and visiting a local company.” As a former math teacher and well…..a female, I think this is CRAZY AWESOME! It is for girls in 4th to 8th grade across Northern Kentucky. Register

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Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band at The Morris Bookshop – Lexington

Latin Grammy Award Winning “Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band” will be putting on a concert on June 23rd at the Morris Book Shop in Lexington. At 3pm, prepare to be entertained by this family-friendly, exciting group. This event is free and parents & children will be dancing to their Indie pop-rock hits! Read more about it here: http://www.morrisbookshop.com/event/lucky-diaz-concert Facebook event page, click here. Location: 882 E High St Lexington, Kentucky 40502 Stephanie

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The Stanford Drive In – Kentucky Drive In Movies since 1952

The Stanford Drive In has been entertaining since 1952.  Southwest of Lexington, this great place is keeping an American family tradition alive. Not only do they show popular movies, they have a snack bar, flea market (open Sat/Sun 7am-4pm) and an up-to-date website that let’s you know exactly what’s playing.  You can get updates on their Facebook page as well. Location: 1645 Hwy 78 Stanford, KY 40484   Contact: 606-365-1317 It is open on weekends Friday through Sunday,  it opens at 7:00 pm and the movie starts at Dusk.  Movie admission for adults (12+) is $6.50, for children (4-11) it

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Visit Louisville with Kids – a Family Experience Giveaway!

It’s hard not to focus on Louisville when it’s my home and where we founded this blog. So, to kick things off with a BANG here on Kentucky Family Fun – let’s give someone an awesome Louisville Family Fun experience like only we know how. Here’s what the prize includes: Treats – 4 Free Ice Cream scoops at The Comfy Cow. Adventure – 4 passes to The Louisville Mega Cavern – Mega Quest ropes course (M-Th, great for kids 5+) Be Active – Free rental at Wheel Fun Rentals at Waterfront Park Cheer for our team – 4 tickets to

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Farmer’s Markets & Farm Fun around Kentucky

Kentucky is known for it’s agricultural prowess! One of the best family fun activities around the state is to visit a local Farmer’s Market with your family and explore your options.  Maybe you will find something you have never tried before or you can plan a meal around Kentucky Proud items you purchase at the market.  I love the idea of taking kids to show them “this is REAL food – grown HERE but these fine people.”  It’s a valuable lesson to learn that the grocery store is not the actual source of food! Here’s a fabulous website from the

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