Fly Into Fun On the Kentucky Zipline Trail!

August 21st, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Fly down the Kentucky Zipline Trail!The excitement and adventure you’ll experience on a Kentucky zipline is so universally popular that you can find ziplining parks all over the state. There’s even a Kentucky Zipline Trail!

Flying above the ground with nothing but your own feet blocking the view is so exhilarating it’s no wonder ziplining has become so popular.

In Kentucky zipline experiences can range from the traditional: zooming along above the ground or even high above a forest canopy
To the amazing – ziplining over the natural opening of a cave!
To the absolutely far out – ziplining in a massive, underground cavern!

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Canoe Green River through Mammoth Cave National Park!

August 14th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Canoe Green River through Mammoth Cave National Park!Looking for a great way to cool off during your Kentucky vacation? Visit Mammoth Cave National Park and canoe Green River for a relaxing trip on a slow-rolling river past majestic, natural scenery!

Mammoth Cave National Park, in the hilly country of south central Kentucky’s Green River valley, is a popular destination for those interested in exploring the vast chambers and complex labyrinths of the famous, natural cave that gives the park its name – but did you know you can also canoe Green River?

The Green River flows through 25 miles of Mammoth Cave National Park with graceful ease much of the year. It and 6 miles of the Nolin River, a Green River tributary, offer some of the finest canoeing in the state of Kentucky!

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Visit Kentucky Action Park and Jesse James Riding Stables!

July 24th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Kentucky Action Park - ziplineIf you’re in the South Central Kentucky region and looking for a little fun, don’t stop at Kentucky Action Park and Jesse James Riding Stables because they can only offer a LOT of fun – not just a little …

Kentucky Action Park and Jesse James Riding Stables have a little bit of everything for anyone who likes to get out and about and have a little fun – from horse riding to alpine-sliding, zip-lining to golfing, caving to go-carting, Kentucky Action Park has it all!

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Kentucky Bourbon Trails – The Craft Distillery Tour

July 10th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Kentucky Bourbon Trails - The Craft Distillery TourIn our two previous posts, we discussed the Kentucky Bourbon Trail and Louisville’s Urban Bourbon Tour – now it’s time to discover the Kentucky Bourbon Trail’s Craft Distillery Tour!

Bourbon has been big in Kentucky for almost as long as Kentucky has been around but the last 25 years or so have seen an immense uptick in popularity and production of this delicious, signature Kentucky spirit. The craft brewing and distilling movement in the US has also played a role in the quantity of bourbons being produced – thus having more than one bourbon trail with less than ten distillers on it hardly covers the industry, so lets get on the road

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Kentucky Bourbon Trails – Louisville’s Urban Bourbon Trail

June 26th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Kentucky Urban Bourbon Tour - bourbon distilleryLast post we looked into the official Kentucky Bourbon Trail – now let’s dig a little deeper with an exploration of Louisville’s Urban Bourbon Trail.

Rather than a tour of distilleries, the Urban Bourbon Trail is a tour of Louisville’s bourbon bars, which may as well be called the world’s best bourbon bars because, well, you’re in Louisville, Kentucky! Louisville and bourbon have gone together since 1780 when Evan Williams first brought his product to town.

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Happy Trails To You – Kentucky Bourbon Trails, That Is …

June 15th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Kentucky's Bourbon TrailsThere are uncountable reasons to enjoy a Kentucky getaway but, perhaps the most popular reason is the Kentucky Bourbon Trails, self-guided tours of Kentucky Bourbon Country that provide a firsthand look at (and taste of!) Kentucky’s signature spirit in its native habitat.

The history of bourbon began in the 1700’s with some of Kentucky’s first settlers making whiskey from the corn and other grains because – well, lots of explanations can be speculated upon but I’d argue the main reason is … because whiskey! The product they produced – a distinctive, corn-based, caramel colored, smooth-sipping whiskey – was shipped down river to New Orleans and all points beyond in oak barrels marked “Bourbon County.”

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Discover Wickland, the Home of Three Governors

May 30th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Wickland - Home to 3 Governors in Bardstown, KYWickland, the Home of Three Governors is famous not only for its former residents but also its history, architecture, quilt and doll exhibits, and its spirits …

Wickland, the Home of Three Governors was built between the years of 1825-1828 and is considered one of the best Georgian-style houses remaining in Kentucky. That being said, the most famous thing about Wickland is right there in the attraction’s title – it has served as home to three governors!

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Sink Your Teeth into the Winchester Beer Cheese Festival

May 16th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Winchester Kentucky's Beer Cheese Festival 2015

June 13th, 2015 marks the 7th annual return of Winchester, Kentucky’s famous Beer Cheese Festival and … wait: what is “beer cheese,” exactly?

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Sail Into History Aboard The Belle of Louisville!

April 27th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

The Belle of Louisville

The Belle of Louisville – photo: Bailey Visual Life

Take a cruise aboard a National Historic Landmark, the oldest operating Mississippi River-style steamboat in the world: Kentucky’s own Belle of Louisville!

With a storied history that goes all of the way back to 1914, the Belle of Louisville is living piece of history that you can not only visit and tour but also charter steamboat cruises or enjoy specially themed holiday celebrations upon.

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Jeptha’s Knob – Volcanic Bump or Meteor Strike?

April 13th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Jeptha's Knob in Kentucky's Bluegrass RegionJeptha’s Knob, the highest point in Kentucky’s Bluegrass Region, was long thought to be a cryptovolcanic bump in the landscape – but now it appears to be evidence of a massive and ancient meteorite strike!

A mile south of Kentucky’s Clay Village, some eight miles east of Shelbyville, a lone hill rises up out of the otherwise open and flat landscape – the highest point, in fact, in the entire Louisville metro area, peaking at 1,188 feet above sea level: Jeptha’s Knob.

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