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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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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Kid-Friendly Valentines Events In Kentucky

Kid-Friendly Valentines In Kentucky   Whether they are enjoying delicious heart-shaped candy or proudly presenting a handcrafted Valentines card, there is nothing sweeter than watching kids embrace the essence of Valentines in Kentucky. Here is a list of events from around Kentucky for your favorite little love bug. Eastern V is for Valentine’s Storytime! (Ashland)*Free Event The Boyd Co. Public Library – Midland branch is hosting this Valentines themed story time and card crafting event.  No registration is required for this free event held on February 13 from 11 am – noon.   Wonka Valentines Party (Prestonsburg) *Free Event Books

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201+ Indoor Kentucky Family Destinations

201+ Indoor Kentucky Family Destinations   Across Kentucky There are close to 200 public library branches throughout the state of Kentucky. You don’t have to be a card carrier to take advantage of a library’s resources and programs on any given day. Play with the idea of owning chickens and try on new rain boots while eating free popcorn at your local Rural King. Leashed pets are allowed in the store and dog treats are FREE. Go swimming indoors at the public Lebanon Aquatic Center, Falling Springs Indoor Pool or the Family Activity Center Eastern Kentucky Superhero Creamery and T-Shirt

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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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Thomas Dairy Farm and Market

Thomas Dairy Farm and Market in Cecilia, Kentucky offers pumpkin picking, hayrides, an awesome corn maze, a giant jump pad, nighttime zombie paintball, and more.   Here is all of the information you need to know about Thomas Dairy Farm and Market, just outside of Elizabethtown. Also, here’s a review by Louisville Family Fun.      Hours (may have changed): Saturday, September 16th- Saturday, November 4th SUNDAY 11 AM-6PM MONDAY-THURSDAY 10 AM-6PM   FRIDAY-SATURDAY 10 AM-6PM UNTIL September 29th (nighttime attractions and extended hours begin) LAST HAYRIDE: 5:30PM DAILY Opening day daytime- September  16th Opening day for Zombie Paintball- September 29th 

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Sunflowers around Kentucky

sunflowers

Sunflowers are popping up everywhere! We have compiled a list of all the places around Kentucky that you can view, pick, smell, and frolic with them. Sunflower, Sunflowers, and more Sunflowers! The end of summer is the perfect time to see how you measure up next to the beautiful flowers that reach for the sky. Did you know there are over 70 varieties of Sunflowers and you can see several of the different types throughout Kentucky (and southern Indiana)? With so many beautiful sunflowers to see around the state, we wanted to make sure you didn’t miss any of them.

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