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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Hopping Around for Easter Events in Kentucky

Easter Fun in Kentucky

Easter Events in Kentucky 2024   We’ve been hopping around the state looking for all of the best fun! Here is a list of Easter Events in Kentucky.     Northern  Fort Thomas Easter Egg Hunt Thomas Mess Hall in Tower Park (Ft. Thomas) March 23 Pictures with the Easter Bunny:10:30am Easter Egg Hunt: Noon Independence Easter Egg Hunt Memorial Park March 23 10:00 am Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt (sensory friendly w/smaller crowd) 10:30 am Festivities Start Noon Easter Egg Hunt   Easter Adventure at Wendt’s Wildlife Adventure Wendt’s Wildlife Adventure (Carlisle) March 30, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Easter

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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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Free Events in March for Kentucky Families

We are nearing the end of Winter and many of us are feeling cabin fever! We have the cure – Free Fun in March for Kentucky Families. Check out our list of free events in March for Kentucky Families. Here are some ideas for Free Events in March all over Kentucky: Family Game Night (Paducah) Thursday, March 7 5:00 – 6:45 pm McCracken County Public Library Step away from your screens – the McCracken County Public Library will host a fun night featuring card and board games, mahjong, puzzles and chess. If you want to learn a new game staff

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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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It’s Music to Our Ears – Families across Kentucky treated to the Louisville Orchestra’s “In Harmony – The Commonwealth Tour”

Kentucky Families enjoy the Louisville Orchestra as they embark on the last leg of the “In Harmony – The Commonwealth Tour.”    Kentucky Families enjoy the Louisville Orchestra at “In Harmony – The Commonwealth Tour” concerts.  The final series of concerts kicks off in Corbin at the Corbin Arena on Tuesday, February 27. From there, the orchestra will continue to entertain Kentucky families in Frankfort, Paducah, Bowling Green, Danville and Fort Knox. The Louisville Orchestra will perform works that appeal to audiences of all ages and tastes in music and reflect the rich musical heritage of our state, featuring homegrown

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Let’s Go to the Louisville Zoo – Winter Family Fun

The Louisville Zoo’s Wild Winter Days offers family fun plus discounted admission. The Louisville Zoo Wild Winter Days offers family fun plus discounted admission. With the help of partners Kroger & Dare to Care, this event supports a winter food drive for families in Kentucky. The Zoo’s Wild Winter Days, presented by Kroger, runs through February 29, 2024.     What to do: Bring at least one canned food item per person to a discounted admission. Visitors who bring in one canned food item (per person) to donate to Dare to Care may purchase tickets at the Zoo windows for $10 per

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Christmas tree farms in Kentucky

You and your family have decided it is time to put up your Christmas tree, here are Christmas tree farms in Kentucky Below are is a listing of the tree farms that can get you on your way to a good old-fashioned family Christmas. Christmas tree farms in Kentucky: Locations close, change business hours and more. Call ahead to check prices and hours. North Central Kentucky Michels Family Farm – Glencoe Michels Family Farm – Sparta Pine Ridge Tree Farm – Pendleton Louisville Metro – FOR MORE PLACES NEAR LOUISVILLE, CLICK HERE Alpine Ridge Christmas Tree Farm – LaGrange Sleepy Hollow Tree Farm –

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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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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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