Let’s Go Hiking Kentucky

Don’t be tempted to stay indoors this year.  Get outside and explore!  Take off on foot and immerse yourselves in Kentucky’s natural beauty. With families in mind, we have compiled a short list of recommended family hikes around Kentucky. Whether you are looking for a no-fail trail to introduce your child to hiking or just for a quick stroll with your family’s best friend, this list is a good place to start.  This is by no means a comprehensive list, but they are hikes recommended by Kentuckians who are passionate about our commonwealth’s natural resources.   Family Friendly Trails:  Listed

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This Weekend In Kentucky – Free or Cheap Events by Region

Here are a few places you and your children can explore together and experiment with new materials and tools. Louisville Metro Area Friday and Saturday | The MakerPlace, 10 am – 12 pm and 3 pm – 6pm What: Enter the world of tinkering at the Kentucky Science Center’s maker space.  Give your child the gift of discovery by giving them the opportunity to build and create using new tools and methods.  Explore the world of Science Technology Engineering and Math by soldering, circuitry, textile crafts and much more. Where: Kentucky Science Center On the Cheap: Arrive at 5 pm and admission is $5

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Let’s Go Kentucky: Get Healthier in the New Year

You don’t need a new year to start a new chapter in your family’s life, but it is definitely a great time to commit to a healthier future. With our devices pulling us into stationary positions we have to be proactive in getting our families moving.  We are our children’s first and best teacher and the best way to get healthier is to make it a family initiative.  The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services prescribes 5-2-1-0. + Five: Eat five or more servings of fruits and vegetables each day. + Two: Limit screen time to no more than two hours

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Visiting Kentucky Museums For Free

Museums are an incredible resource for family fun and life-long learning. When you can visit and explore for free it is even better!  Below is a list of museums you should definitely put on your Kentucky bucket list. Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day: September 22, 2018 Annually on ONE DAY in September you can get free admission to certain museums thanks to Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day!  Visit this website to get two free tickets to a participating museum. Share your experiences on Instagram and Twitter on the hashtags #MuseumDay #WomenMakingHistory Here are the museums participating in 2018:  Kentucky Museum, Bowling Green

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The Best Holiday Events in Kentucky 2016

Sponsor message: Photo books make great holiday gifts!   It’s the most wonderful time of the year, right? Time to visit the local Kentucky attractions and prepare for the coming holiday and squeeze as much fun into this time of the year as possible! We have compiled a list of the various events around Kentucky, they are in date order. As always, if your favorite event is missing make sure to let us know!  Louisville has so many events going on and you can see them on Louisville Family Fun. Oldham events can be found here. Shelby events can be found

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Newport Aquarium Deals and Discounts

My family loves the Newport Aquarium, we try to make it up there at least once a year. We would love to be able to go more often but living almost 2 hours away sometimes makes it but very hard time wise not to mention the expense. Guess what I came across!? I am so excited about this I am going to have to talk the hubs into it! September 8th, 2014 – October 2nd, 2014 the Newport Aquarium is giving 50% off “Additional Experiences” this means the Penguin Encounters and Backstage Animal Experiences are half off! Yay! You can

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