Launching ‘The State of Bourbon’

It’s National Bourbon Heritage Month–celebrating America’s only native spirit. So what better time to launch the newest book from the My Old Kentucky Road Trip team? Our friends at Barrel House Distilling in Lexington hosted the launch party for The State of Bourbon: Exploring the Spirit of Kentucky on September 1, and it was a blast! […]

Total Eclipse of the Road Trip

The biggest celestial event of the century calls for a road trip, and a road trip calls for a playlist! Rock your eclipse trip with our hand-picked tunes to celebrate the sun, the moon, and the party that’s happening in Western Kentucky. Listen Here:

Losing a Landmark: Fire Guts Kentucky’s Iconic Rabbit Hash General Store

A fire destroys Kentucky’s famous Rabbit Hash General Store, which has been in continuous operation for 180 years—through floods, mudslides, the Great Depression, and 38 U.S. Presidents.

A Retirement Fit for A Legend: Grand Slam Champion American Pharoah is Living the Good Life

History making Triple Crown and Breeders Cup winner American Pharoah enters retirement at Ashford Stud

“For it’s one, two, three strikes, you’re KISSED / At the old ball game.”

One of the biggest pop culture icons of the 1970s and 1980s was Louisville-native, Morganna the Kissing Bandit

What’s the Difference Between Bourbon and Whiskey? And Other Things You Need to Know Before the Kentucky Bourbon Festival

All bourbons are whiskeys, but not all whiskeys are bourbons. Learn more about what makes bourbon so special and just how much of it is made in our Bluegrass State.

It’s National Cheeseburger Day! And Kentucky’s Own Kaelin’s Restaurant Invented This Delicacy!

Bet you didn’t know the cheeseburger was created right here at Kaelin’s Restaurant in Kentucky! Well at least according to some. (And we believe them.)

Plan Your Road Trip to Lebanon, Kentucky’s Mayberry Pie Festival

Did you say pie? Join us for laughs, sweets, and fun at the inaugural Mayberry Pie Festival in Lebanon this weekend! Barney Fife is making an appearance.

Road Trip Tips: Five Kentucky Road Trip Must Haves

It’s the best time of year for a road trip! We have a few road trip tips for you road warriors as you hit the road and soak up the late summer weather!

A Road Trip to Fancy Farm

If you’re willing to make the drive to Graves County this weekend, be sure to wear something that’s NOT red or blue—unless you’re ready to rally for your favorite political candidate. The average church picnic  conjures up images of potluck suppers, neighbors sharing a picnic table, or children playing across the lawn. When you attend […]